Oxford Homestay Cultural Tour

5 days / 4 nights

From only £215pp

Overview

5 days / 4 nights From only £215pp

Gaze out at Oxford's world-famous colleges from the top of St Mary's Church tower before heading into the city's pedestrian-friendly streets. The University's Botanic Garden and Ashmolean Museum are Britain's oldest. Walk to the Covered Market for the makings of a picnic to enjoy on a punt or in the University Parks. Mix the historic and modern with visits to the 12th- century village church of Iffley and trendy Cowley's ethnic shops and music venues.

Please note that the pricing doesn't include paid visits.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return airport transfers
  • Homestay experience
  • Accommodation on Full Board basis
  • Students in twin/triple rooms
  • Leaders in single rooms
  • 7 day travel card
  • 1:10 free leader place ratio
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Group to arrive at London airport. Coach to meet group and transfer to Oxford meeting point. Pick up by families. Welcome dinner with host family.

  • Day 2

    Guided walking tour of Oxford’s main sights. Visit Christ Church. Dinner with host family.

  • Day 3

    Visit Stratford-Upon-Avon with visit to Shakespeare’s Birthplace & Warwick Castle. Dinner with host family.

  • Day 4

    Visit local museums. Visit Oxford Castle and walk to Port Meadow. Dinner with host family.

  • Day 5

    Last goodbye with families. Transfer to airport, suggested stop at Windsor en route if time allows.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Located in Carfax, the center of Oxford's shopping area since the medieval times, this tower is all that remains of the 14th-century Church of St. Martin.
  • Visit the largest university press in the world.
  • Easy to reach from Oxford, why not add a day excursion to Blenheim Palace or Bath.