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We visited the College when the literature and the web site said it would be open, but were disappointed to find it closed to the public. Not sure how you get round this problem. Planning visits doesn’t seem to be the answer - it’s rather...More
The grounds are beautiful and the buildings quirkily interesting. There is always a sense of calm, peace, fun and laughter here. One imagines the long stints of concentration, fight for focus and some sustained thinking going on behind these old walls.
The statue is high up on the wall facing the main road. I'd seen pictures of it before, but nothing beats going there to see it in person. The staff were helpful - tourists can get to see the statue even if the college itself...More
We dipped into Oriel college while on a walking tour and were taken into the dining room,it was amazing to see all of the people who had been through the doors of this college either in stained glass or portraits.
We also got to see...More
We stayed in the college overnight and it was a really great location. Nice grounds and welcoming staff. Room was spacious & clean with tea and coffeee making facilities. Breakfast was included & the dining hall was like something from Harry Potter. Nice chapel too.
Two lovely quads within a historic setting of wonderful buildings. Take a few moments to walk round the quads and then visit the Chapel in the corner - you can smell the candles. Lastly visit the main hall together with it's hammer beamed ceiling.