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Oxford University Walking Tour

Walk the halls of one of the world’s oldest and most famous universities on this walking tour of Oxford University. Get a glimpse of student life as you peek inside the famous Bodleian Library and see landmarks like the University Church of St Mary, the Bridge of Sighs and Trinity College. Learn about the prestigious university’s famous alumni, hear fascinating stories and anecdotes about its history, and see on-campus locations used in the Harry Potter films.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Cotswolds Villages Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Oxford

Admire the best-known and hidden villages of England’s Cotswolds on this full-day small-group tour from Oxford. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan with a driver-guide, stop to explore villages such as Great Tew and Stow-on-the-Wold, and the hamlets of the Windrush valley. On route, enjoy lunch (own expense) in Burford, stroll around Bourton-on-the-Water, and visit the village and 15th-century ruins of Minster Lovell. Includes transport and central Oxford pickup and drop-off, with entrance fees at your expense.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cotswold Summer Explorer Day Tour

Spend a day in the Cotswolds with this guided day trip from the city of Oxford. A region of postcard-perfect English villages, green hills, and manor houses, the Cotswolds has been designated as an Area of Outstanding National Beauty. See its highlights with a guide, and discover villages such as Asthall, Swinbrook, and Bourton-on-the-Water -- places that inspired writers and artists with their idyllic appeal. Through the day, you'll enjoy a mix of guided activities and free time to explore at your own pace.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Downton Abbey and the Cotswolds

Head into the English countryside to visit Highclere Castle, the site of Downton Abbey, on this day trip from Oxford. You'll have the chance to see where filming took place at the real-life home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon and explore the grounds of the castle. Then check out the village of Bampton, which stood as Downton village, where Lady Mary, the rest of the Crawley family, and other characters spent much of their time. Lastly, take a drive through the villages of the northern Cotswolds. A stop for lunch is made at the Swan Inn in Swinbrook (not included).
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Oxford Walking Tour

Explore Oxford as you wish with your own guide on this private walking tour. Meet your guide in the heart of the history-steeped city and hear about its famous past and university as you explore the cobbled streets and squares. Use the flexible itinerary to tailor your sightseeing around your interests, visiting highlights such as the Bodleian Library, Christ Church College, and other landmarks as you please. Entrance fees at own expense.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Experience one of the world’s greatest university cities on this hop-on hop-off Oxford bus tour. With a 24- or 48-hour pass, design a personalized itinerary with 20 possible stops including the University of Oxford buildings (some featured in the Harry Potter films), Oxford Castle. and Boolean Library, one of the world’s oldest public libraries. Enjoy unobstructed views from the open-top viewing deck and fun onboard commentary as you savor this elegant city.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day, Small-Group Cotswold Adventurer Tour from Oxford

The Cotswolds, a picturesque region in England, epitomizes idyllic village life. Visit a trove of thatched cottages, trout farms and tea shops, and centuries-old estates during this small-group guided tour. Highlights include Bibury’s Arlington Row—known as the prettiest street in England—and the real-life backdrop to hit series “Downtown Abbey.”
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford City and University Walking Tour with College Visits

If you’re interested in Oxford’s rich history, look no further than this walking tour for a comprehensive overview of the historic city. In a small group limited to 15, you’ll visit Bodleian Library and Christ Church College—home to Harry Potter filming locations—and learn about Oxford University alumni such as CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien. Plus, receive a ILoveOxford Savings Card. This card is accepted by 50 local traders and will easily save you money all over town in cafes, shops, and restaurants.
  • Duration: 85 to 120 minutes
  • Duration: 85 to 120 minutes
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Blenheim Palace Guided Tour with Transport from Oxford

Experience Blenheim Palace through the eyes of a historian, as well as the eyes of an explorer.  With maximum four people in your group, you’ll enjoy a personalized 90-minute tour with your private guide.  Afterwards, explore the palace and its grounds at your own pace, pausing where and when you like. At the end of the day, easy to use public transportation takes you back to Oxford.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Walking and Biking Tour of Oxford

Discover Oxford’s highlights on foot and two wheels on this walking and bicycle tour. Set out by foot to visit the Bodleian Library, Christ Church, and other colleges as you learn about their history and former luminaries. Then, ride a bike to see the Radcliffe Camera, Magdalen College, places linked to Oxford’s literary heritage, and other sights. Includes entrance fees and bike usage for the rest of the day post-tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Cotswolds and Shakespeare Country Tour

Delve deeper into the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon than you could independently in a day on this small-group tour from Oxford. With a driver-guide and minivan transport to free you from travel hassles, you can simply enjoy the scenery on route to Stratford. After a guided walk and optional visit to Shakespeare’s birthplace, criss-cross through the Cotswolds, dipping into stone villages along the way.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Oxford Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the world of Inspector Morse, Lewis, and Hathaway during this 2-hour walking tour in Oxford. Listen to stories about the city's most famous detectives and stop at landmarks such as Broad Street, the White Horse pub, and the Randolph Hotel.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon and the Cotswolds

With a small and personal group, visit three of England’s most famous locations in a single day. Join us on a journey through the heart of the English countryside, to the unblemished rolling green hills of the famous Cotswolds. Piercing the morning fog, to exploring the traditional farmland; our small vehicle is able to visit locations others simple are not. Be transported back to a simpler time, of quaint villages, thatched cottages and medieval churches. Our guide will expertly uncover the history and beauty of this area that has attracted global attention. Of course, we incorporate some time to visit rural shops to sample their natural and rare products, along with a traditional historic pub for lunch. You can either eat the locally sourced produce at this pub, or take in the idyllic views with your own pack lunch (not included).
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Walking Tour of Oxford for the Discerning Traveler

Get the inside scoop on Oxford's storied history on this private walking tour. Through your dedicated guide's informative narration, learn about the evolution of the university and all the achievements that have taken place there. Enjoy a flexible itinerary, personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions, since this is a private tour for just you and your party.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bespoke Oxford Walking Tour with a Private Guide

Explore the university city of Oxford with your own private guide, and discover the history behind its standout sights such as the Bodleian Library, Bridge of Sighs, and the Sheldonian Theatre. With your guide, you’ll also see some of the famous university colleges, and learn about the institution’s history from its humble roots to its worldwide prestige today.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Oxford, the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon Day Trip from Oxford including Shakespeare's Birthplace

Discover the quintessential charm of the English countryside on a full-day excursion to Stratford-upon-Avon and the Cotswolds from Oxford. With a knowledgeable guide, travel to Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, to discover the rich historical heritage of the area. Stop at Anne Hathaway’s quaint cottage and then discover a selection of charming villages in the Cotswold’s region. Conclude your day with a comprehensive walking tour of Oxford and marvel at the architectural grandeur of the historical university city.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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1 Day Oxford & Stonehenge Backpacker Tour with Walking Tour- Departs from London

Not much time? Don’t worry- we’ll take you on a whistlestop tour of Oxford and its famous university buildings, taste some English fudge, and visit iconic Stonehenge in the afternoon before bringing you right back to London.
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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1.5-hour Oxford University and Colleges Walking Tour

Oxford University is one of the world’s most famous universities and this 90-minute walking tour takes you behind the scenes of its historic colleges. Follow in the footsteps of alumni such as Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein, and J.R.R. Tolkien; admire architectural landmarks such as Trinity College, New College and the Radcliffe Camera; and peek inside the colleges, chapels, and halls.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day London Tour from Oxford

First-time visitors to England won’t want to miss a tour of the capital and visiting London on a day trip can save both time and money. On this full-day tour from Oxford, take a walking tour of London attractions including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and the London Eye, then enjoy free time to stroll along the River Thames or browse the shops in Covent Garden.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cotswold Adventurer Tour

The Cotswolds are the epitome of classic English countryside: from thatched-roof cottages and riverside hamlets to rolling green hills, the scenery has earned the region an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty designation. This full-day, small-group tour from Oxford makes it easy to see the sights. Traveling by luxury minibus, you’ll venture to some of the Cotswolds’ prettiest villages. As you go, your guide will share facts and stories about the region’s key landmarks and wealth of history.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford Bike Tour Including Full-Day Bike Hire

Explore Oxford’s historic town center and ivy-strewn university buildings on this bike tour. Cycle through the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ alongside a guide, and learn about the city’s history as you take in University of Oxford buildings where the likes of Oscar Wilde, J. R. R. Tolkien and several British prime ministers have studied. You’ll also visit pubs, green spaces and other locations steeped in history. This bike tour allows you to cover more ground than you would on a walking tour, as well as access pedestrianized areas inaccessible to tour buses.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Cotswold Taster Half-Day Tour

If you're short on time but want to experience the Cotswolds, book this half-day tour from Oxford. The region is known as an English countryside idyll with its gentle hills and thatched-roof villages, and you'll discover its highlights with the help of a guide. The experience includes sights of all the must-see villages including Bourton-on-the-Water, Asthall, Stow-on-the-Weld, and Woodstock where Sir Winston Churchill was born.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford-Cotswold and Blenheim Palace Private Tours 9 Hours for 1-4 travellers

This tour takes you through some of the most beautiful countryside in England. After the University City of Oxford, you will visit the village of Woodstock and Blenheim Palace (Churchill's birthplace) with its beautiful lake. The heart of the Cotswolds is nearby with a variety of picturesque villages including Stow-on-the-Wold, Upper and Lower Slaughter and Bourton-on-the-Water to see.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library

Discover the Harry Potter movie locations of Oxford on this 2-hour walking tour. Visit the famous Bodleian Library to see the hall used as Hogwarts’ Infirmary in many movies, and view other locations in one or two of Oxford’s oldest colleges. As you walk, enjoy a fun Harry Potter quiz, and learn about Oxford University and other famous children’s books written in the city. Entrance fees to the Bodleian and select colleges are included.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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