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Bespoke Oxford Walking Tour with a Private Guide provided by Walking Tours of Oxford

Bespoke Oxford Walking Tour with a Private Guide

Bespoke Oxford Walking Tour with a Private Guide
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About
Avoid the crowds that congregate in Oxford's best-known places. This private walking tour offers a more intimate experience as you discover the history behind landmarks such as the Bodleian Library, Bridge of Sighs, Sheldonian Theatre, and some lesser-known spots. You’ll also see some of the prestigious university colleges, and learn about the institution’s history.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 45m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Private tour, exclusively for your party: Ensures a personalized experience
  • Visit Oxford's most important sites, including the Bodleian Library
  • See university colleges and learn about the history behind the institution
  • Special requests can be accommodated: Advise ahead of time
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 45m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Highlights
  • Private tour, exclusively for your party: Ensures a personalized experience
  • Visit Oxford's most important sites, including the Bodleian Library
  • See university colleges and learn about the history behind the institution
  • Special requests can be accommodated: Advise ahead of time
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 45073P2
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Professional Blue Badge guide
  • Private tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Duration
1h 45m
Departure details
  • Christ Church Meadow, Oxford OX1 4JF, UK
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please advise if a wheelchair will be on the tour
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Professional Blue Badge guide
  • Private tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Christ Church Meadow, Oxford OX1 4JF, UK
Duration
1h 45m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please advise if a wheelchair will be on the tour
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Christ Church Meadow
    Oxford OX1 4JF, UK
    See address & details
  • 1
    Bodleian Library
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Sheldonian Theatre
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    University Church of St. Mary the Virgin
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Bridge of Sighs
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Radcliffe Camera
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 6
    Walking Tours of Oxford
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 7
    Weston Library
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Charlotte G
1 contribution
Fantasic and fun tour!
Oct. 2021
Heidi did a private walking tour for our wedding party as one of our activities on our wedding weekend and it was a massive hit with our guests! She was fantastic and gave a brilliant tour, it was fascinating to hear about Oxford along with nuggets of knowledge that you wouldn't hear anywhere else. Heidi is really engaging and tailored our tour with some fun Harry Potter facts as she knew we are big fans! Would 100% recommend!
Written 29 November 2021
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Thank you so very much. It was wonderful to be part of your wedding celebrations and it was a pleasure to be your guide of choice - `I hope that you had a wonderful honeymoon! Thank you again for taking the time to review. With warmest wishes Heidi
Written 30 November 2021
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Car0line014
Nottinghamshire, UK3 contributions
Exceeded expectations
Jul. 2021 • Friends
As part of a Harry Potter themed hen party we booked a private Harry Potter tour. Heidi was fantastic. She took us to lots of places across the city, included information about other authors and she did her best to me sure we could see some inside sights despite covid. Heidi was friendly and knowledgeable and would definitely book her again if I came back to Oxford.
Thank you!
Written 19 July 2021
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Thank you very much indeed for this lovely 5 star review for your private Harry Potter tour. I was apprehensive as, due to covid, it had been a little while since I had connected with Harry in Oxford! So your 5 star review means a lot! So delighted that you enjoyed for the special weekend and I greatly appreciate you taking the time to review. With very best wishes Heidi
Written 20 July 2021
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Susan K
Carlsbad, CA2 contributions
Excellent
Jun. 2021
We did a bespoke walking tour with Leigh Guyatt. Leigh was a great guide to have. She had very intimate knowledge of the city of Oxford and of the University the colleges. She spoke very clearly and was able to answer all of our questions. She has excellent knowledge of television shows that are filmed in Oxford. Leigh is an enthusiastic and organized as a guide.

We did our tour during the Covid 19 pandemic. Our family is fully vaccinated so we were not concerned about contracting or spreading the disease. We did wear masks when going inside to buildings or quads when required.
Written 30 June 2021
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Thank you for this super review! Leigh will be pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your tour - it is important to us that all the clients that visit Oxford with us have the best experience. With best wishes Heidi
Written 1 July 2021
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Amanda B
Stanford, South Africa32 contributions
Really good guide!
Jun. 2021
Heidi was a great guide for us, very knowledgeable and informative and with a good sense of humour too. Despite not being able to enter the colleges, she gave us a very good overview from the outside, lots of history, famous former students, architecture etc. We did go into the Divinity School and the University Church which were so interesting, and also gave us a chance to shelter from the pouring rain.......

I would highly recommend Oxford Walking tours, and would hope to use them again in the future.
Thanks again Heidi!
Written 25 June 2021
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Thank you very much - your recommendation is much appreciated. I so enjoy meeting people and showing them Oxford - we all do! We are so fortunate as qualified guides to have access to places that other guides might not be able to get into - such as The Church and The Divinity School. Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, it was my pleasure to guide you around Oxford and hope to see you again. With warmest wishes Heidi
Written 26 June 2021
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Stu269
Warmington, UK2 contributions
A great guide who knows her stuff and was responsive to our needs.
Heidi, our guide, was very knowledgeable, caring, thoughtful and responsive to our needs. She moved at our pace and found places to sit in the shade when we needed them. Just the right amount of time to find ourselves well informed but not overwhelmed. Highly recommend.
Written 6 June 2021
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Thank you very much! I am so delighted you enjoyed the tour with us. All our guides are used to adapting to the weather (come rain or shine) and any closures on the day. You are so right - a tour with a qualified guide is the best way to maximise your time in Oxford and to give you an orientation so that you can enjoy exploring independently afterwards. I hope you enjoyed the Westgate! Thank you again for taking the time to leave this review which means a lot to us here at Walking Tours of Oxford. With very best wishes Heidi and team
Written 6 June 2021
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Deborah N
South Woodham Ferrers22 contributions
Extremely interesting tour
Apr. 2021
We booked a bubble tour with Simon, it was excellent, found out so many interesting information with regards to Oxford and the Universities would highly recommend
Written 26 April 2021
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Andrew M
3 contributions
Terrific 2 hour tour with Heidi Boon Rickard
Mar. 2020 • Family
My 19 year old son and I enjoyed a wonderful time with Heidi touring and learning about Oxford, everything from hearing about its rich history, to viewing the most important places, to learning how the college system works to getting tips on the best places to go off and visit our own. I would highly recommend this as a great activity for a family or small group.
Written 7 March 2020
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HeidiBoon
What a lovely review. Thank you so much. I loved meeting your both and greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave this review. With very best wishes Heidi
Written 9 March 2020
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John
1 contribution
Edward was a brilliant Guide! Excellent Value for Money!
Sep. 2019
We did a small team outing and as part of the outing we had a tour of Oxford with Edward. He was a brilliant guide and we all had a great time and learned a lot. Thank you Edward!
Written 11 October 2019
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Thank you for taking the time to leave this review for Edward who is delighted you enjoyed the tour. We really appreciate your feedback. With best wishes Heidi
Written 14 October 2019
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Sylviemoawad
Sydney, Australia1 contribution
Brilliant tour
May 2019 • Couples
We had a private tour with Edward Taylor which was superb! He has exceptional knowledge coupled with a great manner. Definitely one of the best tours I’ve ever done.
Written 23 May 2019
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DiandMo9
Oxford, UK8 contributions
Learnt so much new about my city
Apr. 2019 • Friends
We came on a private walking tour with Heidi as part of a charity auction fundraiser for Oxford's Restore Project. On a freezing cold, windy spring day, our guide Heidi gave a fascinating tour - despite living in Oxford, on and off, for most of my life, I certainly found out things I'd never known. Heidi was great - knowledgeable, fun, interesting. Highly recommend.
Written 13 May 2019
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Thank you! It is always a little nerve-wracking when we give tours for locals! However I guess that our 9 month of training paid off and I am so delighted you enjoyed the tour with me. It does mean a lot. I was thrilled to be able to contribute to the Restore project and help raise some funds. It is important to me to be able to 'give something back' Thank you again and with best wishes Heidi
Written 17 May 2019
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An excellent walking tour.
This was an excellent tour led by such an enthusiastic, knowledgeable guide who made the walk so interesting. Her
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Highly recommended
The guide Heidi gave a wonderful insight into the worlds of Morse, Lewis and Endeavour. A thoroughly enjoyable way
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An afternoon in Oxford
We were in a group of just 10 people with the most informative and experienced guide ever! Her name was Heidi and s
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Outstanding!
This tour is a absolute delight for Morse, Lewis and Endeavour fans. Heidi has encyclopaedic knowledge of all the
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2 hr Interesting guide of Oxford University
A 2 hour University and city tour with our guide Tony who was really knowledgeable and an enthusiastic tour guide,
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A fantastic way to explore the aspects of Oxford. Not just for Morse enthusiasts.
A fantastic tour of Oxford through the eyes of Morse, Lewis and Endeavour. We were lucky enough to have Heidi as ou
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You must do this Walking Tour of Oxford
Heidi was very good. Witty, fun, knew so much about Morse and Colin Dexter, his creator. This was blended in with s
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A must for any fan of Inspector Morse, Lewis or Endeavour
Seeing the locations from Merseyside, Lewis and Endeavour. Heidi knowledge and anecdotes about the actor and author
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Heid is a true fan and a fantastic source of information and amusing anecdotes
My partner and I were slightly intimidated by the number of Morse tours available, but we were pleased that we ulti
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Great tour for any fan
Very enjoyable. Knowledgeable guide. The headphone commentary was very useful and almost a necessity in the busy st
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Very enjoyable and informative tour with Rob Walters. Rob has a very good knowledge and also a very good sense of h
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Oxford as we Know it.
Heidi was very informative and passionate about her chosen subject. Great to see all the spots on n Oxford where it
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Mores, Lewis and Endeavour tour
Elizabeth was engaging, knowledgeable and interesting with lots of facts. We had a really enjoyable tour. Lots of
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Fascinating and informative experience
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Interesting. Informative. A 'must' if interested in Morse, Lewis, Endeavour!
This is an excellent tour conducted in our case by Heidi. Extremely knowledgeable with some great anecdotes and in
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