Official university and city walking tour in Oxford
Activities

Official university and city walking tour in Oxford

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore Oxford, the setting for famous fictional characters such as Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland and Inspector Morse
  • Discover university traditions and why Oxford is called the City of Dreaming Spires
  • Learn the history and secrets of the city, the university and its colleges
  • Stroll past Oxford's most famous movie locations
What to expect

Explore Oxford as the setting for famous fictional characters such as Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland and Inspector Morse and enjoy stories about real-life characters who’ve lived here. Discover university traditions and why Oxford is called the City of Dreaming Spires as your expert guide leads you on this walking tour.

This University and City tour is the best way to learn about the history and the secrets of Oxford, the University and its colleges. Your guide will also walk past Oxford’s most famous movie locations, including Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland and the Morse, Lewis and Endeavour TV series and will tell you the story of great academics and scientists who have studied and lived in this beautiful heritage city.

Stroll around the city of the Dreaming spires led by one of the knowledgeable guides.You will be able to walk past Oxford’s most popular sights, including its colleges, the Bodleian Library, the Sheldonian Theatre, the Bridge of Sights and many more.

Even with the current COVID crisis which has restricted inside access to the colleges, there is still plenty to see and enjoy as Oxford is quieter and more beautiful than ever.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Professional expert guide
    • Guided walking tour
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 0-5): free admission
    • Youths (age 6-17)
    • Students (age 16-99)
    • Seniors (age 65-99)
    Where

    23-25 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AX, United Kingdom

    Meeting point:

    Please meet your guide outside the Cool Britannia gift shop at the corner of Turl Street and Broad Street.

    What to remember
    • The maximum number of participants is 20 people
    • Children age 5 years old and under get free admission and require a ticket, please select your free ticket during check-out
    • Students need to bring a valid ID card
    • You will only walk outside all colleges as they are currently closed due to the Covid-19 crisis
    • Please wear comfortable and appropriate shoes and clothing as some streets are cobblestoned and the tour runs in all weather conditions
    • Pregnant women are welcome to participate on this tour
    • This tour is fully wheelchair accessible, Please advise the guide in advance if you have any mobility or issues that would be helpful so that they are aware
    • Assistance dogs are welcome on this tour, unfortunately other pets are not allowed
    • This tour has #WereGoodtoGo and #SafeTravels accreditation from VisitEngland, the national tourist board for England
    • The official guides will wear visors and ensure social distancing for your safety and comfort
    • You are not required to wear a mask as the tour is outside, but if you feel more comfortable wearing one please do so
    • Your tour will cover 1.5 to 2 miles in the open air. Please ask your guide if you need a seat or comfort break during the tour
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Oxford Official Walking Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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