Please note that, as the College goes about its daily functions, we may have to close parts of the College at various times.  Wherever possible, we will update this page to give you advance notice of these closures.

You can check on-the-day openings by calling the New College Lane gate on 01865 279253.  Tour guides can also subscribe to our announcements mailing list by emailing

Planned closures in 2018-2019

Saturday 8th December - College closed all day

Christmas 2018 closure - Friday 21st December (close at 4pm) - reopen 3rd January (2pm)

10th-12th January 2019 inclusive - College closed all day

Wednesday 13th March 2019 - College closed all day

Whilst we try to keep this page regularly updated, please note that the college is a working environment and can be closed at short notice.

Regular closures

During academic term, weekly concerts are held in the Chapel during Wednesday (free to attend) and Friday (small admission charge) lunchtimes. Visitors are welcome to attend these concerts, but the Chapel is closed to non concert attendees at these times.

The Hall will close daily for lunch. During term-time this tends to be between 11.45am and 1.30pm, and between 11.45am and 2pm over the summer.


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