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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.27
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$28.27
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PUBLIC Oxford City and University Walking Tour

PUBLIC Oxford City and University Walking 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 25 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.34
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$35.34

Oxford Bike Tour with Student Guide

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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$35.34
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$35.34

1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour

1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour

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Oxford University is one of the world’s most famous universities and this 90-minute walking tour takes you behind the scenes of its historic colleges. Follow in the footsteps of alumni such as Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein, and J.R.R. Tolkien; admire architectural landmarks such as Trinity College, New College and the Radcliffe Camera; and peek inside the colleges, chapels, and halls.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.14
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$21.14
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PUBLIC 10am Christ Church Harry Potter Tour (from July 2022 only)

PUBLIC 10am Christ Church Harry Potter 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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$106.06
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$106.06

City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Experience one of the world’s greatest university cities on this hop-on hop-off Oxford bus tour. With a 24- or 48-hour pass, design a personalized itinerary with several possible stops including the University of Oxford buildings (some featured in the 'Harry Potter' films), Oxford Castle, and Bodleian Library, one of the world’s oldest public libraries. Enjoy unobstructed views from the open-top viewing deck and fun onboard commentary as you savor this elegant city.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.33
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$23.33
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Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.41
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$17.41
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12.30 Public Christ Church Harry Potter Film Site Tour

12.30 Public Christ Church Harry Potter Film Site Tour

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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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$106.06
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$106.06

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

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Immerse yourself in the world of Inspector Morse, Lewis, and Hathaway during this 2-hour walking tour in Oxford. Listen to stories about the city's most famous detectives and stop at landmarks such as Broad Street, the White Horse pub, and the Randolph Hotel.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.28
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$28.28
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'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
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.11
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$31.11
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Oxford Scenic Cycle Tour- 2 persons minimum

Oxford Scenic Cycle Tour- 2 persons minimum

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Immerse yourself in the charming English countryside on a 2-hour cycling tour from Oxford. In a small group limited to 15, you’ll cycle along the Thames River and pass narrow boats, ducks and swans, and traditional country pubs. Stop to learn about the area’s rich history and take photos in Christchurch and Binsey, home to medieval thatched cottages and a Norman chapel.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.71
Price varies by group size
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$70.71
Price varies by group size

Oxford Combined Cycle Walking Tour- Saturdays Only

Oxford Combined Cycle Walking Tour- Saturdays Only

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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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$70.69
Price varies by group size
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$70.69
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Oxford Walking and Biking Tour

Oxford Walking and Biking 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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$61.64
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$61.64

2-Hour Cycle Tour of Oxford

2-Hour Cycle Tour of Oxford

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See more of Oxford in less time, and get up close and personal with its world-famous scenery, on this small-group biking tour of the city and its major landmarks. Meet your guide in the center of Oxford, and climb on your cycle. Begin by discovering the Bridge of Sighs and other historical landmarks in the city center before heading to the Port Meadow and cycling along the Thames River. Finally, see the former residences of famous Oxford denizens like J.R.R. Tolkien.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.42
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$42.42
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Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around Oxford - Towers and Taverns

Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around Oxford - Towers and Taverns

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A fun and different way to see Oxford! Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones. Spot things other people take for granted! You’ll learn interesting facts and stories. Everything is outdoors and you can do social distancing.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.13
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$14.13

Self-guided Scavenger Hunt Tour - Oxford (1 Day Private)

Self-guided Scavenger Hunt Tour - Oxford (1 Day Private)

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App led Travel Scavenger Hunt Experience - More than 100 Destinations & Challenges - Budget-friendly, Kid Friendly, Avoid Crowds - Ideal for Sightseeing, Hidden Gems, Walking Tours & Road-trips - No tour guides or reservations needed (start anytime you want) - 100% Free Cancellation - 1 Day Access (permitted on 1 device) Travel-themed scavenger hunt with hundreds of destinations & challenges. Contact free travel and truly immersive way to explore When you arrive in the region, simply log in to begin. With hundreds of map pins displayed on your screen, attempt to visit them all (earning points & prizes) or enjoy the journey at your own pace. You travel independently (self-drive/walk) with our GPS technology guiding you every step of the way. Friends and family can enjoy together with just one ticket (ticket per device). And with the huge variety of destinations & challenges, it's perfect for all ages A brand-new way to travel & perfect addition for all Day Trips & Holidays
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$14.13
per group
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$14.13
per group
Taking safety measures

Cotswolds One Day Guided Cycle Tour - Private Groups

Cotswolds One Day Guided Cycle Tour - Private Groups

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The Cotswolds is a scenic part of England & it's my pleasure to share these sights & heritage with you.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$282.82
Price varies by group size
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$282.82
Price varies by group size

Small group Campfire Evening Experience in North Leigh
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Small group Campfire Evening Experience in North Leigh

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There is nothing quite like a campfire to relax and bring people together. Bring family and friends together for this unique evening experience under the trees. Our campfire experience evenings are set in a beautiful woodland and allow groups to sit together under rustic shelters around their own fire. Even on a wet evening your group will have fun sat warm and dry under their fire proof shelter. Kids of all ages can roam free, build dens and have a go on our giant swing until it’s time to eat. After the food there are fireside delights to add to your experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.42
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$42.42
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Self-guided Scavenger Hunt Tour - Blenheim Palace (1 Day Private)

Self-guided Scavenger Hunt Tour - Blenheim Palace (1 Day Private)

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App led Travel Scavenger Hunt Experience - More than 100 Destinations & Challenges - Budget-friendly, Kid Friendly, Avoid Crowds - Ideal for Sightseeing, Hidden Gems, Walking Tours & Road-trips - No tour guides or reservations needed (start anytime you want) - 100% Free Cancellation - 1 Day Access (permitted on 1 device) Travel-themed scavenger hunt with hundreds of destinations & challenges. Contact free travel and truly immersive way to explore When you arrive in the region, simply log in to begin. With hundreds of map pins displayed on your screen, attempt to visit them all (earning points & prizes) or enjoy the journey at your own pace. You travel independently (self-drive/walk) with our GPS technology guiding you every step of the way. Friends and family can enjoy together with just one ticket (ticket per device). And with the huge variety of destinations & challenges, it's perfect for all ages A brand-new way to travel & perfect addition for all Day Trips & Holidays
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$14.13
per group
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$14.13
per group
Taking safety measures

TWO DAYS TOUR of Oxford City plus Cotswolds Cycle Tours

TWO DAYS TOUR of Oxford City plus Cotswolds Cycle Tours

Day 1: See the city of Oxford's most well known & less known best sights as locals do on 2 wheels. Includes visit inside colleges. Day 2: Make use of an electric bike to enjoy an adventurous ride of approx 40km, taking in scenic views & picturesque villages in the Cotswolds Tour officially starts from March 30th but if you have a request for earlier dates, please ask viator to contact us!
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$424.23
Price varies by group size
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$424.23
Price varies by group size

Private Oxford Bicycle Tour - available to book daily

Private Oxford Bicycle Tour - available to book daily

COVID19 NOTICE: Currently all university colleges are still closed to the public but you will see & hear lots about the colleges on the tour route. The best way to see Oxford is on a bicycle on this private bicycle tour along the River Thames Path. In fact, bikes are the locals' favourite way to get around the city as the compact Oxford is not very car-friendly. Default start time is 12.00 but you may request any start time from 12.00 until 14.30 start time. The tour lasts for 3-4 hours, including a guided tour plus bike set up time and a refreshments stop. The route covers both the city's sights and stories with a college entrance fee and a relaxing cycle along the River Thames to Iffley or Binsey Village.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.06
Price varies by group size
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$106.06
Price varies by group size

9-Day Self-Guided Cycling Tour in Cotswold

9-Day Self-Guided Cycling Tour in Cotswold

Enjoy a self guided cycling holiday in the Cotswolds. Visit countless delightful villages that are nestled amongst the green hills; the honey coloured stone cottages, churches and manors merge harmoniously into the landscape. Winding lanes lead you through well-known villages such as Chipping Campden, Stow on the Wold and the Slaughters. This tour offers an interesting and relaxing experience of the countryside with the reassurance that you are never more than a few miles from the next delightful village.
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,810.05
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$1,810.05

Cotswolds Electric Bike Tour

Cotswolds Electric Bike Tour

This tour is delivered only by myself, Alasdair de Voil, the business owner of Visit Oxford Tours. However, for insurance purposes, these tours are actually booked to be conducted privately via myself as a self employed sole trader offering you a personal service. They are not delivered as a product delivered by Visit Oxford Tours Ltd. This legal distinction will be reconfirmed in writing whenever any booking is received. Default itinerary is 10am to 5pm. The Cotswolds is a scenic part of England located only 20 minutes by train from Oxford or only 70 minutes from London. It's my pleasure to share these sights & heritage with you on an active cycling tour. Participants must be fit and aged 14+ as the Cotswolds roads are lots of up and down cycling but the scenery plus the villages here are beautiful.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$282.82
Price varies by group size
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$282.82
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