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Tranquility and calm, even on a somber November afternoon. The gardens were still wonderful with interesting nooks and corners for conversation and contemplation. The architecture takes you straight back to the foundations of academic life in Oxford. Thought provoking!
Inspector Morse - "olim. non abiit."
Balliol's old common room was used as the scene in Inspectot Morse - Day of the Devil as the burser's office.
Wonderful, wooden paneled great hall dinning where the weight of expectation and greatest hangs thick in the air....More
We came across Balliol College by chance while wandering around the Oxford university campus. We saw a number of buildings and Balliol is certainly impressive. It is in fact quite old, having been established back in 1263 by John Balliol, a rich landowner who provided...More
We brought our American visitors here to show them what an Oxford University college looks like, and going back to 1273, they were very impressed.
The college is small, and it's possible to see all of it in under an hour, if you are in...More
Balliol charges £3 entrance fee, £1 concessions. For this you should be able to see the chapel, hall, quad and gardens. As with all colleges, some of these may be closed at any time. I visited free with Oxford Open Doors and fortunately all of...More
Although college was open to visitors, for £3 each, the Fellows Garden and great hall were closed that day, which didn't leave us with much to see, so we thought we'd stop for a coffee in the Buttery. We went in and there was only...More