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The Inklings Oxford Writers Tour

Our tour includes entry into Magdalen college worth £6 per person. All other colleges are currently closed this year.

This tour focuses on the Inklings' Oxford but also introduces the city history + university life. See inspiring sights relating to CS Lewis & JRR Tolkien on a 2 hour+ tour of the sights where they worked & relaxed, including the pubs they enjoyed. Locations visited include Magdalene or Merton college plus where and when open, we also visit Exeter college.

Various start times are offered but please note that Magdalen is not open mornings outside of summer season.

per adult from

$88

AUD

Duration

2 to 3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • PUBLIC TOURS ONLY- Entry fees worth £7 per adult included in ticket price
    • Entry/Admission - Magdalen College
    • Entry/Admission - Merton College
    What's excluded :
    • Approx Dec 21 to Jan 2, college venues usually closed but we'll try to enter any other colleges
    • PRIVATE TOURS ONLY- Entry fee £7 per adult IS NOT included in ticket price
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Exeter College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP England

    Where and when open to visit, we will take you inside Exeter college which is free entry, open 2pm to 5pm, and is where JRR Tolkien studied. JK Rowling is also an honorary fellow of this college.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Magdalen College, High Street, Oxford OX1 4AU England

    Where and when open, we include entry to this college which is usually open from lunch time onwards & costs £5/6 entry fee. It is where CS Lewis taught & it has a beautiful deer park with deer. If this college is not open, then instead we'll visit Merton college, where JRR Tolkien taught or Exeter college, where Tolkien studied.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD England

    We only visit Merton college, if & when Magdalen is closed, as Merton has more limited opening. If we visit Merton, then the £3 entry fee is included in your ticket. Merton is where JRR Tolkien taught.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Bodleian Library Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG England

    We don't normally enter inside this venue but we introduce these famous sights and walk past on the route.

    Pass By: Radcliffe Camera, Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ England

    We don't enter inside this venue but we introduce these famous sights and walk past on the route.

    Pass By: Brasenose College, Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ England

    We don't enter inside this venue but we introduce these famous sights and walk past on the route.

    Pass By: All Souls College, High Street, Oxford OX1 4AL England

    We don't enter inside this venue but we introduce these famous sights and walk past on the route.

    Pass By: Hertford College, Catte Street, Oxford OX1 3BW England

    We don't enter inside this venue but we introduce these famous sights and walk past on the route.

    Pass By: Lincoln College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DR England

    We don't usually enter inside this venue but we introduce these famous sights and walk past on the route.

    Pass By: Jesus College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DW England

    We don't enter inside this venue but we introduce these famous sights and walk past on the route.

    Stop At: The Oxford Hotel Spa, Godstow Road The Oxford Hotel, Oxford OX2 8AL England

    We sometimes enter inside the Randolph hotel as this is where CS Lewis first met Joy Gresham - his future wife- but we introduce these famous sights and walk past on the route.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Oxford Visitor Information Centre, 15-16 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3AS, UK
    Return Detail :
    Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU, UK
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Covid19 health measure: your guide will turn up wearing a mask to guide. The guide will then ask if clients wish the guide to wear a mask during the tour. Our policy is the guide will wear a mask if any client requests it.  Clients are free to decide whether they wish to wear a mask or not.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Visit Oxford Tours Ltd

Activity ID: V-22362P42

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