Gown and Town: Oxford the City Private Tour

Magpie ID: ATXCSD
Reservation System:
API Provider: Rezdy
Instant Confirmation
Location: London
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 8.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Meet your guide at iconic Paddington Station
Experience the enchanting myriad of Oxford’s streets
Visit one of the world’s best-known universities
See the famous Great Hall featured in the Harry Potter films
Soak up the quintessential English atmosphere of Oxford
Summary
Discover the charm of Oxford on a tour of the world-famous university, picturesque streets and age-old pubs
Description

* Meet your guide at iconic Paddington Station, and journey together to Oxford - the city of dreaming spires! 
* Experience the enchanting myriad of Oxford’s spellbinding streets and uncover the city’s fascinating history. 
* Visit one of the world’s best-known universities and explore the array of colleges, courtyards and the famous ‘**Bridge of Sighs**’. 
* See the famous **Great Hall** featured in the **Harry Potter films** at **Christ Church College.** 
* Soak up the quintessential English atmosphere of Oxford.

From authentically magical locations used in the Harry Potter films, to one of the most-famous universities in the world, Oxford awaits – just a short train ride away from London. Deserving of a full day trip and not just a flying visit, Oxford is full of historical corners waiting to be discovered, as well as picturesque streets perfect for meandering and escaping the hustle and bustle of London. 

**Oxford University** 
One of the best-known universities in the world and also one of the most beautiful, Oxford is a charming place to spend a tranquil day. Our guide will accompany you on the hour long train journey through the English countryside and take you on a fully guided stroll through the city streets through the most beautiful colleges, hidden courtyards and quadrangles, libraries, and Oxford’s ‘Bridge of Sighs’ – a distinctive landmark and highly-coveted photo opp. 

**Harry Potter** 
The university is made up of 38 different colleges, an architectural combination that creates a magical and fascinating city filled with students on bicycles riding down narrow streets and honey coloured buildings. Your guide will take you to the awe-inspiring Christ Church College, where you will be able to see the Great Hall which served as the model for Hogwarts Hall in the famous Harry Potter films. After the tour, you can enjoy some free time to wander the streets, admire the architecture and soak up the quintessential English atmosphere.

Included Return train ticket from London Paddington station to Oxford
Entrance tickets to Christchurch College, including the Harry Potter Hall
A drink of your choice in a traditional old Oxford pub
A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
Excluded Cost of transport to and from London Paddington Station
Lunch, although your guide will recommend a delicious local restaurant along the way
Know before you book Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Kids under 4 are free
Know before you go Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time
Please bring waterproof clothing in case it rains
Please bring plenty of water
Additional Information Not wheelchair accessible
Health Items Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times

Season:

All year: From 01-01-2020 To 12-31-2020
Sunday 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30
Monday 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30
Tuesday 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30
Wednesday 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30
Thursday 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30
Friday 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30
Saturday 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 51.51615, -0.176418
Address: Marks and Spencer, Paddington Station, London, England, W2 1HA
Notes: The M&S (Marks and Spencer) shop, London Paddington Rail Simply Food inside Paddington Station - W2 1HA
Start Location Notes Marks and Spencer, Paddington Station, London, England, W2 1HA
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Notes:
Start Location Notes Marks and Spencer, Paddington Station, London, England, W2 1HA
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

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