Visit Historic Dining Halls of Oldest Colleges | Must Things to Do in Oxford Today


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About this experience

One of the must things to do in Oxford today is to visit some of the historic dining halls of the oldest colleges of Oxford University. These dining halls are not only places where students and staff eat their meals, but also where they celebrate, debate, and enjoy the traditions and culture of Oxford.

Our tour will take you inside some of the most famous and impressive dining halls of Oxford University, such as:

Christ Church College Dining Hall: This dining hall is the largest and grandest in Oxford, and one of the most iconic in the world. It was built in the 16th century and features a magnificent hammer-beam ceiling, a portrait gallery of famous alumni, and a collection of silverware and paintings. The dining hall also served as a filming location for Harry Potter movies, where it was transformed into the Hogwarts Great Hall.

Magdalen College Dining Hall: This dining hall is one of the oldest and most beautiful in Oxford, dating back to the 15th century. It boasts a splendid Gothic architecture, a stunning stained glass window, and a fine wooden screen. The dining hall also hosts regular formal dinners, where students dress up in their academic gowns and enjoy a candlelit meal.

New College Dining Hall: This dining hall is one of the largest and most elegant in Oxford, built in the 14th century. It features a splendid vaulted ceiling, a magnificent fireplace, and a collection of portraits and tapestries. The dining hall also has a unique tradition of singing grace before meals, performed by the college choir.

Our tour is led by a friendly and knowledgeable guide who is an Oxford University alumni. They will share with you their personal insights and experiences of studying and living in Oxford, as well as answer any questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to enter some of the colleges and buildings (subject to availability) for a closer look at their beauty and history.

Our tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. It is ideal for couples, families, friends, solo travelers, or anyone who wants to enjoy a personalized and memorable tour of Oxford. You can book your tour online through our website [here]. You can also contact us for any enquiries or special requests.

Don't miss this chance to discover one of the best things to do in Oxford today with our tour. Book your tour now and experience the magic of Oxford with us.