Train to Oxford from London (one hour each way). Stroll this quintessential pedestrian friendly English town dominated by the world famous University of Oxford . . . . the first English speaking university with origins in the 1100's. Experience Oxford which operates at a less frenetic pace than the nearby capital City. I am your friendly guide, university educated, will explain the rich history of Oxford, its famous political, religious, and literary alumni.
A city of dreaming spires with fabulous architecture, college buildings, churches, museums. The city has much to offer those who love English literature and architecture, where many world famous writers, political figures have lived, studied, taught, or set their tales here. It is a place demanding a friendly guide to steer you through so many hidden gems and layer upon layer or English history. I will take you into Oxford colleges to experience one of the top Universities of the world. Blenheim Palace is nearby and an option by taxi as an extra
8. 30 am Guide collects travelers from their central London hotel
9. 00am - 10. 30am Train to Oxford
10. 30 am - 12. 30pm Tour Oxford on foot to see its historical buildings, University Colleges, pubs, covered market, shops, churches, museums,
12. 30 - 13. 30 Lunch break
14. 00 -18. 00 in-depth look at various Oxford highlights (alternatively at extra cost a trip to Blenheim and its estate - return taxi ride)
18. 30 -19. 30 return journey to Central London)
This tour as a whole or partially can be customized to fit your preferences - please inquire!
MEETING POINT + TOUR DURATION
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: Barry always likes to collect his clients from their central London accommodation to ensure a prompt start to the day
Duration: 11 hours
This trip uses public transport and is subject to the train timetable from London to Oxford. This can mean that the start timings vary slightly depending on this. Also travelling to Blenheim by Taxi is dependent on traffic conditions. Train frequency more restricted at Weekends. Due to this and reduced access to University Colleges Sundays may not be feasible for some tours
Minivan, Minibus, Coach
- Guiding Services
ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED
30 GB Pounds - This amount is an estimate per person and would cover a light lunch and some incidentals but is entirely at the discretion of the traveller. Transport costs and visitor entry tickets are also extra where applicable.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks