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New College, founded in 1379, is one of the larger colleges at the University of Oxford, and is particularly well-known for its Chapel and Choir.
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Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

New College is Running free half hour recitals after evensong on Saturdays. Well worth it. I believe they start at 7:15. Get there at 7pm.

Thank cflaherty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visitied a concert by Stile Antico a UK ensemble performing old music. The Chapel is beautifull for such occasions and I enjoyed being there in the Oxford surroundings

Thank HansK774
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a Harry Potter fan I will definitely suggest you to visit New College! You can find the oak tree scene from the Goblet of Fire, where Malfoy is sitting on the tree and is talking with Harry Potter and Mad-Eye Mood is...More

Thank elli m
Reviewed August 19, 2018

See the last remaining section of the old city wall. Visit the chapel and marvel at the exquisite altar wall and stained glass windows, the cloisters take you back to when this building was for training clergy and the actual structure/extensions illustrate how education became...More

1  Thank Margaret S
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

A delight. Interesting hall and buildings. Beautiful cloisters and garden. Long walk following the wall around the garden area. Not to be missed.

Thank Bella2009Midlands
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Just returned from a Bach concert in the lovely Chapel. Lovely venue and the acoustics were good. Even on a hot afternoon, it was quite comfortable.

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We were in Oxford for open days and stopped into New College. WOW! What a gorgeous place. The gardens, building, everything.... just spectacular. Highly recommend checking out the dining hall!

1  Thank misopiso88
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

This was the best of the colleges we visited whilst in Oxford. A stunning place steeped in history. The chapel is amazing and the admission fee to the college is worth it for the chapel alone. But there is so much more to see such...More

1  Thank HeWhoTravels1983
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Despite publicity that the College was open, we found it closed for filming. Obviously the Colleges are so poor that filming takes priority over public visits.

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We visited this college without knowing anything about it, just wandered in on a beautiful sunny evening. We walked through the grounds/gardens but didn’t go inside - they were beautiful & so peaceful.

2  Thank ToffeeCambs
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