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Oxford Highlights Small Group Tour

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Oxford Highlights Small Group Tour

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icon1 hour 45 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


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.
  • Oxford city and university college walking tour
  • Follow a route that's planned to coincide with college opening times
  • Go inside a college building and learn about the prestigious university
  • Walk past the Bodleian Library, Sheldonian Theatre, and more
  • Hear fun facts about Harry Potter and Oxford from a local guide
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Local Blue Badge guide - Fully Qualified and member of The Institute of Tourist Guiding
Entry to a college (subject to availability .. not currently possible due to C-19)
Small Group Tour - limited numbers
Audio headsets

Departure Point

Broad Walk, Oxford OX1 1DB, UK

Return Details

Oxford, UK
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Walking Tours of Oxford

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • 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.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Oxford Highlights Small Group Tour ?
The policy on sanitization is:

  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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What is the social distancing policy during Oxford Highlights Small Group Tour ?
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Oxford Highlights Small Group Tour .
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Oxford Highlights Small Group Tour ?
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Oxford Highlights Small Group Tour .
What is the maximum group size during Oxford Highlights Small Group Tour ?
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Oxford Highlights Small Group Tour .

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Lovely City - fab tour
, Jul 2021
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
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Thank you very much for your 5 star review, I am so glad you enjoyed our 'Simply Oxford Tour' - we do tend to keep tours small - often at least half the size of other groups in Oxford so these tours do represent outstanding value for money! Thank you again and with very best wishes Heidi
Great tour
, Jun 2021
Great tour, the tour guide was very informative and made the tour very interesting, due to covid most buildings of interest were closed but that didn't stop us enjoying our time spent on this tour.
Perfect Oxford experience
, Jun 2021
A very enjoyable and informative tour. Heidi is a superb guide and I would strongly recommend this tour to all visitors. The pace of the tour is comfortable and yet we seemed to cover a lot of ground and topics whilst absorbing the beautiful architecture of Oxford. Plenty of opportunities to ask questions. The experience was enhanced by the effective audio equipment. On reflection I wish I’d booked direct as I was unaware that Tripadvisor took a large commission.
Excellent tour - highly recommend
, May 2021
Heidi our tour guide was absolutely excellent and we had the best tour of Oxford! Would recommend the tour to anyone - learnt so much we would not have known and definitely worth the spend. Della

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