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  • Oxford: University and City Walking Tour

    1. Oxford: University and City Walking Tour

    Join a university-educated guide, with years of experience and local knowledge of Oxford City and colleges, and explore the dreamy spires of one of the oldest univerities in the world on a 90-minute walking tour. Go inside some of the city’s most historic colleges, such as New College, founded in 1379 and more recently seen in the Harry Potter films and television productions of Inspector Morse and Lewis. Visit Exeter College, founded in 1314, and another favorite on most tours. Stop by Hertford College, with its romantic façade and Bridge of Sighs, instantly recognizable from Brideshead Revisited. See the University Library and learn about the collegiate system unique to Oxford and Cambridge. Discover famous alumni who studied and taught at the university, including the infamous Dr Spooner, whose portraits hang in New College Dining Hall and whose name is given to the playful ling...

    A good guided walk. The Guide was very knowledgeable about oxford. Tour length just right. It was a shame, despite the efforts of our Guide, that the majority of the colleges wouldn't allow us inside. But we were allowed in one which I'm sure is representative of the rest. Would recommend.

  • Oxford: City Bike Tour with Student Guide

    2. Oxford: City Bike Tour with Student Guide

    Discover Oxford’s historic town center, and the magical parks on the outskirts of town with this guided bike tour. Pedal past the city’s best attractions and cover more ground. Meet your guide in the city center to start your experience. Cycle through the city alongside a student guide, and learn about the history of Oxford. Marvel at the university buildings where Oscar Wilde, J. R. R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and many British politicians studied. Admire the architecture of Oxford colleges, and enter the famous Bodleian Library. Marvel at the scenery of Port Meadow, and visit sites you can’t reach on foot. Enjoy plenty of stops along the route, and finish back at the original meeting point.

    Fabulous and well structured tour, by a knowledgeable guide (Fred). It was well organised and very informative. We loved it and would recommend.

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What people are saying about Hertford College

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 570 reviews

It was very interesting and educating. The guide was down-to Earth and friendly and answered all of our questions. I really enjoyed it and even got some tips on what should we do next if we’re visiting. I really recommend it.

Fabulous and well structured tour, by a knowledgeable guide (Fred). It was well organised and very informative. We loved it and would recommend.

excellent knowledgeabale guide who gave us the insights to university life and lots of the colleges.

It was a perfect walking tour! The guide was so informative, friendly and funny! Highly recommend!

Informative tour. Interesting and fun and youthful guide. Easy to listen!