Oxford is a city famous for its history, culture and heritage. With plenty of momentous buildings to see, rich histories to unravel and famous footsteps to follow in, the very best way to view the gorgeous architecture of Oxford is on foot.
Hardwick Parks is just 30 minutes away from Oxford city centre and is the perfect base for a fantastic day out for all the family. Whether you’re interested in literature, film, TV or local history, there’s an amazing walking tour to suit your interests. So, get your comfiest shoes on and get ready to be astounded by the beauty and culture this glorious city has to offer.
Oxford University Tours
Oxford University is famous around the world for being one of the oldest and most prestigious universities on the planet. Aside from the outstanding academic achievements of the university, the campus is also widely known for its stunning architecture and design. Oxford is not a campus university, therefore department buildings are located across the city centre, forming a great route to take in the scenic views of the buildings and the city itself.
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Harry Potter Walking Tour
Potterheads and film fans alike will adore the Harry Potter Walking Tour which takes you on a fun adventure through some of the famous filming locations behind the magic of the big screen. Visit Bodleian Library where you may recognise the Gothic ceiling from the Hogwarts Infirmary in The Philosopher’s Stone before moving on to the famous Christ Church which provided the backdrop for many scenes in the Harry Potter movies, including the Great Dining Hall and Hogwart’s Staircase.
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CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien Walking Tour
Back by popular demand in 2020, the Literary Oxford Tour takes you to the places that inspired the great fantasy writers CS Lewis, author of the Chronicles of Narnia series and JRR Tolkien, author of the Lord of the Rings series. This 2-hour tour takes you around the old haunts of these celebrated writers and allows you to walk in their footsteps through the many colleges and pubs associated with them.