Inspiring Spires: Oxford City And University Tour With Cruise And Dining For Two

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Inspiring Spires: Oxford City And University Tour With Cruise And Dining For Two

Oxford, England

£150
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“The whole city looks like a film set” The Independent

Why we love it

Step back in time and explore one of England's most beautiful cities, Oxford. Discover its rich history and soak in the gloriously mellow ensemble of golden-hued architectural wonders. City of dreaming spires, or city of inspiring dreamers, walk in the the footsteps of celebrated figures like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. The university town is a seductive vision of medieval learning and modern charm. The beauty lies in the sheer cumulative splendour of Gothic chapels, secluded cloisters and tranquil quadrangles. Truly enchanting.

What's Included?

  • Embark on a walking tour of Oxford City and University with a professional guide lasting approximately an hour and 45 minutes
  • Enjoy a thirty-minute riverboat cruise through the heart of Oxford
  • Savour a three-course menu each at the Folly Restaurant

Exclusive to TRULY

  • Truly guests will also receive a detailed map of the city centre.

Description

Explore Oxford's rich history from its humble beginnings as a Anglo-Saxon town to its current position as a world famous seat of learning and culture with a professional and knowledgeable tour guide. A place full of visual delights from the breathtaking architecture of the ancient buildings, to the rivers, parks and fields which surround it. Delve into its heritage and discover the many famous and influential characters which have graced the city, including C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Philip Pullman; see the real-life settings used as film locations for Harry Potter, The Golden Compass, X-Men First Class, Morse, Lewis and Endeavour, and hear stories of some of the University's most famous students through the centuries. Discover the many beautiful hidden treasures and visit a selection of Oxford's elite colleges along the way as guests meander the cobbled streets during this on-foot exploration of the city.

Continue to be memorised by the magic of Oxford with a pre-dinner river cruise on an elegant Edwardian river boat. Soak in the sights of Folly Island, Christ Church Meadow, University boat houses and Regatta Course and appreciate the highlights of river life in Oxford before disembarking at The Folly restaurant for dinner. The acclaimed restaurant, with unrivalled riverside views, offers modern British cuisine simply served. Enjoy a three-course meal and savour the excellently cooked dishes from the freshest seasonal ingredients.

With sights to enthral and memories to treasure this is a truly memorable experience.

Description

Explore Oxford's rich history from its humble beginnings as a Anglo-Saxon town to its current position as a world famous seat of learning and culture with a professional and knowledgeable tour guide. A place full of visual delights from the breathtaking architecture of the ancient buildings, to the rivers, parks and fields which surround it. Delve into its heritage and discover the many famous and influential characters which have graced the city, including C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Philip Pullman; see the real-life settings used as film locations for Harry Potter, The Golden Compass, X-Men First Class, Morse, Lewis and Endeavour, and hear stories of some of the University's most famous students through the centuries. Discover the many beautiful hidden treasures and visit a selection of Oxford's elite colleges along the way as guests meander the cobbled streets during this on-foot exploration of the city.

Continue to be memorised by the magic of Oxford with a pre-dinner river cruise on an elegant Edwardian river boat. Soak in the sights of Folly Island, Christ Church Meadow, University boat houses and Regatta Course and appreciate the highlights of river life in Oxford before disembarking at The Folly restaurant for dinner. The acclaimed restaurant, with unrivalled riverside views, offers modern British cuisine simply served. Enjoy a three-course meal and savour the excellently cooked dishes from the freshest seasonal ingredients.

With sights to enthral and memories to treasure this is a truly memorable experience.

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

The Folly Restaurant:

  • Available late March to early October
  • Monday to Friday and Sunday at 6pm
  • Not available on Saturdays

Oxford City and University Walking Tour:

  • Available Daily at 12.30pm

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book Oxford City Tour for 12.30pm, then river cruise and dinner for 6pm

The tour does not include admission to New College and Christchurch, tickets can be purchased on the day.

This experience is not available on graduation dates, please check with your Truly concierge.

This experience is not available on bank holidays and other special occasion days such as Valentine’s Day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Other Useful Information

Service charge 12.5% is not included; this is left to the guest’s discretion on the day.

A surcharge may apply to a small number of premium menu items.

No cancellations or amendments to bookings are possible once booking is confirmed.

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

The Folly Restaurant:

  • Available late March to early October
  • Monday to Friday and Sunday at 6pm
  • Not available on Saturdays

Oxford City and University Walking Tour:

  • Available Daily at 12.30pm

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book Oxford City Tour for 12.30pm, then river cruise and dinner for 6pm

The tour does not include admission to New College and Christchurch, tickets can be purchased on the day.

This experience is not available on graduation dates, please check with your Truly concierge.

This experience is not available on bank holidays and other special occasion days such as Valentine’s Day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Other Useful Information

Service charge 12.5% is not included; this is left to the guest’s discretion on the day.

A surcharge may apply to a small number of premium menu items.

No cancellations or amendments to bookings are possible once booking is confirmed.

What's Included?

  • Embark on a walking tour of Oxford City and University with a professional guide lasting approximately an hour and 45 minutes
  • Enjoy a thirty-minute riverboat cruise through the heart of Oxford
  • Savour a three-course menu each at the Folly Restaurant

Exclusive to TRULY

  • Truly guests will also receive a detailed map of the city centre.

Why we love it

Step back in time and explore one of England's most beautiful cities, Oxford. Discover its rich history and soak in the gloriously mellow ensemble of golden-hued architectural wonders. City of dreaming spires, or city of inspiring dreamers, walk in the the footsteps of celebrated figures like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. The university town is a seductive vision of medieval learning and modern charm. The beauty lies in the sheer cumulative splendour of Gothic chapels, secluded cloisters and tranquil quadrangles. Truly enchanting. Read full description

Description

Explore Oxford's rich history from its humble beginnings as a Anglo-Saxon town to its current position as a world famous seat of learning and culture with a professional and knowledgeable tour guide. A place full of visual delights from the breathtaking architecture of the ancient buildings, to the rivers, parks and fields which surround it. Delve into its heritage and discover the many famous and influential characters which have graced the city, including C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Philip Pullman; see the real-life settings used as film locations for Harry Potter, The Golden Compass, X-Men First Class, Morse, Lewis and Endeavour, and hear stories of some of the University's most famous students through the centuries. Discover the many beautiful hidden treasures and visit a selection of Oxford's elite colleges along the way as guests meander the cobbled streets during this on-foot exploration of the city.

Continue to be memorised by the magic of Oxford with a pre-dinner river cruise on an elegant Edwardian river boat. Soak in the sights of Folly Island, Christ Church Meadow, University boat houses and Regatta Course and appreciate the highlights of river life in Oxford before disembarking at The Folly restaurant for dinner. The acclaimed restaurant, with unrivalled riverside views, offers modern British cuisine simply served. Enjoy a three-course meal and savour the excellently cooked dishes from the freshest seasonal ingredients.

With sights to enthral and memories to treasure this is a truly memorable experience.

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Description

Explore Oxford's rich history from its humble beginnings as a Anglo-Saxon town to its current position as a world famous seat of learning and culture with a professional and knowledgeable tour guide. A place full of visual delights from the breathtaking architecture of the ancient buildings, to the rivers, parks and fields which surround it. Delve into its heritage and discover the many famous and influential characters which have graced the city, including C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Philip Pullman; see the real-life settings used as film locations for Harry Potter, The Golden Compass, X-Men First Class, Morse, Lewis and Endeavour, and hear stories of some of the University's most famous students through the centuries. Discover the many beautiful hidden treasures and visit a selection of Oxford's elite colleges along the way as guests meander the cobbled streets during this on-foot exploration of the city.

Continue to be memorised by the magic of Oxford with a pre-dinner river cruise on an elegant Edwardian river boat. Soak in the sights of Folly Island, Christ Church Meadow, University boat houses and Regatta Course and appreciate the highlights of river life in Oxford before disembarking at The Folly restaurant for dinner. The acclaimed restaurant, with unrivalled riverside views, offers modern British cuisine simply served. Enjoy a three-course meal and savour the excellently cooked dishes from the freshest seasonal ingredients.

With sights to enthral and memories to treasure this is a truly memorable experience.

Opening Times

Late March to early October: Oxford City and University Tour at 12.30pm River cruise and dinner at 6pm

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

The Folly Restaurant:

  • Available late March to early October
  • Monday to Friday and Sunday at 6pm
  • Not available on Saturdays

Oxford City and University Walking Tour:

  • Available Daily at 12.30pm

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book Oxford City Tour for 12.30pm, then river cruise and dinner for 6pm

The tour does not include admission to New College and Christchurch, tickets can be purchased on the day.

This experience is not available on graduation dates, please check with your Truly concierge.

This experience is not available on bank holidays and other special occasion days such as Valentine’s Day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Other Useful Information

Service charge 12.5% is not included; this is left to the guest’s discretion on the day.

A surcharge may apply to a small number of premium menu items.

No cancellations or amendments to bookings are possible once booking is confirmed.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Inspiring Spires: Oxford City And University Tour With Cruise And Dining For Two

  • Add An Extra Guest +
    £75