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Top 10 Oxford Highlights with Divinity School and New College

Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Oxford
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Oxford
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

On this fully guided walking tour of Oxford’s must-see top 10 highlights, visitors can discover the treasures of one of the greatest university cities in the world. This tour offers the best opportunity to see the very best of Oxford while walking over cobbled streets of times past in the expert hands of an award-winning local guide.

Packed full of incredible insights and up-close historical visits, including the Bridge of Sighs, the 14th-century New College, and magnificent Divinity Library, this interactive, three hour tour is the essential guide into Oxford city and England’s fascinating history.

Itinerary
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Stop At: St. Michael at the North Gate, Cornmarket Street, Oxford OX1 3EY England

Discover the oldest building in Oxford, originally built around 1000–1050, with the tower from 1040 still in existence. The church tower is Anglo Saxon.

Discover the incredible story of the Oxford Martyrs who were imprisoned in the Bocardo Prison by the church before they were burnt at the stake in what is now Broad Street nearby. Admission is not included.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ England

Enter Broad Street to see Sir Christophers Wren’s early masterpiece, The Sheldonian.

*We will only stay outside.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Blackwell's Bookshop, 48-51 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BQ England

Have a phot taken outside the famous 19th century Blackwell’s Bookstore in Oxford, one of largest bookstores in the world with over 3 miles of underground shelves. After the tour guests will have time to go back to Blackwell’s Bookstore.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Enter the Oxford University to walk through one of the most stunning architectural wonders in Oxford and beyond, featured in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, as well as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Divinity School, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3BG, UK

Visit one of the most spectacular University rooms in the world. This 15th century medieval building and room in the Perpendicular style, was specifically built for lectures, oral exams, and discussions on theology. It was also used as a backdrop for the Harry Potter’s Hogwarts’s infirmary and classroom scenes. Admission is included.


Duration: 20 minutes

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

Completed in 1914, this beautiful bridge acts as a link between two Hertford College buildings, one being one of the oldest Universities in the world. The bridge more closely resembles the Rialto Bridge but won the hearts of the public, hence its name. The bridge also carries a storied history of mythology and fact, further enhancing its appeal, which your expert local guide will tell you all about.

*We will only stay outside.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: New College Lane, Oxford England

Stop outside Halley’s House where the world-famous Astronomer, Edmund Halley. Admission is not included.


Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: New College, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN England

Visit the 13th century New College where you will discover its grounds and cloisters and Chapel to soak up its timeless peaceful quality. Admission is included.


Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Merton Street, Merton St, Oxford OX1, UK

Visit one of the quaintest cobblestoned streets in the British Isles where your guide will make several stops and introduce some of its highlights including the oldest coffee shop in England as well as the most famous of Examinations Halls at the neo-Jacobean building dating back to the 1880’s.

Duration: 25 minutes

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

This will be the tours last stop where guests will have the opportunity to explore Market building that dates back to the 1770’s and has a long, varied and interesting heritage offers a unique showcase for the very best in local crafts, food and drink. Admission is included.

Duration: 15 minutes

Inclusions
  • Venue Admission
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Divinity School
  • Entry/Admission - New College
  • Entry/Admission - Bodleian Library

Exclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Gratuities
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking, including over uneven surfaces, cobblestones, hills, inclines, declines and stairs.
  • Anybody under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by somebody aged 18 years or older.
  • To participate in your tour, you must first check-in with the guide. You can only access the venues as part of your organised group tour.
  • Participants should be in good health, consult first with your doctor if you have any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Pret A Manger, 26-27 Cornmarket St, Oxford OX1 3EY, UK


Departure Time

10:30 AM


Return Details

Cornmarket Street, Cornmarket St, Oxford OX1, UK

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Duration

2 hours 45 minutes


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