Oxford University – New College

Oxford University – New College

Date of Adventure: 6 Aug, 2023

The grounds and chapel of New College are an adventure that every visitor to Oxford should undertake – especially Harry Potter fans! The cloisters appear in the Harry Potter ‘Goblet of Fire’ film, one of many Oxford college locations that were used.

The New College gardens is famed for the 12th Century City Wall and long, spectacular borders, which are flush with a impressive array of brightly coloured flowers come the spring and summer months. And as you would expect, the green grass is tightly mown with oh so pleasing clipped corners.

Don’t leave without a visit to the chapel too, purposefully situated at the centre of the college to reflect its importance. It is quite breath-taking. The Choir of New College is internationally renowned and choral evensong in the chapel can be attended by members of the public; a true delight!



Free to Oxford City residents (POA required)
Adults: £8
Concessions (seniors, under 16s and full time students): £7
Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 7 or over): £25
Children under 7: Free
Summer opening hours (from 13th March 2023):
10.30 am-5.00 pm (7 days a week) - please note that last entry is 4.30 pm.

Winter opening hours (up to and including 12th March 2023):
1.30-4.30 pm, Tuesday to Sunday (closed Monday) - please note that last entry is 4.00 pm.
No booking required
No cafe
Accessible for all
13 minutes from Headington roundabout
Any bus to town
No parking
The details


Enter via the entrance on New College Lane OX1 3BL

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Did you


Kingston Bagpuize Millennium Green was bought by the Kingston Bagpuize Millennium Trust using National Lottery money, and is run by volunteers from the village. It will never be built on, the village owns it forever and will keep on using it as a sanctuary for all.

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