Discover Oxford and Cambridge
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April - Oct: Tue, Thu & Sat
Departure: 8.45am Golden Tours Visitor Centre (Victoria) or 9.00am Golden Tours Visitor Centre (Kensington)
Return (approx.): 7.00pm
Visit the historic University cities of Oxford and Cambridge on this cultural day tour.
Highlights of the tour include:
- Walking Tour of Oxford
- 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 King's College Chapel
- Complimentary Lunch Pack
Tour duration: approximately 10.5 hours
Start this historic tour of England’s most prestigious University cities at Oxford, with a walking guided tour of the oldest university in England, and through the narrow cobbled alleys and ancient squares of this beautiful town. Follow in the footsteps of Oxford's famous students, from C.S. Lewis to Bill Clinton as you stroll through the captivating college courtyards and lanes. Before heading to Cambridge, don’t miss the Bodleian Library – one of the oldest libraries in Europe – and Christ Church College, instantly recognisable as one of the major locations for the Harry Potter films where the magical grandeur of the Great Hall was used as the setting for Hogwarts.
After soaking up the culture in Oxford, you’ll head to the historic city of Cambridge, known for the illustrious University of Cambridge, as well as the River Cam – along which you’ll see people punting with flat bottomed boats and long poles. The University city also boasts the renowned Cavendish Laboratory, King’s College Chapel, and the Cambridge University Library, as well as the oldest college, Peterhouse, which dates back to 1284.
Estimated arrival time back in London is approximately 7.30pm. A light lunch is included
April – Oct: Tue, Thu & Sat
- Departure: 8.30am Golden Tours Visitor Centre (Victoria) - Check-in no later than 8.15am
- Return (approx.): 7:00pm
From 1 April 2017 there will be no pick up transfers from London hotels. Departure will be from: Golden Tours Visitors Centre, 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W