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Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
Excellent value for money
Perfect for all ages and skill level
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Led by a local guide
The tour starts in the city centre exploring some of the fascinating dreaming spires, before escaping the hustle and bustle of the city centre into the surrounding countryside to ride in the un-touched Port Meadow alongside the River Thames, before getting a taste of the daily lives of past and present Oxonians. The tour has 11 carefully selected designated stops, offering a good mixture of history, culture and hidden gems. At each stop your friendly guides will share some insight into our historic city, allowing plenty of time for interaction and photographs. Part 1 - Exploring the beautiful city of Oxford: Visit the spot where the Oxford Martyrs last stood Ride under the Bridge of Sighs Look out for the wonderful grotesque gargoyles watching over you Ride some of the oldest paths inside Oxford city walls Ride to the meeting place of the famous literary group The Inklings Part 2 - Slip away into the peaceful countryside: Ride through historic Jericho Visit the largest university press in the world; Oxford University Press Ride through the historic Port Meadow Ride along the River Thames, where Lewis Carroll began to spin the tale of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland Visit the original burial place of the Henry II’s mistress - Rosamund the Fair Ride along the historic Oxford Canal Part 3 - The inspirational residents of Oxford: Ride to the home of J.R.R. Tolkien Visit Lady Margaret Hall where Benazir Bhutto studied and was elected as president of the Oxford Union Ride past the University Parks and its cricket ground See the distinctive college designed by William Butterfield End the tour at Christopher Wrens ‘Jewel in Oxford’s architectural crown’