To many, Oxford has long been associated with its famous University. However, for fans of Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour it is the murder capital of the world, where homicide, corruption and vice run rife.
The City of Oxford has been the setting not only for the Inspector Morse books and TV series, but also its spin-offs – Lewis and Endeavour. On the Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Tour of Oxford, you will be able to take a closer investigation into the world of author Colin Dexter’s famous detective creation.
Although the tour route varies slightly each week depending on which colleges are open, you will get to see locations familiar to Morse, Lewis and Hathaway. Many scenes have been filmed in the heart of the old city where the tour starts, including places like The Randolph Hotel, the White Horse pub and Broad Street to name but a few of the most popular locations.
On this 2 hour guided walk around the old city of Oxford, you will hear fascinating historical information about the colleges, pubs, streets, houses and other places familiar to Morse and his fellow detectives, as well as interesting anecdotes on how the show and characters were developed.
You will get to visit the actual locations from the series, including a visit to one of the colleges used in the show, hear fascinating historical information about the old city of Oxford and go behind the scenes of Inspector Morse.
NOTE: Depending on time of day and University events (which can be announced at short notice), certain Oxford colleges may not always be accessible on the day of your tour. However, in the instance of any unforeseen or unscheduled events preventing access to venues, your guide will ensure that your party enjoys the best possible tour experience. We do not recommend children attend the tour due to the adult content of the tour.
Please also note:
Mondays departing at 11:30am (27 May – Sep)
Thursdays and Saturdays departing at 2pm (Jan – Dec)
Fridays departing at 2pm (Apr – Oct)
Tuesdays departing at 2pm (Apr – Oct)
Wednesdays departing at 2pm (May – Sep)
Saturdays departing at 11.30am (Jun – Sep)
Adult (16-65 years): £19
(minimum age for this tour is 16 years)
In front of the Martyrs Memorial on St Giles, Oxford
Yes but we must be notified in advance of the tour. We reserve the right to refuse anyone who has not notified us about having a wheelchair as this can severely affect the tour with access to some colleges being restricted.
1-19 persons: £180 (Group price NOT per person – College entry fees are not included in this price. Please allow £3 per person payable in cash on the day direct to the establishment.)
20+ persons: Contact us for a quote
Private Tours also available in French, German and Spanish for an additional £20 per tour
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