Visit or Stay at Newman’s College

“There it has been, that I have

both been taught my way

and received an answer to my prayers.”

Newman, Letters and Diaries, XI 132/3

The College is open to visitors:
from November to April
Monday to Friday 10:30 am – 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunday only by appointment

Please, note: The College will be closed to visitors on Saturday afternoon, 3rd February 2018.

from May to October
Monday to Friday 10:30 am – 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1st and 3rd Sunday of the month: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2nd and 4th Sunday of the month closed

Visitors may view Newman’s rooms:

– his former library which today contains a specialized Newman library, available to students and scholars, and an exhibition of Newman representations, busts, prints, etching and paintings of persons and places related to Newman, and many Newman memorabilia.

– his private room and
– his chapel where he spent to much of his time in search for the truth, and where he received the grace and happiness of being received into what he believed to be “the one true Fold of Christ” (LD XI, 5).

In the College are five guest rooms with self-catering facilities available for those who wish to pray and/or study at this place as Newman did. The guests may participate in the daily prayer life of the community (Divine Office, adoration of the Bl. Sacrament, Mass in the chapel or parish Church) and use the specialised Newman library.

Groups up to 18 people are welcome for day retreats.

For further details and other arrangements, e.g. celebration of Mass, guided tours and/or talks for groups, school parties, use of the guest cottages use of the library for academic purposes, information and arrangements for visiting places connected with Newman in Littlemore and Oxford etc. please contact:

The International Centre of Newman Friends
Ambrose Cottage, 9 College Lane, Littlemore Oxford OX4 4LQ.
Tel: 0044 1865 779743


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