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Oxford Visitor Information Centre

15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS, England
+44 1865 686430
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The Oxford Visitor Information Centre down Broad Street should be your first stop when arriving in Oxford to plan your visit in the city and around Oxfordshire. The Team can assist you with: - booking your ticket on an Official Guided Walking Tours - the best way to start your visit; advice on what to see and do and help with itinerary planning. We also offer: - maps and guides - discounted tickets to attractions in the area - left luggage service and a wide selection of gifts and souvenirs. - tickets for local events - accommodation bookings Opening details: July - August Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm Sunday 10am - 4pm September - June Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.00pm Sunday 10am - 3.30pm NOTE: Opening times over Christmas and New Years might change.
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15-16 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Oxford is quite a large town with lots of sights and places to see. I would recommend to start your visit here, getting a guided tour which would give you a very good understanding of the history of Oxford, of how typical college is organized...More

Thank Vyacheslav_Gotovtsev
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review! We're really glad you enjoyed your tour, and hope you will return to Oxford again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was not very easy to find, but when we did locate it boy was it worth it . The staff were really friendly and helpful, you can purchase a self walking guide for oxford which is needed we saw so much more once...More

Thank 165Melly1
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review. We're glad to hear that you had a good time in Oxford, and that we helped you out. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Central and easy to find to BUT surely the people in such a place should possess two key attributes namely a command of English and good local knowledge. They had neither.More

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments Dave. We have some students with us on work experience at the moment, who are practising their English and getting to know the area. I'm sorry if you didn't see their badge to make that clear. If they weren't able...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

On arriving in Oxford this was the place I headed for first. They were able to give me all the information I needed on buses, maps and discounted admission rates. We booked for Blenheim Palace there and saved £4. The staff were helpful and fun....More

Thank Andrew M
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Andrew, it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went into to obtain a map on our first day...30 May. On the left 2 staff were chatting. Towards the rear there were two places to queue, as unlike most big cities in England you cannot just pick up a map you have to PAY....More

Thank KAMYE
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Kamye, we have shared your comments with the team. We have implemented some changes since your visit and now have a new queueing system which has alleviated the problem of multiple queues. The charge for maps is both a green...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

The best place to get all the information about Oxfordshire. Nice staff. The small maps have a charge of £0.50.

Thank mld86
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This was the starting point for our excellent guided Walking Tour of Oxford. Staff at the Center were very knowledgeable and helpful and they had a good selection of maps, tourist information and souvenirs.

2  Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My wife and I booked a walking tour through them the first day there, and got expert advice on several attractions int he area.

Thank NewAdventurer2
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Although I have visited Oxford several times the TIC is always my first port of call. The very knowledgeable and friendly staff are always very helpful in providing me with directions and often suggestions for new places to visit.

Thank 70ish
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you for your review! We look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 6 May 2017

very helpful with useful information and my friend and I then booked our open top bus trip which was excellent especially as the bus left just outside the shop

Thank Rellevart2013
ExperienceOx, Manager at Oxford Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

I'm glad we could help, and hope you enjoyed your visit.

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jusgt79
13 August 2016|
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Response from ExperienceOx | Property representative |
Hello, there isn't left luggage service at the train station, but there is at the Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street, about 10 minutes' walk away. It is available 7 days a week, in the centre's opening hours.
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marybj109
7 February 2015|
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Response from ExperienceOx | Property representative |
Hello Mary, I'm sorry I have only just seen your question. Many of the historic buildings in Oxford such as Oxford colleges have step or uneven surfaces which can be more difficult to access, but many attractions in Oxford... More
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