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Address: Broad Street | Starting Point Senli Cash & Go, next to Visitor Information Centre, Broad Street., Oxford OX4 4BX, England
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+44 7412 937003

Oxford Smart Walk is also know as Scholars Walk tours. We provide a very...

Oxford Smart Walk is also know as Scholars Walk tours. We provide a very unique combination of tours that is The Oxford University, City & The Bodleian Library Tour. We started Free tours in March 2012 and since then we have given tours to thousands of visitors.

Scholars Walk tours is the only free tour company in Europe which goes inside the "paid sights" which very beautiful, such as The Great Dining Hall & School of Divinity. We also pay 2 pound entry fee into a very beautiful college for every visitor that joins our tour.

We have very high quality of sightseeing of paid tours and affordability of free tours.

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Enjoyable 2 hour walk

Informative walking tour. Matthew (our guide) had a good working knowledge of Oxford and led the tour at a comfortable pace. Would have liked to see more colleges but this was the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Nuneaton, United Kingdom

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Informative walking tour. Matthew (our guide) had a good working knowledge of Oxford and led the tour at a comfortable pace. Would have liked to see more colleges but this was the "free" tour. Expect to make a donation at the end of the walk. Worth considering if you want a walking tour.

Thank ajbejb
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2016

To experience Oxford's fasciniating and tantalizing history, there is no better way than through dedicated scholars who have a passion to share their knowledge with you. From university life to the architecture and design, our guide Matthew tells stories in time that gives you an appreciation of Oxford's famous people and events. If you are on a time budget, this... More 

Thank Brian P
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our guide, Mathew was both entertaining and had a deep knowledge of the history of Oxford. You are taken to places that you would never find yourself. Highly recommend.

Thank Bo N
1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Very good walking tour, made better by the entertaining guide. He was very informative and added colourful anecdotes during the tour. It might not be the two hours but very enjoyable.

Thank NA N
Cairo, Egypt
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Every Time we stopped somewhere, I could see other tour guides pouring their hearts out. I was 15 min late arriving and as a result expected 1 hr 45 min instead of 2 hrs, fair enough. He insisting on finishing 20 minutes early and just pointed to the next point of interest and told me to go see it alone!... More 

Thank CairoLiverpool
Midlands, England
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64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We recently joined this walking tour after being approached by Matthew who explained how it worked. Basically you join a small group for a 2 hour guided walk through the University area and at the end you pay what you think it is worth. Our group numbered 11 and we were educated and entertained by Matthew as he explained history,... More 

Thank dottieD
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

The other reviews effectively cover the interest and content of this walk. I want to highlight that it is legitimate and well worth whatever you can afford to tip. We were on a short break from London and rather daunted by the large 'official tour' but when we were approached with an offer of a free tour we were sceptical.... More 

3 Thank Susan H
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2015

We really enjoyed this free Oxford walking tour. Our guide was very live and funny guy who made this tour a fun and enjoyable. It was two hour tour and I really admit that without this our visit to oxford might be boring.

Thank Noor M
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Some friends and I had decided to have a day out in Oxford and went on this tour on the spur of the moment. It was well worth it. We could have wandered around, but having a guide gave us a great overview of some of the main sites and entry into some of the colleges. The extra stories and... More 

2 Thank kaybee100
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 22 November 2014

My wife and I enjoyed this tour, seeing and learning about the University, Colleges, Oxford, and some of the political, literary, and film history. We had done the free walking tour in Bath by the Mayor of Bath's Guides, which was absolutely fantastic. We decided that doing the walking tours was the best way to learn interesting bits about a... More 

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