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Cycle Tours Oxford

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Address: Malmaison Hotel | 3 New Rd, Oxford OX1 1NP, England
Phone Number: +44 7908 670105
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In the Glorious city of Oxford, the bicycle is a tradition almost as famous...

In the Glorious city of Oxford, the bicycle is a tradition almost as famous as the dreaming spires themselves; so come rain or shine, winter or summer, Cycle Tours Oxford Limited, (Oxford’s Original Bicycle tour company) provide picturesque, eco-friendly, fun, premium guided vintage cycle tours of Oxford’s rich and fascinating history.If that wasn't enough we also provide themed tours to suit all, so why not join us on our Alice Tour, Can you spot the white rabbit and help Alice escape the Queen of Hearts in time to find her way to the ultimate tea party where amazing delights await! or come after dark to uncover some of the mystic mysteries, legends, and tales of vagabonds and murder that the city has to tell. Our tours run twice daily,(10am and 2pm)& (7.30pm for the Twilight tour) meeting outside Baillol college on Broad street, opposite the tourist information centre.

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cylce ride round and about Oxford

Our group of three - granny plus two 14 year old girls had a great time cycling round the city and visiting Port Meadow on 5th April. Guide Robin pitched the tour just right for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 May 2016
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Chesham, United Kingdom

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

I booked the Friday afternoon tour for 2 people the day before as I found out last minute we would be stopping in Oxford. Unfortunately for me, the Eurostar was severely delayed the following morning and so I called to let the tour company know. They were very nice and reassured me that I would have a full refund. However,... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Booked this tour as part of a trip out with only a week before we were due to go. Initial contact was good. Booked and paid for and then heard nothing. Phone and text but no reply which was a bit worrying. Finally a text to say payment received followed by a email. Tour day arrived and we waited for... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Our group of three - granny plus two 14 year old girls had a great time cycling round the city and visiting Port Meadow on 5th April. Guide Robin pitched the tour just right for our little group - a nice overview of the city, not too much detail, and surrounds presented in a fun way. The two girls were... More 

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1 Thank fibingham
Penticton, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

I would strongly urge customers not to book with this company. When I arrived at the scheduled meeting place no one was around to lead the tour. And after extensive emailing with them all I got out of them were accusations that I never showed and a half-hearted offer at a partial refund (a promise never made good on). I... More 

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Thank Joshua W
Northumberland England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Easy to book. Oxford a good city to cycle round. Hamish was a great guide very informative. Route was easy and the time passed so quickly. Loved the cycle across the meadow to the pub. We saw things we would never have normally seen. Recommendation for Sunday lunch was good too. Thank you for a super tour

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Curitiba, PR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Wonderful tour and a very good guide!! Hamish teaches us a lot about Oxford history and culture!! And the tour end in a pub in countryside was amazing!!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

having bought a voucher through groupon i called and spoke with someone who was both unprofessional and very unhelpful. i then emailed but never had any response. voucher has now expired and if their tours are anything like their customer service, i would rather not bother.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

We made our way to the Cycle Tours, Oxford meeting place, MalMaison hotel - a stunning conversion of the former prison. We pondered whether former inmates would return to stay the night. Our guide, Hamish arrived and we had a typically English discussion about the weather - it was a dreary morning, worse than the forecast but drying out and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Took my 9 year old daughter. Pleasant tour guide - confident, friendly and reasonably well informed, but tour mostly consisted of standing outside buildings being told that either we couldn't go in or this was a place that Harry Potter wasn't filmed. Very odd. No banter, no theatrics, Long silent walks between locations. Promised sweets were half a dozen jelly... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

This is a family owned business We booked through Amazon. We wanted a Saturday 11am tour but we're told (in not a very nice fashion) we had to go on the 2.30 tour on the Saturday. We arrived with 2 youngsters on time to hear that only 1 of the advertised places were available. We went home , cancelled the... More 

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