9AM – 5.30PM
Available every day

From dreaming spires to rolling hills, Oxford’s fairytale landscape and architecture has inspired writers, thinkers and travellers throughout the ages. Let us show you why. This private walking tour includes:

  • Meeting your private Oxford expert guide at your London hotel or apartment
  • Return train journey from London through the beautiful English countryside
  • Entry to selected colleges, museums, or gardens
  • Lunch reservation to suit you (food at your own cost)
  • A glimpse of locations that inspired beloved authors from Lewis Carroll and J.R.R Tolkien to Philip Pullman and J.K. Rowling
  • Drop-off by your guide at your preferred London location
1 - 2 GUESTS

£550 by train (London public transport at your own cost)

3 - 5 GUESTS

£720 by train (London public transport at your own cost)

6 - 10 GUESTS

£1020 by train (London public transport at your own cost)

11 - 14 GUESTS

£1330 by train (London public transport at your own cost)

This tour can also be done by private chauffeured vehicle – email requests@londontailoredtours.com and we can tailor a quote to you, and adjust the timings of the day.

Please note: transport from your hotel or apartment to London’s rail stations is at your own cost.

For groups of over 14 guests please email requests@londontailoredtours.com

Sample Itinerary


We Come to You
Your private guide will meet you at your hotel, apartment, or agreed central London location.

Take a Magical Train Journey
Sit back as the train takes you through England’s picturesque landscape. Your guide will spend the 45-minute journey getting to know you, and tailoring the day to your interests.

(London public transport to London Paddington Rail Station or London Marylebone Rail Station is at your own cost.)

See the Dreaming Spires
Enjoy the stunning architecture of Oxford University’s colleges, some of which are nearly a thousand years old. Stroll through historic squares, under the famous Bridge of Sighs, and round the iconic Radcliffe Camera.

A Lunch You’ll Love
London Tailored Tours loves food. We’re happy to recommend nearby places to eat, whether it’s a local pub, a chic brasserie, or even a picnic by the river. We’ll happily make a reservation for you. (Food at your own cost.)

Ancient Treasures on Display
See the Egyptian mummies in the world famous Ashmolean Museum, dinosaur skeletons in the Oxford Museum of Natural History, or Roman spear tips in the Museum of Oxford.

Magic and Wonder at Every Turn
Follow Alice’s white rabbit to Wonderland, sing dwarven songs from The Lord of the Rings, or spot Harry Potter locations in Britain’s most literary city.

Drop-off back at your London hotel
Board the train back to London with your guide, and get personalized recommendations for the rest of your trip.


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Or, if you’re a hardcore Harry Potter fan, why not try our London Harry Potter tour?