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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dining hall” (23 reviews)
“harry potter” (36 reviews)
“original city” (4 reviews)
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Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN, England
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+44 1865 279500
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"dining hall"
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"harry potter"
in 36 reviews
"original city"
in 4 reviews
"joshua reynolds"
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"most evenings"
in 3 reviews
"medieval stained glass windows"
in 2 reviews
"small entrance fee"
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"choir singing"
in 3 reviews
"attend evensong"
in 2 reviews
"school kids"
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"medieval architecture"
in 2 reviews
"wrought iron"
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"during term time"
in 3 reviews
"dining room"
in 7 reviews
"can feel the history"
in 2 reviews
"porter's lodge"
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"last friday"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great visit to New College. Lots to see and you can feel the history. Not crowded so you need not be hurried.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

New College Choir is world famous and one can attend evensong every evening during term time but avoid Mondays when the Choristers are not present. You will hear some of the most wonderful singing. The programme is on the College web site. The gardens are...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Apart from being on the Harry Potter trail, this college stands out for its peaceful atmosphere. You can experience this especially in the beautiful gardens, the tranquil cloisters with the lovely old tree, and in the stunning chapel with its magnificent reredos and old wooden...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Visiting a family member who is in New College. I would definitely recommend looking around. Beautiful stunning grounds and lawns. Plenty of photo opportunities

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Stunning college set away down a narrow street off broad street under the bridge of sighs. The tree in the quad of the college is shown in harry potter as well as inspector morse and jude the obscure and the golden compass to name a...More

Thank Melissa Q
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled in after a pint at Turf Tavern. This was an amazing surprise. Wonderful cloisters, chapel with AMAZING stone, multi tiered alter piece. Walked into the gardens and they are bounded by a long segment of original city walls and two turrets. Had friendly chat...More

Thank Jonmun
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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We were excited to see the tree used in the Harry Potter movie and walk where C.S. Lewis walked. The medieval city walls were beautiful...don't miss walking the gardens.

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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Visiting during a guided Oxford Walking Tour. Unfortunately most of the things to see here were closed during lunch hours...

Thank Guy G
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

If you get the chance to attend a Sunday night Evensong, please do so! What a lovely experience! The service lasts exactly an hour, and on Sunday nights, the choir sings most of the service. Truly lovely!

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