Oxford Day Trip

Full-Day Tour

World-Famous University

Perfect One-Day Getaway

From dreaming spires to rolling hills, Oxford’s fairytale landscape and architecture has inspired writers, thinkers, and travelers throughout the ages. Let us show you why!

This private tour includes:

Meeting your private Oxford expert guide at your London hotel or apartment

Return train journey from London through the beautiful English countryside

Entry to selected colleges, museums, or gardens

Lunch reservation to suit you (food at your own cost)

A glimpse of locations that inspired beloved authors like Lewis Carroll, J.R.R. Tolkien, Philip Pullman, and J.K. Rowling

Drop-off by your guide at your preferred London location

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Trip Details

Price

1-2 guests:
£550 by train

3-5 guests:
£720 by train

6-10 guests:
£1020 by train

11-14 guests:
£1330 by train

Please note: public transportation is at your own cost.

This tour can also be done by private chauffeured vehicle – email requests@totallytailored.com and we can tailor a quote to you, and adjust the timings of the day.

£100 per guest to add Churchill War Rooms Extension


Time

9AM – 5.30PM


Meeting point

Your professional local tour guide will meet you at your hotel, apartment, or central London location. Airport transfers can be arranged — just let us know upon booking.


Availability

Every day, year-round

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This tour doesn’t run 24th-26th December.
If you would like a tour on these days, please email our team at requests@totallytailored.com


Not included

Lunch (we’ll make a reservation for you), transport, tips


Languages available
Sample Itinerary

We’ll Come to You
Your private guide will meet you at your hotel, apartment, or agreed central London location.

Take a Magical Train Journey
Sit back as the train takes you through England’s picturesque landscape. Your guide will spend the 45-minute journey getting to know you and tailoring the day to your interests.

(London public transport to London Paddington Rail Station or London Marylebone Rail Station is at your own cost.)

See the Dreaming Spires
Enjoy the stunning architecture of Oxford University’s colleges, some of which are nearly 1,000 years old. Stroll through historic squares, under the famous Bridge of Sighs, and around the iconic Radcliffe Camera.

A Lunch You’ll Love
Totally Tailored loves food. We’re happy to recommend nearby places to eat, whether it’s a local pub, a chic brasserie, or even a picnic by the river. We’ll happily make a reservation for you. (Please note that food at your own cost.)

Ancient Treasures on Display
See the Egyptian mummies in the world famous Ashmolean Museum, dinosaur skeletons in the Oxford Museum of Natural History, or Roman spear tips in the Museum of Oxford.

Magic and Wonder at Every Turn
Follow Alice’s white rabbit to Wonderland, sing dwarven songs from The Lord of the Rings, or spot Harry Potter locations in Britain’s most literary city.

Drop-Off Back at Your London Hotel
Board the train back to London with your guide and get personalized recommendations for the rest of your trip.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are your tours private?

Yes, all our tours are private and can be customized to our guests’ interests.


Is this tour suitable for kids?

Absolutely. Our tour guides are fun, dynamic, and experienced in managing (and entertaining!) groups with kids.


Do you accommodate large groups?

This tour is designed for groups of up to 14 guests. If you’d like to take the tour with a larger group, please email requests@totallytailored.com and we will do our very best to accommodate you.


Should I tip my guide?

Tips for your guide are never expected, but they do show you think your guide did a brilliant job! If you would like to tip your guide, please do so directly during the tour (10 – 15% is customary).

Have More Questions?

Check Out Our FAQ Page or Get in Touch at London@totallytailored.com

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