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New College

Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN, England
+44 1865 279500
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New College, founded in 1379, is one of the larger colleges at the University of Oxford, and is particularly well-known for its Chapel and Choir.
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Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN, England
+44 1865 279500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a walking tour of some of the colleges in Oxford. We were there in the morning and as it was Collection Week most colleges were closed to visitors until 2:00 pm. We were able to enter New College which fave us a great...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stately and charming buildings impress the visitor to New College every time.Take a walk along the 12th century old city hall while admiring one of the most impressive gardens in Oxford. When you reach the impressive ornated garden gate your eyes will lead you to...More

Thank Chatwm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place where they flimed the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Magical place to visit if you are HP's fans! A very beautiful college with lots of history to discover and view.

Thank PEili K
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The quintessence of Oxford. A beautiful College featuring the famous courtyard where they filmed Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - For fans it is a must! Magical place worth seeing!

Thank MarthaK323_
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here today. The gardens are beautifully maintained manicured and maintained. The chapel was magnificent and very serene. Lots of history to discover and plenty to see. Well worth a few hours.

Thank ozrick33Sydney
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Last friday I had a ticket to see the Raphael drawings at the Ashmolean. Afterwards I walked down the Broad to New College. Built 1379. Glorious sunny day, perfect weather for viewing the lovely flower border. Lots of interesting colour combinations and all in perfect...More

Thank jamaal823
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Definitely worth a visit! The cost was £4/person (August 2017) A beautiful College featuring the famous courtyard where they filmed Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - For fans it is a must! I loved the cloister corridors and the college also have a...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

It's a must see in Oxford. Not only the dinning room but the grounds are great too. Many Harry Potter fans :) so has gained a young audience :)

Thank Olenka1980
Reviewed 20 August 2017

New College was "new" in 1379 and was the very first college in England to include chapel, food and accommodation for the students. Kings College Cambridge was modeled on it, but the New College choir is equally world famous. You can hear them at 7.30...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is yet another fabulous college of the university. The grounds are immaculate and the buildings steeped in history.

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