Details of guided walks

Click on the title of a walk below to find out who gives it, how much they charge and their contact details. Please note that inclusion in this list does not signify OLHA’s recommendation.

A ‘walk on the Welsh side’ in Oxford

Alice in Wonderland-themed riverside history walks in Oxford

Art and architecture of Jericho

Artists in Wonderland: the Pre-Raphaelites in Oxford

Battle of Cropredy Bridge and the Oxfordshire Campaign, 1644

Battle of Edgehill, 1642

Battle of Naseby, 1645

Brewing in Oxford

Canal, river, castle and suburbs: history and literary walks in Oxford

City of Oxford during the English Civil War, 1642-6

Chipping Norton: the town that moved uphill – tales of baseball, beekeeping and an alarming number of riots

Christopher Wren’s Oxford

Commonwealth War Graves cemetery at Botley Cemetery (west Oxford)

Cowley Road, in the context of the social history of East Oxford

Cowley – the history of a boomtown

CS Lewis and JRR Tolkein

Detroit on Thames – how William Morris built bicycles, then a car factory, and changed Oxford forever

Eccentric Oxford

Folly Bridge and Grandpont, South Oxford

Fair Mile Hospital, then and now

Gargoyles and grotesques

Headington Quarry, a rough tour

Holton Park and its archive: a visit to the grounds of Wheatley Park School

Hook Norton: pyramids, pals and pioneers – stories from the home of ‘Hooky’ beer

Jericho: Oxford’s ‘dangerously hospitable’ Victorian suburb

Jericho: Oxford’s first industrial suburb, from cholera epidemics to gentrification

Leisure and entertainment in Victorian and Edwardian Oxford

Lord Nuffield and Morris cars in Oxford

Lower Radley houses and history

Oxford and Cowley at war: the story of how the city helped win WWII

Oxford and the first intrepid men and women to fly

Oxford architecture

Oxford before the colleges

Oxford city and university

Oxford of Inspector Morse

Oxford in the Civil War (a)

Oxford in the Civil War (b)

Oxford in the history of medicine

Oxford literature

Oxford statues and carvings

Oxford’s architecture

Oxford’s Jewish heritage

Radley College: a history of the school, grounds and buildings

Radley Lakes: the history of the area

Rose Hill, Oxford: surprising contrasts and great historical interest

Scientific and medical Oxford

The coming of the railway to Oxford

The contradictory nature of Oxford: 800 years of social struggle and radical scholarship

The parish of St Thomas the Martyr, West Oxford

Victorian industrial buildings of Oxford

William Morris, the Pre-Raphaelites and Victorian Oxford