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New Guided Walking Tour of Oxford and the Sheldonian Theatre

A great experience for you, the family or your conference clients

Ever wondered how the University was formed, how long it has been in existence and about the secrets of its past? Discover all this, together with the history behind the Sheldonian Theatre, the University's ceremonial hall, on a new one-hour guided walking tour.

The Tour starts in the splendour of the Sheldonian Theatre, a sister venue of the Examination Schools. During the tour you will also visit the University Church, the Clarendon and Bodleian Quadrangles and Radcliffe Square. The tour then returns to the Sheldonian Theatre where visitors are invited to sit in the Ladies Gallery and hear about its origins - Sir Christopher Wren's first major building which opened in 1669.

Following the tour visitors are welcome to explore the Theatre's Cupola at leisure, offering one of the best indoor panoramic views of Oxford's famous skyline.

A great family experience, the guides offer a huge amount of fun and interesting facts throughout the one hour tour. Group bookings are available for corporate clients - up to 25 people can go on a tour. Drinks reception packages are also available.

Tours run from May until October. An adult ticket costs £8.00, concessions are £6.00 and children under 6 go free. For availability and bookings please visit www.sheldon.ox.ac.uk 

For general enquiries or further information contact Kay Hogg on kay.hogg@admin.ox.ac.uk or telephone 01865 277299.

Tours are supplied by www.oxfordcitywalk.co.uk

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