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 (between 10.30 am-5.00 pm).  Tour guides can also subscribe to our announcements mailing list by emailing

Planned closures in 2019

  • Saturday 15th June - College closed all day

  • Tuesday 18th June - Chapel and Cloisters closed until midday

  • Wednesday 19th June - Cloisters closed from 4 pm

  • 27th-30th June inclusive (4 days) - College closed all day

  • Wednesday 3rd July - College closed all day (Admissions open day)

  • Thursday 4th July - College closed all day (Admissions open day)

  • Saturday 6th July - Cloisters closed from 2 pm

  • Friday 12th July - Cloisters closed from 2 pm

  • Thursday 18th July - College closed until 2 pm

  • Saturday 3rd August - College closed all day

  • Sunday 4th August - Chapel closed from 3 pm

  • Saturday 7th September - College closed from 2 pm

  • Friday 20th September - College closed all day (Admissions open day)

  • Friday 27th September - College closed all day

  • Saturday 28th September - College closed from 2 pm

  • Saturday 2nd November - Hall closed from 11.45 am

  • Saturday 16th November - College closed all day

  • 8th-18th December - College closed (due to the admissions programme)

Open Doors weekend 2019

We are delighted to announce that we will be taking part in the Open Doors weekend on Sunday 15th September 2019

We will be open from 10.30 am - 5.00 pm (last entry at 4.45 pm)

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 11.45 am and 1.30 pm, and between 11.45 am and 2.00 pm over the summer.


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.


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