Private Tour

Oxford – Top 10 City Highlights – Divinity School & New College Walking Tour

From

£49

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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Highlights

  • Visit Oxford’s Top 10, including Bridge of Sighs, the 13th century New College as well as the magnificent Divinity Library, where many of the Harry Potter movies were filmed
  • Tour is led by an expert professional English-speaking local guide
  • Visit Oxford’s famous Radcliffe Square, home to some of the city’s most incredible architecture
  • Learn all about how Oxford became one of Europe’s top seats of learning
  • Benefit from a more intimate experience with an itinerary led group tour

Description

This thrilling 3-hour Oxford top 10 highlights walking tour takes a journey through 1,100 years of history and visits the city’s must-see highlights.  Starting from the heart of Oxfords historical centre, home to almost 40 colleges, your expert local guide offers a wonderful engaging tour through the vibrant historical streets of Oxford visiting both well-known sites and hidden gems where visitors can see, and experience so much more, than they could on their own.

Included will be a visit to the 14th Radcliffe Square containing the most memorable of Oxford’s buildings such as the Old Schools Quadrangle, the Bodleian Library in addition to the magnificent 15th-Divinity School as well as the Tower of the Five Orders. Following in the footsteps of an expert award-winning local guide will lead you on an intriguing interactive tour experience peppered with great stories and insights as well visits to unique locations such as Halley’s House where the world-famous Astronomer, Edmund Halley had his observatory where he discovered the comet that now bears his name. Tour participants on this truly unique top-rated tour will also have a chance to take memorable photos as they explore the historical streets of Oxford. This tour will also visit Merton Street where guests will step back in time and pass not only some of England’s oldest colleges but also take a phot outside the most famous Examinations Schools where students take their final exams.  The tour finishes hen the perfect city centre location to continue their extraordinary visit to one of the most famous University locations in the world.

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Inclusions
  • Visit the 14th Radcliffe Square containing the most memorable of Oxford’s buildings such as the Old Schools Quadrangle, the Bodleian Library in addition to the magnificent 15th-Divinity School as well as the Tower of the Five Orders
  • Enter and stroll New College Lane where one of the most famous bridges in England stands, the ‘Bridge of Sighs’ for a photo stop that is sure to impress.
  • Stop outside Halley’s House where the world-famous Astronomer, Edmund Halley had his observatory where he discovered the comet that now bears his name.
  • Visit the 13th century New College where you will discover its grounds and cloisters and Chapel to soak up its timeless peaceful quality
  • For Harry Potter fans – Visit and see the extraordinary Bodleian Library and New College featured in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, as well as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Visit Turl Street home to three colleges and the access route to Oxford’s famous 18th century Covered Market
  • Walk through Broad Street to see Sir Christophers Wren’s early masterpiece, The Sheldonian as well as Blackwell’s the 19th century bookstore, one of the largest bookstores in the world, in addition to a visit to the very location where the Oxford Martyrs were burnt to death in the 16th
  • See the 16th century Christ Church, founded by Cardinal Wolsey
  • Visit the cobbled stoned vibrant city centre streets such as hundreds of years old Merton Street, nestled with charming shops, galleries, restaurants, pubs, the 19th century examination schools and the oldest coffee shop in England.
Exclusions
  • Private transportation,
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Food or Drink
Before You Book
  • We cannot accommodate strollers or baby carriages.
  • Wheelchairs, motorised scooters, or any other device to assist mobility are not recommended.
  • Participants should be in good health, consult first with your doctor if you have any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking, including over uneven surfaces, cobblestones, hills, inclines/declines and stairs.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Changes or cancellations requested less than 24 hours before the tour departure time are not possible.
  • Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation.
  • Anybody under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by somebody aged 18 years or older.

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