Windsor & Oxford
   
Adult:
£69
Student / Child:
£59
 
 
 Guided day tour from Cambridge 
 'Royalty, Power & Influence'  
 Visit the ancient home of British royalty and one of the world's most prestigious university cities.  
 Windsor is an elegant town located on the River Thames upstream from London. Windsor Castle is an official residence of The Queen, a royal palace used for banquets and ceremonies and the home to St.George's Chapel which houses tombs of ten of the most recent British kings and queens.  
 

Oxford (the 'other place!') is famous worldwide for its university. Its 'dreaming spires' dominate the city skyline and fabulous college buildings line the city streets below. Like Cambridge, the city and its University have greatly influenced the history of Britain and the country's path of development.

  
    
 
 
 
 
The Long Walk, Windsor Castle
 
 
Plan for the day
  • We depart from Cambridge at 0800 (please read 'Tour details' below) to arrive in Windsor at 0930.
  • Join your guide on a 90-minute walking tour through the town and into Windsor Great Park for great views of the Castle. Then over 2 hours of free time to explore the Castle or cross the river to sample high society in Eton.
  • We depart from Windsor at 1315 to arrive in Oxford at 1415.
  • After a short lunch break join your guide for a 75-minute walking tour of the University district and its elegant buildings.
  • Afterwards, free time to enter a college (Christ Church, perhaps, where Harry Potter was filmed), a museum, the Botanic Gardens, or go punting on the river.
  • We depart from Oxford at 1815 to arrive back in Cambridge at 2000.
 
Tour details
Price:Adults £69, Students & Children £59.
Price includes: Return travel, walking tours of Windsor & Oxford, services of experienced tour guide.
Not included: Meals, entry fees to attractions (unless stated).
Departure points: We have many departure points across Cambridge.
Departure times: Depart at 8am, return at 8pm from/to the main entrance to Parkside Swimming Pool, Gonville Place, Parker's Piece. Times for all other departure points will vary - please check your e-ticket for the correct departure time.
Small groups:  Maximum of 16 passengers per tour (group size may be a little higher in summer).
Discounts:We offer a 10% discount for groups of 6 passengers or more travelling together. Discounts not available in July or August. Email us for more details.
Our guarantee:Friendly, fun and informative guided tours for visitors to Britain. See the sights & get off-the-beaten-track.
Any questions?: Please read FAQs and Booking Terms & Conditions
Private tours: Visit Private group tours from Cambridge for details.
  
 
 
Tour attractions
 
  Windsor Castle 
 Explore the 950-year-old home of British royalty, the original castle built by William The Conqueror in 1068. 
  Changing Of The Guard 
 Watch the pageantry as the Queen's soldiers and the accompanying band parade in and out of the Castle. 
  Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford Univ. 
 The official ceremonial hall, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, where graduates receive their degrees. 
  Radcliffe Camera  
 This fabulous neo-classical building serves as a reading room for the Bodleian Library next door. 
  Visit a college 
 Step behind the doors of one of the older colleges and discover the secrets of academia inside. 
 
and also:
 
* Ashmolean Museum
* Go punting on the river
* Natural History Museum
* Pitt Rivers Museum
* Bodleian Library ...
 
 
 
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