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Oxford University Walking Tour

From US$20.12
  • Explore Oxford University with a current student on a walking tour
  • Receive first-hand knowledge from a guide who knows the campus intimately 
  • Listen to information crucial to understanding the history of Oxford 
Oxford University Walking Tour
From US$20.12
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2pm Departure
See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library with authentic student led tours.
11am Departure
See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library with authentic student led tours.
Let a guide bring one of the world’s oldest universities to life on an Oxford University walking tour. Unlike other tours, your guide is a university student with first-hand knowledge of the prestigious campus. Receive information crucial to understanding the history of the institution, and explore in a small group for a personalized experience. Choose a tour time, and delve deeper into the history of Oxford than if you were to explore independently.
What to Expect
Greet your guide and small group at a central Oxford meeting point at the tour time you selected at checkout. Embark on a walking tour of one of the world’s oldest universities, visiting colleges such as Trinity, All Souls, Hertford, and Radcliffe. Learn about famous alumni and the history’s striking past from your guide as you stroll the campus.

Catch sight of Oxford landmarks such as the Bridge of Sighs and the Church of St. Mary. Your guide leads you to the Bodleian Library, where you can marvel at the ancient books.

Other highlights during this Oxford tour include the pub where J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis spent much of their time, as well as filming locations of some of the Harry Potter films.
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Reviewed yesterday
Thoroughly Enjoyable

My family of four ( 19 and 21 year old daughters) took Tom’s tour on Monday. Tom, our guide, gave us an overview of life at Oxford uni from undergrad to post PHD researcher. Tom was informative, entertaining (we laughed at his jokes) and ensured...More

Thank A D
Reviewed 3 days ago
Fantastic tour

Tom is a great tour guide. The tour was interesting, we covered the main attractions and the walking distance is not long. Just the last 3 stops require relatively long walk. We done it with 3 kids that enjoyed it (age 13,17,19) Highly recommend

Thank yaki a
Reviewed 3 days ago
Amazing! What a great tour and fantastic way to see Oxford

We did the 3 hour privite tour, Trevor was our guide, and what an amazing guide he was. I originally thought 3 hours might be too long, but I could have gone a few more hours. His knowledge, story telling, and perspective as a graduate...More

1  Thank mikes4242
Reviewed 4 days ago
Worth it!

A friend and I went onto this payed tour and enjoyed a lot. It lasted 2-3 hours and although I wish I visited more universities we went to the main places and our guide, was knowledgeable and pleasant. Also, with the payed tours you don't...More

Thank Lola M
Reviewed 4 days ago
Exceptional tour of Oxford

Our family signed up for a free two hour tour. The tour guide Tom was invested and knowledgeable about the sites, providing a fun and interactive tour. He was entertaining and full of interesting facts and crazy stories about the college. We thoroughly enjoyed it...More

Thank bsea4
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Anniken W
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
Not bad but there are a few steps...
Vishal S
June 17, 2018|
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Response from JKwalks | Reviewed this property |
This walking tour is a 2-hour paid walking tour. The same company (Footprints) do a 2-hour free walking tour, in the confidence that walkers will offer the guide what they feel is right. We opted for the paid walking tour... More
Nguyen L
May 25, 2018|
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Response from Mark F | Reviewed this property |
2 hours....Its brilliant