Explore the historic city of Oxford and discover centuries of rich English history on this private walking tour. Follow a private guide through the pretty streets of Oxford and enjoy the flexibility to choose your own itinerary. Sightsee around the churches, museums, and university buildings, and learn of the skilled authors, inventors, playwrights, and scientists who have lived and studied here. Perhaps visit the medieval Divinity School — the university’s oldest building — and admire the intricate 15th-century ceilings and bosses.
What You'll Get
Following a pickup at your centrally located Oxford hotel or the railway station, start your tour at the Weston Library — near Balliol College. With your private guide to lead the way, enjoy the flexibility to plan your own route though this pretty and historic city.
Depending on your personal preferences, perhaps enjoy a sightseeing tour through the medieval heart of Oxford and admire the churches, museums and university buildings for which the city is famous. Along the way, perhaps enjoy the chance to step inside The Divinity School — widely considered among the university’s greatest architectural masterpieces.
During your tour, learn about the evolution of the university from a rag-tag collection of ungovernable halls to the center of academic excellence it is today. Gain insight into the historic feuds and foibles, achievements and ambitions that have shaped Oxford University, and hear of the famous academics, inventors, scientists, and writers who have lived and worked here down the centuries.
Afterward, finish your walking tour in central Oxford, then return in comfort to your hotel or the railway station.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- All tours must be booked a minimum of 48hrs in advance of tour
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Comfortable walking shoes or trainers since this tour involves a moderate amount of walking
- Tours can run at any time to suit your itinerary, however 11am and 2pm are optimum start times.
- No pickup service outside of the central Oxford city area
- Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
- Private guide
- Some entrance fees to the colleges may apply
- Food and drinks
The Weston Library or at the hotel where you are staying in central Oxford. You can also be met at Oxford Railway Station if traveling to Oxford by rail.
Broad Street, or your hotel or the railway station.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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The Fine Print
14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.