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Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th century.
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High St., Oxford OX1 4AH, England
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All reviews radcliffe camera worth the climb degree view passing places john henry four sides clock tower radcliffe square small fee spiral staircase high street dreaming spires worth the effort stained glass worth a visit sunny day lots of history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entry into the main body of the church is free, and it's a lovely little church, where you can sit down for reflection or listen to a sermon if there is one happening. If you'd like to go up the 13th Century tower of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the University Church on a Saturday afternoon it and the surrounding university buildings are absolutely fantastic and are must sees.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’d recommend stopping by this Church when visiting Oxford. You can climb to the top of the Church tower for 4 pounds up a narrow twisting stone staircase which leads you to the top in just over 100 steps. From the top there is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank WorldTravla7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My visit to this church was triggered by my interest in John Henry Newman who served here from 1828. There is a list of clergy who have served here dating back to 1204 on one of the walls. The stained glass windows were amazing. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erasmus16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely church to visit but my visit was mainly for the tower and the views,which are very good and worth the 4 pound.Would recommend a visit just for the tower and the views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paula E
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The church is simply stunning with its classic wooden-bench seating and impressive architectural magnificence. The stain-glass windows are incredible and are a feat of artistic ingenuity. The exterior of the church is marvelous and stands high above much else in the immediate area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 22 October 2018

And experience the truly stunning views of the centre of Oxford and the Radcliffe Camera. On a bright Autumn morning the are few sights that are as nice!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pat19
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting church but the highlight for us was the view from the tower, especially the view of the Radcliffe Camera but also the views down into college courtyards. However, we would not want to be there on a busy day in peak...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We had just been up to the cupola at the top of the Sheldonian theater so skipped the church tower. But the church itself is worth a visit. Make sure to go up into the balcony.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wubbuwu
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This "University Church" has a fascinating history but surely its best attraction is the Tower and the view it offers from the roof. Only 20 or so people are admitted at any one time sot hater can be a wait, but on a clear day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Yes, on the backside, facing the Radcliffe camera is the Vaults and Gardens cafe, which is superb.
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