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Address: High Street, Oxford OX1 4AU, England
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Just beautiful .

Spent the weekend in Oxford wandering around the city and it's many colleges and gardens. This one was probably my favourite, just so beautiful and well kept. Definitely worth a... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
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lancashire
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Spent the weekend in Oxford wandering around the city and it's many colleges and gardens. This one was probably my favourite, just so beautiful and well kept. Definitely worth a visit.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The college is beautiful. The cloister is ancient, the dining hall very impressive. Try and go in term time in the afternoon (generally closed in the mornings) and see the students milling about. It will remind you that this is also a living place, not just a sight-seeing destination. The gardens and park make a lovely walk (go in spring... More 

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

My coworker and I visited Magdalen College in the afternoon of our trip to Oxford on March 25. It wasn't busy. After having spent the morning at Christ Church, I was fairly burned out on colleges. I think I would've enjoyed it more had I visited it earlier in the day. It's nice, but I was more impressed with the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Check it out. I study at Heidelberg but maybe you Britishers have a more swanky place and I found it. Incredible walks in the river, with a punt or two and Pimms - I couldn't help. Then evensong near Oscar Vilde's room (crazy dandy and gay rights lover). Most beautiful the cloisters and May Day boys singing up a tower,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Magdalen college is a very beautiful place but my interest is in it's connection with C S Lewis. He was a Tutorial Fellow in English from 1925 to 1954. Addison's walk is a path within the grounds. On that walk, in September 1931, Lewis walked with J R R Tolkien and Hugo Dyson. Conversations they had led to Lewis's conversion.There... More 

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Thank Santiago2009
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

It is a short visit place, but if you are trying to live the Hogwarts this is a must see along with the New College and Christ Church College.

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

The main grounds of the college are very pretty, one of Oxford's most impressive colleges. But when you book online, what Magdalen do not tell you is that many of their rooms are NOT in the main college grounds. Rather they are in a dismal building on Cowley roundabout, 5-10 min walk from the college. Of course that doesn't stop... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The college buildings are lovely especially the chapel, but the real highlight is the park and meadows accessed from the back of the college. Don't miss the herd of roe deer which is amazing to see right in the centre of the city. At this time of year the gardens are full of daffodils and other spring flowers including the... More 

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

We assisted the Sunday Prayers at the College's Church which is Stunning and had a peaceful time. Nice architecture. Recommended place.

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Enjoyed walking around this college and the deer park. Would of missed the dining hall as the door wasn't open and the chapel if it wasn't for the really helpful guard on duty (22/02 @ 2pm) . Thank you . Wonderful copy of the last supper which is absolutely breath taking in the chapel.

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