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Exeter College

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Address: Oxford, England
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+44 1865 279600
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USD 158.62*
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Private Oxford City and University Walking Tour including College Visits
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Walking Tour

Went on an organised tour with 'Bella' through the Visitors' Information Centre. Was very enjoyable although extremely cold. She took us into Exeter College during the tour and it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on an organised tour with 'Bella' through the Visitors' Information Centre. Was very enjoyable although extremely cold. She took us into Exeter College during the tour and it was really interesting. Would recommend.

Thank janelledarwen
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A wonderful college to wonder around. Still in use, and well reserved! Well worth the trip to Oxford.

Thank Léon H
Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Helpful porter, super garden with the promised view which lived up to expectation, and the bonus of catching an organ practice in the beautiful chapel.

Thank crosssidecottage
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111 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The chapel at Exeter is stunning. There is a huge pre-raph tapestry and the chapel itself is beautifully ornate, replete with lovely carvings, gold leaf and a well adorned organ. The view from the mound onto the rad cam square is one of the finest in Oxford bar the view from St Marys Church.

Thank Mehran M
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This College is found on Turl Street and is a refreshingly perfect example of the smaller college having concentrated calm when compared to 'The House' and other large colleges. But above all, the 19thC Chapel, built in the French Gothic Style to a design by Gilbert Scott is breathtakingly beautiful - especially the stunning vaulting. Music here is to a... More 

Thank Andrew P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Exeter is one of the oldest college in Oxford. But we went here because we are a die hard fans of LOTR, thus we wanted to see where Tolkien once studied. Only went to the inner courtyard and took some pictures. it was very well cared and lovely. There's a tall and dark looking tower that stands out from the... More 

Thank ulliee21
Belfast, United Kingdom
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154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Each college is jealous of its reputation and history. This one is a little special because of the many paintings of past prime ministers.

Thank Crocodile_Ddee
Marlow, Bucks, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

I was here for a fascinating talk from Sir David Cannadine on Sir Winston Churchill, followed by a nice dinner in dining hall. It's a small college, but very friendly.

Thank Andrew K
Thunder Bay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

For visitors from North America where the Book of Common Prayer evensong has been largely lost in the Anglican Tradition, hearing the bells of Exeter Chapel calling to service on a Sunday evening could not be ignored. The mixed, all student choir were amazing. Pitch perfect voices in perfect harmony, singing century old hymns and chants, A short, well researched... More 

Thank Roadrat1948
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

I stayed in this beautiful college for a week , It is a must visit for architecture lovers. Dining Hall , Church and Fellow's garden are fantastic.

Thank Milind_Bhavsar

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