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1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Oxford University is one of the world’s most famous universities and this 90-minute walking tour takes you behind the scenes of its historic colleges. Follow in the footsteps of alumni such as Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein, and J.R.R. Tolkien; admire architectural landmarks such as Trinity College, New College and the Radcliffe Camera; and peek inside the colleges, chapels, and halls.
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • All entrance fees included
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Local guide
All entrance fees included
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities

Departure Point

Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BH, UK

The tour begins outside the blue gates of Trinity College, which are on Broad Street, opposite Turl Street.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Up to a mile (1½km) of walking is involved in total
  • Dress suitably for the weather
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Wheelchair accessibility: some parts of the tour may involve stairs where, due to the age of the buildings, there is no wheelchair access. There are also some uneven surfaces and curbs. If assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Oxford Walking Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during 1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by 1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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star-5
Knowledgeable guide who pointed out the little details
Raymond_N
, Jan 2022
Magnus was an excellent guide who really brought the history of the colleges alive. He pointed out little details that we would definitely have missed if we had wandered around on our own.
star-5
Oxford Walking Tour
Cheryl_P
, Jan 2022
Edward was an excellent tour guide. He was interesting and informative, and we thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Oxford
star-5
Great Tour of Oxford
Richard_F
, Jan 2022
The history and info about the buildings brought the place alive. Gave me a new appreciate of some of Britain's greatest Great tour guide!
star-5
Great trip
janet_D
, Dec 2021
Very knowledgable guide, explained the Oxford college system well, also interesting alumini information
star-5
Outstanding insight to a closed world
Colin_F
, Nov 2021
Excellently informed and engaging guide. No more needs to be said...... Can't get my photos to load.
star-5
Highly enjoyable tour
Julia_R
, Oct 2021
Excellent tour with Alistair who is Very knowledgeable and personable. We walked a lovely place, stopped in interesting places and he gave just the right amount of information. Highly recommended
star-4
A amazing tour
Alison_J
, Sep 2021
Was very good tour round collages learn a lot about Oxford love to see the collage cat a very nice tour
star-4
Learnt a lot about the...
ThomasRM_R
, Sep 2021
Learnt a lot about the colleges, their history and how they operate. I felt however that a little more variation plus slightly more about the city as well as the university would have added something to the tour.
star-5
Excellent and informative
Rebecca_T
, Sep 2021
The tour guide was very knowledgable and I learnt lots of interesting history about Oxford. The tour was just the right length
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Thoroughly enjoyed our...
David_C
, Aug 2021
Thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Simon. A great guide whose delivery and content was pitched perfectly for the group. Great job Simon!

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