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Worcester College

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Address: Worcester Street, Oxford OX1 2HB, England
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In the chapel of the "soul-inspiring one."

Choral evensong at Worcestershire College Chapel is a delight. I went to view the chapel itself, being a fan of its architect, the soul-inspiring William Burges. And it is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
John M
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Choral evensong at Worcestershire College Chapel is a delight. I went to view the chapel itself, being a fan of its architect, the soul-inspiring William Burges. And it is indeed an High Victorian wow! It doesn't match Burges's absolute hits, Cardiff Castle and Castell Coch; probably because he was working within Wyatt's frame and acted here more as an interior... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Though Worcester is not as central as other colleges, the grounds and the main quad are as pretty, if not prettier, as some of the more popular ones. It is open for visitors in the afternoon, and they do not charge to get in. Make sure you see both the main quad and the gardens + the lake.

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Thank Ana W
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Not the easiest of colleges to find but well worth the effort; the lake is a delight and the ancient quads quaint

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Thank harmony613
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Worcester College is open to the public between 2 and 4 in the afternoon. It is a lovely place with well kept gardens and lawns. There is currently some building work going on but the main quad remains as impressive as ever. Well worth a visit.

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Thank RogerfromTown
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Well worth a visit and a walk by the lake. The magnolias are magnificent when they are in bloom, and you won't be too crowded as it is not on the High St.

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Thank Helen K
Devizes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Our grandson has been here for two years and it is always a pleasure to visit the college as well as him

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Thank PTRaggett
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is one of the colleges that can be visited without a charge and its really worth taking a look. Even though there is constructions going on there, the college is just lovely, especially the garden area and the little lake. Absolutely loved it!

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Thank Weltfernweh
Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Well-kept gardens stretching down to the river, and a stunning chapel, if you are up for High Victorian!

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Thank Lynda F
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This college is open to the public free of charge every afternoon unless there is an event on. You can walk in peace around the beautiful grounds and lake. It is handy for the main coach station which has toilets and cafes. Worcester is a hidden gem.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

A lovely college part of Oxford's 37. The campus has prize winning gardens and a beautiful lake running through. Worth taking a walk around.

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