Explore Oxford with friends and see some of its best landmarks in this exciting murder mystery tour by Killer Tours!

Does a murder mystery trail sound like fun to you? Well, this self-guided walking tour will have you sightseeing around the city centre of Oxford while also solving an eerie murder mystery case as you go! So if you’re up for the challenge of solving brain-teasing puzzles and discovering the hidden clues throughout this well thought out sightseeing trail then we suggest you get your walking shoes on and detective minds ready.

What should I see in Oxford?

The Murder In Wonderland – Oxford Murder Mystery Trail is a self-guided walking tour that navigates you past some of the best historical landmarks in Oxford and in the UK. Your starting point will be the corner of Cornmarket St and Queen St and finish at Oxford Castle.

The tour around Oxford is relatively flat, and there are lots of places to catch a snack or refreshment on the route. Some of the landmarks you’ll get to admire along the way include the ancient, 1000-year-old Oxford Castle and Prison, the stunning Christ Church at the heart of the city, and the internationally significant Oxford University Museum of Natural History, among others.

Oxford - Did you know?

  • Oxford is the second oldest university in the world, at a whopping 922 years old!
  • Oxford was the filming location and inspiration for many Harry Potter scenes! The iconic ‘Great Hall’ where all the schools would gather was inspired by Christ Church College, and the Bodleian Library is the sight of the Hogwarts infirmary.
  • Blackwell’s, a now-famous bookstore chain, was started in Oxford – its original store still stands and is the largest room devoted to the sale of books in the world, with a staggering three miles of shelves!

So, if you fancy something a little bit spooky and unique, whilst also seeing some of the best sightseeing locations Oxford has to offer, then we totally think you should add this murder mystery trail to your Stack!

  • £11.99 in total for a group of up to 6 people
  • Sightseeing activity with a twist
  • The trail is around 3km long
  • The duration of the trial is approximately 2.5 hours to complete
  • This trail is said to be ok for wheelchair and buggy users as the terrain is relatively flat.

Things to do in Oxford