The Thames Valley Sights

Magdalen College

  • High St. Map It
  • Oxford
  • Educational Institution
  • Fodor's Choice

Fodor's Review

Founded in 1458, with a handsome main quadrangle and a supremely monastic air, Magdalen (pronounced maud-lin) is one of the most impressive of Oxford's colleges and attracts its most artistic students. Alumni include such diverse people as P.G. Wodehouse, Oscar Wilde, and John Betjeman. The school's large, square tower is a famous local landmark. To enhance your visit, take a stroll around the Deer Park and along Addison's Walk; then have tea in the Old Kitchen, which overlooks the river.

Sight Information

Address:

High St., Oxford, OX1 4AU, England

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Phone:

01865-276000

Sight Details:

  • £5
  • July–Sept., daily noon–7 or dusk; Oct.–June, daily 1–6 or dusk

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