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Oxford Family-friendly Activities Half-day Tour Tour Code: 22362p19/pu50 Location: Oxford, United

Country: United Kingdom
City: London
Duration: 4 Hour(s) - 45 Minute(s)
Tour Category: River Cruise

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Oxford Family-Friendly Activities Half-Day Tour
Tour code: 22362P19/PU50
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Duration: 4 to 5 hrs

Visiting Oxford as a family but short on time? If so, this family-friendly tour captures the essence of the city, packing top sights and activities into a half-day.

Join a Thames River cruise or cycle along the riverbanks, enjoy an ‘Alice in Wonderland’-themed picnic lunch or afternoon tea, take a walking tour oriented to children, and visit Christchurch College, a backdrop for many Harry Potter movies. Includes entrance fees and choice of departure times.

Highlights Family-friendly Oxford half-day sights and activities tour Experience the best of this famous city with tours and experiences aimed at families Join a scenic cruise or bike trip along the Thames River Savor an Alice in Wonderland-inspired picnic lunch or afternoon tea with the Mad Hatter Visit famous Christchurch College, a location used in several Harry Potter movies Enjoy a city and university walking tour focused on children’s interests Great for first-time visitors, with entrance fees and choice of departure times included

This half-day combination tour includes the following top activities and sights in Oxford, to be seen in 5-6 hours. You can start either from 10am (default start time) or you can request, when booking, to start from 1pm. Enjoy either a bicycle trip along the Thames or join a Thames river cruise. Escape the city to see local scenic views! Mad Hatter Alice themed picnic lunch or afternoon tea included free in a special setting! Walking tour of Oxford city & University with special focus on children's interests.
Ticket to visit inside Christchurch College (worth £9 per adult ticket)*- a Harry Potter film site & the home of 'Alice'! Normal expected duration will be starting from 10am and finishing at approx. 2pm or later.

Alternatively starting at 1pm and finishing at about 5pm or 6pm. *Christchurch is Oxford's busiest tourist attraction, but tickets are pre-booked to escape the queues. This is why this activity requires 24 hours advance notice to book it!

Inclusions Guided walking tour River cruise or bicycle hire Entrance fee to Christchurch College Picnic lunch or afternoon tea Exclusions Gratuities (optional) Additional info
Confirmation will be received at time of booking PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME: Please arrive 5 minutes early for your tour at our meeting point. If you arrive more than 5 minutes later than the scheduled tour, then you will likely forfeit and lose your booking as it interrupts the guide and other customers, if we are trying to find you after a guide has started and left the meeting point.

INFO FOR DRIVERS AND PARKING: If you are driving, then please allow extra 30-60 minutes over whatever time you think it will take you to get here. Oxford is NOT car friendly and it is congested roads and hard to find parking spaces....unless you park at the sign posted 'park and rides' on edge of town on any major road into the city and hop on their buses into city centre.

The park and ride buses leave every 15 or every 30 minutes and take anything from 10 min to 30 min (depending on traffic) to reach city centre. So if you are going to drive, then please assume you should be aiming to park your car about one hour before your tour starts.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: We actually recommend instead using the much faster and reliable train services but again please aim to arrive about an hour or earlier before your tour starts as trains can be delayed and the train and coach station are about 15 minutes walk from our meeting point.

There is also the coach service from London called the Oxford Tube which leaves every half hour or more but it can take much longer than its advertised 105 minute journey time. It drops you off either at High street Oxford or Gloucester Green coach station. It's quicker to ask to get off on High street near Carfax tower, then it's a 10 minutes walk to Broad street.

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking A minimum number of participants per booking is required- namely 2 adults and 1 child. Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking.

Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability If you choose cycling, your heights MUST be advised at time of booking. Please note: we do not stock bikes for young children or anyone under 140 centimeters in height Ticket info You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.

What's this? Local operator information Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Ticket.

Cancellation Policy All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Schedule and Pricing Click the link below to check pricing & availability on your preferred travel date.

Departure point Meet the guide OUTSIDE the Oxford Visitor Information Centre in central Oxford Departure time 10am (finishing at approximately 4pm) or 1pm (finishing at approximately 6pm or later) When booking, please note that the default start time is from 10am. If you prefer to start at 1pm, please make this known when you book.

Please also note that if you request to join the river cruise, these do not generally operate from approximately the end of October until the middle of March. Therefore, the option of booking a place on a cruise may be limited during these months, and will vary by how early or late seasons may change Duration 4 to 5 hrs Return details The end location will depend on whether or not you opt for the bike trip or a river cruise. Either way, the guide will advise you of directions and provide you with a free map of Oxford

Prices subject to change.

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