Guided Tours

During the school holidays the College is open to the public for pre-booked group tours, numbering 15 or more.

Visitors will have the opportunity to see the various chapels and historic rooms within the building. This includes the Great Hall with portraits of the seven former pupils awarded the Victoria Cross and the table on which Cromwell is reputed to have slept the night before the Battle of Preston in 1648.

The historic guided tour can take up to an hour and a half, and costs £7.50 per person. Concessions are available at £6.50 per person.


Tour of the Collections

The College is also blessed with an awe-inspiring collection of artefacts reaching back to the sixteenth century. Amongst this collection is an Egyptian mummy, Arthur Conan Doyle’s school desk and a collection of historic manuscripts.

Tours of the Collections are available to pre-book by appointment, at a cost of £10.00 per person or £8.00 per concession. Please contact our Curator, Jan Graffius,


Combined Tours

During the school holidays it is also possible to combine a guided tour of the College with a tour of the Collections, at a combined cost of £15.00 per person or £12.50 per concession.

Refreshments in the form of tea and coffee, and/or lunch in the Refectory, can be arranged upon request.

Please contact the Events Team to discuss availability.