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Footprints Tours Oxford

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“two hours”(249 reviews)
“walking tour”(258 reviews)
Footprints Tours is Oxford's most highly reviewed tour operator, and the only one run by students! Our famous Free Walking Tour is perhaps the most enjoyable way to acquaint yourself with our beautiful city: we also run tours of the University; pub...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BJ, England
+44 20 7558 8706
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

We had a very informative and enjoyable tour with Rina she was amazing funny, sweet and perfect for this type of role. As a huge Harry Potter Fan and a Russian Masters student she was very informed and very passionate about the City and all...More

4  Thank Katrow71
Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello there, Thank you for taking the time to post a review! I'm delighted that you enjoyed your time in Oxford, and that Rina was able to bring our historic city to life for you. People often claim that Hogwarts and Oxford are very similar.....More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 June 2014

If you want to listen to lots of funny stories which aren't in fact funny this is the trip for you. It made us both cringe! we slipped away after Tom our guide wanted his whole group to jump in the air for a photograph....More

8  Thank Timhg65
Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. I'm sorry to hear that you felt that Tom's attempts to entertain you on our Free Walking Tour were not up to the standard that you expect. It takes a certain sort of person to be...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

We opted for a 2 hour walking tour with footprints. The amount of information and history we learnt in two hours was phenomenal. The tour guide Trevor was very engaging and kept the whole group entertained despite it being a chilly winter afternoon. Loved the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We toke the tour with Trevor and was more than I expected. He loves history and transmits it to you. A really fun tour and complete tour.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very much enjoyed the tour and were very impressed by our tour guide's knowledge of Oxford and her enthusiasm. It didn’t include as much Harry Potter as we thought but the visits to some of the areas that were seen in the films was brilliant....More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent introduction to Oxford. Our guide was Cosmo, who struck exactly the right note of being informative but not overburdening us with unnecessary detail. We were part of a very large and very cosmopolitan group, but Cosmo managed to keep us all together (no mean...More

Thank Stanza1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having not explored Oxford before, we nearly booked the open bus tour, but now really glad we opted for the free walking tour instead. Trevor was a very informative guide, showing us all the sights we had wanted to see and quite a few more...More

Thank HenrysOwners
Reviewed 3 days ago

Joe Jay was a fantastic guide! It was fascinating to have an Oxford student tell us many traditions and history of the University.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Trevor was a great guide for this interesting and fun walking tour. It kept going at a good pace, with no boring parts in between.More

Thank nmorrissey
Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello there, Thank you for taking a moment to post a review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your tour with Trevor - and how nice to enjoy Oxford on a quiet day like today. We also operate in Cambridge, London, Bath and York; it would...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We read about this free tour and registered for it a day prior. The tour commenced from 5 Broad Street on time and Edna was a guide. She took us to the old history of the Oxford colleges. It was very interesting to know the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide Trevor (might have the name wrong :$) was very informative and kept the group interested at all times. Got a lot of knowledge in very little time and the walk was easy in terms of all the places we visited. Visited oxford for...More

Thank Reem D
Footprints T, Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

You got the name exactly right :) I hope the umbrella/waterproof recommendation wasn't something you learned the hard way... Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Footprints. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed it (despite the weather!). We also operate...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A brilliant tour of the universities that gives you the perfect induction into the history of Oxford. The tour of 2 hours takes you through many of the historic buildings and more. Any Harry Potter fans would be as enchanted as I was. The tour...More

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Anna W
1 August 2018|
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Response from clueduptraveller | Reviewed this property |
We actually rang them.. Number on website. Very helpful. They do large groups.
21 April 2017|
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Response from Footprints_Tours | Property representative |
Hi there - we do indeed :)
Arun George J
24 March 2017|
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Response from Footprints_Tours | Property representative |
Hello there. The routes our guides take will depend entirely on the nature of the group. If any of our guests have prams, or use wheelchairs, we will always ensure that the route is appropriate for all guests :)