Keynote 2 Keynote Recreation Oxford?Walking?Tours



What better way to oxford walking tours than by joining one of the many oxford?walking?tours that showcase the city’s history, from the ancient university colleges to its grizzly past. You can learn about the complicated rivalry between Oxford and Cambridge, the peculiar traditions, pranks and rituals that define student life, and hear stories of literary giants like Lewis Carroll, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, who were all students at the university.

You can also learn about the city’s impressive architecture on a tour that takes in sights such as the Radcliffe Camera, the Bodleian Library and the historic squares of All Souls and Brasenose College. If you love mystery, opt for a tour that visits the locations used as filming venues in the popular detective series Inspector Morse and its spinoffs.

Step into History: Exploring Oxford with Guided Walking Tours

Other tours focus on particular interests, such as a tour of the Gothic buildings of Jericho, or one that takes in all the sites used by the Harry Potter films. There’s even a tour for fans of the TV show Doctor Who, as well as specialist tours on topics such as Gargoyles & Grotesques, Tudor Oxford and Stained Glass.

You can also combine a walking tour with a punting experience on the River Cherwell. Take in the iconic buildings and cobbled streets from the water, while learning about the storied university’s application process and student life. Then, at the end of the tour, you’ll enjoy a meal in one of Oxford’s oldest college dining halls, which is included in the price.

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