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Address: High Street, Oxford OX1 4BH, England
Phone Number: +44 1865 276602
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Endowed by William of Durham in 1249, University College is the oldest...

Endowed by William of Durham in 1249, University College is the oldest college of Oxford University.

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You can actually stay in the student accommodation during summer vacation. I did - for a week and loved retreating from the bustle of The High to the serene setting of green quads... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 September 2016
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Rangiora, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

You can actually stay in the student accommodation during summer vacation. I did - for a week and loved retreating from the bustle of The High to the serene setting of green quads and honey coloured stone when I had had enough of exploring the city. Breakfast is included in the price of your room and eaten in the grand... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting University College is like going for a small adventure - while some parts are quite usual, there are amazing places definitely worth seeing.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

An absolutely beautiful city. Loads to see and do. Plenty of choices for eating. Something to suit every pocket. Bus tour was very good, experienced guide gave lots of info.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

30 min guided tour taken by one of the students. Entry was just £2 for an adult which covered inside the chapel, dining room and other areas of the college. Well worth a visit.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

many authentic furniture, yelloe lime stone building itself, full of discipline, history and architecture, well worth a visit

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Nice building. It´s interesting to imagine the life of the students in these places which, by the way, are open and working.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

We wanted to have a look around this college because we are at Cambridge and University College is our sister college. Unless you were looking for it, you would probably miss the entrance as it is very unassuming, with no sign advertising that visitors are welcome. However, the door was open and we went in and asked the on-duty porter... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

I live in Canada but like to take my Canadian grandchildren to see where I was born and grew up, and of course the sights of Oxford. There's a multi story parking lot south west of Carfax,(the main crossroads in the centre of town) where I think you pay afterwards, but I got by misfortune into some underground parking north... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Lovely, supposedly the oldest college although there are lots of claims to that! Big famous monument to Percy Shelley off one of the quads.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

Founded in 1249 by William of Durham, University College (or Collegium Magnae Aulae Universitatis, as its Latin name states) is one of the oldest colleges in the University of Oxford. Next to the marvellous sandstone quadrangles, beautifully maintained and always adorned by splendid floral arrangements, Univ (as it is known amongst Oxonians) features a marble memorial to the poet Percy... More 

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