2-Hour Cycle Tour in Oxford

Walking & Biking Tours in Jericho & Science Area

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from$33.76
5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Oxford is a beautiful city packed full of fascinating and historic architecture, spacious countryside, relaxing rivers and canals and has been (and continues to be) where many inspirational people have called home.You will be offered a unique guided cycle tour of Oxford, where you can see and experience so much more of Oxford and what it has to offer.
The tour starts in the city centre exploring some of the fascinating dreaming spires, before escaping the hustle and bustle of the city centre into the surrounding countryside to ride in the un-touched Port Meadow alongside the River Thames, before getting a taste of the daily lives of past and present Oxonians.The tour has 11 carefully selected designated stops, offering a good mixture of history, culture and hidden gems.At each stop your friendly guides will share some insight into our historic city, allowing plenty of time for interaction and photographs.Part 1 - Exploring the beautiful city of Oxford:Visit the spot where the Oxford Martyrs last stoodRide under the Bridge of SighsLook out for the wonderful grotesque gargoyles watching over youRide some of the oldest paths inside Oxford city wallsRide to the meeting place of the famous literary group The InklingsPart 2 - Slip away into the peaceful countryside:Ride through historic JerichoVisit the largest university press in the world; Oxford University PressRide through the historic Port MeadowRide along the River Thames, where Lewis Carroll began to spin the tale of Alice’s adventures in WonderlandVisit the original burial place of the Henry II’s mistress - Rosamund the FairRide along the historic Oxford CanalPart 3 - The inspirational residents of Oxford:Ride to the home of J.R.R. TolkienVisit Lady Margaret Hall where Benazir Bhutto studied and was elected as president of the Oxford UnionRide past the University Parks and its cricket groundSee the distinctive college designed by William ButterfieldEnd the tour at Christopher Wrens ‘Jewel in Oxford’s architectural crown’

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Bridge of Sighs
  • Entry/Admission - Port Meadow
  • Entry/Admission - Thames River
  • Entry/Admission - Lady Margaret Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Oxford Canal

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Highlights

  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Led by a local guide
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