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Oxford University Walking Tour

From US$20.08
  • Explore Oxford University with a current student on a walking tour
  • Receive first-hand knowledge from a guide who knows the campus intimately 
  • Listen to information crucial to understanding the history of Oxford 
Oxford University Walking Tour
From US$20.08
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See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library with authentic student led tours.
2pm Departure
See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library with authentic student led tours.
Let a guide bring one of the world’s oldest universities to life on an Oxford University walking tour. Unlike other tours, your guide is a university student with first-hand knowledge of the prestigious campus. Receive information crucial to understanding the history of the institution, and explore in a small group for a personalized experience. Choose a tour time, and delve deeper into the history of Oxford than if you were to explore independently.
What to Expect
Greet your guide and small group at a central Oxford meeting point at the tour time you selected at checkout. Embark on a walking tour of one of the world’s oldest universities, visiting colleges such as Trinity, All Souls, Hertford, and Radcliffe. Learn about famous alumni and the history’s striking past from your guide as you stroll the campus.

Catch sight of Oxford landmarks such as the Bridge of Sighs and the Church of St. Mary. Your guide leads you to the Bodleian Library, where you can marvel at the ancient books.

Other highlights during this Oxford tour include the pub where J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis spent much of their time, as well as filming locations of some of the Harry Potter films.
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Nice stories in a beautiful city

Our guide told stories about all the university buildings. Very nice to be able to walk among all those famous buildings (and seeing them again in tv series and films :)).

Thank Wendy d
Reviewed 2 days ago
The Best Walking Tour Ever

We booked a 4 hour private tour with Footprints. The most delightful young man, Martin, met us and he made the afternoon a very special event. I am an avid photographer and my afternoon in Oxford was to be a time to capture as many...More

Thank LightPacker535057
Reviewed 3 days ago
A Must Tour if Visiting Oxford City

The tour was the Footprints "free" 2 hours walking tour of Oxford. Our guide was Sarah. Sarah's bubbly personality and detailed knowledge of Oxford and the Oxford University made the tour exceedingly interesting. We covered just over a mile, stopping very regularly to see the...More

Thank Evelyn J
Reviewed 6 days ago
Super interesting and insightful :)

Trevor was beyond brilliant :)!!! So much knowledge and history all presented in a fun and engaging way ! Thank you :)

Thank Jade W
Reviewed 6 days ago
Excellent Intro to Oxford Uni & Town with Fred

This was a great 2-hr free (tip-based) walking tour of Oxford with our Oxford graduate guide Fred - he's enthusiastic, knowledgable, humorous, and articulate. As with all the walking tours we've done in various cities, we learned a lot about the city and schools history...More

Thank Stuart S
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Jennifer T
8 September 2018|
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Response from Carl2005 | Reviewed this property |
No. Book ahead to go inside the Bodleian. The library itself has a tour. Good luck!
Janet R
11 August 2018|
Response from Marilena A | Reviewed this property |
The tour was 2 hours
Anniken W
8 July 2018|
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
Not bad but there are a few steps...