Take a day trip out of London and see life outside of the capital with this private trip to the beautiful university city of Oxford, plus a stop at a picture-perfect market town in the English countryside.
Oxford and Countryside day trip from London prices:
By car – From £1375 for 1-2 people + £45 per extra person (Oxford and Countryside)
By train – From £805 for 1-2 people + £75 per extra person (Oxford only)
Your central London hotel or apartment. Airport and cruise terminal pickups are also available for an additional charge.
As this is an 8 to 10-hour day, this tour from London to Oxford typically begins around 8:00 am, but we can be flexible.
This exciting day trip takes you from central London to see a beautiful quaint English country town, followed by time in Oxford exploring the beautiful university city. Scroll down for a detailed itinerary.
This tour is fully customisable to your interests, of course! Pricing is variable based on tour length, start destination and activities. Please enquire for more information.
Languages – You can enjoy your Oxford and English countryside private tour in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese Mandarin, Italian or Dutch daily. For other languages, please enquire.
Meet your guide at your central London hotel, apartment or other location. Journey to the English Countryside in our comfortable, air-conditioned Mercedes van as you hear about the countryside and its evolution and enjoy the scenery.
Arrive at a quaint market town or village in the English Countryside. Explore with your guide, seeing points of interest unique to the town, hearing amazing stories and getting fantastic photos. This is a world away from busy central London.
Make the short trip to the city of Oxford, as your guide entertains you along the way and gets to know your interests to make your private tour of Oxford extra special.
Arrive in Oxford, the world-famous university town home to the University of Oxford. Enjoy a walking tour of the city and see fantastic in key sights such as The Bodleian Library, and Christ Church college. See the River Cherwell and discover the art of punting, as well as the legendary rivalry between Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Alternatively, enjoy these sights from the car.
Stop for a spot of lunch with recommendations from your guide. Choose a historic pub, restaurant, food market if available, or a quicker option – it’s your choice!
In the afternoon, you will explore inside one of the University of Oxford’s colleges – here you will discover the unique college education system, the incredible list of alumni and how Oxford has earned its impeccable reputation for studies.
If you are a Harry Potter fan, just let your guide know – Oxford was used extensively in the movies including as Hogwarts’ Great Hall.
Please note that the Oxford colleges are places of study and so entrance may not be possible on your tour date.
After a fun and interesting day, relax in your private vehicle as you head back to London and are dropped off at your apartment or hotel.
We had a great day visiting Stratford Upon Avon and Oxford with Gavin. Gavin is extremely knowledgeable and a pleasure to spend time with. You can tell that he truly enjoys his job. I would definitely tour with him again. Highly recommended!