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Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour entry to Divinity School (90 minutes)

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Oxford Harry Potter Insights - PUBLIC tour entry to Divinity School (90 minutes)

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icon1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

  • Guided walking tour of Harry Potter filming locations in Oxford
  • Family-friendly and ideal for fans of Harry Potter
  • Learn about literary legends that attended Oxford University
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Please see the section titled 'Additional Information' or 'Voucher Details' for info on any and all dates on which due to partial or full closures of film sites venues that are known at this time.
See inside the Divinity school film site at Bodleian library + see many super sights from outside
On any dates when Divinity school closed, we'll offer entry inside New college but at extra £5 cost
This tour does NOT include entry to Christ church- we run that as a separate tour from July 5th.
New college entry fee is not included in this tour but you can choose to pay £10 extra on day for it
Divinity school is closed from May 4 to May 7, plus May 14, May 21, June 4, June 22, July 8, July 16
Divinity school closed on July 26, July 29, July 30, Aug 5, Aug 6, Sep 10, Sep 23, Sep 24, Nov 4+5
Divinity school closed on Nov 12 & closed for Xmas from about Dec 24 to Jan 2nd
On dates when Divinity school closed, tour running instead to New college at extra £5 per person
15 Broad St , 15 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AS, UK

Meet your guide wearing red lanyard and/or Hogwarts gown OUTSIDE the currently empty shop at 15 Broad Street, OX1 3AS. This is located next to the Oxfam shop, 17 Broad street.

Bodleian Library , Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BG, UK

Tour ends nearby on same street as we start tour on.

Your tour begins outside of Oxford Visitor Information Center. Greet your guide—the one in a Harry Potter-inspired cloak—prior to your departure time. 

As you stroll towards the historic Oxford University, your guide regales you with tales of literary legends including C.S. Lewis, J.R.R Tolkien, and Lewis Carroll. Discover insider gossip about the stars of Harry Potter and find out why J. K. Rowling chose to set the films in Oxford.  

Your tour concludes at your original departure point.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Bodleian Library
See inside Divinity School film site at Bodleian Library- worth £2.50 entry fee included in your ticket. NB we do NOT visit inside the medieval library as it does not anyway permit private guiding inside.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Bridge of Sighs
We also see and describe many stories about Oxford university and student life and we pass by and introduce most of the famous sights of Oxford during the tour eg Radcliffe Camera, University Church, Bridge of Sighs and multiple colleges of the university.
Pass By:  
Radcliffe Camera
We also see and describe many stories about Oxford university and student life and we pass by and introduce most of the famous sights of Oxford during the tour eg Radcliffe Camera, University Church, Bridge of Sighs and multiple colleges of the university.
Stop At:  
Sheldonian Theatre
This is one of multiple famous Oxford sights or colleges which we pass by and introduce on tours
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 15 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Please arrive 5 minutes early for your tour at our meeting point.
  • REFUNDS given with at least 24 hours notice before tour starts
  • NOTICE: Nov 12th and 13th, Divinity school is closed but you can instead visit New college film site for additional £10 charge
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Visit Oxford Tours Ltd
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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star-5
Excellent, interesting and fascinating tour around oxford
Annemieke_W
, Apr 2022
Peter thorn is an excellent guide. We were very happy to have done the tour with him. So many stores, so many small details and secrets he knew! And as a proud Oxford-grafuate he took us around many special places! We would recommend him to everyone visiting oxford!
star-5
Very nice tour focused on Oxford related Harry Potter and popculture references.
Kristf_S
, Mar 2022
Alasdair was an excellent, cheerful and friendly guide with lots to share about Oxford for Harry Potter fans but also for those interested in more general popculture Oxford trivia. I would recommend having a tour guide who can help these historic places come to life and Alasdair is an excellent choice particularly for Harry Potter fans.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2022
Hi Kristof, Thanks for the recommendation. Sincerely, Alasdair
star-5
I and my family are...
Timea_T
, Dec 2021
I and my family are attending this tour and it was very interesting. I can recommend for everyone. Thanks
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Thanks for the recommendation
star-5
Highly recommended
Angela_D
, Oct 2021
Excellent tour of Oxford with Harry Potter slant. Peter was charismatic, informative and amusing. He involved all of the children with chocolate prizes for Potter knowledge. Great value for money - our tour actually lasted around 2 and a half hours. Thoroughly enjoyed and was the highlight of our half term Oxford break.
star-5
Oxford came alive !
Gurpreet_P
, Oct 2021
Brilliant tour. Our guide Peter had a wealth of knowledge and a great way of delivering it. Loved the tour, kept our children entertained. I doubt we would have learnt as much about the city had we toured it ourself. Would def use this company again and request Peter.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Magnificent and marvelous
Ann_L
, Sep 2021
The whole tour was so exciting from the beginning to the end. I would go one more time just to keep learning. I really enjoyed every part of it. Peter - our guide - was absolutely amazing. My best recommendations!!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Real nice experience
Matthew_M
, Sep 2021
Nice experience, was educated about the history of Oxford and Harry Potter and shown some places I would’ve struggled to find by myself. Would recommend, highly knowledgeable tour guide
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Hi Matthew, Thanks for recommending your tour with us. Sincerely, Alasdair
star-5
100 house points to our tour guide Peter, for going above and beyond to make it an unforgettable experience
Louise_B
, Sep 2021
The in depth knowledge that our guide, Peter, had of the Harry Potter story, its author and Oxford city made it very enjoyable. Our guide quizzed us along the way, making it fun for all in the group, stopping to point things out, tell funny stories and show us photos relevant to the tour
star-5
Easy day out
Sazia_I
, Sep 2021
It was great walking round with Alasdair, he is incredibly knowledgeable in all things Oxford. It was pretty fun joking around and hearing all the great facts and stories. The Harry Potter references were an additional bonus. Would recommend!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Hi Sazia, Thanks for recommending your tour with me here and hopefully see you again next time you have visitors.
star-5
Not just for Harry Potter fans.
Oliver_T
, Sep 2021
We attended the Harry Potter tour at the weekend and my daughter loved it. Peter was extremely knowledgeable and ensured it remained fun for all. Including myself who knows nothing about Harry Potter! Would recommend to all, regardless of your potter knowledge.

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