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New College

Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN, England
+44 1865 279500
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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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  • Average3%
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Reviewed yesterday

Impressive building that will take your breath away. And: here you'll find some of the Harry Potter filming locations in Oxford, including an outdoor hallway and the tree where Malfoy was turned into a ferret. But even if you aren't a Harry Potter fan I'm...More

Thank Edward S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Founded by William of Wycombe in the 14th c it’s motto is Manners Makyth Man.. You are aware of the peace and quiet as soon as you enter and can imagine the scholars who have passed through its gates over the years. The cloister and...More

Thank Clearlyspeaking
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is now a charge to visit this college but I think it is worth it as we found it to be far more peaceful and therefore enjoyable to visit in comparison with Christ College (which was also good but was sooooo busy). The dining...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

The most beautiful city I have seen. New college makes you feel you are in a Harry Potter movie. It is a very friendly town. With students and researchers all over. A place worth visiting!

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

A very grand college that was founded by William of Wykeham in 1379 to educate clergy to replace those killed in the black death in 1348. Highlights are the amazing chapel on new college Lane. The bridge of sighs from Hertford college is close by.

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Several New College Wardens (Deans) have been residents of the US either as academics or business leaders. As such American Thanksgiving givings are annually celberated in the Warden's private residence dining room. As always the student's home away from home was most welcoming!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

For all it is called New College, that's a misnomer. It may have been 'new' once, but no longer. It's a beautiful old, Gothic building. It's so old and beautiful that it was used for a fair chunk of Harry Potter scnes. Well worth a...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We visited only the cloister that we knew had been used for filming of Harry Potter (The Goblet of Fire). A very nice place we were lucky to find and could visit free of charge. Perhaps a bit off the most beaten track in rather...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The main draw of New College has to be "that courtyard" from Harry Potter. It's obvious why it was such a good filming location; a courtyard with a single giant tree surrounded by medieval architecture creates a stunning scene. The rest of the college is...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Able to tour the Old Quad, the Cloisters, The Hall, and the Chapel. Enjoyed Evensong Service with the magnificent choir. Our guide said that this has been a tradition for 700 years. One of the largest and richest of the Oxford Colleges.

Thank Kyle S
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