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The Original Uncomfortable Oxford Tour™

See the main sites of Oxford while engaging with its complex past.

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • From 6 British pounds
  • Carfax Tower

Tour Description

The perfect introductory tour of Oxford, this tour of the city center engages with historical memory in the city and university. It platforms diverse stories while discussing histories of empire, race, class, and gender, highlighting how these narratives have an enduring impact on our modern lives. Tour recommended for children age 10 and older. *Tour Itinerary:* 1 - Carfax Tower 2 - Rhodes Statue 3 - All Souls College 4 - Weston Library 5 - Sheldonian Theatre 6 - Balliol College 7 - Faculty of History 8 - Bonn Square Please note that the itinerary can vary slightly depending on time and tour guide. ACCESSIBILITY: - Wheelchair accessible, but please note some mildly uneven pavement and crowding in the city centre. - Distance walked is less than one mile. - There are moments for sitting/leaning against walls throughout this tour, and toilets are available midway. - We do not have microphones or other amplifying audio equipment but strive to accommodate diverse needs to the best of our ability. Please let us know of any accommodations required when you register.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule a tour, please contact us 24 hours in advance. Sometimes we take photographs on our tours for promotional purposes, for use on our website or social media pages. By booking with us, it is assumed that you consent to being photographed while participating in this activity. We always endeavor to avoid taking any images with faces visible. Your consent can be withdrawn at anytime before or after the activity, by emailing us directly.

Contact Details

  • Carfax Tower, Queen Street, Oxford, UK

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