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Harry Potter 2 hour PUBLIC Tour + Self Guided Entry to Christ church

Harry Potter 2 hour PUBLIC Tour + Self Guided Entry to Christ church

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This is the essential tour for Harry Potter fans. Spend a day discovering the sites of Oxford associated with the Harry Potter movies. See Christ Church College which inspired the Great Hall of Hogwarts, and learn behind-the-scenes secrets about the Harry Potter actors, and J. K. Rowling.
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  • 3 hours
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$100.96
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$100.96

Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

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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, Radcliffe Camera, 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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.91
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$26.91

Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Oxford Walking Tour

Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Oxford Walking Tour

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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.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.27
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$28.27

Christ Church Harry Potter PUBLIC 10am tour from July 2022 only

Christ Church Harry Potter PUBLIC 10am tour from July 2022 only

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Fans of fantasy books won’t want to miss this 1.5-hour tour of Christ Church College, the setting and inspiration behind novels such as Alice and Wonderland and Harry Potter. By booking your ticket in advance, you’ll avoid the long lines outside of the prestigious Oxford University building, home to the Bodleian Library and adjoining Divinity School. Visit recognizable filming sites and learn about Lewis Carroll’s time at England’s oldest university.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes
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$100.96
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$100.96

Cotswold Summer Explorer Tour

Cotswold Summer Explorer Tour

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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.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.43
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$114.43

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

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

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Tour includes entry worth £2.50 per person inside the Divinity school at the Bodleian Library. Tour lasts average 90 minutes. You can also opt to pay extra £10 cash on the day to include New college film site entry too for longer tour lasting two hours. 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.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.99
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$34.99

Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course

Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course

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Explore Oxford University’s famous regatta course on this 50-minute Thames River sightseeing cruise in Oxford. Hop aboard your sightseeing vessel in the heart of Oxford and cruise out onto the famous waterway. Listen as your guide sheds light on the city’s rich history, and discover local landmarks such as Folly Bridge, Christchurch College, the Oxford University boathouses and the Meadows. Share the waters with rowing eights, punts, university boats and cruisers, and watch the banks for sightings of native river wildlife.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.54
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Evening Cocktail Cruise in Oxford

Evening Cocktail Cruise in Oxford

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Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Thames River and soak up the views in style on this 30-minute evening sightseeing cruise in Oxford. Hop into your sightseeing boat as the sun starts to set and head out onto the calm waters with your guide. Sip a glass of Prosecco, beer, wine or a soft drink as the sunlight dances on the river, and gaze out over Oxford’s beautiful Christchurch Meadows. Learn of the city’s educational and sporting heritage, and enjoy a romantic moment on the river with your loved one.  
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.92
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Oxford City and University Walking PUBLIC 1pm Tour

Oxford City and University Walking PUBLIC 1pm Tour

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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, visit Bodleian Library—home to 'Harry Potter' filming locations—and one other college, and learn about Oxford University alumni such as C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Plus, receive an ILoveOxford map showing all of the main sites.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library

Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library

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Discover the Harry Potter movie locations of Oxford on this 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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.33
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Afternoon Tea Sightseeing River Cruise in Oxford

Afternoon Tea Sightseeing River Cruise in Oxford

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Set sail for a romantic cruise through the heart of Oxford on this 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise, including afternoon tea served on-board. Tuck into traditional English teatime treats like finger sandwiches and scones with jam and clotted cream, as you glide downstream. Following a scenic route along the University Regatta Course, you’ll discover Oxford’s surprising greenery and enjoy marvelous views of the University Boat Houses, Christ Church Meadows and Iffley lock.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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$26.92
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Inspector Morse Filming Locations Walking Tour in Oxford PUBLIC tour

Inspector Morse Filming Locations Walking Tour in Oxford PUBLIC tour

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Visit filming locations from the British television series 'Inspector Morse,' as well as spin-offs 'Lewis' and 'Endeavour,' on this Oxford walking tour. With a guide, learn about the making of the detective show and visit Oxford University colleges to gain insight into what it might be like to be a student here. End with an invitation to solve a murder mystery at one of Morse's favorite pubs. Entrance fees to university locations are included; drinks are not.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.64
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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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$22.21
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Sundowner Cruise with Three Course Riverside Dining

Sundowner Cruise with Three Course Riverside Dining

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Make unforgettable memories in the heart of Oxford on this 2-hour dining experience with evening cruise. Step aboard your vessel as the sun slowly sinks on the horizon, and cruise out onto the Thames River. Sip chilled Prosecco as you wind your way along the tranquil waterway, and gaze out over Christchurch Meadows and the university boathouses. Afterwards, alight at the mooring outside The Folly restaurant and follow the candles and fairy lights to your table. Then, enjoy a delicious 3-course a la carte dinner in the restaurant’s romantic surroundings. 
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.89
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Stonehenge and Bath Tour with Oxford University Alumni

Stonehenge and Bath Tour with Oxford University Alumni

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See two of England’s most in-demand destinations—both UNESCO World Heritage Sites—on this full-day, small-group tour from Oxford. Following pickup at the meeting point, head first to Bath: famous for its Roman–era origins as well as its Georgian architecture. See highlights like the Royal Crescent and Bath Abbey before continuing to Stonehenge. Once there, see the sights, learn the theories about its creation from your guide, and discover more in the visitor center.
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  • 9 hours
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$145.24
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$145.24

'Inspector Morse,' 'Lewis,' and 'Endeavour' Walking Tour of Oxford

'Inspector Morse,' 'Lewis,' and 'Endeavour' Walking Tour of 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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$29.62
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Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh

Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh

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See more of the picturesque Cotswolds on a trip that leaves from Moreton-in-Marsh. Showcasing the must-see villages that can be tricky to find on your own, the excursion visits Bourton-on-the-Water and Chipping Camden along with some lesser-known hamlets that many Cotswolds tourists miss. You have ample free time to explore, along with commentary and tips for places to eat or see through the day.
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  • 7 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.31
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$67.31

Cotswolds Villages Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Oxford

Cotswolds Villages Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Oxford

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.47
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Classic Cotswolds Private Tour

Classic Cotswolds Private Tour

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This private tour of the Cotswolds takes in the best of the North Cotswolds stopping at many of the places you would wish to see if you only have one day in the area. Leave all the planning to us and tour the area with a local driver-guide in and executive vehicle. We use quiet country lanes and pass through stunning countryside and off-the-beaten track Cotswold villages. On a typical tour you will visit towns such as Broadway, Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water as well as less touristed spots such as Snowshill and Upper and Lower Slaughter. There is the option to visit one of the many gardens or manor houses in the area and to take a lunch in a traditional pub or afternoon tea in a tearoom. All tours are private and full bespoke so we are happy to tailor the day to suit your individual needs or preferences. Beat the crowds and enjoy the beauty of the Cotswolds on a private tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$605.79
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$605.79
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Distanced | Oxford University & City Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

Distanced | Oxford University & City Walking Tour Led By University Alumni

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Our University of Oxford graduate guide will take you on an enthralling journey through time as we recount to you the fascinating story of Oxford and its illustrious university. Enjoy famous student anecdotes and authentic insights into student life from real Oxford University Alumni and current students. You are welcomed to ask questions at each stop on the tour and prospective students may ask about the Oxbridge application process from someone who has been successful. This is the real Oxford University experience from behind closed doors!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.17
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$18.17

Uncomfortable Oxford - Private Group Walking Tour

Uncomfortable Oxford - Private Group Walking Tour

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Uncomfortable Oxford takes a unique approach to the walking tour - both fun and thoughtful, we encourage analysis and discussion about uncomfortable subjects within the city. This discussion-based tours engages with legacies of violence, inequalities, colonialism and discrimination, and aims to highlight their enduring impact on our modern lives. Topics covered include imperialism, class, inequality, slavery, gender history, discrimination, and memorialisation. This tour is run by students from the University of Oxford and lasts for about 1.5hrs. We will walk no more than two miles, but please be aware that cobble stones and uneven pavement may restrict the accessibility of this event.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$201.93
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Small and Exclusive Oxford Highlights Tour

Small and Exclusive Oxford Highlights Tour

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Explore the university city of Oxford on a tour that showcases its highlights in just a couple of hours. The walking tour introduces you to many of Oxford's famous colleges and university buildings as you stroll around the city with a guide. Get recommendations for things to do and see in the city in your own time, and hear insider tips for Oxford's many restaurants. The experience includes a visit inside one college and either the Divinity School or the University Church of St. Mary the Virgin.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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Designed to see the best of Oxford in a safe environment with the smallest group sizing we have ever done. With this specialised tour we take important measure to protect your health, and those around you. All our Oxford University student guides wear medical masks. In addition to this, group sizing is inline with Social Distancing Rules (currently we have the smallest group sizing of any tour company in Oxford). Furthermore, all guides must submit their temperature before providing the tour. This tour has all the most famous sites in Oxford, with our unique guides providing a fun and entertaining insight into one of the most important cities in the world. See the world-famous sites such as the Bodleian Library and Christ Church – both of which were Harry Potter film sites! Get the inside story on Oxford ceremonies, student life, college rivalries and much, much more!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Oxford

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Harry Potter 2 hour PUBLIC Tour + Self Guided Entry to Christ church
"Peter was a great guide and was so knowledgeable about all things Oxford and Harry Potter. I will definitely be recommending this tour to family and friends who are visiting Oxford."..."
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Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide
"Our guide Trevor made the history come alive with his knowledge and great presentation to us. The aspects included and the time at each stop were just right."..."
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Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Oxford Walking Tour
"Our guide, Elizabeth, had many great stories to share about the series creator, the writers, and actors from the shows. She also provided us with an insight into college life at Oxford University. A very interesting couple of hours."..."
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Christ Church Harry Potter PUBLIC 10am tour from July 2022 only
"Michel was informative and helpful. Everything we could ask. He was knowledgeable about the subject and explained clearly. Very much enjoyed."..."
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Cotswold Summer Explorer Tour
"David and Isabelle were gracious, knowkedfeable, friendly and full of interesting details of everything we saw. They were well worth every farthing and we highly recommend this tour"..."
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Divinity School Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour (90 minutes) DAILY
"Excellent tour of Oxford with Harry Potter slant. Peter was charismatic, informative and amusing. He involved all of the children with chocolate prizes for Potter knowledge. Great value for money - our tour actually lasted around 2 and a half hours. Thoroughly enjoyed and was the highlight of our half term Oxford break."..."
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Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course
"Mark the skipper was fun, friendly and very knowledgeable. The boat was comfortable with blankets if we were cold and the option to take drinks on board. The Folly Restaurant (where you set off) is a beautiful place, making the whole experience fantastic."..."
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Evening Cocktail Cruise in Oxford
"Very nice tour in the sunshine - was about 45 mins and tour guide/skipper was very knowledgeable about Oxford. Worth doing."..."
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Oxford City and University Walking PUBLIC 1pm Tour
"The guide was very knowledgeable, the pace of delivery was good. Would definitely recommend. Tour was interesting, lots of interesting stories."..."
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Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library
"The weather was awful but Trevor was such an engaging, knowledgable and entertaining guide that he made the day really memorable. Would highly recommend him. Thank you Trevor for a brilliant two hours."..."
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Afternoon Tea Sightseeing River Cruise in Oxford
"Such a lovely experience for my sisters 50th birthday. The food was yummy and the host was so funny!"..."
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Oxford Official University & City Tour
"Sally provided a really interesting commentary that was a good mix of historic and more recent cultural anecdotes which brought the history to life. She was very knowledgable and had an twinkle in her eye"..."
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Inspector Morse Filming Locations Walking Tour in Oxford PUBLIC tour
"Alasdair was a knowledgeable and engaging guide and made the tour interesting. We would definitely recommend this tour if you are a Morse fan or if you just want to see more of Oxford itself."..."
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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"Fabulous trip and great explanations which were easily understood and some amusing. Good views so could see the important places."..."
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Sundowner Cruise with Three Course Riverside Dining
"Superb food absolutely fantastic The staff in folly restaurant were excellent The boat ride was nice and captain good But I can’t say how brilliant the food was"..."
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Stonehenge and Bath Tour with Oxford University Alumni
"Driver/guide was very knowledgeable and friendly, as well as a very safe driver. A little cramped for time in Bath, but overall an excellent tour."..."
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'Inspector Morse,' 'Lewis,' and 'Endeavour' Walking Tour of Oxford
"The knowledge of our guide Heidi was exceptional. She was a very pleasant guide with a friendly disposition."..."
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Tour of the Cotswolds from Moreton-in-Marsh
"Tom is a delightful guide. The trip was well curated. We had a lovely time and will certainly return to the Cotswold in the future for more. I have already started to recommend this tour to friends."..."
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Cotswolds Villages Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Oxford
"A very small group - schedule was adjusted to accommodate a request - guide was personable, knowledgeable and professional. A thoroughly enjoyable day, capped off with an unexpected drop off at our hotel!"..."
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Distanced | Oxford University & City Walking Tour Led By University Alumni
"Archie was an amazing tour guide… Lots of facts littered with anecdotal stories which made the whole tour really enjoyable."..."
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Small and Exclusive Oxford Highlights Tour
"Excellent tour - we were very lucky to be the only ones on the tour, which selfishly was fantastic! We learnt so much. We would highly recommend Heidi she is personable, knowledgeable and bubbly! Thank you"..."
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Social Distancing Specialised Oxford University Walking Tour With Student Guides
"This walking tour was incredibly interesting given what we both heard and saw. The level of detail given by the guide made it so easy to get a real sense of place and time as we walked through the various Oxford colleges. Highly recommend"..."

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