Oxford University tour
City tours

Oxford University tour

Availability: Daily
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore and be inspired by the ancient city of dreaming spires
  • Visit magical Harry Potter filming locations
  • Be led around by a fun and knowledgeable Oxford student or actor
What to expect

With its cobbled streets, endless spires and bicycles freewheeling past you, you'll feel immediately swept up in Oxford's old-school charm. Your tour will be led by a super knowledgable and eccentric guide who will either be an actor or a university student which is fitting given that Oxford has been used for countless film locations and is home to one of the world's most famous educational institutions.

You'll pass around 9 different university colleges, learning about their history, cultures and famous past and current students. You'll also visit famous filming locations such as the Bodleian Library, used as the library in the Harry Potter films, trust us, it's like stepping into Hogwarts itself. Whether it's magic or purely beautiful cities you're into, this tour is personalizable, shaped to your interests and requests, so you get to see the side of Oxford you've lways wanted to.

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What's included
  • Selected college entrances
  • A complimentary map of Oxford College and sights
  • 2 entry fee per person to see inside The Divinity School- Harry Potter film site (when open)
What's not included
  • Entrance to Christchurch
Reduced price
  • Children (5-17 years)
  • Children (0-4 years): free

15 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AS, UK

Meeting point:

Please meet your guide OUTSIDE Oxford visitor info centre. They'll be wearing a red branded lanyard and will be standing next to an iloveoxford bike trailer just outside. Please arrive 5 minutes early.

What to remember
  • Please note which colleges or university venues visited varies and will depend on the day but please note that this tour doesn't visit inside Christchurch
  • Please note that as the university colleges and the Bodleain Library are private institutions, entry is not guaranteed to colleges, but it is very rare that you won't get entry into at least 1 or 2 colleges on the tour
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  • This tour takes place daily , year round at 12.30pm
  • The tour takes between 1.5 and 2 hours

Scheduled closures

  • Divinity School (inside the Bodleain): 18 January, 29 February, 2 May, 9 May, 18 July, 28 July, 31 July,1 August, 7 August, 8 August, 12 September, 25 September, 26 September, 6 November, 7 November, 14 November, 20 November, 22-26 December 2020 and 1 January, 23 January, 27 February, 6 March, 8 May, and 15 May 2021
  • • University Open days 2020: 1 July, 2 July, 18 September
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Visit Oxford Tours Ltd
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 1 day before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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