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Exeter College

Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP, England
+44 1865 279600
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2-hour Private Oxford City and University Walking tour
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Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP, England
+44 1865 279600
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a weekend trip to Oxford. Georgia studied her undergraduate degree here, so this place has special significance for her - but nonetheless it's a beautiful place to see. The chapel is gorgeous, as are the gardens out back. There's a lovely view of...More

Thank Jon_the_Scone
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lovely door keeper allowed us in despite filming going on, we couldn't see the hall but the chapel is wonderful. Amazing stained glass telling stories reminding me of Sainte Chapelle in Paris also a wonderful Pre Raphellite tapestry.

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful college, great accommodation and nice staff. The college is very well located and it has Amazing architecture. It's the college of Tolkien and Pullman. Worth visiting if you're in Oxford looking at colleges and it's a wonderful place to study, of course. The fellow's...More

1  Thank Mariel T
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The evening recitals are fantastic - in the setting of its stunning chapel, its a thoroughly Oxford experience. Of course, its also the scene of many a Morse episode, one infamous scene in particlue, so worht a visit if you're a fan.

Thank cara472
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Oxford in general is a fascinating place to visit for its architecture: it is like a museum with a lot of other museums inside. The university is central to all Oxfordian things, and in particular, the colleges are gems of this crown that is Oxford....More

Thank LuisBermudes
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Attended a very pleasant evening in this lovely chapel. 2 violins, organ and countertenor. Lovely candlelight setting enhanced the atmosphere and enjoyment..

Thank exzombaresident
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I got a tour guided by two recent students of the College, so I may have gotten somewhat biased information. I can see why they loved it, though. One is surrounded by historic architecture and artifacts, but not afraid to sit on a chair. The...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wonderful example of Oxford architecture demonstrated throughout the university city. Location is ideal whether travelling by car, walk, taxi or train with the newly opened track extension to/from Haddenham/Thame. Locale well provided for with cafè etc

Thank geoffreyleonard
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Exeter College was founded in 1314 by William de Stapledon, the Bishop of Exeter who later became Edward II's Treasurer. It was established as a school for clergymen known as Stapledon Halland originally had no more than 12-14 students. It grew significantly in the 14th...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 22 June 2017

There are so many colleges in town and this is one of the prettiest. If you are able to get in (sometimes closed for exams, holidays etc) it is worth some time to visit this stunning campus!

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