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Oxford Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tour

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Oxford Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tour

Hello,

Would like to get information on any tours in Oxford that would highlight Tolkien, CS Lewis and perhaps even Lewis Carroll. Visiting with my kids who love to read classic literature. I came upon a tour that focused mainly on Tolkien and Lewis, but it was not offered on the days we are visiting Oxford so I'm hoping there are other tours that would. Thank you for your help! (P.S. They're not interested in Harry Potter, so no need to give us info on that.)

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1. Re: Oxford Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tour

You could hire your own tour guide eg from Footprints Tours to do this for you. A cheaper option would be to purchase the beautiful book The Inklings of Oxford by Poe and Veneman. It is a wonderful book about these men with detailed photos and contains a number of self-guided walking tours at the end.

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2. Re: Oxford Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tour

Blackwell's used to do a literary walking tour on Thursdays and Saturdays.

bookshop.blackwell.co.uk

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4. Re: Oxford Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tour

Here's one that might suit:

visitoxfordandoxfordshire.com/thedms.aspx…

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5. Re: Oxford Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tour

I think the tours from Blackwell's bookshop might be your best bet.

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6. Re: Oxford Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tour

Thank you for the suggestions. Will look into them.

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7. Re: Oxford Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tour

These are great suggestions...I was wondering the same thing for a trip coming up this fall!

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9. Re: Oxford Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tour

I'm not sure when you're going or if you've been already - but Holy Trinity Church in Oxford is having a celebration in honor of the 50th anniversary of C.S. Lewis' death Sep 19-22. There's a 3 hour free walking tour and other events planned that you might like.

My husband and I wanted to do the same thing as you - tour a little about Lewis and Tolkien and I was happy to find this going on during the dates we'll be in England! Here's the website: http://www.cslewisjubileefestival.org/

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