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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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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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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.

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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
England, United Kingdom
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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.

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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 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Attended a conference held here. The property is magnificent and definitely worth checking out. It was breathtaking

1 Thank s0phm0l

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