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

Would like to update my post. There are several companies that provide Tolkien/C.S. Lewis tours of Oxford. However, we were there on a particular date that could not be changed, and none of those companies had Tolkien/Lewis-specific tours scheduled for that particular day. I noticed that the Tolkien/Lewis tours were held by various companies only on certain days of the week or month, and not on a daily basis as they would their regular city tours.

So my only option was to do a private tour that day that would cater to our family's interests, but private tours are generally expensive (more than 100 pounds for two hours, I found from asking around). I finally found a company that offered an affordable private tour. Oxford City Walk charged me only 40 pounds for a private Tolkien/Lewis specific tour. Our tour guide Ian was accommodating and informative.

After touring with Ian, we concluded our visit with dinner at the Eagle and Child, a pub where the Inklings (Tolkien, Lewis and their fellow authors) met on a regular basis.

Hope this information helps. Basically, check first to see if a tour company has a Tolkien/Lewis tour scheduled on the day/s you are visiting Oxford. This would be your least expensive option. If none are scheduled on those days, arrange for a private tour. Oxford City Walk was the most affordable private tour I could find.

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