Oxford Walks

Bridge of Sighs

Eccentric Oxford: a guided walk around the city revealing the eccentric characters associated with Oxford throughout the centuries.

Town & Gown Walking Tours are designed to entertain and inform both local people and visitors to the city.

1000 Years of Oxford in 100 Minutes!

Ideal for both locals and visitors – tours reveal the eccentric characters & tales associated with Oxford down the centuries, and celebrate the city's rich history.

As featured on BBC1's South Today.

Why come along?

Acquaint yourself with the city's history, from Danish raiding parties (1007) to exams-are-over parties (2007). Learn about Oxford's plagues, riots and eccentricities, and how all of Britain's great universities (plus Cambridge) originated from Oxford's pioneering model. Hear about Oxford's eccentrics, scientists, novelists, Prime Ministers, pioneers, actors, inventors, poets, TV stars, criminals and politicians (there is some inevitable cross-over within the last two categories). Enjoy some fascinating facts that we've mined about Oxford

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Tour costs: only £5.00 - just turn up on the day, or reserve a place by contacting: richardosmith1@gmail.com or telephone 01865 775171