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Mini Plant Oxford

Eastern Bypass Road | Cowley, Oxford OX4 6NL, England
+44 1865 825750
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Worth six stars!!!!

This was a stunning factory visit. Having not set foot on the site for 50 years(!), the change was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
amilcarist
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Towcester
A Mini Adventure

Whether you own a mini, aspire to own a mini or are just interested in how mini's are made....this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Toddy44
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East Sussex
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Plant Oxford is the birthplace and heart of MINI production. Manufactured to individual customer specifications, hundreds of MINIs leave the plant’s assembly lines each day, off to meet new owners in more than 110 countries around the world. Gain insight into the automotive production during a guided plant tour. Experience the production of MINIs, from the welding of steel parts into car bodies to the individual interior equipment in the assembly.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“factory tour” (20 reviews)
“body shop” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Eastern Bypass Road | Cowley, Oxford OX4 6NL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a stunning factory visit. Having not set foot on the site for 50 years(!), the change was mind-blowing for this veteran with a motor industry background. Awesome were: the productivity, the massive capital investment, the wholesale replacement of people by robots, the effortless...More

1  Thank amilcarist
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whether you own a mini, aspire to own a mini or are just interested in how mini's are made....this is the tour for you. Easy to find, just follow the BMW traffic road signs and you will see the 'Tour' signs once inside the site....More

1  Thank Toddy44
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide today was Terry who had worked at the plant for 52 years. Full of in depth knowledge, behind the scene snippets and very informative. Terry was full of old school charm that seems to have been eradicated in lots of places due political...More

Thank jdexley
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked in for the 9.30am tour but arrived very early due to the lack of traffic(!!) so got booked in and went for a look round the exhibition. Some nice exhibits and plenty to read about. Terry, our fantastic tour guide rounded us...More

1  Thank mattbourne
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was not just a tourist trip looking at a sanitised version of what happens inside a modern car factory but a guided tour inside the actual working factory. Amusing to see the robots moving parts around the factory, stop to let you cross their...More

1  Thank Old_Shylock
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool experience! Very friendly staff, nice facilities and the tour around the production was mind-blowing! I must say I was impressed with it all! Must see when in Oxford!

Thank himera4ever
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew from Northern Ireland over to Oxford for a 2 night stay specifically to visit the Mini Factory in Oxford. Our guide was a very nice informative gentleman who did a good job of showing us around the factory. However the tour was quite...More

Thank Jo M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Is not something that you have to do, but is still a nice experience if you're not a frequent visitor in Oxford or in UK. For car lovers, is a good trip to know more about it.

1  Thank Yuli P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're a Mini obsessive this is obviously essential, but even fans of other models of cars will find it fascinating. We went on the tour with no plans to buy a Mini but still found the tour absolutely riveting, and anyone who's ever wanted...More

1  Thank James P
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Terrific tour of the working factory where nearly all the Minis in the world are made. Just the right amount of detail to keep us interested. Our tour guide was a real enthusiast, good humoured, answered almost every question! We saw how the car is...More

1  Thank Pamela S
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David S
28 June 2017|
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Response from dballoch | Property representative |
Hi David, There is no specific dress code for the tour, in terms of shoes as long as they are comfortable and closed (No sandals or flip flops) then there will be no problem! I hope you enjoy your tour! Cheers, Duncan
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Marta J
2 May 2017|
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Response from Jackie_frenchie | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know as I did this with work colleagues so there were no children in the party.
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