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The Inklings Oxford Writers Tour - Private Groups Daily

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
The Inklings Oxford Writers Tour - Private Groups Daily

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icon2 to 3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Explore the world of ‘The Inklings’—the mid-20th-century writers’ group that included C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien—on this private Oxford walk. Rather than researching locations yourself, let a guide show you where the writers worked and relaxed. Visit Exeter College where Tolkien studied; and see Lewis’ Magdalen College and other sights while learning history and literary tales you’d otherwise miss. A choice of departure times gives you flexibility.
  • Trace the steps of ‘The Inkling’ writers' group on a private tour in Oxford
  • Easy way to find places connected to C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and others
  • See Exeter, Merton, and other colleges where the writers studied and taugh
  • Hear tales you’d miss alone, and choose from various time slots to suit you
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Magdalen + Exeter college entry fees worth £11 per adult included in ticket price
Approx Dec 21 to Jan 2, college venues usually closed but we'll try to enter any other colleges
Exeter college is closed on July 17, Aug 15, Aug 28, Aug 29 2021

Departure Point

15-16 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AS, UK

Meet your guide wearing red lanyard OUTSIDE the currently empty shop premises at 15 Broad street. This is located next to the Oxfam shop, 17 Broad street, OX1 3AS

Return Details

Oxford OX1 4AU, UK

The tour does not have a fixed end point but the city centre is compact and the guide will ensure you have a map and directions to where you want to get to next.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • While children are welcome, this tour is not aimed at children's attention span or interests
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Visit Oxford Tours Ltd
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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don_r
, Oct 2021
Tom was very knowledgeable. My wife loved talking with him sharing stories.,.........,..,.. that is all
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Enjoyable introduction to Oxford
sid
, Jun 2021
Peter is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. We learned interesting facts and he kindly accommodated the pace of our group. He also went above and beyond the your by giving us tips on dinner venues, bringing along Harry Potter capes for us and bakewell treats!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Sidra, Thanks for such a super recommendation of your Oxford writers Inklings tour with us. I enjoyed very much my brief moment meeting you guys and your mum too, when she recited the Scottish play witching spell! Sincerely, Alasdair

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