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Group Visits

Oxford Castle

We welcome visits from all groups, and are pleased to offer the following benefits for pre-booked groups of 15 or more people:

  • Discounted admission prices
  • Priority admission
  • Free familiarisation visits for group organisers
  • One adult admitted free with every ten children or students
  • On-site coach drop-off / pick up
  • Castleyard Café, toilets and Gift Shop
  • Private tours, allow 90 minutes
  • Tours run daily up to every 20 minutes
  • Translation sheets available
  • Priority admission
  • FREE ticket for group leader & coach driver
  • FREE hot drink for group leader & coach driver

oxford_castle-awalmsley-may2015-011Oxford Castle & Prison Tour

CLIMB the Saxon St George’s Tower, one of the oldest buildings in Oxford, and enjoy its stunning 360° panoramic views over the historic city of Oxford.
DESCEND deep underground into the dark atmosphere of the 900-year-old crypt, the only surviving remains of St. George’s Chapel.
EXPLORE the austere confines of the 18th-century Debtors’ Tower and Prison D-Wing.
SCALE the Mound of the 11th-century motte-and-bailey castle.

*Group rates from February 1st 2020 are:

 Adult  £10.25
 Child (5-15)  £7.25
 Senior Citizen / Student  £8.75
 UK School & Workshop  £8.00
* Group discounts may be restricted over certain periods. Please call for further information.

Oxford Castle & Prison Outside Tour

Oxford Castle

Groups can explore Oxford Castle & Prison from a different perspective on an Outdoor Walking Tour. Embark on a journey of discovery with a costumed character guide; glimpse the hidden secrets of the site in the ancient underground well chamber; climb the castle mound to enjoy stunning views of the dreaming spires, and learn more about the incredible castle buildings and their role in over 1,000-years of Oxford’s past.

 Adult  £5.50

More Information about Group Visits

If you are looking for some inspiration on your planning, have a look at our Group Itineraries.

Please call us on 01904 261262, or email us at to make a booking.