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Oxford Smart Walk

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About Oxford Smart Walk
Oxford Smart Walk is also know as Scholars Walk tours. We provide a very unique combination of tours that is The Oxford University, City & The Bodleian Library Tour. We started Free tours in March 2012 and since then we have given tours to thousands of visitors. Scholars Walk tours is the only free tour company in Europe which goes inside the "paid sights" which very beautiful, such as The Great Dining Hall & School of Divinity. We also pay 2 pound entry fee into a very beautiful college for every visitor that joins our tour. We have very high quality of sightseeing of paid tours and affordability of free tours.
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

It was my wife’s birthday and so I booked a weekend away to Oxford. I book this tour as the advertised content was exactly what I wanted. Although it was free I was willing to pay the going rate. The time of this tour suited...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alancatchpool
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We live in Oxford, we wanted to try a new walking tour with friends who were visiting. We chose this tour... and it was a HUGE mistake!!! We found this tour the most strange tour ever! You do not get to see anything at!! Nothing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Olartia R
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We found this the most boring and time wasting ‘tour’ ever! We didn’t get to see anything at all!! Everything was talked about and nothing was shown, everything was apparently closed and only opening later in the afternoon. Matthew the tour guide kept repeating the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank SarahRoxanne7
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I know this as the Scholars Walk Tours Walking Tour of Oxford by university students or graduates. We were approached while walking up to the information centre and this particular "free" walking tour is just outside the Oxfam shop. Basically you pay at the end...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Sorry, i reviewed the wrong walking tour earlier, i went on the premium scholars walk tour and not the footprint tour which I had inadvertently reviewed the other day- I have never been on the footprint tour, I apologise to Footprints tour! Anyway, I was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Ray L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Our tour, which was advertised to last 2 hours, was cut short, abruptly, by 34 minutes. Our guide offered a few interesting points about the city of Oxford and the university, but did little besides suggest where we should go after the tour instead of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Informative walking tour. Matthew (our guide) had a good working knowledge of Oxford and led the tour at a comfortable pace. Would have liked to see more colleges but this was the "free" tour. Expect to make a donation at the end of the walk....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ajbejb
Reviewed 2 October 2016

To experience Oxford's fasciniating and tantalizing history, there is no better way than through dedicated scholars who have a passion to share their knowledge with you. From university life to the architecture and design, our guide Matthew tells stories in time that gives you an...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our guide, Mathew was both entertaining and had a deep knowledge of the history of Oxford. You are taken to places that you would never find yourself. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Bo N
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Very good walking tour, made better by the entertaining guide. He was very informative and added colourful anecdotes during the tour. It might not be the two hours but very enjoyable.

Date of experience: April 2016
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