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Discover Artisan DistillingTOAD is a sustainable grain-to-glass craft distillery located in Oxford; we use exclusive populations of ancient heritage grain grown organically within 50 miles of Oxford, distilled in unique bespoke stills designed by us to create wonderful spirits.You’ll be shown how we make our vodka, gin and rye whisky following every step of the journey from grain to bottle. This close you’ll gain a real appreciation of the extra mile we go to make TOAD a true craft distillery. We will finish with an opportunity to ask questions and taste a selection of our spirits.
Enjoy a guided walking tour of Harry Potter filming locations on a two-hour walk in Oxford. Led by an expert guide this tour features informative commentary as you and your small group visit the colleges used in filming. You'll see the location used for rehearsing for the Yule Ball, the Hogwarts infirmary and where Malfoy was turned into a ferret. Your tour also includes entry to 2 of the 3 colleges as well as a DIY guide to filming sites inside Christchurch College.
Oxford and England's history will be brought alive on this private guided walking tour of the city and university traditions. See inside colleges with any chargeable entrance fees included in your tour. Which colleges we visit will depend on what is open on the day & time of your tour but please note we do not include a visit inside Christchurch on this particular tour (due to queues and cost to enter). The 90 to 120-minute long tour will feature storytelling about student life, college traditions, Henry VIII, Bloody Mary, CS Lewis, J.R.R Tolkien and even Harry Potter! You may request any special interests for the tour eg sciences or arts or writers in Oxford etc. We generally always include entrance into at least one Harry Potter film site on this tour too (where and when possible). Default start time is 12.30 but you can request other start times, when you book. 10am starts require you to book by 21.00 the night before. NB only a few colleges open before 1pm too.
Find out why this is the best rated Harry Potter Oxford tour on Tripadvisor/Viator. Our tour sizes average 5 persons or less in low season, making them smaller & more bespoke than our competitors & thus our slightly higher ticket price. How does studying at Oxford University compare with studying at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Find out on this 90-120 minute walking tour of Oxford Harry Potter film sites, Fun tour for Muggles of all ages. Guide will cater the tour according to everyone's interests, introducing also Oxford heritage. See inside 2 of the 3 Hogwarts Oxford film locations (where & when permitting). Entry to film sites is access permitting- please check details below for any dates, when there might be closures, which may resulting in the tour visiting only 1 of the film sites. Tour visits New college + when open, the The Divinity School of the Bodleian library. NB This tour does NOT visit ChristchurchXMAS dates- please see closure notices!
SMALL GROUP TOUR - NUMBER RESTRICTEDYour fully qualified guides - members of The Institute of Tourist Guiding and The Oxford Guild of Tour guides are delighted to offer this 'Simply Oxford University' tour to experience the very best of Oxford in 2-hours. Meet at Christ Church memorial gardens for this comprehensive small-group walking tour of the city and see many of the famous colleges and university buildings. The tour will take you inside one college where you guide will explain the complex working of the university (note the college we visit is not Christ Church). Perfectly timed to ensure you maximise your visit to this beautiful city. At the end, your guide will provide further information and suggestions for what to do in Oxford including further colleges, museums and restaurants. This tour will include a visit inside a college (subject to availability) and represents outstanding value for money. We keep our groups small in size and that is what make this tour unique.
Explore Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, and the Cotswolds, and discover the best of England in one day on this 12-hour small group tour, maximum 16 people, from London. Visit historic Stratford-upon-Avon with a guide and learn of the life of William Shakespeare — widely considered to be England’s most famous poet. Spin through the pretty countryside to characterful Cotswold villages, where life ticks by at a relaxing pace. Then, explore the medieval city of Oxford — home to one of the world’s oldest universities and join your tour guide for a walking tour to learn and see more. Tour includes guide and round-trip luxury mini-coach travel from central London.
The ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ is home to one of the most famous and oldest universities in the world. For over 800 years it has been a home to royalty and scholars although people are known to have lived in the area for thousands of years. Its beautiful architecture, museums and young student population make the city a wonderful place to visit at any time of the year. Even though Oxford is a very cosmopolitan city, it is dominated by its ancient university, with each college having its own sense of identity. With its mix of ancient and modern, there is plenty for the visitor to do.
This tour focuses on the Inklings' Oxford but also introduces the city history + university life. See inspiring sights relating to CS Lewis & JRR Tolkien on a 2 hour+ tour of the sights where they worked & relaxed, including the pubs they enjoyed. Locations visited include Magdalene or Merton college plus where and when open, we also visit Exeter college. You can either book individual tickets (minimum 2 adults) for the public tour on Sundays at 14.30 or you can book a private group, daily afternoons only at time to suit your schedule from 13.00 onwards. We could offer a morning tour but except for in summer time, the relevant college venues are closed mornings.
Take a private guided tour of the picturesque university city of Oxford. Enjoy a private walking tour of the city and its colleges and museums. Your 3 hours tour begins when your guide meets you at the agreed pick-up point, for example Oxford train station. The tour introduces the most famous colleges and describes college life, student traditions, famous literary, scientific, and political figures, and English history in Oxford. Follow the informative guide around the city as you visit the famous sights and learn about the history of Oxford.
This tour visits inside 2 of the 3 Hogwarts Oxford film locations (access permitting). These are New college & The Divinity School of the Bodleian library. This tour does NOT visit Christchurch (except only on dates when New college may be closed).How does studying at Oxford University compare with studying at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Find out on this private 90 minute to 2 hour walking tour of Harry Potter film sites in Oxford. A fun tour for Muggles of all ages, the guide will cater the tour according to everyone's interests so it is also a tour that is fun for adults who happen to be interested in learning about Oxford University heritage.
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.
This 3-hour complete Oxford experience gives you a chance to cover over 1000 years of Oxford history and see the best parts of the city on foot and by bicycle. See this historic city combining the biking and walking experience into one intimate insight into the most beautiful and exclusive sites that Oxford has to offer. Bike is available for you to use the whole day.
Your expert guide will take you to the actual sites used in the filming of many of the Harry Potter movies. This is the best tour for any Harry Potter fan as you will be able to walk in the footprints of the stars themselves. You will enjoy free 4G WIFI to use all day inside the vehicle, as well as free water. You will even get to stop at a secret place along the way to ensure you really get that WOW factor! Your guide will know all the best places to stop and get that perfect photo and will even take them for you to make sure all of your group is in the photo together.
Take a walking tour of Oxford and drive through the Cotswolds. Explore Shakespeare’s birthplace and enjoy some time to explore Stratford-Upon-Avon. Have an extended visit of Warwick Castle and savor a traditional lunch (own expense).
Discover the beautiful Oxford on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour for 24 or 48 hours! At your own pace, see all of the history and architectural beauty this city has to offer, hopping on and off the double-decker bus whenever you please. From the open-top deck you'll experience panoramic views of Christ Church College, Brasenose College, The Plain, the Sheldonian Theatre, Trinity College and even The Eagle and Child pub where J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis would meet up for a beverage! The on-board audio tour commentary will be sure to keep you fascinated, providing intriguing facts on the way round. Also enjoy an expertly guided walking tour, for a closer look at the local culture.
See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library on this authentic 2-hour Oxford student led tour. The tour gives you an insight into student life in this prestigious university and offers you in-depth history of many of the famous colleges and sights such All Souls College, Trinity College, Oriel College, Hertford College, Merton College, Radcliffe Camera, University Church of St Mary and many more.
Explore Harry Potter film sites + find out about CS Lewis's Narnia & Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland heritage Christchurch links. Entry fee to Christchurch College included on all tours (worth up to £12). All tours also include £2 entry fee to Divinity school film site at Bodleian library (as & when open only). NB Saturday mornings, we cannot guarantee you entry into dining hall but we can show you the HP film sites. XMAS SEASON: Dining hall only is closed from Dec 19 2019 until Jan 1st but as the hall is NOT a film site, we're still running the tour.In order for us to purchase skip the queue tickets into Christchurch (to avoid very long queues in high season), we need to purchase entry tickets with as much advance notice as possible, so please try to book us days or weeks in advance, so we can pre-purchase skip queue tickets online. Our pricing is also based on fact that our group sizes are kept smaller and outside high season, we average only 1-5 persons per tour.
Tour Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds and Oxford in one day, on this leisurely paced excursion with an expert guide. After departing Oxford by comfortable minivan, visit Shakespeare's Birthplace in the charming town of Stratford-upon-Avon and enjoy a photo stop outside Anne Hathaway’s Cottage: the former home of William Shakespeare’s wife. Then, visit several picturesque villages in the beautiful Cotswolds region before returning to the timeworn university city of Oxford for a walking tour.Please note that this tour also has departures available from London -
Muggles welcome! Embark on a magical adventure into the medieval buildings which would inspire the filming of the Harry Potter series! This 2-hour walking tour also covers the dramatic buildings and film sets there were positioned around Oxford. Along with this the tour includes other famous books such as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings - along with the history of Oxford University.
Explore three of England’s most popular destinations on a guided full-day tour from London. You’ll visit Stratford-upon-Avon to see important sites from Shakespeare's life, then discover the charming villages of the Cotswolds region and wrap up the day in the famous university town of Oxford. Enjoy stunning scenery, historic sights and an introduction to the English countryside on this small-group tour. Numbers are limited to 16 people, ensuring a more personalized experience with your guide.
If your time visiting Oxford is limited and you want to make the most of seeing and enjoying the best sights and activities, why not book the Oxford full-day Oxford activities program, offering you the best of Oxford in 5-6 hours? Aimed at families - 2 adults & 2 children minimum numbers to book.
Enjoy a personalised tailor-made adventure into the Cotswold hills and villages with an experienced Driver Tour Guide who knows the area very well. Pick up from your hotel in London and travel in a comfortable and spacious vehicle down picturesque country roads. Spend time exploring a range of quintessentially English villages. Eat at a local pub or tea/coffee shop and explore the historic city of Oxford with its "dreaming spires", spectacular architecture and world class museums. Listen to the many stories that have made this part of England so enticing. As an alternative to Oxford we offer a tour around the magnificent Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.With a personal guide you can escape the hustle and bustle of London and see the English countryside at its best.
Leave Oxford city & the crowds behind on this small-group tour and enjoy a 2-3 hour bike ride with scenic views. Cycle past traditional narrow boats, ducks, swans, and of course Oxford's famous teams of rowers out on the Thames river. There are two routes available, both of which include an optional garden pub stop. Fun for all ages but a good family activity too. Public Tours start at either at 12.30 or at 14.30pm. We might offer 5pm start in high season. Learn about the rowing races and the historical importance of trade along the river, and the various writers, including Lewis Carroll, whose story-telling is the result of days messing about with boats on the river. Our marginally higher ticket price reflects the special quality of typically having smaller groups than our competitors. This tour averages 2-4 people per group, ensuring a more personalized experience.
Up to four people can spend the evening roaring with laughter while the funniest stand-uppers in Oxford take the stage
Begin your journey where it all began in Oxford. Take a guided tour in the castle and let the characters reveal their fascinating stories entrenched in the building’s 1,000 year history. When William the Conqueror invaded England and won the Battle of Hastings in 1066, Oxford Castle was marked by the Normans as the ideal place for a motte-and-bailey castle. Today, after almost one millennia, Oxford Castle & Prison is a visitor attraction with a past stretching far beyond your imagination.
Oxford is a beautiful city packed full of fascinating and historic architecture, spacious countryside, relaxing rivers and canals and has been (and continues to be) where many inspirational people have called home.You will be offered a unique guided cycle tour of Oxford, where you can see and experience so much more of Oxford and what it has to offer.
Take a chauffeured ride to Windsor Castle from London and explore the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. It has been the family home of British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years. It is an official residence of Her Majesty The Queen, whose standard flies from the Round Tower when she is in residence. The Queen spends most of her private weekends at Windsor and takes up official residence for a month over Easter (March to April), known as Easter Court. The Queen is also at Windsor for one week each June, when she attends Royal Ascot and the service of the Order of the Garter.
Embark on a tour to Oxford, Windsor and Eton. You will visit Windsor and Eton in the morning before traveling to Oxford at lunchtime where you will spend the afternoon. In the Oxford center you will find a wide range of shops in the Westgate and Clarendon shopping centers and the old Victorian covered market. Or you can alternatively visit some free museums or Oxford Castle.
Enjoy an evening of classical music from composers such as Purcell, Monn, Bach and Debussy or enjoy Christmas carols
See the latest blockbuster films at a choice of ODEON cinemas across the UK, in one or multiple visits, Luxe cinemas included!
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