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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
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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 Bike Tour Including Full-Day Bike Hire
"Why do so many people use bikes in Oxford? This is because they know it is the best way to travel around Oxford. Oxford University has 38 colleges spread all over the town and getting to see some of the best parts is too much even for your experienced gu that you simply couldn't on foot. Plus it’s a lot of fun. You also get to use the bike for the whole day! If you decide to take the afternoon tour your bike will be arranged for you to collect in the morning. Oxford is a small pedestrianised city. So travelling around it on a bus which physically can’t get into the central parts doesn’t make much sense. On this tour you will visit and hear about sights & figures such as Magdalen College (Oscar Wilde) Port Meadow (for the definitive guide to Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland)
From GBP25.00

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Tour Buses

Some wouldn't call this a tourist trap, but in my opinion a bus tour through a city centre which is easily walkable within 20 minutes doesn't make sense at all. It's the same as everywhere: You can...
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Punting

Punts are very expensive: up to 10 pounds for a single use. Most colleges own their own punts; hence students get them for free or for much reduced rates: so, if you want to go punting make friends...
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'Punting' is a traditional...

'Punting' is a traditional Oxford activity which involves propelling yourself down the river in a gondola. Best not to do it if you don't know how or you are very likely to fall into the river or...
daniday
Sep 08, 2002

Walking tours in Oxford -...

Walking tours in Oxford - generally a good thing, but be careful if your 'guide' is in his or her early 20s. It's very likely they are a student, and will have limited knowledge of the areas. If you...
JennyLuker
Aug 26, 2002

I found food to be very...

I found food to be very expensive. I paid ten pounds for a cup of tea and a half sandwich. Suggest you shop in a supermarket and take a picnic to the park. Christ Church meadows (off St Aldates)or...
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LesleyOR
Aug 24, 2002

Almost everywhere you have to...

Almost everywhere you have to pay for your car. Just follow the signs for the parkingplaces and do not try to find a cheap place somewhere in a street nearby! There aren't (as far as I know) We spend...
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margaux
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Christ Church College

Christ Church's Hall is one of the most spectacular of Oxford. That's probably why it was chosen to be the Great Hall of the Harry Potter movies. In real life, the ceiling is not enchanted to look...
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Banbury Old Town

We had a wander around Banbury Old Town. its streets are filled with shops and pubs. There is a big market square. It was pretty and a lot of the streets were decorated with banners. We passed 'Ye...
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Oxford - Daytrip

a day trip to Oxford is a must really - it is a wonderful city full of lovely buildings - although when we were there lots were covered with scaffolding! it is the home of the university of Oxford...
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High Street

Burford's High Street is the main arterial road through the village. While the traffic is horrible and never seems to end, the High Street also has some nice little shops and a few pubs and...
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Dorchester Abbey

Built on the site of two earlier Saxon cathedrals, little remains of this important and once prosperous Augustinian priory. However, the existing abbey church dates from around 1140, and is full of...
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Oxford

Oxford a city that is known worldwide as the home of the University of Oxford is also the county town of Oxfordshire. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars, and since the 9th...
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