World’s most fascinating city Oxford is well known for TV filming sites and movie locations across the globe that has been featured in large numbers of movies and television episodes. Situated in the beautiful location of the country, Oxford is home for the world-famous universities, college buildings, wide streets, pubs, restaurants, hotels, museums, stunning nightlife, alluring art, culture, lush gardens, luxury shopping and meadows. There is no shortage of things to do and see in tour even the visitors have numbers of chances to make the wonderful and memorable tour no matter whether it is summer, winter, day or night.
Magnificent and harmonious architecture of building in the City of Oxford have provided backdrops for countless TV programs, popular international films, novels and books. Come and enter into the entertainment and movie world by visiting at famous filming sites after hiring the Oxford City Visitors Guide that create the realistic environment by narrating the story. Large numbers of visitors come to the city every week with family and friends to discover the location where their favorite movie or television series has been filmed.
The city treats all the fans in appealing manner through exciting and amusing Oxford Tours of filming sites. Step out into the magical world of Harry Potter and other movies with the assistance of knowledgeable professional guides who takes visitors at all the filming locations.
Below mentioned are some of the most popular movies and novels that have been featured in the Oxford places or based on the real character of city.
Inspector Morse and Lewis
On the Inspector Morse Oxford tour, visitors take a closer investigation of the locations used for filming of Colin Dexter’s TV series. Majority of the scenes and series have been filmed in the centre of the old city such as the White Hart pub, The Randolph Hotel, Exeter College and Broad Street. In addition to Inspector Morse book and television series, the city also spin-offs Lewis and Endeavour. Throughout the trip, visitors will explore the historical information about streets, colleges, pubs featured and go behind the scenes of movie.
Hogwarts, Harry’s prestigious wizarding prep school has been featured in the well known Oxford places. Various parts of the movie such as Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix were filmed in the city.
Many scenes were shot at New College cloisters, Christ Church College, Pitt Rivers Museum, Bodleian Library, Divinity School and Duke Humfrey’s Library.
Alice in Wonderland
The two books of Alice were based on the original locations and real characters of the Oxford City while its filming scenes have not been filmed here.
The Golden Compass
Well known as the inspiration for Philip Pullman’s novel and Golden Compass movie, various locations of Oxford has been used as the filming locations. Starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, various scenes of the Golden Compass shot at Exeter College, Radcliffe Square, Christ Church College and Meadows, Queens College, Clarendon Building, Bodleian Library, Worcester College and etc.
The Oxford Murders
Many scenes of Oxford Murders that is based on the novel by Guillermo Martinez and stars John Hurt as an Oxford University academic has been filmed in Oxford locations.
Sheldonian Theater Broad Street and Cattle Street has been featured in X-Men4.