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Oxford Day Trip from London: City Tour, Colleges & Lunch

Activity provider: LocalCoolTour

Oxford Day Trip from London: City Tour, Colleges & Lunch

Activity provider: LocalCoolTour

From US$ 340.10 per person

Visit Oxford and learn about its history, culture, and cuisine. Enter Christ Church College, discover the highlights and hidden gems of the university city, try a fantastic lunch in a 14th-century tavern.

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Duration 7 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most imposing Colleges of the world
  • See the most important highlights in Oxford
  • Taste a typical British Lunch in a traditional tavern
  • Skip the line to the important Christ Church College
  • Enjoy a fully private tour alone with a guide
Full description

Travel back in time on this Private Day Trip Tour into one of the world's most academic and intellectual cities. Get away from busy London and tour Oxford with a private local guide. Admire not only the city's medieval architectural beauty and its river and natural environment, but also its traditional English cuisine. Learn about the history of Oxford Castle, an ancient castle over 1,000 years old, famous for having once been a prison. Visit the only 12th-century tower still standing in the city.

Take the opportunity to enter the History of Sciences Museum to see the famous blackboard that Einstein once used during a lecture at some Oxford University, and which still preserves its formulas.

Relax and enjoy a delicious British lunch with a typical English beer in a traditional 14th-century tavern. Enjoy the best views of this university city by climbing to the top of the 13th-century tower of the University Church of St Mary.

See the most prestigious colleges in the world, from Balliol College (the oldest in Oxford) to the most important college in the city: Christ Church College. Enter and breathe the university and intellectual air of Oxford. Get to know its beautiful Gothic building and discover how its students live. Enjoy Oxford in-depth, with its History, its Culture, Gastronomy, Colleges, and local’s lifestyle in this amazing Private Day Tour.

Includes
  • 7 hs. Private Tour with a local guide
  • Skip the line tickets to Christ Church College
  • Skip the line tickets to Sheldonian Theatre
  • Skip the line tickets to University Church of St Mary
  • Round trip train tickets to Oxford
  • Lunch in a traditional tavern
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Masks are required while indoors

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    Meeting point

    Paddington Train Station Gate 1, at the door of the Pret A Manger shop.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Oxford is often very rainy so always come prepared for possible rain.
    • Children must be over 8 years old to climb the tower at St. Mary Church and the tower has 127 steps
    • Sheldonian Theatre is closed Saturday and Sunday

    Product ID: 409981