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2-Hour Cycle Tour in Oxford

  • Soak up the atmosphere as you bike through Oxford in a small group
  • Discover Oxford center, the countryside, and the haunts of famous residents
  • Ride under the Bridge of Sighs and along the River Thames
2-Hour Cycle Tour in Oxford
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2-Hour Cycle Tour in Oxford
Bicycles are synonymous with Oxford. Explore the city center, the countryside, and its famous residents like a local on this cycling tour with 11 stops. Let your guide handle navigation as you pass by the dreaming spires, the Bridge of Sighs, Port Meadow, the University Parks, and more. It’s a comprehensive overview that’s perfect for first-time visitors. A small group size means you’ll have an intimate, memorable experience.
What to Expect

Greet your guide and small group in central Oxford, don your helmet, and board your bike. Explore the city center first, riding some of Oxford’s oldest paths and pedaling below the Bridge of Sighs.

Next, slip away into the peaceful countryside. Ride through historic Jericho and Port Meadow, along the River Thames and the Oxford Canal. See where Lewis Carroll began his tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, where Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien lived, and more.

Finish your tour at the landmark Sheldonian Theatre, designed by Sir Christopher Wren and known as the “jewel in Oxford’s architectural crown.”

Reviews (55)
1 - 5 of 53 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful Way to See Oxford

My twelve year old son and I loved our cycle tour with Bainton Bikes. Everything was lovely - cycling around the town, along the river, through a nearby village and countryside. It's a great way to see this beautiful area and learn about its architectural,...More

1  Thank Melissa P
Reviewed September 6, 2018
Great guide tour of Oxford

We were on a 2-3 hours guided tour of Oxford. The tour was great and our guide Howard was informative and good company. The bikes were very comfortable and we traveled at a speed to suit everyone.

1  Thank Lis G
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile
Great bike tour! Excellent introduction to Oxford

We booked a 2/3 hour tour through Oxford (21 £ per person), and we thoroughly enjoyed it! Our tour guide was Rich, a great guy who knows the area inside out. He is from the area and shares many interesting stories and details, with pub...More

Thank Travelling_Pro
BaintonBikes, Owner at Bainton Bikes Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Really pleased you enjoyed exploring the city by the best means!

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile
Very disappointing last minute cancellation

Our tour had been cancelled less than 24 hours before it was due to happen due to no guide availability. Very disappointing as the tour was part (and a highlight) of a birthday celebration. We booked the tour a few weeks beforehand and already then...More

Thank Marjan S
BaintonBikes, Manager at Bainton Bikes Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Sorry to disappoint Marjan, cancelling tours is not normal for us but on this occasion the tour guide had some personal issues to deal with and we couldn't find a replacement in time. We did offer self guided and complimentary bikes for the day, sorry...More

Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile
Great bike tour

Brilliant and informative tour of Oxford with excellent guide Rick. Learned so much about the city, University and which pubs to visit!

Thank Tim S
BaintonBikes, Manager at Bainton Bikes Cycle Hire & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thanks for the review, great to know Rich was able to share a lot of local knowledge with you and of course inside knowledge of the good pubs!

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