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The oldest university in the English-speaking world, the University of Oxford is the main draw to the riverside town of Oxford. With a history dating back to the 11th century, the university’s many colleges offer a wealth of gorgeous historical architecture—not to mention settings for movies including theHarry Potter series.

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Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

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Walk the halls of one of the world’s oldest and most famous universities on this walking tour of Oxford University. Get a glimpse of student life as you peek inside the famous Bodleian Library and see landmarks like the University Church of St. Mary, Radcliffe Camera, and Trinity College. Learn about the prestigious university’s famous alumni, hear fascinating stories and anecdotes about its history, and see on-campus locations used in the Harry Potter films.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shared | Oxford University & City Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

Shared | Oxford University & City Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

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Our University of Oxford graduate guide will take you on an enthralling journey through time as we recount to you the fascinating story of Oxford and its illustrious university. Enjoy famous student anecdotes and authentic insights into student life from real Oxford University Alumni and current students. You are welcomed to ask questions at each stop on the tour and prospective students may ask about the Oxbridge application process from someone who has been successful. This is the real Oxford University experience from behind closed doors!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.99
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Morse, Lewis, Endeavour and Oxford
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Morse, Lewis, Endeavour and Oxford

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Follow in the footsteps of Inspector Morse, star of the British TV detective drama that was filmed on the streets of Oxford. With a guide, you’ll see the eminent university city through the eyes of Morse and his sidekick Lewis, visiting filming sites such as pubs and even one of the university colleges. Along the way you’ll learn all about the cast and crew who were involved in the much-loved productions of Inspector Morse, the Lewis spin-off series, and the Endeavour prequel—all filmed in the city.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford Bike Tour with Student Guide
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Oxford Bike Tour with Student Guide

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Explore Oxford’s historic town center and ivy-strewn university buildings on this bike tour. Cycle through the City of Dreaming Spires alongside a guide, and learn about the city’s history as you take in University of Oxford buildings where the likes of Oscar Wilde, J. R. R. Tolkien, and several British prime ministers have studied. This bike tour allows you to cover more ground than you would on a walking tour, as well as access pedestrianized areas inaccessible to tour buses.
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  • 2 hours
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Private Oxford Walking Tour for the Discerning Traveler

Private Oxford Walking Tour for the Discerning Traveler

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Get the inside scoop on Oxford's storied history on this private walking tour. Through your dedicated guide's informative narration, learn about the evolution of the university and all the achievements that have taken place there. Enjoy a flexible itinerary, personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions, since this is a private tour for just you and your party.
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  • 2 hours
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Private Oxford Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

Private Oxford Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

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Explore Oxford as you wish with your own guide on this private walking tour. Meet your guide in the heart of the history-steeped city and hear about its famous past and university as you explore the cobbled streets and squares. Use the flexible itinerary to tailor your sightseeing around your interests, visiting highlights such as the Bodleian Library, Christ Church College, and other landmarks as you please. Entrance fees at own expense.
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  • 2 hours
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Christ Church Harry Potter PUBLIC 10am tour from July 2022 only

Christ Church Harry Potter PUBLIC 10am tour from July 2022 only

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Fans of fantasy books won’t want to miss this 1.5-hour tour of Christ Church College, the setting and inspiration behind novels such as Alice and Wonderland and Harry Potter. By booking your ticket in advance, you’ll avoid the long lines outside of the prestigious Oxford University building, home to the Bodleian Library and adjoining Divinity School. Visit recognizable filming sites and learn about Lewis Carroll’s time at England’s oldest university.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Oxford Bike and Walking Tour
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Oxford Bike and Walking Tour

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Discover Oxford’s highlights on foot and two wheels on this walking and bicycle tour. Set out by foot to visit the Bodleian Library, Christ Church, and other colleges as you learn about their history and former luminaries. Then, ride a bike to see the Radcliffe Camera, Magdalen College, places linked to Oxford’s literary heritage, and other sights. Includes entrance fees and bike usage for the rest of the day post-tour.
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  • 3 hours
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New College Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC TOUR Daily

New College Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC TOUR Daily

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Test your spell-craft & knowledge of all things Potter with our guide. This tour is a new listing on here, so it has no reviews yet but we have hundreds of 5 star reviews for our existing Harry Potter Oxford tour products already published here. Please join our tour to find out all about how Oxford inspired Hogwarts and JK Rowling's influences and loads of insights about the actors, the producers and of course about Oxford too. This tour includes entry to arguably one of the most appealing and one of the oldest and likely most haunted colleges called New college. At New college, you can marvel at the gorgeous medieval dining hall, chapel, cloisters, quadrangle and the medieval wall of the city. In the cloisters and garden is where several scenes were filmed in the Goblet of Fire, Includes £8 entry fee to New college + £2.50 entry to Divinity school, as & when Divinity school is open. NOTICE: see what's Not Included section for details of any partial closures! MINIMUM 4 persons.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Oxford Students Tour with Entrance Advice Session

Private Oxford Students Tour with Entrance Advice Session

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If you are considering studying at Oxford, then what better way to acquaint yourself with the application process and to find out what student life is like, than to book our private tour plus Q and A session with our Oxford or Cambridge educated university alumni guides? Expected total activity duration is 90-120 minutes walking tour plus up to one hour Q and A session led in person and/or by online process.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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Hidden Histories Tour - by Oxford Students

Hidden Histories Tour - by Oxford Students

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Uncomfortable Oxford takes a unique approach to the walking tour format - both fun and thoughtful, we encourage analysis and discussion about uncomfortable subjects within the city. This guided journey around Oxford will go back in time to highlight the many ways women have historically experienced the urban space and family life, how masculinities have shaped and been shaped by the university, and discuss queer experiences in the city. Together we will analyse the urban landscape and material culture, discuss gendered geographies, and push against social expectations. This tour is run by students from the University of Oxford and lasts for about 1.5hrs. We will walk no more than two miles, but please be aware that cobble stones and uneven pavement may restrict the accessibility of this event.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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New College Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PRIVATE TOURS DAILY

New College Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PRIVATE TOURS DAILY

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Visiting Oxford as a family but short on time? If so, this family-friendly tour captures the essence of the city, packing top sights and activities into a half-day. Join a Thames River cruise or cycle along the riverbanks, enjoy an ‘Alice in Wonderland’-themed picnic lunch or afternoon tea, take a walking tour oriented to children, and visit Christchurch College, a backdrop for many Harry Potter movies. Includes entrance fees and choice of departure times.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Shared | Oxford University Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni

Shared | Oxford University Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni

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Enrich your visit to the University of Oxford with a graduate-led 1.5-hour college walking tour and a student-led 30-minute punting tour. Get entry to some of the most historic buildings on campus.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private | Harry Potter Film Locations Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

Private | Harry Potter Film Locations Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

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Enjoy a 90-minute guided walking tour around Harry Potter film locations in Oxford. Learn all about JK Rowling and the connection Oxford has with the worlds most famous wizard. Your tour is led by an experienced university of Oxford Alumni guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Walking Tour Combined with River Punting Rowing (3 hours duration)

Walking Tour Combined with River Punting Rowing (3 hours duration)

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This fantastic combination tour allows you to see the highlights of Oxford from the land and the water on the same day. You’ll save hours shortlisting the city’s top sites by having a guide to show you around instead. The guided walking tour takes you past top city sites including Oxford University, Harry Potter filming locations, and Christ Church Meadow. A highlight of the tour is a boat trip, where you can choose to row yourself or have a chauffeur to punt for you.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private | Oxford Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni

Private | Oxford Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni

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You get to combine our graduate-led 90-minute college walking tour and our student-led 30-minute punting tour at a reduced rate when compared to purchasing each tour individually Meet your graduate guide at the entrance of the ‘Shop of Secrets’ on Broad Street for your 90-minute Oxford University College walking tour and learn about the colourful story of the oldest English-speaking university in the world. After your walking tour, you will be directed to the starting point of our punting tour. As you set off south from the boathouse you will be chauffeured gently past Oxford’s famous Botanic Gardens, Magdalen College School fields, Christ Church Meadows where Lewis Carroll was teaching students in the mid 19th century when he wrote the famous Alice Through the Looking Glass and Alice in Wonderland. Then past St Hilda’s College gardens and back to the Boathouse.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour entry to Divinity School (90 minutes)

Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour entry to Divinity School (90 minutes)

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NOTICE: On any dates when Divinity school is closed, the tour will instead visit New college film site at an extra cost to pay of £5 per person on the day. How does studying at Oxford University compare with studying at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Fun tour for Muggles of all ages. Guide will cater the tour according to everyone's interests, introducing also Oxford heritage.  Calling all fans of the world’s favourite wizard, this Oxford walking tour takes you to recognizable locations of the Harry Potter films. During this family-friendly tour, see the grand buildings of Oxford University and see inside the Divinity School—which featured as the infirmary & classroom space in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Learn of other literary legends that attended Oxford University. Tour includes entry worth £2.50 per person inside the Divinity school at the Bodleian Library. Tour lasts average 90 minutes.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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Inspector Morse Oxford SMALL GROUP Tour

Inspector Morse Oxford SMALL GROUP Tour

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Visit filming locations from the British television series 'Inspector Morse,' as well as spin-offs 'Lewis' and 'Endeavour,' on this Oxford walking tour. With a guide, learn about the making of the detective show and visit Oxford University colleges to gain insight into what it might be like to be a student here. End with an invitation to solve a murder mystery at one of Morse's favorite pubs. Entrance fees to university locations are included; drinks are not.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 10 minutes
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24 Hour Open Top City Tour

24 Hour Open Top City Tour

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Our iconic open-top bus tour of the city with 20 stops along the route, as well as a 45-minute optional 'Stepping Through Oxford' walking tour. Looking for an exciting way to see the city? Well look no further. Your ticket is valid for 24hours and will allow you to see the various attractions and historical points of interest from the comfort of your seat. This City of Dreaming Spires has so much to offer and although entrance into attractions and landmarks is not included we do encourage you to visit our Visitor Information Point where a member of our team will happily advise you on any attraction charges.
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  • 1 day
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Private Oxford Food and Sightseeing Tour

Private Oxford Food and Sightseeing Tour

Discover Oxford’s diverse foodie scene with a private introduction to one of England’s most cosmopolitan cities. This 2.5-hour tapas tasting tour will introduce you to some of the city’s best cuisine, stopping at street food stalls, artisan shops, and markets, where you can sample an array of regional delicacies and international foods.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Harry Potter 2 hour PUBLIC Tour + Self Guided Entry to Christ church

Harry Potter 2 hour PUBLIC Tour + Self Guided Entry to Christ church

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This is the essential tour for Harry Potter fans. Spend a day discovering the sites of Oxford associated with the Harry Potter movies. See Christ Church College which inspired the Great Hall of Hogwarts, and learn behind-the-scenes secrets about the Harry Potter actors, and J. K. Rowling.
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  • 3 hours
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Harry Potter Insights PRIVATE Tour with Self Guided Christ Church Tickets

Harry Potter Insights PRIVATE Tour with Self Guided Christ Church Tickets

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Fun tour for Muggles of all ages. Guide will cater the tour according to everyone's interests, introducing also Oxford heritage. See Christ church film site. Find out how does studying at Oxford University compare with studying at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Find out on this 5 star rated popular walking tour about the making of Harry Potter in Oxford. Your ticket includes up to £20 in entry fee per person. Due to covid restrictions, we are not allowed to guide inside Christ church, so the final hour of the two hour+ tour will be self guided using audio guide. Christ church entry tickets are limited- so please book ahead. If we cannot run the tour, you will be refunded or you may select to choose a rescheduled date. This tour also visits the Divinity school film site at the Bodleian library- as & when this secondary venue is open. Pre paid entry included included unless Divinity school is closed. On such dates, we will add entry to an additional college instead.
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  • 3 hours
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Inspector Morse Oxford PRIVATE GROUP Tours Daily

Inspector Morse Oxford PRIVATE GROUP Tours Daily

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Calling all fans of the iconic British TV programme, Inspector Morse, this 2-hour tour visit famous filming locations around Oxford. With a private guide, you’ll visit recognizable settings inside the Bodleian Library, Exeter College, and the Divinity School, all within the prestigious Oxford University campus. The tour concludes at a historic pub regularly featured in the Inspector Morse shows.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford: 3 City Walking Tours

Oxford: 3 City Walking Tours

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With your ticket, discover Oxford with unlimited access to our flexible walking tours. You can join and leave our circuits as you please; escorted by local experts who are on hand to meet you throughout the day. Using our app, simply track your nearest guide and begin to discover countless visitor hotspots, including University of Oxford, Radcliffe Camera, Carfax Tower and Oxford Castle. Enjoy fascinating storytelling from your guide as you explore, and immerse yourself in Oxford’s quaint and charming streets. Best-known for housing one of the world’s most prestigious universities, the city also has exciting stories to tell surrounding history and literature, with plenty of visitor attractions to explore. Hop-off your guided tour and self-guide whenever you wish; enjoying multilingual audio commentary, suggested walking itineraries, pinpointing your favourite sights and discovering photo hotspots, all offline, day or night - it couldn't be easier!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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