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Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide provided by Footprints Tours Oxford

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Overview
Let a guide bring one of the world’s oldest universities to life on an Oxford University walking tour. Unlike other tours, your guide is a university student with first-hand knowledge of the prestigious campus. Receive information crucial to understanding the history of the institution, and explore in a small group for a personalized experience. Choose a tour time, and delve deeper into the history of Oxford than if you were to explore independently.
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You'll start at
5 Broad St
5 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AJ, UKOutside Fudge Kitchen - look for guides in bright green jackets
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  • 1
    University of Oxford
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 2
    Merton College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Bodleian Library
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    University Church of St. Mary the Virgin
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    All Souls College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Hertford College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Oriel College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 8
    Radcliffe Camera
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 9
    Trinity College
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 10
    Footprints Tours Oxford
    Stop: 2 hours -
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You'll end at
5 Broad St
5 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AJ, UKOutside Fudge Kitchen - look for guides in bright green jackets
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Highlights
  • Explore Oxford University with a current student on a walking tour
  • Receive first-hand knowledge from a guide who knows the campus intimately 
  • Listen to information crucial to understanding the history of Oxford 
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 15 people
What to Expect
Greet your guide and small group at a central Oxford meeting point at the tour time you selected at checkout. Embark on a walking tour of one of the world’s oldest universities, visiting colleges such as Trinity, All Souls, Hertford, and Merton. Learn about famous alumni and the history’s striking past from your guide as you stroll the campus. Catch sight of Oxford landmarks such as Radcliffe Camera and the Church of St. Mary. Your guide leads you to the Bodleian Library, where you can marvel at the ancient books. Other highlights during this Oxford tour include the pub where J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis spent much of their time, as well as filming locations of some of the Harry Potter films.
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Important Information
Departure Point
5 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AJ, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Trinity College
  • Entry/Admission - The Divinity School
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Chelsea D wrote a review 10 May
Dallas, Texas105 contributions4 helpful votes
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We had a shallow knowledge of Oxford and its history before visiting. Our soon-to-be-a-student tour guide had a wonderfully dry British sense of humor and was fun to chat with along the walk. Our group was a little larger than we normally like, but it was a wonderfully bright
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retirementrus wrote a review Mar 2020
Coalville, United Kingdom109 contributions19 helpful votes
Fortunately 4 other people turned up yesterday at 2pm for the 2 hour walking tour. Trevor was very knowledgeable and amusing, providing lots a facts. Due to the virus I was so pleased the tour continued and Oxford was very quiet which allowed us to get around easy and gets up
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 13 Apr 2020
We are pleased to hear that Trevor's tour added to your experience of visiting Oxford. Thank you for choosing Footprints Tours!
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Stef T wrote a review Mar 2020
The Hague, The Netherlands27 contributions14 helpful votes
First sun was out for 2020. Our tourguide Jack made us forget about Corrona and dazzeled us with this clever tour. This scholar and entertainer makes you wish beeing a student in one of Oxford's college's. Thanks Jack!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 13 Apr 2020
We are delighted to hear that Jack could bring you joy in these difficult times. I will make sure he sees your kind words!
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Helsbels wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Thanks for a great walking tour today Trevor, very informative and interesting.Would highly recommend
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 13 Apr 2020
Thank you for choosing us to show you around Oxford. I will pass your compliments along to Trevor :)
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Sherry wrote a review Mar 2020
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Absolutely fantastic tour with Trevor. It was a beautiful day and we thoroughly enjoyed every moment.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 13 Apr 2020
Thank you for your kind words Sherry! We hope to see you at one of our other locations (Cambridge, Bath, York) soon.
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Excellent
Myself and 3 friends took part int the free 2hr walking tour. Our guide was fantastic, she was knowledgeable, inter
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Julia G
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Harry Potter walking tour
We really enjoyed our walking tour. Our guide Jack was great, very friendly and knowledgeable and engaged well with
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EmmaMIFReynolds
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Great tour!
My son and I had a great time on our Harry Potter tour with Laura last Tuesday. Laura was great fun and we learnt a
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pabloprecio
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Great tour
Really enjoyable tour of city centre Oxford. Guide was great and tour was fun. We did the free tour and tipped at t
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HermioneGrainger
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Kids loved this tour
Mar was an excellent guide. There are lots of Harry Potter quiz questions, which my kids annoyed everyone by knowin
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Carlene P
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Great tour!
This was an amazing experience! Visiting some of the Oxford filming spots for Harry Potter was incredible! I highly
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DharmP_12
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2 Hr Free Tour with Andy
Location: Broad St We opted for the 2 hour free tour with our guide Andy. A learned and experienced ex student fro
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Donna Lee M
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Touring Oxford with Trevor the Canadian!
Doc Trevor was entertaining and very knowledgable. I thought my Dad might get bored during the 2hrs, but he loved i
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Craig_Tapper
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Excellent 2 hour free tour - shares all the highlights
Trevor (our guide) was terrific - knowledgeable, approachable and fun. In two hours we saw all the highlights (key
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GinnelleE
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Excellent tour with knowledgeable guide
Bonnie was an awesome guide. She was extremely knowledgeable and was able to easily keep the interest of my childr
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26megr
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Wonderful private tour with Patrick!
I came with my mother and her husband, both very active seniors. Patrick was incredibly kind, knowledgeable, and ha
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916calebj
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Great Walking Tour of Oxford
Our tour guide, Trevor, did an amazing job showing us many of the main sights and provide great historical informat
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GUPNIT
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Walking Tour of Oxford University
We as a family with 2 boyz (9 & 13) did this 2 hr walking tour with Fantastic PHD Student Trevor! He was knowledgab
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nsab0
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Good!
Taken round by friendly female oxford student. Given lots of extra information and she definately tried to make it
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Alexis L
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Wonderful Walking Tour of Oxford!
Mar was a FANTASTIC guide - we were in a very small group of 5 and she was super well informed and shared wonderful
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  • Duration: 2h
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