Private Walking Tours of Oxford
Explore Oxford’s history and history with your own private Blue or Green badge guide. We can arrange a personalised tour based on your interests for individuals, couples, groups of friends, families and large groups.
Our wide range of popular tour themes you can choose from includes:
- Alice in Wonderland
- American Tour
- Architecture Tour
- Bampton Tour
- Children’s Stories Tour
- CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien
- Downton Abbey Film locations including Bampton and Cogges Manor Farm
- Gardens of Oxford Colleges Tour
- Harry Potter & Alice in Wonderland
- Inspector Morse, Lewis & Endeavour Tour
- Literary Greats Tour
- Magic, Murder & Mayhem Tour
- Medieval/Tudor Oxford Tour
- Oxford Film Locations Tour
- Oxford Past & Present – Our most popular private tour exploring the city’s history along with a visit (optional) to a University of Oxford College.
- Oxford Pubs Tour
- Philip Pullman’s Oxford
- Religion at Oxford Tour
- Science at Oxford Tour
Your Walking Tour Guide
All of our guides are highly trained and experienced guides who have lived and guided in Oxford and Oxfordshire for many years. They are all trained and approved by the Oxford Guild of Tour Guides and hold a Green or Blue badge which allows them to guide tours in Oxford.
We have a wide range of tour guides with an excellent knowledge of the city some with very specialist knowledge.
In addition to tours in English, we can offer tours in the following languages:
- Chinese (Mandarin)
For foreign visitors and students of English, specially trained guides can offer the following levels of English, in line with curricular and grammatical levels:
- English for Beginners
- English for Intermediates
- Advanced English
Private Walking Tour Prices
A private walking tour for 1 to 19 people for 2 hours with an English speaking guide costs £140.
Tours in other languages cost £150 for 2 hours.
Please note: Entrance fees to the University of Oxford Colleges and other paying buildings are charged in addition and payable on the day.
We limit the group size to a maximum of 19 people for this price as this is the maximum group size that most Colleges will permit plus the tour guide. One or two extra people can often be accommodated per group – please ask for prices per person.
Christmas Offer! Private Walking Tours of Oxford for Small Groups/Families
Explore Oxford’s history with your own qualified Blue or Green Badge tour guide. Discover the secrets of Oxford in this special 1.5 hour tour especially for families and small groups.
Informative and fun, packed with ancedotes about Oxford characters your tour will be great entertainment for all ages, showing you the parts of Oxford not to be missed.
Up until the end of January 2018 we can offer the special price or £120 for a 1.5 hour private walking tour for 1 to 12 people in English. To book call us on 01865 686 442 or email us at email@example.com.
For More Information and To Book
To discuss your Group requirements, please call the Walking Tour Team on 01865 686 442 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know:
- size of your group
- the date of your visit
- preferred time
- what type of tour or combination of tour themes
- what you would like to see: specific colleges
- and any special interests
College entrances are not included in the tour fee as they are optional and payable on the day, directly to the college. Please see a List of College Entrance fees 2017 for guidance.
Please advise us of which colleges if any you would like to include on your tour so that we can inform the guides who will book in advance if necessary.
Information for Groups
See the officially designated Coach Drop off and Pick up points on this map.
We can also book a wide range of other services for your group including River Cruises, Cream Teas, Local Castle Tours and museum visits.
You can call us on 01865 686 441 for suggestions for what else Groups can do in and around Oxfordshire as well as Group dining opportunities in Oxford and the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.
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