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Full Day Tour – No:27
A full day tour to Oxford and Cambridge, the most famous university towns in England.
• Walking Tour of Oxford, ‘City of Dreaming Spires’.
• See the Bodleian Library.
• Visit Christ Church college, where Harry Potter was filmed.
• Walking tour of Cambridge.
• See the Bridge of Sighs and take a guided tour of the King’s College chapel.
• First-class luxury Motor-coach and the services of a professional Tour Guide.
We begin our day travelling across the Chiltern Hills to Oxford, the ‘City of Dreaming Spires,’ whose hushed courtyards have inspired generations of scholars including Bill Clinton and writers, Lewis Carroll who wrote ‘Alice in Wonderland’, C.S. Lewis who wrote ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ and the immortal J.R.R. Tolkien, author of ‘Lord of the Rings’. On the walking tour you’ll visit Christ Church college, where Harry Potter scenes were filmed, see the Bodleian Library and the picture-perfect college courtyards for which Oxford is justifiably famous.
Cambridge is a wonderful mixture of the everyday and the extraordinary, a living city that has shaped history and today reflects the best of historic and contemporary life. It was the inspiration for Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton and many of the Monty Python gang. We will have a guided tour of the magnificent chapel of Kings College, founded in 1441, and a fascinating walking tour of a city filled with beautiful buildings and historical quirks, including the famous ‘Bridge of Sighs’.
Admission to Christ Church college Oxford and King’s College Cambridge is included in the tour price.
DAYS OF OPERATION: Tuesday and Saturday (May-September only)
TOUR STARTS: 09.00 am, Victoria Coach Station
TOUR FINISHES: 7.00pm, Victoria Train Station
At the start of the tour guests will be issued with a headset featuring a disposable ear-piece.
When guests embark on the walking section of the tour, the guide will talk to them through a microphone that is connected to their ear-piece using a radio channel.
With no interruptions from background noise or other tour groups, every word becomes crystal clear, creating a more intimate experience!