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Sheldonian Theatre Tours and Tickets

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One of Oxford’s most recognizable landmarks, the Sheldonian Theatre is a neoclassical building dating to 1669. Designed by the celebrated architect Sir Christopher Wren, the venue is used for ceremonial events by the University of Oxford (including graduations), as well as lectures, concerts, and other publicly accessible performances.

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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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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 several possible stops including the University of Oxford buildings (some featured in the 'Harry Potter' films), Oxford Castle, and Bodleian 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.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.90
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$20.90

Oxford Official University & City Tour

Oxford Official University & City Tour

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Follow in the footsteps of famous former residents like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis—and discover many of Oxford’s top landmarks in just a couple hours—on this introductory walking tour. Meet your group in central Oxford, and set off on foot. You’ll see key attractions like the Bodleian Library and Sheldonian Theatre, will explore the university area, and will even visit one of its elegant colleges. As you go, your guide will share insider stories about Oxford’s history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.82
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90 Minute Private Guided Walking Tour in Oxford

90 Minute Private Guided Walking Tour in Oxford

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Get an overview of the City of the Dreaming Spires on this guided, small-group walking tour. Pass by some of the key attractions around this historic university town, including Carfax Tower, Christ Church College, Queen’s College, The Bridge of Sighs, Radcliffe Camera, the Bodleian Library and more. Learn about the city’s long and rich history from your guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour entry to Divinity School (90 minutes)

Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour entry to Divinity School (90 minutes)

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NOTICE: On any dates when Divinity school is closed, the tour will instead visit New college film site at an extra cost to pay of £5 per person on the day. How does studying at Oxford University compare with studying at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Fun tour for Muggles of all ages. Guide will cater the tour according to everyone's interests, introducing also Oxford heritage.  Calling all fans of the world’s favourite wizard, this Oxford walking tour takes you to recognizable locations of the Harry Potter films. During this family-friendly tour, see the grand buildings of Oxford University and see inside the Divinity School—which featured as the infirmary & classroom space in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Learn of other literary legends that attended Oxford University. Tour includes entry worth £2.50 per person inside the Divinity school at the Bodleian Library. Tour lasts average 90 minutes.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.88
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Morse, Lewis, Endeavour and Oxford
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Morse, Lewis, Endeavour and Oxford

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Follow in the footsteps of Inspector Morse, star of the British TV detective drama that was filmed on the streets of Oxford. With a guide, you’ll see the eminent university city through the eyes of Morse and his sidekick Lewis, visiting filming sites such as pubs and even one of the university colleges. Along the way you’ll learn all about the cast and crew who were involved in the much-loved productions of Inspector Morse, the Lewis spin-off series, and the Endeavour prequel—all filmed in the city.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.05
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Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around Oxford - Towers and Taverns

Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around Oxford - Towers and Taverns

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Solve cryptic clues, uncover stories, and enjoy the excitement of following a treasure map with this private self-guided adventure around Oxford. No need to pick up any equipment—simply access the game via a link on your smartphone and you’re ready to begin. The treasure hunt is all outdoors, which is the perfect way to avoid crowds, and it’s a great way to learn lesser-known facts about Oxford too.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.28
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Social Distancing Specialised Oxford University Walking Tour With Student Guides

Social Distancing Specialised Oxford University Walking Tour With Student Guides

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See the highlights of Oxford University in just a couple of hours with this comprehensive walking tour. Avoid being stuck in a crowd, and explore the city in a small group for a more personalized experience. The trip showcases Christ Church, the Bodleian Library, the University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, the Bridge of Sighs, and multiple colleges, including Trinity College.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Inspector Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Tour of Oxford

Inspector Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Tour of Oxford

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This is a great pick if you’re interested in detective dramas. Swap traditional Oxford sightseeing tours for this themed adventure that visits places linked to the TV shows “Inspector Morse”, “Lewis”, and “Endeavour”. During the tour, learn all sorts of interesting behind-the-scenes stories that you might miss if exploring alone—such as where different scenes were filmed. Along the way, pass by The Radcliffe Camera, the Sheldonian Theatre, and Exeter College.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.05
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Decolonial Walking Tour – by Oxford Students

Decolonial Walking Tour – by Oxford Students

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Discover many of Oxford’s key landmarks—and venture beyond the material covered by most walking tours when you explore topics like colonialism, racism, and inequality in the context of the city’s history and the university’s past—on this immersive, small-group walking tour. Led by an Oxford student guide, you’ll see landmarks like Balliol College and Carfax Tower, and will learn about the invisible divides and backstories that shape Oxford today.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford Walking Tour - Discover its University and Traditions

Oxford Walking Tour - Discover its University and Traditions

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Stroll the streets of historic Oxford and hit the perfect Instagram spots too on this self-guided audio walking tour, narrated by a historian. See iconic sights like the Bridge of Sighs, the Bodleian Library, the Sheldonian Theatre, and Radcliffe Square, as well as a wealth of historic colleges. You can download the tour in advance, meaning Wi-Fi is not required, but GPS access still works.
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  • 50 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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PRIVATE Harry Potter in Oxford Tour with Entry to Divinity School

PRIVATE Harry Potter in Oxford Tour with Entry to Divinity School

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With a guide, you'll visit the Divinity School film site at the Bodleian Library. Ponder how studying at Oxford University compares to being a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and learn a bit about Oxford's history as your guide tailors the tour to the interests of everyone in your group.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford: City University and Pubs Walking Tours

Oxford: City University and Pubs Walking Tours

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Instead of going on a walking tour at a fixed time, this Oxford walking tour pass offers a flexible alternative. Use a smartphone app to track live guides and join and leave tour circuits throughout the day. There are a variety of different tours you can join, including routes based on University sights, historical pubs, and famous landmarks—such as Oxford Castle, and Bodleian Library.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford Hidden Gems (Self-guided Tour and Treasure Hunt)

Oxford Hidden Gems (Self-guided Tour and Treasure Hunt)

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Enjoy the structure of a tour with the flexibility of self-guiding when you download this GPS app that helps you discover hidden gems and spectacular places all around Oxford. Play quizzes, solve clues, and visit map locations to earn points, win prizes, and move up the leaderboard—and learn about the sights you're seeing as you do so. The price includes access for one device for one day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford Combined Cycle Walking Tour - (Saturdays July to August)

Oxford Combined Cycle Walking Tour - (Saturdays July to August)

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Explore more of Oxford’s University buildings, riverside parks, and picturesque countryside on this small-group half-day bike tour. Admire city landmarks such as the Bodleian Library and Christchurch; cycle along the scenic River Thames Path; and visit local villages such as Iffley, Binsey, and Old Marston.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Spencer’s Tour for Oxford (Private, all proceeds to Oxford charities)

Spencer’s Tour for Oxford (Private, all proceeds to Oxford charities)

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Your host on this private walking tour has insights into Oxford from both sides of the coin: a Townie (who grew up in the city), he has also donned the Gown (attended the university). Get personalized insights as you stroll past the key attractions—if you choose to enter colleges, tickets are at your own expense—on this to-the-point walking tour. Proceeds help support vulnerable individuals in the city.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bespoke Oxford Walking Tour with a Private Guide

Bespoke Oxford Walking Tour with a Private Guide

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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.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Oxford City & University Walking PRIVATE GROUPS Tour

Oxford City & University Walking PRIVATE GROUPS Tour

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Oxford is home to one of the world’s most famous and prestigious colleges, and this private 2-hour walking tour unveils all the secrets of the university city. Marvel at landmarks including the Bodleian Library and Christchurch, peek inside Oxford University buildings like New College or the Divinity School; and follow in the footsteps of British legends such as J.R.R Tolkien, CS Lewis, King Henry VIII, and Harry Potter.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oxford In A Day With Student Guide - Christ Church Optional

Oxford In A Day With Student Guide - Christ Church Optional

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Squeeze all of Oxford's most popular sights into one day with this small group, full-day tour. Explore the oldest Colleges in Oxford with the knowledge of your Oxford student tour guide and step inside Oxford's largest College with its own deer park. Stop by a traditional pub for lunch and then continue your tour with a trip back in time at England's most iconic library. Harry Potter fan? Upgrade your ticket to include access to Christ Church, the famed college.
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  • 6 hours
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Inspector Morse Oxford PRIVATE GROUP Tours Daily

Inspector Morse Oxford PRIVATE GROUP Tours Daily

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Calling all fans of the iconic British TV programme, Inspector Morse, this 2-hour tour visit famous filming locations around Oxford. With a private guide, you’ll visit recognizable settings inside the Bodleian Library, Exeter College, and the Divinity School, all within the prestigious Oxford University campus. The tour concludes at a historic pub regularly featured in the Inspector Morse shows.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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BLIZT Tour of Oxford - All the Highlights in 60 minutes

BLIZT Tour of Oxford - All the Highlights in 60 minutes

If time is of the essence, this is the tour for you! In just one hour, we'll cover the major landmarks of the city centre, including a full history of both the city and University of Oxford. The city of Oxford is commonly considered as being divided into two groups: the Town (local residents) and the Gown (students of the University). While I am currently a ‘townie’, I have been awarded a place to study at Oxford this year - and my fiancé is currently studying a DPhil. This gives me a unique perspective on both sides of the community and the city, and I will share it with you in a tour so entertaining and memorable that you will wish you lived here, or your money back! We’ll cover as much as we can in sixty minutes. Please note that entry fees are not included, though they are not necessary for a fantastic tour. If you'd like to go into colleges or customise the tour in any way, please feel free ping me a message me. Group size is flexible - £5 per extra person.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Spencer's Early Morning Tour of Oxford (Private)

Spencer's Early Morning Tour of Oxford (Private)

Are you an early bird? Do you like to get up and explore new places before the mob have had their breakfast? Well, this is the tour for you. For this private tour, we'll kick-off at 07:30 and have the city to ourselves. The city of Oxford is commonly considered to be divided into two groups: the Town (local residents) and the Gown (the University). While I am currently a ‘townie’, I have been awarded a place to study at Oxford later this year - and my fiancé is currently studying a DPhil. This gives me a unique perspective on both sides of the community and the city, and I will share it with you in a tour so entertaining and memorable that you will wish you lived here - or your money back! We’ll cover as much as we can in two hours. If you wish to enter colleges or customise the tour in any way, please feel free to reach out to me any time. Note: entry fees are not included though they are not necessary for a fantastic tour. Group size is flexible - £10 per extra person.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Oxford Students Tour with Entrance Advice Session

Private Oxford Students Tour with Entrance Advice Session

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If you are considering studying at Oxford, then what better way to acquaint yourself with the application process and to find out what student life is like, than to book our private tour plus Q and A session with our Oxford or Cambridge educated university alumni guides? Expected total activity duration is 90-120 minutes walking tour plus up to one hour Q and A session led in person and/or by online process.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$245.93
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Private Oxford Bicycle Tour - available to book daily

Private Oxford Bicycle Tour - available to book daily

COVID19 NOTICE: Currently all university colleges are still closed to the public but you will see & hear lots about the colleges on the tour route. The best way to see Oxford is on a bicycle on this private bicycle tour along the River Thames Path. In fact, bikes are the locals' favourite way to get around the city as the compact Oxford is not very car-friendly. Default start time is 12.00 but you may request any start time from 12.00 until 14.30 start time. The tour lasts for 3-4 hours, including a guided tour plus bike set up time and a refreshments stop. The route covers both the city's sights and stories with a college entrance fee and a relaxing cycle along the River Thames to Iffley or Binsey Village.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.23
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3-Hour Private Tour of Oxford With University Alumni Guide
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3-Hour Private Tour of Oxford With University Alumni Guide

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Building upon the success of our 2-hour tour, this extended 3-hour version now includes entry into one of the oldest colleges at Oxford University. It also incorporates visiting the world-famous Bodleian Library, one of the best examples of Medieval architecture in Europe, and a Harry Potter film site. As always, this is done uniquely with our Oxford University student guides.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$147.39
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