Oxford – The City of Dreaming Spires – Private Day Tour from London

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Oxford is one of principal university cities of Great Britain, and its university is renowned across the globe.   Oxford is full of wonderful buildings and architecture and walking around its streets it is easy to get lost in its history as Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world.

Wonder round the historical chapels and courtyards around the university or take a walk along the River Thames, known locally as Isis.  Over 9 million visitors a year come to Oxford but there is so much to see that it still feels like a special destination.

Oxford also has a wonderful collection of museums such as The Ashmolean Museum, which is every bit a match for those found in London.  Nearby is the famous Bodleian Library, centuries old and one fo the main repositories for books in the United Kingdom.

Finally, if all this history and culture gets too much then why not look for a gift or have a tea and scone in Oxfords main shopping district.

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Duration: 7 hours
Starts: London, United Kingdom
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Oxford is one of principal university cities of Great Britain, and its university is renowned across the globe.   Oxford is full of wonderful buildings and architecture and walking around its streets it is easy to get lost in its history as Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world.

Wonder round the historical chapels and courtyards around the university or take a walk along the River Thames, known locally as Isis.  Over 9 million visitors a year come to Oxford but there is so much to see that it still feels like a special destination.

Oxford also has a wonderful collection of museums such as The Ashmolean Museum, which is every bit a match for those found in London.  Nearby is the famous Bodleian Library, centuries old and one fo the main repositories for books in the United Kingdom.

Finally, if all this history and culture gets too much then why not look for a gift or have a tea and scone in Oxfords main shopping district.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

We will explore the streets, squares and markets of Oxford. The colleges of Oxford are obviously academic centres of education before being tourist sites and can occasionally close with no warning.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Broad Street, Oxford OX1 2JD England

One of the most picturesque and oldest streets in Oxford.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bridge of Sighs, New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL England

As beautiful as it is famous, the Bridge of Sighs

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bodleian Library Bodleian Library Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG England

We generally just visit from the outside but if you’d like to go in then we can tailor the tour around that.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Radcliffe Camera, Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ England

See one of the most photographed buildings in Britain.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Oxford Covered Market, Market Street, Oxford OX1 3DZ England

One of the hidden treasures of Oxford.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Christ Church, St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1DP England

Visit both Oxford Cathedral and one of the famed colleges that comprise Oxford University.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Carfax Tower, Corner of Carfax and Cornmarket, Oxford OX1 England

If you’ve the legs for it, the top of the Carfax Tower has the best views over Oxford. If not, the building itself looks wonderful from the street level.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Martyrs’ Memorial, 13 Magdalen Street, Oxford OX1 3AE England

Learn one of the sadder events in this history of Oxford.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cornmarket St., Cornmarket St, Oxford OX1 3HL England

One of Oxfords main retail streets replete with ancient churches and pubs.

Duration: 30 minutes



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