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Oxford University Walking Tour

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Overview
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.
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You'll start at
5 Broad St
5 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AJ, UKOutside Fudge Kitchen - look for guides in bright green jackets
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  • 1
    University of Oxford
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 2
    Merton College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Bodleian Library
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    University Church of St. Mary the Virgin
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    All Souls College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Hertford College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Oriel College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 8
    Radcliffe Camera
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 9
    Trinity College
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    Footprints Tours Oxford
    Stop: 2 hours -
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You'll end at
5 Broad St
5 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AJ, UKOutside Fudge Kitchen - look for guides in bright green jackets
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Highlights
  • 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 
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 15 people
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 Merton. 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 Radcliffe Camera 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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Important Information
Departure Point
5 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AJ, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Trinity College
  • Entry/Admission - The Divinity School
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Philippa190670 wrote a review Today
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Fabulous tour of Oxford by Trevor. A great 2 hours of amazing sights and interesting facts with some hidden gems that we shall definitely revisit, thank you!
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Date of experience: February 2020
IlfordWonderer wrote a review Today
14 contributions8 helpful votes
We have been on previous free tours around Europe and UK but I have to say this one was excellent. Our guide Anna was very knowledgeable and funny. As a local person and a graduate of Oxford, she knew much of the history and anecdotal stories about the various Oxford colleges
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Date of experience: February 2020
Karan Dua wrote a review Yesterday
2 contributions
Went to the free walking tour with Trevor and I must say that the tour was worth the time. The guy knows well about the university including the history and traditions. Would definitely recommend this.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Shannon S wrote a review Yesterday
27 contributions7 helpful votes
I really enjoyed Hannah’s tour of Oxford this afternoon: really informative and great history: with some humorous moments throughout. And of course, a beautiful setting even despite the weather. Would definitely recommend to any first time visitor as I couldn’t have learned
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Date of experience: February 2020
Resort178977 wrote a review 15 Feb
1 contribution
On a very windy day, James was a very friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Thank you James!
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Date of experience: February 2020
About the operator
By: Footprints Tours Oxford
Philippa190670
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
10
Oxford Walking Tour
Fabulous tour of Oxford by Trevor. A great 2 hours of amazing sights and interesting facts with some hidden gems
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IlfordWonderer
148
Excellent, funny and informative
We have been on previous free tours around Europe and UK but I have to say this one was excellent. Our guide Anna
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HermioneGrainger
London, United Kingdom
30
Kids loved this tour
Mar was an excellent guide. There are lots of Harry Potter quiz questions, which my kids annoyed everyone by
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Karan Dua
20
Worthy
Went to the free walking tour with Trevor and I must say that the tour was worth the time. The guy knows well
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Shannon S
277
Amazing tour - definitely a visitor’s must!
I really enjoyed Hannah’s tour of Oxford this afternoon: really informative and great history: with some humorous
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Resort178977
10
Getting to know Oxford University and its colleges
On a very windy day, James was a very friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Thank you James!
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choosyhampshire
174147
Wonderful free tour with Trevor
This free tour is to be highly recommended. You will want to give a decent tip at the end. No one hassles you for
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Carlene P
Las Vegas, Nevada
3912
Great tour!
This was an amazing experience! Visiting some of the Oxford filming spots for Harry Potter was incredible! I
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Alan V
Broadway, United Kingdom
115
Oxford Uni Tour with footprints.
Brilliant tour given by our Oxford graduate guide Andy. The tour covered the central colleges, St Marys church
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Sameer M
Nutley, New Jersey
21
Was pushed to sign up for a paid tour
Tour didn't run. Few people came for the free tour, was told there are 8 people required so the tour might not run
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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