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Oxford and Cambridge - Tour from London

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Key Highlights

  • Tour includes return train transportation from London
  • Visit two of the world’s most renowned universities in one day
  • Guided tours of Kings College and Christchurch College are included
  • Included walking tours of both Oxford or Cambridge
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 May - 30 Sep: Tuesday & Saturday

    Duration

    10 hours

    Start time

    8:45am

    Meeting Point

    The tour departs from Victoria Coach Station, Gate 1-5, 164 Buckingham Palace Road, London.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour returns to Victoria Train Station.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    This tour takes you across the Chiltern Hills to Oxford, the 'City of Dreaming Spires', which has inspired generations of scholars and writers, including Lewis Carroll who wrote 'Alice in Wonderland' here. Visit Christchurch College, where Harry Potter scenes were filmed and where Albert Einstein studied, and wander around to see the Bodleian library and the courtyards for which Oxford is famous.

    Cambridge's stately Gothic style College buildings rise spectacularly from the greenery along the River Cam where students and visitors enjoy punting along the River. Take a walking tour of this city which has beautiful buildings.

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    Itinerary

    The tour starts from Victoria Coach Station, (Gate no 1-5) at 8:45am. You will travel in a coach, accompanied by a guide.

    Your first stop of the day is Oxford. The renowned university city has inspired generations of scholars and writers, including Lewis Carroll, who wrote 'Alice in Wonderland' here. Enjoy a walking tour of the city during which you'll visit Christchurch College, where Albert Einstein studied, the Bodleian library and College courtyards for which Oxford is famous.

    Continue to Cambridge, another university city and Oxford’s scholarly rival. Your walking tour will take in the magnificent perpendicular chapel of King's College. Founded in 1441, it is a fine example of late medieval Gothic architecture. See the so-called 'Bridge of Sighs', named after its look-a-like in Venice and several other Colleges that make up the University, each with their own stories to tell.

    At the end of the tour you will return to London. The tour ends at Victoria Train Station at around 7:00pm.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Walking tour of Oxford
    • Walking tour of Cambridge
    • Entrance to Kings College
    • Entrance to Christchurch college
    • Professional Blue Badge English speaking guide
    • Coach Transportation
    • Free Wifi
    • VOX RADIOGUIDE -microphone and headset system

    Exclusions

    • Food & drinks
    • Hotel Pick up and drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

    Those booking senior or student options will be required to provide proof of age on the day of the tour. Anyone not able to provide such proof will be charged the additional amount locally.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.Folding wheelchairs can be taken on the coaches however customers must be able to climb the stairs on and off the coach.Guests with smart phones or tablets can now remain fully 'connected' during their coach tour with fantastic FREE WI-FI!Using this complimentary service, international guests can avoid expensive 'roaming' fees when using an internet connection on board our coachesAt the start of the tour, guests are issued with a headset. During the walking sections the guide speaks to the guestsusing a radio microphone. With no interruptions from traffic noise, or other tour groups, guests now receive greater audio clarity and a far more intimate touring experience.
  • Reviews
    • Amazing

      The tour was well organized and the tour guide was well educated of the background. Great tour for anyone who's new to england and passionate for history around the city...

      Pui Cheuk Sum
    • great trip! great tour guide

      great trip!!! great tour guide...

      CONG ZHAO
    • Very interesting to finally see Oxford and Cambridge

      It was very well organized and the tour guide was excellent and Knowledgeable. I think it was a bit expensive but justitifed as it takes a lot of time to arrive there....

      Soha A M Abdel Tawab
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