PRIVATE OXFORD AND BLENHEIM PALACE TOURS – TYPICAL ITINERARY
Your driver-guide will pick-you up from your central London hotel or place of residence at the specified time. We recommend 8am. After a fast-route from London, our Private Oxford and Blenheim Palace Tours take us to the county of Oxfordshire. Here, we visit an ancient seat of learning and admire an opulent palace set in magnificent parkland.
Built to commemorate a great military victory over 300 years ago, this stately home is an example of the excesses of baroque architecture. Fascinating stories abound throughout its history and your guide will fill you in with the details as we wander the rooms at an easy pace.
The grounds, designed in part by the famous Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, are simply stunning in its magnitude. There is also an opportunity to visit the churchyard in the nearby Cotswolds village of Bladon to see the simple grave where Winston Churchill is buried.
Your driver-guide will suggest appropriate lunch options on the day. Perhaps a village tea-room, riverside restaurant or traditional pub. Alternatively, you may want to bring a pre-packed lunch or just grab a sandwich. It’s your tour, it’s your choice. (Note: Private Oxford and Blenheim Palace Tours price does not include food or refreshments).
Next, to a city famous throughout the world as a university centre. Your guide will explain the mysterious traditions of this ancient town, its college system, and the architecture, including the famous ‘dreaming spires’ which sets it apart from other centres of academia, and the real world!
You can usually choose from a number of college visits which your guide will suggest. Fans of Harry Potter or Alice in Wonderland will recognize references at the great hall at the famous Christchurch College. There is also an option to visit the renowned Bodleian Library.
● Description: day tour by private vehicle from London
conducted by accredited driver-guide.
● Number of passengers: up to 7.
● Typical timings: 8am-5pm.
● Pick-up/drop-off: any central London hotel/residence.
● Price (based on number of passengers):
1-2 = £600.00*; 3-4 = £640.00*; 5-7 = £680.00*.
*Not including entry fees. For some attractions it may be necessary for us to book standard tickets in advance.