We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Oxford City and University Walking Tour with College Visits

Select Date and Travellers
From
US$21.16
Date
2 travellers
Options
Overview
Includes entry to college/s & into the Divinity School Harry Potter film site (as & when this site is open). Your guide will pay the cost of the £2 entry fee to Divinity School (as & when, it is open).

Daily tour at 12.30 year round. We sometimes might offer an additional 10.30 or a 2.30 or 4.30 tour in high season but usually we only offer tours at other times for private group bookings.

See Oxford and England's history will be brought alive on this unique small-group guided walking tour of the city and university traditions. See inside colleges with any chargeable entrance fees included in your tour. 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!

Our tour may cost marginally more than competitors but the group sizes are usually considerably smaller. Average numbers outside high season 1-4 persons only.
Highlights
  • Discover Oxford city center, colleges, and landmarks with a guide
  • Learn about the city’s history as you visit sights like the Bodleian Library
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group of no more than 15
  • Get an ILoveOxford Savings Card for discounts at shops, cafes, and restaurants throughout Oxford
What to Expect
Greet your guide and small group in central Oxford. Listen to tales of Oxford history and student life as you walk. Note that the exact itinerary may vary depending on your group’s interests and the time of year.

Pass Oxford city center sights including the Bodleian Library, the Radcliffe Camera, and the Bridge of Sights, and peek inside one or two colleges such as St. John's, Wadham, Exeter, or Balliol.
Show More
Reviews (48)
Filter reviews
37 results
Traveller rating
28
6
1
0
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveller rating
28
6
1
0
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews answered all our questions oxford city two hours guide peter walking tour excellent tour his knowledge great guide adina centuries gems participants highlights university anecdotes history pubs
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved tour with former prof who was able to provide insightful information and history about the university and the city. Makes history come alive.

Date of experience: August 2019
8  Thank Htc F
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi. Thanks very much for your kind review and it was a pleasure to take you around Oxford on my tour. Sincerely, Alasdair

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to our excellent guide Monika we were able to pleasently spent time Oxford while learning about the beautiful and complicated story of this majestic town.

Date of experience: August 2019
8  Thank Mezzopiano32
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Thanks for recommending your tour with Monika

Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually the tour name was" When Harry meets Alice"and Peter, our guide , was a most educated and friendly young man with a sense of humour . We enjoyed this very tour a lot and would strongly recommend it to other visitors.

Date of experience: August 2019
5  Thank jeb15
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Thanks for sharing your review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the honour of being Hamish’ first costumers and he did a great job! He knew a lot about the city’s history and its hidden gems, such as the oldest and most known pubs, the colleges and such. Definitely recommend it, as the groups...More

7  Thank elinesophievd
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi. Thanks so much for recommending your tour with Hamish. That's great to see you leave him his first ever tour review as in fact, you were his first ever clients too! Thanks for choosing us. Sincerely, Alasdair

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our guided tour with Will. He answered all our questions, gave us an overview about the most important places to see in the centre and about the live of a student in Oxford.

Date of experience: July 2019
6  Thank Simone L
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi. Glad you enjoyed your tour with William who only just started guiding with us.

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Oxford City and University Walking Tour with College Visits staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall: