St John;s shouldn't be overlooked. It has a maze of quads dating through the ages. The porters are helpful.
About St. John's College
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Perhaps it's not surprising that one of the most famous alumni of St. John's, Oxford's richest college, is former Prime Minister Tony Blair. And in common with Blair there's a Catholic connection as the college was founded in 1555 to produce clerics at the vanguard...More
Lovely surroundings to attend a conference.beautiful garden to wander around during breaks and lunch.catering was excellent .well organised both during breaks and lunch.
Lovely old buildings kept in very good order with lovely courtyards and gardens to wander through. Some lovely plants to see and a very pretty secret garden.
Having never entered an Oxford college before, I had no idea what I was in for when I visited St John's College on March 23rd this year. My friend and I were invited on a tour of the College buildings (inside and out) and including...More
The wealthiest college in Oxford due to their extensive land holdings and consequent ground rent income, this college has particularly beautiful and peaceful gardens and grounds. Make sure you see the Canterbury quad with its lovely Italian Renaissance style architecture.
Fantastic architecture and beautiful gardens- highly recommended. The porters are very helpful indeed. Make sure you visit the Lamb and Flag pub which is owned by St John's.
There are plenty of colleges to look around in Oxford but if you are limited for time this one is certainly not to be missed. You cannot go in to the buildings but you van look around the grounds and the quadrangles and the outside...More