Excellent welcome from the Lodge Porter, who gave me a brief insight in to the College history, soon celebrating 500 years from founding. Well worth a visit, to see the Pelican sun dial.
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One of the best colleges in Oxford, tucked in between Christ Church, Oriel and Merton just a minute from the High Street. Also one of the smallest colleges but there is a very friendly atmosphere at Corpus. An attractive garden and a rooftop terrace that...More
My friend 'snook' me in there, that's to say it wasn't open to the public but because she got married at the Chapel we were allowed in so she could show me her special place where she married the man she loved. She was clearly...More
Lovely pelican sundial, roof terrace with a great view. There is a great bit of cloisters before the garden. Go on a day with good weather. Small but beautiful!
Corpus is a small college, but that doesn't mean that it's not worth seeing. I was the guest of a current student and was blown away by the library (but the general public won't be allowed in there). Though with the chapel right next to...More
Tiny and beautiful in delightful contrast to its big (flashy, even?) neighbour Christ Church. Check opening times as, like most colleges, it's not always possible just to walk in.
Beautiful buildings and immaculate lawns provide ample photo opportunities. Easy walking distance if you are in the central parts and outside you could hop on the red hop-on-hop-off tourist guide buses.
An older college, with a rich tradition, some beautiful buildings in the style of Oxford's inward looking quads. I pass through from time-to-time as a member of some of the societies of the university - but little changes.