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Address: Oriel Square, Oxford OX1 4EW, England
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+44 1865 276555

Founded in 1326 by King Edward II, this is the fifth oldest college at...

Founded in 1326 by King Edward II, this is the fifth oldest college at Oxford University.

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Beautiful little college - one of the older colleges of Oxford University

Beautiful little college - one of the older ones of Oxford University. Quaint little gardens/squares - through little archways, etc.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful little college - one of the older ones of Oxford University. Quaint little gardens/squares - through little archways, etc.

Thank ubbabe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Right on the High Street - plenty to see at this, one of the smaller colleges, made up of three quads . Dining room is quite small but amazing. Chapel and library worth a peek too on set visitor days. I am biased about this college, as my son attended.

Thank tonicsfitnesscentre
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Some nice buildings in the college. The chapel is nice but unfortunately was cold inside which slightly spoilt the visit.

Thank Charles K
Sheffield, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is one of the smaller Oxford colleges on the High street.The main buildings are around 3 Quads. Although there is another part of the college across the street, the interesting buildings are confined to the main college area via the main entrance. The architecture is interesting and is classical Oxford. The second and third quads are tranquil which is... More 

Thank md1mm
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

One of the smaller colleges but still beautiful with honeyed stone quads and green green grass. Close to town and Christchurch meadows and the river.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights recently on a Thursday and Friday in order to attend a conference. It is a place of atmosphere, history, and beauty, which offers at breakfast an opportunity to meet lots of interesting visitors from around the world. My greeting from the porters (who provide a 24 hour service) was warm, welcoming and efficient. My... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

There is so many awesome colleges in Oxford, that after visiting a couple of them you start thinking rest is not that great. Yes, Oriel College is a great example of architecture, but if you have limited time, you can pick another places for your visit.

Thank leuveen
West Malling, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Great college to visit if you're a morse fan and even if you're not it's still worth a look. Take a guide or guide book so you don't miss the history

Thank 69TracyD69
Lake Geneva
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We have been to Oriel several times, and it always gives a wonderful sense of timelessness. The grounds and buildings are superb, and bring the little humans that we are down to their right size in the broader scope of history. A remarkable place.

Thank Muverans
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful college, good admissions talk by English fellow. Students passionate about where they are. Small but welcoming.

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