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Exeter College

Turn Street, Oxford, England
+44 1865 279600
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Private Oxford City and University Walking Tour including College Visits
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Turn Street, Oxford, England
+44 1865 279600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Exeter College was founded in 1314 by William de Stapledon, the Bishop of Exeter who later became Edward II's Treasurer. It was established as a school for clergymen known as Stapledon Halland originally had no more than 12-14 students. It grew significantly in the 14th...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are so many colleges in town and this is one of the prettiest. If you are able to get in (sometimes closed for exams, holidays etc) it is worth some time to visit this stunning campus!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of our Oxford City and University Walking Tour we were taken throughout the stunning college which is located in the heart of Oxford next to the Bodleian Library. We were lucky enough to be given a detailed tour of the beautiful quad (where...More

1  Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 13 May 2017

College featured in last episode of Morse. Unable to go into college at time of visit but porter allowed me in to take a photo of place where Morse collapsed at end of episode. After taking a 2 hour Morse, Lewis, Endeavour walking tour of...More

Thank MrsDSuffolk
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I have visited before and on this occasion I went to a performance of Dvorak's 'Stabat Mater' in the chapel. However, entrance normally is from 2pm - 5pm on most days and free. Unfortunately, the Fellowship Garden is closed during Trinity term. The 19th century...More

Thank Wendyloued
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I studied there for 4 years so of course I'm biased and going to tell you that you really should visit. Exeter is not as big or fancy as the grander colleges - like Christ Church or Magdalen - but the reality of student life...More

Thank Koshkha
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Hello chief! I attend conference on Hydrology & Sanitation - with Cyril Malwesi plenty needed. But such beauties in Tolkien's college - Harry Potter would feel chummy here. Wonderful to see Radcliffe's Camera, the sighing bridge and Morse's library, just a hop to do. Also...More

Thank 34Doris
Reviewed 10 March 2017

J.R.R. Tolkien was an undergraduate and Philip Pullman based Jordan College on Exeter. Beautiful chapel with links to William Morris arts & craft movement. Fellows garden looked gorgeous in the Spring sunshine and has the best views of the Radcliffe Camera. Impressive dining hall. Visit...More

Thank Bluebell62
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Went on an organised tour with 'Bella' through the Visitors' Information Centre. Was very enjoyable although extremely cold. She took us into Exeter College during the tour and it was really interesting. Would recommend.

Thank janelledarwen
Reviewed 6 December 2016

A wonderful college to wonder around. Still in use, and well reserved! Well worth the trip to Oxford.

Thank Léon H
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Clare B
What times is the college open to visitors if you are not part of an organised tour ?
18 May 2017|
Response from Wendyloued | Reviewed this property |
Usually 2 - 4.30 pm
I would like to know the History of Exeter College, we have a step Grand Daughter studying there.
16 March 2015|
Response from Wendyloued | Reviewed this property |
Check out their website for history