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  • Lynn S
    Perth, Australia2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The tour was well led by Steve, who was extremely knowledgeable, I hadn't realised that there were so many different colleges, and so many styles of architecture. It was worth the £29 charged
    Written 18 April 2024
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  • tiziana s
    Boston, MA1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    David Stubbs from London Country Tours truly made our day trip to Cotswolds absolutely PERFECT! My friend and I wanted to see so much but also have time to explore and we were overwhelmed with choices when we first began our research. Through reviews I stumbled upon David Stubbs and decided to go for a private tour guide complete with door-to-door transportation!
    He helped tailor our trip and gave us plenty of time in each town. He also guided us to great recommendations for drinks and shopping and even made us lunch reservations!
    We didn’t have a worry in the world as he thought of everything! We never felt rushed and we got everything we wanted! He even squeezed in Oxford which wasn’t planned and it made the trip even better!
    We loved our experience and highly highly highly recommend EVERYONE to find this man and make him your forever guide!
    Thank you David Stubbs!!!! We will never forget you and your kindness!
    And we loved the pie you gifted us!
    😋 such a sweet treat!
    Written 15 December 2023
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  • Arwens H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of my goals for our long-awaited trip to England was to visit Oxford and take in some of the sights of Tolkien and Lewis. The Inklings Tour was perfect and our guide Michiel was peerless. He was patient with our questions, full of incredible information, an infectious enthusiasm, and a perfect gentleman with us two American tourists. He showed us fascinating structures all with his gentle and reverent demeanor, especially when in various worship spaces. We visited Addison's Walk in a quiet thoughtful air. And to see "orcs" on the stations of the cross was almost surreal!!! Stopping by the Turf Tavern was timely because we went back for some butterbeer after our tour was completed. Frankly, we could not have had a better guide for our experience. We even had enough time left to visit the grave site of Beren Luthien themselves!

    Whenever I now wear my cap I bought in Oxford, it will always bring back the joy of those hours with my wife, talking about C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien with Michiel. And breathing in some of the history of Tolkien and Lewis!
    Written 11 October 2023
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  • GSET36
    Portsmouth, UK75 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very knowledgeable skipper, we learned a lot about the area and the river, thoroughly enjoyed it. There were lots of titbits of information you wouldn’t read in a tour book too.
    Written 19 April 2024
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  • Lene O
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lucky with the weather and had a wonderfull trip with lovely afternoon tea. The guide was informative and funny. Will absolutely recommend this trip.
    Written 27 March 2024
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  • Sheila A
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Rebecca was an excellent guide. We learned a lot about Oxford history as well as looking at filming sites from the three TV series. We also appreciate Rebecca letting us know about a nearby place to get coffee after the tour as we had just arrived in Oxford.
    Written 21 April 2024
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  • Rich L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic spooky night! We were led around the dimly lit cobbled back streets of Oxford - or as we now know it, the murder capital of medieval times! - and told about the gruesome deaths in and subsequent hauntings of many ancient institutions. Took my aloof 13 year old and a friend's 12 year old and they lapped up every story!

    Lady Gargoyle didn't skimp on detail nor theatrics as her chilling words rose in the freezing January darkness, visible but vanishing into the night, echoing the quickly forgotten brutalality of human history and the rushed elective amnesia of collective experiences of mystery.

    Really interesting tour for kids and adults alike. Learnt so much fascinating history and done with wonderful humour.

    Highly recommend!
    Written 20 January 2024
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  • Doris B
    Baton Rouge, LA3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was a fabulous job and Christian was a wonderful tour guide. He was extremely knowledgeable and elevated the experience by sharing the history and stories of the area. We especially appreciated his recommendation for a snack and for lunch. His friendly personality enabled us all to feel relaxed and entertained. We were 3 generations- ages 72 to 13 and we all enjoyed our tour. Thanks so much!
    Written 14 April 2024
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  • Rita R
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very informative. Lots to learn in just 90 minutes. Andrew, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and we all enjoyed his narration.
    Written 17 April 2024
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  • hugh b
    London, UK8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent and interesting tour with pleasant and knowledgeable guide who showed us many things we would have otherwise missed. The history and anecdotes were fantastic and my group of 8 really enjoyed! the afternoon. Thanks!
    Written 6 March 2024
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  • JrNM
    Cheltenham, UK181 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very knowledgeable guide who gave us loads of interesting information. Friendly & engaging- a really good tour. Recommended.
    Written 21 April 2024
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  • Susan K
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our tour guide was knowledgeable and organized. We enjoyed the trip and loved the small villages she showed us. It was nice to avoid the hassle of big tour buses and travel by minivan.
    Written 15 March 2024
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  • Dream33562405451
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cocktail was lovely. The cruise was a great way to explore Oxford. Shaun was informative when asked.
    Written 31 August 2023
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  • Andrew M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hats off to Alasdair and our tour guide, Mike! My friend and I had a fantastic time touring the idyllic pasturelands and historical sites of the Cotswolds thanks to our guide's cheery attitude and professionalism. Mike insights proved that it takes a local to truly know a place, and while we were distracted and wowed by the scenery, he ensured that we reached our destinations in a timely fashion and all together. Many thanks for making such a wonderful day possible! I highly recommend Visit Oxford Tours for your vacation excusion to the Cotswolds as well.
    Written 12 November 2023
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