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New College Chapel

When William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester, founded New College at the end of the 14th century, he placed the service of God at the heart of college life.

Oxford, Oxfordshire

Opening times

Open daily.


Holywell Street

The chapel was made the most inspiring of the college buildings and was provided with a permanent choir to support and enliven its worship. The cloisters and the chapel are of particular note

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Social heritage stories

  • National heritage here

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Church of England

Contact information

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