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New College

Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN, England
+44 1865 279500
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New College, founded in 1379, is one of the larger colleges at the University of Oxford, and is particularly well-known for its Chapel and Choir.
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Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN, England
+44 1865 279500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dining hall is NOT the one featured in the Harry Potter films, but is close. An architectural gem, that is open to visitors to walk around. The chapel is stunning -- attended Evensong, a 45-minute reverential service featuring a choir -- they have been...More

Thank Cymro_SF
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I think this may be one of the colleges you may get in for free. The college is nice to explore especially the Cloisters and you are also able to get into the church, I think you get to access most of the grounds but...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 1 November 2017

As a member of the Cambridge University Medieval Studies Program, I was privileged to participate in a Saturday tour of New College's Chapel, Cloisters, Hall, and Gardens led by the renowned Oxford archaeologist Julian Munby. I was especially fascinated by all the medieval artifacts on...More

Thank mtc
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

There is no fee to visit this college and it is very interesting. It is apparently the only one built within the original oxford city walls. There is an amazing dining room and you can walk the corridor where they filmed Harry Potter and the...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Another beautiful college. As opposed to Christ Church, this one is free to visit even for non-student tourists. It's got a nice park although not huge, the dining hall looks a lot like the Christ Church hall but way less crowded. Also, it's got bathrooms....More

Thank A E
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The College is extremely pretty and my sister enjoyed seeing the cloisters where Harry Potter was filmed! It

Thank Starsky66666
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

On October 19, 2017, The Oxford City Mayor and City Council conducted the triannual inspection of the 12th century city wall. The wall built upon and above the remains of a 7th Century Saxon wall provides a portion of one of the boundaries of New...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We took a walking tour of some of the colleges in Oxford. We were there in the morning and as it was Collection Week most colleges were closed to visitors until 2:00 pm. We were able to enter New College which fave us a great...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Stately and charming buildings impress the visitor to New College every time.Take a walk along the 12th century old city hall while admiring one of the most impressive gardens in Oxford. When you reach the impressive ornated garden gate your eyes will lead you to...More

Thank Chatwm
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The place where they flimed the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Magical place to visit if you are HP's fans! A very beautiful college with lots of history to discover and view.

Thank PEili K
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