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Oxford! Colleges & Harry Potter film set tour

12 May @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Info:
What better way to spend your Saturday than exploring Oxford? Discover the magnificent city that is home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world.Take a tour around the winded halls of the university and follow in the footsteps of Prime Ministers, poets and… Harry Potter. Browse the millions of books in the Bodleian Library, one of the oldest libraries in Europe and the second biggest one in England. And if you get tired from all the roaming around you can get a delicious lunch meal at Oxford college.

 

Wolverhampton city centre Pick up & Time: – SOLD OUT
Pick: Stafford Street bus stop AB
Bus Time: Sunday 12th May at 8.00 am
Departure time: 5.00 pm

 

Birmingham city centre Pick up & Time:
Pick: Birmingham Coach station stop 16 (wait for a Visituk representative)
Bus Time: Sunday 12th May at 7.30 am
Departure time: 5.00 pm

 

The University Birmingham Pick up & Time:
Pick: UOB North Gate
Bus Time: Sunday 12th May at 7.15 am
Departure time: 5.00 pm

 

The University of Warwick Pick up & Time:
Pick: Warwick interchange bus stop
Bus Time: Sunday 12th May at 8.30 am
Departure time: 5.00 pm

 

Coventry city centre Pick up & Time:
Pick: Coventry priory street (Cathedral steps)
Bus Time: Sunday 12th May at 8.15 am
Departure time: 5.00 pm

 

Event subject to T & C’s. For Full T & C’s please visit https://visituktrips.co.uk/terms-and-conditions/

 

You don’t have to be a student to book for our trips but you do need to be 18+ over to participate.

7.00 am – 8.00 am: Coventry/Birmingham/Wolverhampton pick ups
10.00 am – 11.00 am: Arrival to Oxford city centre (Ashmolean Museum) – coaches to arrive at different times
11.00 am – 4.30 pm: Free Time / Harry Potter Film set tour/ Oxford Colleges tour/ Free Information & activities pack to be given in the coach
5.00 pm:: Departure from Oxford city centre
• Back to your city between 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm

 

Individuals travelling with us can break off at any point and discover other areas of the city for themselves.

Oxford route

1.Ashmolean Museum is the world’s first university museum. Its first building was built in 1678–1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities that Elias Ashmolean gave to the University of Oxford in 1677. The museum reopened in 2009 after a major redevelopment. In November 2011 new galleries focusing on Egypt and Nubia were also unveiled.

2.Martyrs Memorial is an imposing stone monument commemorating three Anglican bishops who were burned at the stake under Queen Mary in the 1550s: Thomas Cranmer, Nicholas Ridley, and Hugh Latimer.

3.Museum of the History of Science is home to a leading collection of scientific instruments from medieval times to the 17th century. Its collection of 18th and 19th-century instruments is also substantial. The building is the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum.

4.The Divinity School is a medieval building and room in the Perpendicular style in Oxford, England, part of the University of Oxford.Built between 1427 and 1483, it is the oldest surviving purpose-built building of the University.

5.William Herbert Statue – William Herbert was the Chancellor of the University of Oxford, he founded Pembroke College, Oxford.

6.Hertford Bridge is often called the Bridge of Sighs because of the similarity to the famous bridge in Venice.

7.Radcliffe Camera is a building of Oxford University, England, designed by James Gibbs in neo-classical style and built in 1737–1749 to house the Radcliffe Science Library.

8.Church of St Mary the Virgin is the largest of Oxford’s parish churches and the centre from which the University of Oxford grew

9. All Souls College is one of the 36 constituent colleges of the University of Oxford.

10.Carfax Tower is the tower of the 14th century church of St Martin, with its ‘quarter boys’ clock stands at busy Carfax crossroads which derived its name from the Latin ‘quadrifurcus’ meaning four-forked. The 99 steps are worth the climb.

11. Oxford Museum is a diverse collection museum, everything from Roman pottery to marmalade jars, the Museum of Oxford wove the story of the city from the prehistoric to the modern day.

12.Christ Church College is sometimes known as the temple or house, of Christ, is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. Many of the scenes in the Harry Potter film are shot in various locations of the College and as you walk around the cloisters and quadrangles it is easy to see why.

*Optional Treasure Hunt map to be given by VisitUK Trip leader on the day.

Package includes:

VisitUK Trip leader, driver team and information booklet
Sightseeing/ Orientation of all destinations
University pick up/ Drop off
All local tips, taxes and service charges

 

Package excludes

Lunch or Meals
All Excursions / Entrance Fees to attractions
City treasure Hunt* (Optional activity)

Your VisitUK Trip leader will explain the Terms & condition of the Treasure Hunt in the bus.

Coach Rules

The following rules are in place for students safety during the journey and to ensure that the coach remains clean:
• Remain seated with seat belts fastened at all times
• Toilet on board for emergencies only!
• Any litter must be placed in the bags provided

 

Behaviour
Any inappropriate behaviour will not be tolerated during the trip.
Students are expected to conduct themselves politely and respectfully towards each other and other guests. During free time, we suggest that students remain in a group of 3 or more.

VisitUK Trip leader contact details will be provided
by email before each travel

 

Tel: 02477672770
Facebook: @VisitUK
Instagram: @VisitUKtrips
Twitter:@VisitUKtrips
Email: info@visituktrips.co.uk

Details

Date:
12 May
Time:
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

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