Green & Blue Badge Tour Guides in Oxford

Award winning guided tours based on your interests

We find you the best guide, for your walking tour of Oxford

We find you the best guide,
for your walking tour of Oxford

All our guides are qualified with the nationally recognised Blue or Green Badge accredited by the Institute of Tourist Guiding and/or members of the Oxford Guild of Tour Guides.

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Fully Bespoke Tours

Our guides are experienced and knowledgeable and many of them, including Sandra, have studied at Oxford. We offer a wide range of specialist tours

Award Winning Team

Oxford Tour Guides have won awards - a certificate of excellence from Trip Advisor 2018 and Tour Operator of the Year in 2018 from the Luxury Travel Guide.

Best Priced Tours

We offer reasonable rates and easy ways to pay and book. We will help you plan your tour on a day and time to suit you. Blue or Green Badge accredited Guides

Oxford Tour Guides would love to show you round on a walking tour to discover Oxford’s glorious architecture, the University and ancient colleges and share its history and traditions with you.


We have the top qualified tour guides in Oxford offering general as well as specialist tours. We aim to provide the best guide for your group and tailor your tour to your interests.

"Oxford, the city of dreaming spires is famous for its 800 year old university and centre of learning"

  • star rating  Had a great tour of Oxford Centre with Sandra. What a fantastic guide. Just imparted the right amount of information. Very friendly and pleasant. Nice size group and... read more

    August 19, 2018

    star rating  Thanks Sandra for an excellent afternoon walking around Oxford and taking us to places that we wouldn’t have thought of. The mix of the well known and more obscure... read more

    David B
    December 9, 2017
  • star rating  Our guide was just fantastic, so knowledgeable and friendly. We felt like experts by the time the tour had ended.

    What a wealth of history and stories to cover... read more

    Angie W
    December 31, 2017

    star rating  Thank you Elizabeth for the walking tour of the University and Colleges today. Your deep knowledge and stories on the intertwining politics, religion and key figures in Oxford's history... read more

    December 11, 2021
  • star rating  Contacted Oxford Tour Guides to discuss bringing a group of 45 by coach for the day. We considered the needs of the group and settled on a 90 minute walking... read more

    May 12, 2019

    star rating  Bella was a wonderful tour guide and we enjoyed seeing all of the sights of Oxford. The information she provided added to the richness of what we were seeing. We'd... read more

    May 31, 2018
  • star rating  The weather had turned and we were ready for anything, the tour was upbeat and informative with really great local knowledge, and a pinch (or two) of Alice in Wonderland... read more

    September 10, 2021

    star rating  It was a drizzly grey day with lots of Christmas stalls to change the face of Oxford so I didn't know how well this tour would go down with our... read more

    November 18, 2017
  • star rating  Sandra Bingham's love and knowledge of the Morse, Lewis and Endeavour episodes made this tour insightful and enjoyable for any lover of the series, even in a constant drizzle!

    December 4, 2017

    star rating  Sandra brought my group of students from Singapore around the various sites & colleges in Oxford, and did a wonderful job of it!

    She tailored the commentary to engage... read more

    July 6, 2018
  • star rating  What a fabulous get your guide Oxford University: Group Walking Tour with University Alumi.
    Great guide, ( John) very knowledgeable and full of facts. 28 February 2022. Highly recommended

    February 28, 2022

    star rating  Excellent experience with very passionate guide Trevor. He is highly recommended and very eloquently knowledgeable. Made the time fly by what a fantastic day it was!

    August 9, 2021
  • star rating  Victoria did an absolutely wonderful tour. She personalized everything, and the breadth of her knowledge was amazing. She addressed each of our questions, and took us to specific... read more

    May 23, 2022

    star rating  Oxford Tour Guides tailored a tour specifically for our requirements. We were a group of six architects and requested a tour of historic and notable new buildings. We had some... read more

    July 24, 2018
  • star rating  A lovely afternoon spent in Oxford on the Morse, Lewis, Endeavour tour. Our tour guide Heidi was magnificent, a lovely personality, very knowledgeable, passionate and endearing. A most... read more

    March 1, 2022

    star rating  Great tour given by Suzanne. Loved every bit of it. The tour gave us a good insight on how beautiful Oxford really is.

    Anne V
    July 15, 2019
  • star rating  Elizabeth Hudson made Oxford a favorite for us! She showed us all the colleges and more. Her knowledge of Oxford and her passion for it shined through! She was kind... read more

    July 29, 2022

    star rating  It was a windy, rainy and cold morning that we met Sandra Bingham for our 1/2 day tour. What a good sport she was. She asked us if... read more

    October 2, 2018

Things to see and do in Oxford

The Ashmolean

The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in 1683. Our world famous collections range from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across time.

The Bodleian

Twenty-seven libraries across Oxford, including the central University library. The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in Europe. It derives its name from its founder, Sir Thomas Bodley. 

Natural History Museum

Oxford University Museum of Natural History holds an internationally-significant collection of natural history specimens and archives in a stunning example of neo-Gothic architecture. It is home to a lively programme of research, teaching and events.

Our Services

We offer specialist tours and find a guide who can best match your interests. Please do contact us for a discussion about how we can help you plan your visit. 

With our great contacts Oxford Tour Guides can help you plan your tours and day trips or half days out from Oxford such as Stratford, the Cotswolds, Bath, Stonehenge or Blenheim Palace.

Oxford Tour Guides specialise in private or group tours with a guide exclusively for you, on a date and time to suit. The most popular tour is the general tour lasting either 90 minutes or 2 hours. 

We can offer you the following tours, or if you have any other ideas we could possibly find a guide who can best match your interests. Please do contact us for a discussion about how we can help you plan your visit. 

The Oxford Tube Company operates a regular bus service from London leaving every 10/15minutes from Victoria calling at Marble Arch and other stops in London. It takes about 1 and three quarter hours to reach Gloucester Green in Oxford City centre.

We can offer you the following tours, or if you have any other ideas we could possibly find a guide who can best match your interests. Please do contact us for a discussion about how we can help you plan your visit. 

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