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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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$100.95
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$100.95

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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.60
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$134.60
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Oxford Bike and Walking Tour

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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$53.84
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$53.84

Cotswold Taster Tour from Oxford

Cotswold Taster Tour from Oxford

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If you're short on time but want to experience the Cotswolds, book this half-day tour from Oxford. The region is known as an English countryside idyll with its gentle hills and thatched-roof villages, and you'll discover its highlights with the help of a guide. The experience includes sights of all the must-see villages including Bourton-on-the-Water, Asthall, Stow-on-the-Weld, and Woodstock where Sir Winston Churchill was born.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.49
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$87.49

Private Cotswold Village Tour (for your group only)

Private Cotswold Village Tour (for your group only)

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Feast your eyes and fill your camera roll with postcard-perfect English countryside on this private tour of the Cotswolds’ most adorable villages. There’s no need to stress about left-side driving or worry about parking, which can be challenging, especially in high season. Simply meet your private driver/guide at the pickup point of your choice and soak up delights such as Bourton on the Water, Chipping Campden and Stow-on-the-Wold.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.25
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$168.25

Evening Cocktail Cruise in Oxford

Evening Cocktail Cruise in Oxford

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Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Thames River and soak up the views in style on this 30-minute evening sightseeing cruise in Oxford. Hop into your sightseeing boat as the sun starts to set and head out onto the calm waters with your guide. Sip a glass of Prosecco, beer, wine or a soft drink as the sunlight dances on the river, and gaze out over Oxford’s beautiful Christchurch Meadows. Learn of the city’s educational and sporting heritage, and enjoy a romantic moment on the river with your loved one.  
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.92
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$26.92

Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course

Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course

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Explore Oxford University’s famous regatta course on this 50-minute Thames River sightseeing cruise in Oxford. Hop aboard your sightseeing vessel in the heart of Oxford and cruise out onto the famous waterway. Listen as your guide sheds light on the city’s rich history, and discover local landmarks such as Folly Bridge, Christchurch College, the Oxford University boathouses and the Meadows. Share the waters with rowing eights, punts, university boats and cruisers, and watch the banks for sightings of native river wildlife.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.54
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$21.54

Cotswold Summer Explorer Tour

Cotswold Summer Explorer Tour

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Spend a day in the Cotswolds with this guided day trip from the city of Oxford. A region of postcard-perfect English villages, green hills, and manor houses, the Cotswolds has been designated as an Area of Outstanding National Beauty. See its highlights with a guide, and discover villages such as Asthall, Swinbrook, and Bourton-on-the-Water -- places that inspired writers and artists with their idyllic appeal. Through the day, you'll enjoy a mix of guided activities and free time to explore at your own pace.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.41
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$114.41

Sundowner Cruise with Three Course Riverside Dining

Sundowner Cruise with Three Course Riverside Dining

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Make unforgettable memories in the heart of Oxford on this 2-hour dining experience with evening cruise. Step aboard your vessel as the sun slowly sinks on the horizon, and cruise out onto the Thames River. Sip chilled Prosecco as you wind your way along the tranquil waterway, and gaze out over Christchurch Meadows and the university boathouses. Afterwards, alight at the mooring outside The Folly restaurant and follow the candles and fairy lights to your table. Then, enjoy a delicious 3-course a la carte dinner in the restaurant’s romantic surroundings. 
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.88
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$92.88

Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library

Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library

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Discover the Harry Potter movie locations of Oxford on this walking tour. Visit the famous Bodleian Library to see the hall used as Hogwarts’ Infirmary in many movies, and view other locations in one or two of Oxford’s oldest colleges. As you walk, enjoy a fun Harry Potter quiz, and learn about Oxford University and other famous children’s books written in the city. Entrance fees to the Bodleian and select colleges are included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.33
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$29.33

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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$100.95
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$100.95

Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh

Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh

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See more of the picturesque Cotswolds on a trip that leaves from Moreton-in-Marsh. Showcasing the must-see villages that can be tricky to find on your own, the excursion visits Bourton-on-the-Water and Chipping Camden along with some lesser-known hamlets that many Cotswolds tourists miss. You have ample free time to explore, along with commentary and tips for places to eat or see through the day.
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  • 7 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.30
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$67.30

'Inspector Morse,' 'Lewis,' and 'Endeavour' Walking Tour of Oxford

'Inspector Morse,' 'Lewis,' and 'Endeavour' Walking Tour of 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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$29.61
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$29.61

Oxford City and University Walking PUBLIC 1pm Tour

Oxford City and University Walking PUBLIC 1pm Tour

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If you’re interested in Oxford’s rich history, look no further than this walking tour for a comprehensive overview of the historic city. In a small group limited to 15, visit Bodleian Library—home to 'Harry Potter' filming locations—and one other college, and learn about Oxford University alumni such as C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Plus, receive an ILoveOxford map showing all of the main sites.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.91
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$26.91

The Oxford Ghost Tour

The Oxford Ghost Tour

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Oxford at nightfall...The crowds are dispersing, and the deserted, gloomy streets await us. The Oxford Ghost Tour will lead you away from the bustle and noise of central Oxford into the eeriest parts of the city, the domain of demons, dark deeds, the Devil, and death. All the accounts are based on documented events. They feature not only paranormal manifestations, but also gruesome executions and heart-rending deaths, some from eye witness testimony. You will hear spine-chilling stories from the city's bloody past and of the spirit entities it has left behind. You will see the locations where the apparitions have revealed themselves, and may do again. You might sense their presence, feel their touch, hear their groaning, smell their putrefaction.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.19
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$20.19

Oxford Combined Cycle Walking Tour - (Saturdays Only April to August)

Oxford Combined Cycle Walking Tour - (Saturdays Only April to August)

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Explore more of Oxford’s University buildings, riverside parks, and picturesque countryside on this small-group half-day bike tour. Admire city landmarks such as the Bodleian Library and Christchurch; cycle along the scenic River Thames Path; and visit local villages such as Iffley, Binsey, and Old Marston.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.95
Price varies by group size
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$100.95
Price varies by group size

Oxford In A Day With Student Guide - Christ Church Optional

Oxford In A Day With Student Guide - Christ Church Optional

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See Oxford in one day with this small group, sight-packed, full-day tour with an authentic Oxford student to give you the inside scoop, along with the little known facts and locations off the beaten path! See inside the oldest Colleges in Oxford, including the largest in Oxford - complete with its own deer park. Break for a pub lunch, before entering the most historic part of England's most iconic library, which makes a regular appearance in Hollywood films. For entrance into a famous Harry Potter college, upgrade to include a ticket for Christ Church.
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  • 6 hours
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$110.02
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$110.02

Oxford Private Guided Walking Tour

Oxford Private Guided Walking Tour

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Oxford is one of England’s most renowned university cities and a private tour means you can explore at your own pace. On this 3-hour walking tour, admire Oxford landmarks such as the Bodleian Library, Christchurch Cathedral, and the Ashmolean Museum; learn more about the city’s fascinating history and heritage; and see the famous Oxford University colleges.
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  • 3 hours
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$345.15
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$345.15
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Magnificent Cotswolds Cycle Tour

Magnificent Cotswolds Cycle Tour

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Enjoy the beautiful rolling hills and some of the prettiest scenery that the Cotswolds has to offer on this Guided Cycling Tour. Starting and finishing at the pretty market town of Moreton-in-Marsh this spectacular guided group Cotswolds cycle tour offers something for everyone. Passing through pretty Cotswold villages, beautiful scenery and quintessential Cotswold countryside along the way this really is a fun-packed day out. The distance is easily manageable over the course of the day and the pace is relaxed offering plenty of time for photo stops, sightseeing and some refreshments at one of the plentiful Cotswold pubs along the way! Bike, helmet and knowledgeable guide all provided. Suitable for children over 15 years old (5ft+). Electric bikes also available.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.68
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$107.68

3-Hour Private Tour of Oxford With University Alumni Guide

3-Hour Private Tour of Oxford With University Alumni Guide

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Building upon the success of our 2-hour tour, this extended 3-hour version now includes entry into one of the oldest colleges at Oxford University. It also incorporates visiting the world-famous Bodleian Library, one of the best examples of Medieval architecture in Europe, and a Harry Potter film site. As always, this is done uniquely with our Oxford University student guides.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.34
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$161.34
Price varies by group size

Cotswold Rover

Cotswold Rover

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This is a perfect half-day tour for those wanting to experience the delights of the Cotswolds but who cannot spare a whole day. You will see idyllic stone hamlets, hidden valleys and rivers and be entertained with stories about the history and culture of the region and local traditions. An unforgettable introduction to one of Britain's finest regions delivered by local experts in a small group tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.49
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$87.49

Blenheim Palace Tour From Oxford With Oxford University Alumni (Half Day)

Blenheim Palace Tour From Oxford With Oxford University Alumni (Half Day)

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Visit Blenheim Palace, the imposing and dramatic home of the Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Winston Churchill. On this half day tour, with express transportation and strict small group sizes, our guide will also tell you the history of the Palace and its impressive grounds.
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  • 3 hours
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$80.67
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$80.67

Oxford and Harry Potter Private Guided Walking Tour

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Oxford and Harry Potter Private Guided Walking Tour

Take a private guided tour of the picturesque university city of Oxford. Enjoy a private walking tour of the city and its colleges and museums. Your 3 hours tour begins when your guide meets you at the agreed pick-up point, for example Oxford train station. The tour introduces the most famous colleges and describes college life, student traditions, famous literary, scientific, and political figures, and English history in Oxford. Follow the informative guide around the city as you visit the famous sights and learn about the history of Oxford. Visit famous film location of Harry Potter movies.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$312.28
per group
$390.35
$78.07 savings
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$312.28
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$390.35
$78.07 savings

The best of Oxford walking tour

The best of Oxford walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in Oxford. Is it true that the city was the capital of England? What is so special about the university in Oxford? The city is fascinated by its architecture, culture, beautiful landscapes. What is the relation between the city and the Harry Potter cult movie? Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it! Admire the unique architecture of Oxford University buildings.
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  • 4 hours
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$704.62
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What people are saying about Half-day Tours in Oxford

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Harry Potter 2 hour PUBLIC Tour + Self Guided Entry to Christ church
"Peter was a great guide and was so knowledgeable about all things Oxford and Harry Potter. I will definitely be recommending this tour to family and friends who are visiting Oxford."..."
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Private Oxford Walking Tour for the Discerning Traveler
"My husband and I traveled to Oxford to accompany our daughter on her first trip abroad. We booked this tour before leaving and didn’t really know what to expect. It turned out to be one of our favorite afternoons. Chris is incredibly knowledgeable and engaging. We stopped at a number of locations with wonderful discussions along the way. We could have perhaps toured with a bigger group but the private tour with Chris was much more satisfying. He reached out before we met to ask about our interests and did not disappoint."..."
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Oxford Bike and Walking Tour
"Very nice tour!!! Our tour guide was Tim, which was very nice, friendly, helpful and funny. He told us about History and also come cusiosities about Oxford. As he was borned and raised there, he knew a lot. It was a pitty that it was rainy. Good thing that we scheduled on Monday morning and only our group was there! So we had all his attention and had lots of fun! I recommend!"..."
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Cotswold Taster Tour from Oxford
"Ed and David were friendly, knowledgeable, and so accommodating. Our train was running late so they adapted quickly to pick us up from the train station. We really enjoyed the beautiful little towns and all of the information we learned about them. Ed and David are a great pair who have the ability to play off of each other making the trip very interesting. They were great at adapting their information to include more about the things we asked about. We would highly recommend!"..."
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Private Cotswold Village Tour (for your group only)
"Reasonable Price. Fruitful and well plan Tour. Very friendly and Their English are easy to understand."..."
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Evening Cocktail Cruise in Oxford
"Very nice tour in the sunshine - was about 45 mins and tour guide/skipper was very knowledgeable about Oxford. Worth doing."..."
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Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course
"Mark the skipper was fun, friendly and very knowledgeable. The boat was comfortable with blankets if we were cold and the option to take drinks on board. The Folly Restaurant (where you set off) is a beautiful place, making the whole experience fantastic."..."
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Cotswold Summer Explorer Tour
"David and Isabelle were gracious, knowkedfeable, friendly and full of interesting details of everything we saw. They were well worth every farthing and we highly recommend this tour"..."
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Sundowner Cruise with Three Course Riverside Dining
"Superb food absolutely fantastic The staff in folly restaurant were excellent The boat ride was nice and captain good But I can’t say how brilliant the food was"..."
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Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library
"The weather was awful but Trevor was such an engaging, knowledgable and entertaining guide that he made the day really memorable. Would highly recommend him. Thank you Trevor for a brilliant two hours."..."
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Christ Church Harry Potter PUBLIC 10am tour from July 2022 only
"This was the best tour we’ve ever been on! Peter was amazing! You will not regret booking this tour- so many fun facts! If we would of been thinking straight we would of just followed Peter to his next tour destination. It really was such a lovely tour I can’t say enough about how great it was!"..."
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Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh
"Tom is a delightful guide. The trip was well curated. We had a lovely time and will certainly return to the Cotswold in the future for more. I have already started to recommend this tour to friends."..."
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'Inspector Morse,' 'Lewis,' and 'Endeavour' Walking Tour of Oxford
"Liked it all but no particular favourite. Thoroughly enjoyable experience. Heidi was extremely knowledgeable about the whole Dexter/ Morse canon"..."
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Oxford City and University Walking PUBLIC 1pm Tour
"The guide was very knowledgeable, the pace of delivery was good. Would definitely recommend. Tour was interesting, lots of interesting stories."..."
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The Oxford Ghost Tour
"Interesting stories, engaging guide, a good way to explore part of Oxford. Thank you Iain with 2 👁!"..."
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Oxford Combined Cycle Walking Tour - (Saturdays Only April to August)
"Really fun tour! Get to see all of the characteristic places in Oxford with an accomodating guide who will tailor the tour to your preferences! Would recommend to first time visitors to the city."..."
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Magnificent Cotswolds Cycle Tour
"I would def recommend this to others if you want something special and memorable in Cotswold. My friend and I both enjoyed the country views and the cycling. we both felt a huge achievement afterwards (as we are not active cyclists) and had a lot of laughters. It will be a treasured memory in the future. Our guide Eric was very friendly, patient and considerate. We have been well looked after throughout the trip. Thank you Eric!"..."

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