Oxford Walking Tours

walking tours Oxford attractions on a guided walk and uncover the university city’s hidden gems. A knowledgeable guide provides interesting anecdotes, and you can ask questions as you wander the cobbled streets. Choose from a range of tours, including one that visits the sites used in Harry Potter filming and Inspector Morse episodes. You can also learn about the city’s history and quirky traditions on a free walking tour, or opt for a hop-on hop-off bus tour to get an overview of the highlights in a short amount of time.

Footsteps of Scholars: Immersive Walking Tours in Oxford University

Alternatively, take a walking tour that focuses on literary history. Using University Graduate guides, these intimate tours spill the secrets of Oxford’s oldest colleges interestingly and entertainingly. For those who are fans of the Inklings, a tour that explores Magdalen College and Exeter College is perfect, while others can choose a tour to discover how C.S Lewis and J.R.R Tolkien were inspired by the city.

If you’re a foodie, you can sample the best of the local cuisine on a food and drink tour. You’ll get the inside scoop on where locals eat, and you’ll find everything from street stalls to elegant restaurants.

After your stroll along the Old Bridge, turn right onto Mansfield Road to continue your Oxford walking tour. You’ll pass by St. Cross Parish Church, which was the setting for the wedding of Harriet Vane and Lord Peter Wimsey in Dorothy L. Sayers’ novel Busman’s Honeymoon. Then head down Jowett Walk, named after Benjamin Jowett, a 19th Century Oxford figure and master of Balliol College.