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Worcester College

Worcester Street, Oxford OX1 2HB, England
+44 1865 278300
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Worcester College was my favorite of all the colleges visited during a week-long stay. The gardens... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Lisa D
Los Angeles, California
wonderful walk

this is one of colleges on the outer edge of the town. Has a nice area to walk around, we watched... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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Worcester Street, Oxford OX1 2HB, England
+44 1865 278300
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Worcester College was my favorite of all the colleges visited during a week-long stay. The gardens and lake behind the quad are heavenly in any weather, so don't hesitate to visit even if it's misty or rainy.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 September 2017

this is one of colleges on the outer edge of the town. Has a nice area to walk around, we watched a cricket match. lovely afternoon

Thank jeannemb
Reviewed 1 September 2017

With a magnificent English garden, lake and a mix of mordern and classic buildings, as well as a Chapel, this college may not be on the high streets of Oxford but it is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Nathalie C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This college is not much visited and is therefore a hidden gem just 3 minutes walk from the Ashmolean. Check opening times but it seems to be open 2pm to 5pm during holidays. The quad is stunning especially the lawn which is so perfect it...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I had a fall on the cobblestones in front of this college. I cannot say enough good things about the staff there -- Max helped me with some first aid for my hand and everyone was really great. This is a bit of a weird...More

Thank cathycairn
Reviewed 14 August 2017

From the outside, on the corner of Walton Street/Beaumont Street, this appears quite an unassuming building, however once inside, the buildings and ample grounds are very impressive. As with many of the colleges in Oxford, once you enter through the lodge gates, it is a...More

Thank BosworthBattlers130
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Found this college on the way into the city centre... staff very helpful..college is lovely... grounds well kept and can walk to the lake. The chapel is beautiful. Definitely one to visit.

1  Thank redsusie
Reviewed 16 July 2017

When I visited the University's library, I sat at a desk, smelt the age, wood, books, looked out of the window at stunning gardens and a beautiful lake,and I thought to myself 'I could sit here, in this wonderful environment, and write and study for...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Worcester College is situated to the west of the city centre towards what were then its outer limits. Founded in 1714 in the last year of the reign of Queen Anne by Sir Thomas Cookes, a Worcestershire baronet, it effectively took over the site and...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We visited during the public hours and were able to see the chapel and the extensive gardens. No fee. Gardens are beautiful and include a lake.

Thank boast44
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