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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
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USD31.49
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Cotswolds Private Day Tour

Cotswolds Private Day Tour

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Experience England’s Cotswolds on a private tour that whisks you around its highlights so you don’t have to worry about itineraries or transport. Avoid the inconveniences of a DIY or large-group trip, and relax on a chauffeur-driven tour of the must-see towns and villages. See the riverbank houses of Bourton-on-the-Water, and admire honey-stoned Broadway and other gems; all with a driver-guide for personalized service plus flexible pickup and drop-off options.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD589.67
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USD589.67
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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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USD182.70
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USD182.70

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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USD81.90
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USD81.90

Cotswolds Villages Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Oxford

Cotswolds Villages Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Oxford

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Admire the best-known and hidden villages of England’s Cotswolds on this full-day small-group tour from Oxford. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan with a driver-guide, stop to explore villages such as Great Tew and Stow-on-the-Wold, and the hamlets of the Windrush valley. On route, enjoy lunch (own expense) in Burford, stroll around Bourton-on-the-Water, and visit the village and 15th-century ruins of Minster Lovell. Includes transport and central Oxford pickup and drop-off, with entrance fees at your expense.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD100.80
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Oxford Official University & City Tour

Oxford Official University & City Tour

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Follow in the footsteps of famous former residents like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis—and discover many of Oxford’s top landmarks in just a couple hours—on this introductory walking tour. Meet your group in central Oxford, and set off on foot. You’ll see key attractions like the Bodleian Library and Sheldonian Theatre, will explore the university area, and you will see many of the elegant colleges from the outside. As you go, your guide will share insider stories about Oxford’s history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD27.72
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Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour entry to Divinity School (90 minutes)

Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour entry to Divinity School (90 minutes)

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NOTICE: On any dates when Divinity school is closed, the tour will instead visit New college film site at an extra cost to pay of £5 per person on the day. How does studying at Oxford University compare with studying at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Fun tour for Muggles of all ages. Guide will cater the tour according to everyone's interests, introducing also Oxford heritage.  Calling all fans of the world’s favourite wizard, this Oxford walking tour takes you to recognizable locations of the Harry Potter films. During this family-friendly tour, see the grand buildings of Oxford University and see inside the Divinity School—which featured as the infirmary & classroom space in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Learn of other literary legends that attended Oxford University. Tour includes entry worth £2.50 per person inside the Divinity school at the Bodleian Library. Tour lasts average 90 minutes.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD44.10
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Cotswold Winter Adventurer

Cotswold Winter Adventurer

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The Cotswolds are the epitome of classic English countryside: from thatched-roof cottages and riverside hamlets to rolling green hills, the scenery has earned the region an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty designation. This full-day, small-group tour from Oxford makes it easy to see the sights. Traveling by luxury minibus, you’ll venture to some of the Cotswolds’ prettiest villages. As you go, your guide will share facts and stories about the region’s key landmarks and wealth of history.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD107.10
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Shared | Oxford University Tour With Optional Christ Church Entry Led By Alumni
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Shared | Oxford University Tour With Optional Christ Church Entry Led By Alumni

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Our University of Oxford graduate guide will take you on an enthralling journey through time as we recount to you the fascinating story of Oxford and its illustrious university. Enjoy famous student anecdotes and authentic insights into student life from real Oxford University Alumni and current students. You are welcomed to ask questions at each stop on the tour and prospective students may ask about the Oxbridge application process from someone who has been successful. This is the real Oxford University experience from behind closed doors!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.19
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USD25.19

Afternoon Tea Sightseeing River Cruise in Oxford

Afternoon Tea Sightseeing River Cruise in Oxford

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Set sail for a romantic cruise through the heart of Oxford on this 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise, including afternoon tea served on-board. Tuck into traditional English teatime treats like finger sandwiches and scones with jam and clotted cream, as you glide downstream. Following a scenic route along the University Regatta Course, you’ll discover Oxford’s surprising greenery and enjoy marvelous views of the University Boat Houses, Christ Church Meadows and Iffley lock.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD61.74
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Undiscovered Cotswolds Private Tour
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Undiscovered Cotswolds Private Tour

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Explore the Cotswolds without having to drive on this full-day private tour from your chosen north Cotswolds location, such as Oxford or Stratford-upon-Avon. With a private car and driver-guide, simply soak in the scenery as you follow an itinerary tailored to you. Visit manor houses, explore towns and villages such as Stow-in-the-Wold and Minster Lovell; and stop to shop and eat at your leisure—all without transport or parking issues.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD566.99
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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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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD21.42
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USD21.42

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
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USD25.14
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Oxford City and University Walking SMALL GROUP Tour

Oxford City and University Walking SMALL GROUP 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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USD37.79
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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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USD94.50
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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
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USD26.46
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Classic Cotswolds Private Tour

Classic Cotswolds Private Tour

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Immerse yourself in the Cotswolds (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), and enjoy a fully customized sightseeing experience, on this full-day, private tour. Following morning pickup at your area hotel, hop aboard your vehicle and head into the countryside. You’ll admire quaint villages like Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Chipping Campden; will discover lesser-known destinations that most visitors miss; and can even plan a tearoom or pub stop (separate expense).
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD629.99
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The Inklings Oxford Writers Tour - Private Groups Daily

The Inklings Oxford Writers Tour - Private Groups Daily

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Explore the world of ‘The Inklings’—the mid-20th-century writers’ group that included C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien—on this private Oxford walk. Rather than researching locations yourself, let a guide show you where the writers worked and relaxed. Visit Exeter College where Tolkien studied; and see Lewis’ Magdalen College and other sights while learning history and literary tales you’d otherwise miss. A choice of departure times gives you flexibility.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD94.50
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Private Oxford Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

Private Oxford Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

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Explore Oxford as you wish with your own guide on this private walking tour. Meet your guide in the heart of the history-steeped city and hear about its famous past and university as you explore the cobbled streets and squares. Use the flexible itinerary to tailor your sightseeing around your interests, visiting highlights such as the Bodleian Library, Christ Church College, and other landmarks as you please. Entrance fees at own expense.
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  • 2 hours
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USD189.00
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Oxford Sightseeing Picnic River Cruise

Oxford Sightseeing Picnic River Cruise

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Explore one of England’s most ancient cities on this 2.5-hour sightseeing river cruise in Oxford. Cruise onto the tranquil Thames River as your skipper points out places of interest such as Christchurch College, the Meadows, the Oxford University boathouses, Osney Island, Port Meadow and Folly Bridge. See a side of Oxford's rich heritage that many visitors miss, and discover sites made famous by authors including Lewis Carroll and C S Lewis. Stop off along the way for a delicious picnic of delicacies such as potted salmon and Mediterranean vegetable loaf.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Cotswolds and Shakespeare Tour from Oxford

The Cotswolds and Shakespeare Tour from Oxford

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Delve deeper into the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon than you could independently in a day on this small-group tour from Oxford. With a driver-guide and minivan transport to free you from travel hassles, you can simply enjoy the scenery on route to Stratford. After a guided walk and optional visit to Shakespeare’s birthplace, criss-cross through the Cotswolds, dipping into stone villages along the way.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD107.10
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USD107.10

2-3 Hour Cycle Tour of Oxford

2-3 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 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD44.10
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Alice in Wonderland + Harry Potter Tour with Christ Church Self Guided Entry

Alice in Wonderland + Harry Potter Tour with Christ Church Self Guided Entry

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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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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD94.50
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Walking Tour Combined with River Punting Rowing (3 hours duration)

Walking Tour Combined with River Punting Rowing (3 hours duration)

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This fantastic combination tour allows you to see the highlights of Oxford from the land and the water on the same day. You’ll save hours shortlisting the city’s top sites by having a guide to show you around instead. The guided walking tour takes you past top city sites including Oxford University, Harry Potter filming locations, and Christ Church Meadow. A highlight of the tour is a boat trip, where you can choose to row yourself or have a chauffeur to punt for you.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide
"Great experience. Megan (our guide) was funny, informative, lively, kind, and just a pleasure to tour the grounds with! Would recommend to everyone."..."
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Cotswolds Private Day Tour
"Perfect way to spend Christmas Day! Ali was a fantastic guide and we learned much about the area and explored many spots we would not have known about. Very knowledgeable and adapted the tour wonderfully for our group and with it being on Christmas Day. Highly recommend!"..."
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Private Cotswold Village Tour (for your group only)
"We had a lovely day touring the Cotswolds with Mal and Pete. We had never been there before and their knowledge and beautiful tour made us fall in love with the area - and with them."..."
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Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh
"Loved our trip to Cotswolds! Mark was a great guide- very informative and friendly. He knew the place in and out!"..."
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Cotswolds Villages Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Oxford
"Ian was an amazing guide, knowledgeable, and choose perfect, one of a kind spots for us to visit. It was a wonderful experience and we would highly recommend him and his company to everyone."..."
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Oxford Official University & City Tour
"Lucy was a fabulous and delightful guide. She loves the place and loves what she does. Best bits were the little known factlets she shared - for example she pointed out the wren hidden in the back of one of the Christopher Wren statues."..."
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Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour entry to Divinity School (90 minutes)
"Learning about the ways many writers have used similar creatures in their stories was really interesting"..."
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Cotswold Winter Adventurer
"David and Irene absolutely fabulous in bringing us around to all these charming small towns and villages period we learned a lot of history from them. This is a better trip than from London due to shorter distances."..."
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Shared | Oxford University Tour With Optional Christ Church Entry Led By Alumni
"John was our guide and he was phenomenal. It felt like one of your friends being a tourguide and regaling stories from Oxford and of the famous alumni who attended the university previously. Definitely a must do while in Oxford."..."
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Afternoon Tea Sightseeing River Cruise in Oxford
"Beautiful day! Knowledgeable and friendly captain. I enjoyed a lovely tea service while my husband enjoyed the cruise!"..."
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Undiscovered Cotswolds Private Tour
"Ian provided an awesome tour, enjoyed it thoroughly! I will recommend this trip to my family and friends."..."
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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"Good trip to see the city for the first time. The weather was good to be able to sit in the uncovered part of the bus."..."
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1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour
"Wonderful tour! Very informative and fun! Tour guide was friendly and helpful. Dress in layers as it is cold outside! Thank you!"..."
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Oxford City and University Walking SMALL GROUP Tour
"Our guide Murray was fantastic! He was knowledgeable, flexible, and fun. Very grateful for him and the view of Oxford he provided. Thank you!"..."
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Harry Potter 2 hour PUBLIC Tour + Self Guided Entry to Christ church
"Peter was a wonderful tour guide. He has vast knowledge of Oxford and gave a fantastic tour including Oxford history and lots of interesting Harry Potter insights. Our son is a huge HP fan and he was completely engaged with this tour the entire time. Peter is a one of a kind guide who goes the extra mile to make sure all guests enjoy the tour. I highly recommend this tour for all Oxford visitors."..."
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Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Oxford Walking Tour
"Fantastic tour. Really enjoyed every minute. Our guide was awesome and she covered so many interesting facts. We are big fans of these shows and this tour made them come alive. Would do it again and highly recommend it."..."
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Classic Cotswolds Private Tour
"We had a great tour of several Cotswold villages with Jamie. We even were lucky enough to visit Blockley while they were filming Father Brown Mysteries and see them in action! It was sopa great day overall and would definite recommend it!"..."
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The Inklings Oxford Writers Tour - Private Groups Daily
"Very knowledgeable guide, Tom, who shared the rich history in detail of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis"..."
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Private Oxford Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide
"Our guide was incredible! She was a current student at Oxford and gave us historical and hysterical insights of the area and the colleges. I highly recommend getting the private/alumni tour
you will learn and laugh the entire time! Well done Izi!!"..."
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Oxford Sightseeing Picnic River Cruise
"The guide was a fount of interesting information, and the tour gave us an unexpected perspective on Oxford."..."
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The Cotswolds and Shakespeare Tour from Oxford
"A well-narrated excursion visiting quintessential Cotswold villages, culminating in a 2 hour visit to the hometown of William Shakespeare. A small group tour conducted by a very knowledgeable guide, Isobel,made this an intimate, informative and personal experience."..."
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2-3 Hour Cycle Tour of Oxford
"A brilliant guide So entertaining and gave Oxford its just We saw so much and many hidden gems Bravo!"..."
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Alice in Wonderland + Harry Potter Tour with Christ Church Self Guided Entry
"Perfect for kids who are Harry Potter buffs! Lots of snacks, Harry Potter outfits to dress up in, and access to Christchurch. Extremely experienced tour guide."..."
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