Official Guided Walking Tours of Oxford
For those who would also enjoy taking a guided stroll around Oxford, we’re pleased to be able to offer (from our station office) tickets for a selection of quality assessed walking tours, as provided by official BLUE and GREEN badge guides.
Why not go for a Bus Tour + Oxford Walking Tour COMBO TICKET and enjoy the best of both worlds?
Private Group Walking Tours
Group walking tour of Oxford’s Dreaming Spires, tailored to suit and provided by one of our experienced guides.
With a private tour, you ensure that there are no set paths, no compromises and no standing very close to people you don’t know! The colleges visited and the university buildings talked about, are selected just for you.
Both English and foreign language speaking guides available.
Tour Rates 2017/18
English speaking tour guides
Up to 3 hours within Oxford – £105.00 per guide (one hour tour only)
Extra time – plus £35.00 per hour
Foreign language speaking tour guides
Up to 3 hours within Oxford – £122.00 per guide (one hour tour only)
Extra time – plus £40.00 per hour
There is a maximum of 25 people per tour guide.
All fees quoted include VAT at the prevailing rate but do not include admission to Colleges or other places of interest, these should be paid on the day direct to the College or venue.
Guides will wait free of charge for up to one hour for late arrivals, then extra time rates will be charged.
Tour Start Points
Your tour can start at any central location, to suit your needs. If your party is arriving by coach, however, we would suggest the following points: Oxford Railway Station forecourt (our office location) or outside the Playhouse Theatre, Beaumont Street, Oxford.
Visiting the Oxford Colleges
Visits to specific Oxford Colleges can be accommodated within your tour but please check with us first as some Colleges are not open to visitors.
Payment is due ten days before travel for all pre-booked activities unless credit terms have been agreed with us.
10 days or more in advance: No charge
6-9 days in advance: 10% of full price
3-5 days in advance: 25% of full price
1-2 days in advance: 50% of full price
Day of service: 75% of full price
1 hour before departure: 85% of full price
After departure: 100% of full price
Cancellation due to inclement weather conditions will be charged as above.
Please note: Usually our walking tours are available only until the end of August, however we have listened to our customers and have extended this offer into the autumn.