Oxford and Cambridge Tour
- What Included
- Walking tour of Oxford and Cambridge
- Visit to Christ Church College
- Visit King's College
- Professional guide
- Luxury air-conditioned coach
- Gratuities (optional)
- To see our social distancing and health and safety policy, click here
- Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have removed lunch packs on all of our tours for the foreseeable future.
- You must bring the e-ticket provided to gain entry to this tour.
- *During Peak Periods, Additional Vehicles Without Wi-Fi May Be Used.
- Our vehicles are modern, comfortable, and kept to the highest standards of cleanliness, including a deep clean every day
Walking tour of Oxford
Follow in the footsteps of Oxford's famous students, from C.S. Lewis to Bill Clinton, as you stroll the captivating college courtyards and cobbled lanes of this historic university town. Take in the famous 'dreaming spires' and see the Bodleian Library – one of the oldest libraries in Europe – on your visit. You'll be captivated by the unspoilt narrow alleys and ancient squares of this naturally beautiful town.
A treat for moviegoers of all ages, Christ Church is instantly recognisable as one of the major locations for the Harry Potter films! Marvel at the magical grandeur of the Great Hall, used as the setting for Hogwarts.
Once you’ve left Oxford, you’ll make your way to the beautiful city of Cambridge. It’s here that you will visit Senate House at the world-famous University of Cambridge. Before used by the Council of the Senate for important meetings, it is now the chosen location for students’ degree ceremonies. You’ll get to explore this special location and discover its important history before venturing onto the Corpus Clock!
Visit the Corpus Clock, a unique invention outside the Taylor Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University. Revealed to the world by Stephen Hawking, it is made from a 24-carat gold-plated stainless steel disc and has no numbers to tell the time. Instead, it shows the time through lights that shine through individual slits. This unmissable innovation will stay in your mind long after you’ve left!
You’ll also get to see Cambridge’s Mathematical Bridge during your stop. Designed by William Etheridge, it is nearly 300 years old and has attracted visitors from all across the world. The design gives visitors an intriguing conundrum – it uses only straight timbers but the bridge arches. It’s an absolute must-see!
King’s College Chapel
One of the main highlights of the trip is visiting the exquisite King’s College Chapel. Used as a symbol representing the city of Cambridge, the Chapel is a popular tourist attraction for people across the world. Taking a century to build, starting in 1446 on Henry VI’s demands, King’s College Chapel displays wonderful gothic architecture and huge, enchanting stained glass windows. Featuring the world’s largest fan vault and famous artwork from Rubens, there’s plenty to learn and discover at the home of the King’s College Chapel Choir.
Estimated arrival time back to London is around 7.00pm.
- Walking Tour of Oxford, the 'City of Dreaming Spires'
- Visit King’s college Chapel
- See the Bodleian Library
- Visit Christ church College, where Harry Potter was filmed
- Walking tour of Cambridge
- Luxury air conditioned vehicle
- Free Wi-Fi On Board Our Coaches*
- This tour operates in English, Mandarin and Spanish
- Cancelled bookings up to 24 hours before travel receive a full refund
1 April to 31 October
Days of departure: Tuesday,áThursday and Saturday
Return time:áapproximately 7:00pm
Departure and drop-off point: Golden Tours Victoria Visitor Centrer 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH (a 3 minute walk from Victoria station)
Due to a legal working hour's restriction for drivers, if your tour arrives back into London after 7:45pm, you will be dropped off at Gloucester Road Underground Station, not Victoria. Your driver will drop you off within a couple of minutes' walk to Gloucester Road Underground Station. Gloucester Road is in Zone 1 and is three stops on the Circle or District Lines to Victoria. The Piccadilly Line also runs through Gloucester Road, where it is only 5 stops to Piccadilly Circus.á