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University of Oxford

University Offices 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
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Starting as early as 1096 with some form of teaching, Oxford is the oldest English-speaking university in the world.
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University Offices 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked a private tour with Footprints Tours and had a former student as our guide - Luke. He was so knowledgeable about the university and of course everything Harry Potter! He took us to several filming locations plus the inspirational dining hall. He also...More

Thank mamaarora
Reviewed 5 days ago

This world renowned university consists of 38 independent colleges that was founded in 1096 and is located in the historical center of Oxford, 54 miles northwest of London. It's the oldest university in the UK and 2nd oldest in the world after Bologna, Italy (1080)...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't know it has 38 Colleges All offering its own degrees. Our guide was excellent and a former Alum of the University. She gave us so much insight to the place that I wish I was younger and studied harder. If you do visit...More

Thank Gryphon123
Reviewed 1 week ago

The oldest university in UK with colleges scattered throughout the city. Each college is unique, some allow entry while for others entry is restricted. The architecture of each individual college, cathedral and garden is amazing and the cobble-stone streets take us back in time.

1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to enjoy the traditions in education, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in the world

Thank Dimitar G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting to tour several different colleges. Some allowed individual do it yourself tours with brochures (e.g. Magdellen), others only allowed admission with a guide 9e.g. Christ Church). We liked Christ Church a lot.

Thank olderfemaletraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fact that you can tour a building with this much history and beauty and that it is actively a world renowned school is astounding. But the paths through the grounds especially down by the water make lovely escapes from the crowded streets of Oxford....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most beautiful and magnificent university I've ever seen. Everywhere you look throughout the many Colleges that make up the University there is gorgeous architecture filled with history of writers, artists, scientists, world leaders and other Rhodes Scholars. The various College Chapels are truly works...More

1  Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The oxford university is NOT a building. It is a collection of around 40 colleges together. Each one is worth visiting. I could do a few in a day, some with tickets. Every college has a history . Its altogether a different world. I would...More

1  Thank ankitabansal2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Golden tours daytrip to Oxford-Startford-Cotswolds from London. While the guide was as quite informed, would have liked to see inside one of the hallowed classrooms. Most walking tours are conducted this way and you can't peek into the classrooms (although it...More

Thank Payal G
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as visitors, do i need to pay to enter the Oxford uni?
12 January 2017|
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Response from Ro G | Reviewed this property |
No but some parts of it might be closed to visitors
Hi, Thanks for such an awesome review, We want to take our 12 yr old child to visit Oxford uni in Jan 2017. You mentioned staying at the Uni. Would you be able to recommend how we can stay at the university and who do we contact for the same. Is there an online booking available for this. Thanks and regards Shef
11 November 2016|
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Response from johnwmason | Reviewed this property |
We stopped at the Oxford Four Pillars Hotel approximately 1 mile from City Centre. Hope this Helps. tel 08456007071 Hotel booking
How long ( hours) approx is the guided walking tour of Oxford University as nowhere could I find this information ? Thanks Richard
30 January 2016|
Response from tripleplay97 |
About 2 hours. It depends on which company is giving the tour and how much of town they include, but they usually don't take all day. (The tour I give people when they visit takes about three, but we're young and like... More