Oxford is one of the world’s most famous university cities, home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Come and explore this quaint, historic and fascinating city with us.
On this half-day tour [approx. 3 hours] we will take you on a walk around the heart of Oxford, encountering its most famous buildings and picturesque university colleges and sharing stories about their history and strange traditions! You will also enter one of the most famous colleges attended by former British Prime Ministers, and see a number of filming locations from the Harry Potter films.
The Covered Market
Bridge of Sighs
All Souls College
Christ Church College [outside only]
Native British Mandarin-speaking guide throughout
Visit inside a famous Oxford University college
Transport to/from the tour start/end point
Max 15 customers per guide
Our half-day walking tours are approximately 3 hours long
This tour starts from the Ashmolean Museum
This is a walking tour so we recommend you wear a pair of comfortable shoes you are happy walking in for a prolonged period of time
If departing from London your guide may also be able to meet you in London and accompany you on your journey to Oxford and back, please mention this when enquiring
If you would like to extend your half-day tour into a full day tour, please let us know when enquiring and we will be happy to accommodate
More general details about our tours can be found here.
Rather have a full-day tour from London to Oxford？Click here.
Although transport is not included in our half-day city walking tours, all tour locations can be easily accessed from London or other nearby cities by train or private vehicle.
Depart from London Marylebone Station or London Paddington Station
Arrive at Oxford Station
Length of journey: 1hr
Approx cost of return ticket: £30
Train tickets can be booked in advance online here, or you can buy tickets on the day at the train station. Buying tickets in advance online may help you to save money, but please note some of these tickets are less flexible and require you to travel at specific times. We also provide a train ticket booking service, which saves you the hassle and helps you to book the tickets right for you. Simply mention that you would like train tickets arranged when submitting the form below.
If you would prefer to travel by private vehicle with your own driver, we can also arrange this for you. Simply mention that you would like private vehicle and driver arranged when submitting the form below. Please note, driving times can be significantly longer than train times.