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Inspector Morse Lewis Endeavour Tour

Product ID: 73298
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See the Oxford sights where they filmed Inspector Morse, Lewis & Endeavour and visit the inside of one or more university colleges. Hear all about Colin Dexter, John Thaw and other actors and characters on this hit TV show.
About this activity
Duration 120 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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  • Visit Morse film sites like the Randolph hotel, the castle, Exeter, Brasenose or St Johns colleges and/or the Divinity School at the Bodleian library
  • See some of Morse's favorite pubs too — sometimes the tour visits the bar named after Morse, which Colin Dexter frequented
  • Experience the sights & discover the history & traditions of Oxford university
  • Explore places visited by Inspectors Morse, Lewis and Endeavour
  • Enjoy a small-group tour for up to 14 — and usually under 5 — people
Full description
This tour promises to show you many of the sights visited by Inspectors Morse, Lewis, Endeavour on the hit TV show, which has been filmed in approximately 100 locations in Oxford. You will be shown several of these sites and visit inside at least one college of the University. The precise itinerary depends upon the opening times of the various venues.

This tour is obviously aimed at fans of Inspector Morse, Lewis, Endeavour but if your 'better half' is not a big fan, don't worry as you will be introduced to some general insights about the university of Oxford and the history and traditions of each college you visit.

You will thus gain an insight into Oxford city and university heritage too. You will look in depth at John Dexter's characters and in particular reveal insights into his vision for his characters.

The Inspector Morse Lewis Oxford Tour departs daily at 12.30 PM for individual tickets. Private group tours can be booked at other times too.

Please note the dates below when entry to colleges is more limited, such as graduation days, university open days, and the Christmas holidays.

• University graduation dates in 2020 when few colleges are open: January 18, February 29, May 2, May 9, July 18, July 28, July 31, August 1, August 7, August 8, September 12, September 25, September 26, November 6, November 7, November 14, and November 20, 2020

• University graduation dates 2021 include the following dates: January 23, February 27, March 6, May 8, and May 15, 2021

• University Open Days 2020 with limited access to guides include the following dates: July 1, July 2, September 18

• Many colleges are closed over the Christmas period (from approximately December 22-January 2) every year
  • Entrance into at least one or two college film sites
  • Complementary detailed map of Oxford city center colleges, attractions and sights
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance into Christchurch

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Meeting point

Meet ILoveOxford Guide OUTSIDE Oxford visitor info centre, 15 Broad street, OX1 3AS.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour does not visit inside Christchurch
• Average group size of 2 to 4
• Please note that Oxford university colleges are private institutions, so access cannot be guaranteed. Please take note of the university graduation dates in the full description, as those dates can have fewer options of colleges to visit
• Many colleges are closed over the Christmas period (from approximately December 22-January 2) or on graduation dates. The local partner will check ahead which venues are open on such dates, as many venues close. When possible you will still get inside at least one or more colleges but entry into colleges is not guaranteed
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Visit Oxford Tours Ltd

Product ID: 73298