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Address: High Street, Oxford OX1 4AU, England
Phone Number:
+44 1865 276000
13:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Please visit magd.ox.ac.uk

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We stayed in the guest rooms of the Magdalen for two nights. The accommodations were simple, newly renovated and perfect. Going to evensong and Sunday worship at Magdalen was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 December 2016
Broadview Heights, Ohio
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Broadview Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We stayed in the guest rooms of the Magdalen for two nights. The accommodations were simple, newly renovated and perfect. Going to evensong and Sunday worship at Magdalen was amazing. The college choral services, are Anglican, bearing the imprint, as is the tradition at Magdalen, of the Oxford Movement or Catholic Revival of the nineteenth century. The quality of the... More 

1 Thank DavidKeltner
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

All the Oxford colleges are beautiful, but Magdalen College is quite something! The gardens in combination with the beautiful buildings are definitely worth paying a visit.

1 Thank Lizzelll
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This college has everything - medieval and Baroque buildings, a deer park and river walk, and a chapel containing the most faithful contemporary copy of Leonardo's Last Supper (much better than the poorly preserved original in Milan), and a super carved altar reredos.

Thank richardph65
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The title says everything. This is my favourite college in town. The garden with roe deer is beautiful!

1 Thank Francesco M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Our first visit to Magdalen College and what an experience! The most beautiful building and grounds. The chapel is particularly spectacular as it has a number of black and white stained glassed windows. There were plenty of roe deer in the meadow. A magical place.

1 Thank BrightonSally
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Beautiful college, and definitely worth a visit. All very peaceful. Stay for evensong if you can...!

Thank Stephanie L
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Lovely walk, lovely buildings and as I live in Oxford - it's free!!! But, I would pay if I wasn't a resident! Would urge all visitors to Oxford to visit Magdalen.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We visited on a cold afternoon in November. The cloisters kept the rain off then the sun came out. Not only a rainbow, but perched on a tree branch by Addison's walk was a kingfisher clearly visible and resplendent. You might not see him, but you will see a herd of deer and some glorious architecture.

1 Thank davidsd164
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

One of the most impressive college grounds. Make sure you find the back-quad and take a walk around the river/deer-park!

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Being a first-time visitor to Oxford, we weren't sure which college to visit. We were recommended Magdalen College, because it was pretty and the fair entrance fee. It is £5 or £4 concessions, compared to Christ Church, which is £9 I believe. The college is opposite the Botanical Garden, however, as the college didn't open til 1pm we went for... More 

1 Thank denise l

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