Oxford is more than just impressive architecture! It has been home to a multitude of famous historical figures, contemporary celebrities and eccentric academics. The University, since it’s foundation is the 11th century, has been home to 26 prime ministers, 30 international leaders, 47 Nobel Prize winners and over than 50 Olympic medallists. Oxford is the city of CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien, Lewis Carroll and has featured in several major motion pictures, including the Harry Potter series. Poet Matthew Arnold, during his studentship at Oxford, hailed it
‘that sweet city with her dreaming spires’
Now, over 150 later, our expert guides will take you along our famous walking tour route to share with you exactly what he found so inspiring!
The University of Oxford is the second oldest in the world! Now our guides are at hand to take you on a journey into a rich and magnificent past... As you meander through the streets, the splendid architecture from every century and style becomes a portal back in time- each building is steeped in history and has it's own story to tell. Using their unique link to the university, your expert guide will unlock the city's hidden treasures, sharing insights into real life behind the college walls, and providing a typically humorous take on Oxford's quirky past!
All Oxbridge Tour’s guides take a natural enjoyment in showing off their city at its best – our unparalleled insider's perspective, and superb knowledge of the University and Town make this the most popular 90-minute tour of Oxford.
When you are ready to book simply select your tour from the menu above and follow the instructions. If you have a particular college, subject or historical interest, please let us know as we would love to tailor the tour for you where possible. Please feel welcome to get in touch for more information on any of our tours. We are glad to help with any general questions about the city too.
It is worth noting we are very busy during weekends and bank holidays so book with several days notice if possible - or call the office to check availability in case of short notice bookings!
Phone : 01865 522 570