C. S. Lewis & JRR Tolkien Inklings Walking Tour


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, typically include 2 of the 3 following colleges of Magdalen, Exeter or Merton.. Up to £10 of your ticket includes entry fees + invitation to a complementary drink in one of the Inklings' pubs.

NB colleges are private institutions, so we can't guarantee entry on every day of the year.

Note: if the calendar shows no availability, please call us on +44 (0) 2079 657 523 or email us to see what we can do for you.

Meet the guide on Broad Street near Oxford Visitor Information Centre. Map
2 to 2.5 hours
from 2:30pm on Sundays or book any day on flexible schedule for private groups
  • £40/adult £20/child for Individual tickets Sundays 2.30pm.
  • Private groups £150 guide fee (does not include any entry fees) on flexible schedule.
  • Available also at any time for Private Walking Tour bookings from £70 - £150.
  • Private tours may be available in other languages with advance notice!
  • College entrance fees + drink worth £10 per person are included on Sunday 2.30pm tour.
  • Small groups guaranteed - average under 5 persons. Max 14 persons per guide.

Exeter College