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The "hall of the Queen's scholars at Oxford" was founded in 1341, which was named after Queen Philippa.
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High Street, Oxford OX1 4AW, England
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Queen's College, Oxford, is not usually open to the casual visitor, so most people only get to see it from the outside. The view from the High Street is quite impressive, especially the view through the gateway entrance, across the Front Quad. You will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We were very fortunate inbeing able to stay here recently for a family visit .A very friendly welcome at the lodge and a fascinating tour of the chapel ,library and grounds.Very beautiful buildings and amazingly peaceful gardens .Stayed in a guest room overlooking the fellows...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kentraveller97
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We dropped in early in the day for a brief float around and decided to return for Evensong at 6.30. Wow! What an experience. Such a wonderful and moving service. I can’t say too much - but the choir are incredible. Just incredible. I can’t...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Saturday 24th March and we visited this impressive Queen's College, which is situated on the HighStreet. Access to the College is restricted to prospective students, old members and people attending Chapel services and concerts. We were unable to enter the College however we were able...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Located on the high street in the heart of Oxford city is Queens college that was founded in 1341 and was named after Queen Philippa, the wife of King Edward the second. Great experience to take in the history of this college.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Designed by Christopher Wren, this college is beautiful . It was founded in 1341 in honor of Queen Philippa , wife of Edward the Second. Its Quads are lovely and the chapel has a magnificent organ, and the library is distinguished. Alumni include Henry V,Oliver...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Evensong is held three times a week here and although on the main high street, as soon as you walk through the gates you are transported to a different place and time. The chapel is beautiful and compact with great acoustics and the quad area...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

In one of the better places to get a feeling of the famous Oxford university you can spend some time and think history.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful college, and architecturally unique in Oxford. Highlights are the chapel and library, if you are able to visit them, but also the lovely gardens. JP recommends!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JackPudding
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Queen's College is beautifully situated half way along the High on its northern side just where it slightly changes direction. It was founded in 1341 by Robert de Eglesfield in honour of Edward II's wife Phillipa of Hainault (today a dreary London suburb at the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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