Discover the vibrant history of the oldest university in the English-speaking world on the only official University of Oxford walking tour. Learn how Oxford grew from a small market town to become the city of dreaming spires.
Starting and ending at the Weston Library, you will see beyond the remarkable spaces of the Bodleian Library in this walking tour; taking in the historic streets of Oxford and following in the footsteps of famous authors, scientists, politicians and film stars.
Developed by the Bodleian Libraries, in partnership with the Oxford Guild of Tour Guides, our popular city of Oxford walking tour will take you on an entertaining journey that will reveal the secrets of this historic city.
As part of the tour you will see inside the oldest teaching room in the University: the Divinity School; as well as the exterior of the Bodleian Library, the Radcliffe Camera and the streets surrounding the central Bodleian site.
All our walking tours are conducted by accredited, qualified guides.