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Exeter College

Turl Street
United Kingdom

Cohen Quad

Walton Street
United Kingdom

Exeter House

239 Iffley Road
United Kingdom

Porters’ Lodge Reception, Turl Street

01865 279600

Front Desk, Cohen Quad

01865 610530

Exeter House

01865 245472

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Turl Street site

Exeter College’s historic site is in the heart of Oxford, in Turl Street. Within two minutes’ walk are the eclectic shops of Broad Street and the Covered Market plus some of the best cafés and restaurants in Oxford. The historic site is flanked by Oxford University’s Bodleian Library, Sheldonian Theatre, and Museum of the History of Science, and it overlooks beautiful Radcliffe Square.

The College’s main entrance is on the east side of Turl Street, about 30 metres north of Brasenose Lane. If you are coming by car you may load and unload at the College entrance, but parking is not possible. There are limited public car parks within walking distance, and frequent Park and Ride bus services operate from Oxford’s ring road.

Cohen Quad

In 2017 Exeter College opened a second campus with residential, teaching, research, and social space, Cohen Quad. It is located on the corner of Walton Street and Worcester Place in fashionable Jericho, less than 10 minutes’ walk from Turl Street.

Exeter House

Exeter House is located on the corner of Iffley Road and Magdalen Road in vibrant East Oxford, less than 10 minutes from Turl Street by bicycle or bus.

Arriving by Train

The railway station is a kilometre from Turl Street and less than a kilometre from Cohen Quad. There are direct services from London Paddington and London Marylebone, as well as many other cities.

Arriving by Bus

The bus station is less than a kilometre from Turl Street and less than half a kilometre from Cohen Quad. There are regular bus services from central London and the London airports, as well as many other cities.

Visiting Exeter College

Members of the public are welcome to visit Exeter College at Turl Street, unless the College is closed for a special event. Entrance is free for children up to the age of 12, all prospective students, Bodleian Card holders, and Oxford alumni provided they have their alumni card with them. For other visitors entrance costs £3. During term time the College may waive the fee if parts of the College are closed to visitors.

The College is normally open between 2 pm and 5 pm during term time and between 1 pm and 5 pm outside of term time. Tour guides must book a time slot in advance. We suggest all visitors contact the Porters’ Lodge on 01865 279600 to check the College is open (and any parts that may be closed) before visiting.

Exeter College Chapel services are open to all and provide everyone the opportunity to reflect and to listen to the College’s outstanding choir, irrespective of religious beliefs.

Cohen Quad is open to current members of the University of Oxford and to Exeter College alumni with appropriate identification. Cohen Quad is not generally open to the public, although public events such as musical or dramatic performances, lectures, or open days are sometimes held there and members of the public encouraged to attend.