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Oxford Castle & Prison Tours

Oxford Castle & Prison
Explore nearly 1,000 years of history at Oxford Castle & Prison, located near central Oxford. Originally built in 1071 by Normans who came across with William the Conqueror, the castle was later turned into a prison. Now a museum and tourist site, it also offers stunning panoramic views over Oxford from one of the city’s oldest buildings.
Address: Oxford OX1 1AZ, England

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Oxford Castle and Prison Guided Tour

Oxford Castle and Prison Guided Tour

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Feel like you’ve gone back in time on this 1-hour tour of Oxford Castle. Led by a costumed guide who plays a real-life character from history, you’ll explore the Norman castle’s medieval remains, from the prison to the 900-year-old crypt. Climb up the steps to the top of St. George’s Tower, discover the Debtors’ Tower and the prison’s D-Wing, and make your way to the mound of the 11th-century motte-and-bailey castle.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.43
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$17.43
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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Experience one of the world’s greatest university cities on this hop-on hop-off Oxford bus tour. With a 24- or 48-hour pass, design a personalized itinerary with several possible stops including the University of Oxford buildings (some featured in the 'Harry Potter' films), Oxford Castle, and Bodleian Library, one of the world’s oldest public libraries. Enjoy unobstructed views from the open-top viewing deck and fun onboard commentary as you savor this elegant city.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.38
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Oxford Private Guided Walking Tour

Oxford Private Guided Walking Tour

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Oxford is one of England’s most renowned university cities and a private tour means you can explore at your own pace. On this 3-hour walking tour, admire Oxford landmarks such as the Bodleian Library, Christchurch Cathedral, and the Ashmolean Museum; learn more about the city’s fascinating history and heritage; and see the famous Oxford University colleges.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$332.25
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Improve your confidence in speaking English on 2-weekend courses in Oxford, UK.

Improve your confidence in speaking English on 2-weekend courses in Oxford, UK.

English speaking course designed especially to improve your confidence in the real world. 8 hours spread over two weekends for you to boost your language skills. Experienced, highly-qualified teacher to provide professional help and feedback for future self study. Competitive price for excellent service.
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  • 8 hours
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$145.12
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Oxford and Harry Potter Private Guided Walking Tour

Oxford and Harry Potter Private Guided Walking Tour

Take a private guided tour of the picturesque university city of Oxford. Enjoy a private walking tour of the city and its colleges and museums. Your 3 hours tour begins when your guide meets you at the agreed pick-up point, for example Oxford train station. The tour introduces the most famous colleges and describes college life, student traditions, famous literary, scientific, and political figures, and English history in Oxford. Follow the informative guide around the city as you visit the famous sights and learn about the history of Oxford. Visit famous film location of Harry Potter movies.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$375.76
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Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around Oxford - Towers and Taverns

Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around Oxford - Towers and Taverns

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A fun and different way to see Oxford! Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones. Spot things other people take for granted! You’ll learn interesting facts and stories. Everything is outdoors and you can do social distancing.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.94
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Should I book Oxford Castle & Prison tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Oxford Castle & Prison can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 5 Oxford Castle & Prison tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Oxford Castle & Prison 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Oxford Castle & Prison costs USD 17.43. Guided Oxford Castle & Prison tours start around USD 17.43 per person. See all 5 Oxford Castle & Prison tickets and tours on Viator.
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