Oxford: Culture and History

from £105pp

Based on 2 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools, Primary Schools


Oxford's fascinating mix of history and culture makes it an excellent destination for a school trip.  Of course, it's most famous for its world-class university, which showcases some of England’s finest architecture.  The city also has some excellent museums, beautiful green areas and interesting shops and markets. 

In addition to its colleges, Oxford is home to the world's most famous wizard!  A visit to Christ Church College and a guided tour of the franchise's other filming locations are sure to be very popular amongst your students.

You might consider combining this itinerary with our Cambridge: Museums and Culture itinerary to have an even fuller range of visits.

Our Suggested Itinerary

  1. Day 1

    Depart school and travel to Oxford. 

    Follow the footsteps of the world's favourite wizard through Oxford's most spectacular College, Christ Church College.  Admire its stunning architecture whilst keeping an eye out for some of the Harry Potter filming locations!

    Enjoy a picnic lunch on Christ Church meadow, one of the most famous outdoor spaces in Oxford and the top picnic spot in the city!

    Spend some leisure time exploring the city centre - we recommend a visit to Oxford Covered Market!

    Discover half a million years of art and archaeology, from Egyptian mummies to modern art, at the University of Oxford's Ashmolean Museum.

  2. Day 2

    Go on a Harry Potter and Alice in Wonderland Guided Tour!  Enter the magical worlds of these famous literary and film characters with a tour of the places that inspired the authors and film directors.

    Take a tour of the most beautiful parts of the Bodleian Library, one of the oldest public libraries in the world and quite possibly the most impressive one you'll ever see. 

    Journey back to school. 


We use safe and secure accommodation especially suited to schools.  Our options are usually 2* or youth hostel standard and provide a perfect base for enjoying your tour.  All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts. 

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Oxford: Culture and History

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Based on 2 days

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