Visit two of the most famous university towns in the world!

Come spend a day with us exploring these fantastic places and learn about how Universities started and view the stunning architecture of colleges such as Trinity, Kings College, Christchurch and more. Starting at the city of Cambridge, where you will enjoy a walking guided tour of the city. We continue our trip towards Oxford. Join the guide for a walking tour of its famous sights. Lastly, we will enter Christ Church - famous for being one of the Harry potter films and later a source of inspiration.

tour durationDuration: Daytrip
age range Age Range: 10 - 80yrs
tour pace Pace: Relaxed
group size Group Size: 25 - 41

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Walking tour at the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ Oxford
  • See Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera
  • Visit Christ Church College - inspiration to the Harry Potter films and Lewis Carol's Alice in Wonderland
  • Visit the Covered Market - a Victorian market - with excellent food, clothes and souvenir shopping
  • See the Corpus Clock
  • Take a river boat trip down the river Cam with spectacular views of The Backs and bridges.
  • Opportunity to see Christchurch Hall – inspiration for the Hogwarts hall in the Harry Potter movies

DEPARTING FROM

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Return travel by an executive and modern coach
  • Services of an experienced and friendly tour leader and driver
  • Walking tour of Cambridge including Trinity College, Kings College, Mathematical Bridge, Kings Parade, Great St Mary's Church, Senate House and more
  • Walking tour of Oxford including Ashmoleon, Sheldonian Theatre, Bodlein Library, Radcliffe Camera, Victorian Market and more.
  • Optional punting on the river Cam (1 hour - chaffeured)
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AVAILABILITY

Sat. 30th Mar 2019GBP £44

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Sat. 13th Apr 2019GBP £44

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Sat. 20th Apr 2019GBP £44

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Sat. 4th May 2019GBP £44

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ITINERARY

Morning

Depart London and start your journey to the first destination, Cambridge situated on the River Cam - abundant with charming architecture. A much quieter version of its rival (or ‘The Other Place as Oxford is known here), with leafy green gardens on the colleges outskirts and weaving river banks by the colleges’ fields or “The Backs” where students and tourists float on punts.

The city houses one of the most prestigious universities in the world - where Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, CS Lewis - between others – attended its various colleges.

Continue towards the main town centre, passing by the famous Eagle pub, the Chronophage (Corpus Clock), Senate House and Kings College - ending our walking tour near Trinity College.
Join the guide on an optional Punting tour on the River Cam passing under its beautiful bridges.

Afternoon

Continue to Oxford - the City of Dreaming Spires, which revolves around its university. Founded during the 12th century, mottled by historical honey-coloured buildings yet still has a young vibe thanks to its student population.
Many renowned figures studied here such as Bill Clinton, JRR Tolkien - writer of the Lord of the Rings and famous actors such as Hugh Grant.
During your free time, you can visit Christ Church, one of the largest colleges in Oxford and home to the smallest cathedral in the UK. See the famous hall, which inspired the Great Hall in Hogwarts the Harry Potter world and the grand staircase featured in two Harry Potter films. Lastly, enjoy free time in the Covered Market.
Your tour ends in Hammersmith station, London at around 19:30hrs

OPTIONAL TOURS

Chaffeured Punting on the River Cam - £12.00

A chauffeured punt tour is an essential part of the Cambridge experience and ideal for those that like to enjoy life with a little luxury. Enjoy a 50 minute ride the River Cam with an expert punter, who'll present you with the historical facts and stories of the University and student life. The tour offers stunning views of King's College, Trinity College, Wren Library, Bridge of Sighs, Mathematical Bridge and more.


These prices may be subject to change on certain weekends, please check the booking page of each tour

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