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Exclusive Tours of Oxford

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Oxford with a private tour. Explore this ancient city, listening to its many fascinating tales with one of our exclusive experiences.

Your tour guide is a graduate of Oxford University, with a wealth of authentic and personal stories about the city, past and present. You’ll get access to restricted areas that are out of bounds to a majority of walking tours within the city.

Uncover the secrets of Oxford on a personalised Walking Tour

Uncover the secrets of Oxford on a personalised Walking Tour

The centre of Oxford is dense with historic University and College buildings, its streets echoing with the footsteps of famous people who have taught and studied here.

Your Private Walking Tour starts at Vanbrugh House Hotel, where your host will greet you. You’ll get to experience what interests you most, whether it’s architecture, Harry Potter, inside secrets or a bit of everything. Your tour will be custom-designed based on your curiosities.

Hear true, spooky stories on the Oxford Ghost Tour

Hear true, spooky stories on the Oxford Ghost Tour

Head away from the bustle and noise of central Oxford into the eeriest parts of the city. Your guide will recount spine-tingling tales from the city’s bloody past, and the entities it has left behind. Wander the locations where the apparitions have revealed themselves … and may do again.

All the accounts you will hear are based on documented events. They feature not only paranormal manifestations but gruesome executions and heart-wrenching deaths, some from eye-witness accounts.

Take a chauffeured journey on the Punting Experience with Breakfast

Take a chauffeured journey on the Punting Experience with Breakfast

Start your morning in luxury with breakfast on the river. You’ll enjoy a chauffeured punt by an award-winning Jesus college graduate. We are offering an exclusive, early access experience from 9:15 am.

Your breakfast will be ready for you before you leave, presented in a lovely picnic basket. You’ll meet your host at the historic Cherwell Boathouse, a short 20 minute walk away. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this enchanting punting trip on Oxford’s famous river. Your chauffeur will personalise your experience, so whether you want to hear stories or prefer the peace and quiet of the river, the decision is completely yours.

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