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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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Stop At: Balliol College, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BJ England

Argued to be the oldest College at Oxford University

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Trinity College, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BH England

One of the most beautiful Colleges at Oxford University dating back to 1555

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Rhodes House, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RG England

Home to Rhodes Scholars at Oxford, and built as a memorial to Cecil Rhodes; a man so powerful, they names a country after him. Also where Albert Einstein provided a series of lectures while in Oxford.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Pitt Rivers Museum South Parks Road Suggested Time Taken 5 Adys, Oxford OX1 3PP England

Founded in 1884 and probably the most entertaining museum at Oxford. Strange and wonderful collections from around the world

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Eagle and Child, 49 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LU, UK

A weekly location for C.S Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien to meet and discuss their works. Lunch break here, or you can visit your own choice.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St John's College, St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3JP England

The wealthiest College at Oxford University, home to Tony Blair

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Exeter College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP England

Founded in 1314, notable for where Tolkien attended as a student

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hertford College, Catte Street, Oxford OX1 3BW England

With a history dating back to 1282, this College is known as one of the most progressive at Oxford. A good chance to tackle the rather slowing moving image of Oxford.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Magdalen College, High Street, Oxford OX1 4AU England

Established in 1458 this is the largest College at Oxford. With incredible grounds, it even boasts it own Deer Park. Home to C.S Lewis and Oscar Wilde.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Lincoln College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DR England

Built in 1427, it has a historic rivalry with its neighbours

Stop At: University College, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BH England

Forms part of the 800 year plus debate as to who is the oldest College at Oxford.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: History of Science Museum, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ England

Famous for housing Albert Einstein's chalkboard with his markings preserved from the series of lectures he provided at Oxford.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Weston Library, Bodleian Library Broad Street Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG England

A dramatic example of Brutalist architecture, contrasting the typically Victorian Neo-Gothic style, that Oxford is famous for. Responsible for housing over 5 million books - including some of the most important in the history of the human race, with a stunningly modern interior following an extensive renovation.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH England

Established in 1683, with a world leading Egyptian section. Also plays host to some of the most valuable paintings in the world.

Stop At: Martyrs' Memorial, 13 Magdalen Street, Oxford OX1 3AE England

Often overlooked, but arguably the most important religious site in Oxford. Belies the dark conflict in England between Protestants and Catholics which lead to many gruesome deaths

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ England

Finished in 1669 by Sir Christopher Wren. This plays host to the most import ceremonies at Oxford University.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: New College, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN England

Often mistaken as "new" dating back to 1379, an important model for how all

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bodleian Library Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG England

One of the most important libraries in England built in 1602, responsible for over 12 million books with documents dating back to the Pharaohs.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bridge of Sighs, New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL England

The most photographed site at Oxford

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Radcliffe Camera, Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ England

The most iconic site in Oxford (what you normally see on the postcards). Certainly worth the hype, but is used for a far different function from what most people think.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: All Souls College, High Street, Oxford OX1 4AL England

The most exclusive academic institution in the world, home to Laurence of Arabia and some of the best traditions at Oxford University

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, High St., Oxford OX1 4AH England

The epicentre of Oxford University, belying its religious foundations. Also houses some of the most detailed grotesques in Oxford.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD England

With a reputation as being the most academically inclined College, along with a starting date of 1264 - it's a crucial part of any tour in Oxford. Renowned for having exceptional food for its students!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Christ Church Meadow, Oxford OX1 1DP England

A unique space in the centre of Oxford, with a strong link to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Christ Church, St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1DP England

For those who select this option - Christ Church is one of the most celebrated Colleges at Oxford. Nearly 500 years old it has a seriously impressive collection of buildings along with a strong Harry Potter connection. One of the most touristy sites, but a must for some!

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Entrance Fees
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Trinity College
  • Entry/Admission - Magdalen College
  • Entry/Admission - Bodleian Library
  • Entry/Admission - Christ Church

Departure Point
5 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AJ, UK

Departure Time
10:00 AM

6 hours

Return Details
Meadow Building, Oxford OX1 2JD, UK

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