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Oxford Smart Walk

Broad Street | Starting Point Senli Cash & Go, next to Visitor Information Centre, Broad Street., Oxford OX4 4BX, England
+44 7412 937003
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A good way to get an overview of the city and its history

I know this as the Scholars Walk Tours Walking Tour of Oxford by university students or graduates... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
GlobeTrotters4001
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Brisbane, Australia
Awful walking tour

Sorry, i reviewed the wrong walking tour earlier, i went on the premium scholars walk tour and not... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
raycambs
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Oxford Smart Walk is also know as Scholars Walk tours. We provide a very unique combination of tours that is The Oxford University, City & The Bodleian Library Tour. We started Free tours in March 2012 and since then we have given tours to thousands of visitors. Scholars Walk tours is the only free tour company in Europe which goes inside the "paid sights" which very beautiful, such as The Great Dining Hall & School of Divinity. We also pay 2 pound entry fee into a very beautiful college for every visitor that joins our tour. We have very high quality of sightseeing of paid tours and affordability of free tours.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“walking tour” (6 reviews)
“hour walk” (2 reviews)
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Broad Street | Starting Point Senli Cash & Go, next to Visitor Information Centre, Broad Street., Oxford OX4 4BX, England
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+44 7412 937003

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I know this as the Scholars Walk Tours Walking Tour of Oxford by university students or graduates. We were approached while walking up to the information centre and this particular "free" walking tour is just outside the Oxfam shop. Basically you pay at the end...More

Thank GlobeTrotters4001
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Sorry, i reviewed the wrong walking tour earlier, i went on the premium scholars walk tour and not the footprint tour which I had inadvertently reviewed the other day- I have never been on the footprint tour, I apologise to Footprints tour! Anyway, I was...More

Thank raycambs
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Our tour, which was advertised to last 2 hours, was cut short, abruptly, by 34 minutes. Our guide offered a few interesting points about the city of Oxford and the university, but did little besides suggest where we should go after the tour instead of...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Informative walking tour. Matthew (our guide) had a good working knowledge of Oxford and led the tour at a comfortable pace. Would have liked to see more colleges but this was the "free" tour. Expect to make a donation at the end of the walk....More

Thank ajbejb
Reviewed 2 October 2016

To experience Oxford's fasciniating and tantalizing history, there is no better way than through dedicated scholars who have a passion to share their knowledge with you. From university life to the architecture and design, our guide Matthew tells stories in time that gives you an...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our guide, Mathew was both entertaining and had a deep knowledge of the history of Oxford. You are taken to places that you would never find yourself. Highly recommend.

Thank Bo N
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Very good walking tour, made better by the entertaining guide. He was very informative and added colourful anecdotes during the tour. It might not be the two hours but very enjoyable.

Thank NA N
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Every Time we stopped somewhere, I could see other tour guides pouring their hearts out. I was 15 min late arriving and as a result expected 1 hr 45 min instead of 2 hrs, fair enough. He insisting on finishing 20 minutes early and just...More

Thank CairoLiverpool
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We recently joined this walking tour after being approached by Matthew who explained how it worked. Basically you join a small group for a 2 hour guided walk through the University area and at the end you pay what you think it is worth. Our...More

Thank dottieD
Reviewed 18 January 2015

The other reviews effectively cover the interest and content of this walk. I want to highlight that it is legitimate and well worth whatever you can afford to tip. We were on a short break from London and rather daunted by the large 'official tour'...More

3  Thank Susan H
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