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Walking and Biking Tour of Oxford
"The Oxford walking and bikingh tour combines the best of both worlds. Being on foot for part of the tour allows you to not only go into pedestrian areas such as the Christ Church meadows but also to go inside the colleges. The tour will visit some of Oxford’s oldest colleges detailing their development throughout history as well as the fun and curious aspects of this route.The tour will additionally enter the Bodleian Library. Established in 1602 it is undoubtedly the academic heart that keeps Oxford running. An organizational marvel soaked in history along with some modern elements. For example
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Oxford University Walking Tour
"This 2-hour Oxford University walking tour starting in central Oxford at 2pm (departures at 11am and 2pm on weekends) is designed to show you the world behind the doors. Using Oxford University students as your guide the walking tour unearths the drama behind this historic institution with a unique style. Small intimate groups enable the guides to concentrate on more diverse aspects of University life and you to ask more from them. Go inside one of ol as well as the Bodleian Library experience a taste student life. Get an in-depth history of the University colleges including All Souls College
From GBP15.00
 
Oxford University Walking Tour
"This 2-hour Oxford University walking tour starting in central Oxford at 2pm (departures at 11am and 2pm on weekends) is designed to show you the world behind the doors. Using Oxford University students as your guide the walking tour unearths the drama behind this historic institution with a unique style. Small intimate groups enable the guides to concentrate on more diverse aspects of University life and you to ask more from them. Go inside one of ol as well as the Bodleian Library experience a taste student life. Get an in-depth history of the University colleges including All Souls College
From GBP15.00

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Students coming to Oxford (or visitors!)

If you're a student, you'll want to be prepared for all seasons, especially the cold and wet. Waterproof shoes are a must, especially when tramping through the rain! A good, warm coat is also...
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Look up! There's a gargoyle!

In order to take great pictures of Oxford's numerous gargoyles you need some equipment. A tripod is necessary because most of the gargoyles are quite high, just below the roof. You will also be...
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Backpack is probably most convenient, but suitcase would be fine. Anything should be fine really! A good range as the weather 'turns on a hat-pin'. Even if its summer I would bring a thin waterproof...
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Comfortable Shoes. Ilana and I wore holes all the way through pairs of boots in our travels. In the Spring it gets really cold. Bring a warm jacket, hat, scarf, gloves, the whole shebang! You'll need...
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Bring what you can carry, also backpacks are a great thing to carry all your bits and pieces in. As with most of the UK, Summer can be hotor cool, Winter is cold and wet, so dress appropriatly but...
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Sure i know this is marked 'packing list' but its the only way I can get a parting shot at the end. Compared to most of my pages this one reads like cement overshoes on a 10k run...not to...
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Top Things to Do in Oxford

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Christ Church College

Founded in 1546, Christ Church is nowadays Oxford's biggest and also one of its richest colleges. Its front quad alone provides enough space for a "normal" college... Moreover, the college is home to...
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Bridge of Sighs

One of many things Oxford and Cambridge (and Venice...) have in common is a "Bridge of Sighs". While the one in Venice was mostly related to a death sentence, the worst thing here was the failure in a...
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Bodleian Library

A collection from the 13th century and opened to students since 1603. Nowadays the Bodleian Library is the most important library in Oxford. If you do not wish to visit the inside, you can enter the...
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Magdalen College

Magdalen College is accessible via High Street, and the first thing you'll see are the gargoyles on the wall. They are typical for Oxford (see this, this or this gallery), and of course Magdalen...
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Punting

The River Cherwell (pronounced Char-well) is a quiet tributary of the Thames, to the east of the city centre. It is a popular place to go punting ...which basically means you hire a flat bottomed boat...
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Radcliffe Camera

Radcliffe Camera a lovely round building in Oxford. Designed by Jame Gibb in neo-classical style it was built between 1737 -and 1749. for the Radcliffe Science Library. The name Camera is Room in...
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