Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Official Tour

  • This 2-hour specialist Oxford Morse Tour focuses fully on Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour, the famous Oxford TV detectives and the stunning locations for filming these series. These shows have helped to make Oxford even more familiar to millions of people the world over. Come and see these iconic sites for yourself and soak up the atmosphere in the City of Dreaming Spires.

  • Group sizes for this tour are limited to 20 people for your safety and will run on Saturdays at 1.30pm from April 2nd in line with the latest Government guidelines. Your specialist official Guide will be wearing a visor and will ensuring social distancing so that you can enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable walking tour.


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Description

“I adored my Morse tour with you – it was the highlight of my whole trip!”

What you will see

You’ll see the sites where the filming took place, from the world-famous Bodleian Library to the quads of the Oxford Colleges, with the dark narrow and winding alleyways in between leading to the public houses where the famous words ‘Pint, Lewis?’ were often spoken.

What you will learn

Exploring Oxford as the backdrop to these television series, you will be reminded of several of the episodes and storylines, and also learn what these iconic buildings are famous for historically speaking. You don’t even have to be a Morse fan to enjoy this tour – there is plenty of interesting background information in the original novels by Colin Dexter about how the University operates, with its students and academics living in colleges to this day.

Book a private Inspector Morse Tour

For details on how to book a private tailor-made Inspector Morse tour (or your choice of any combination of tour themes) for yourself or family and friends please call us on +44 1865 686 442 or see our private tours page. Larger Groups can also book over the phone.

Meeting Point

All Oxford Official Walking Tours depart from outside the Cool Britannia Gift Shop on the corner of Turl St and Broad St (No.s 23-25 Broad St OX1 3AS).

Your Guide

Your knowledgeable guide will be an enthusiastic fan of Morse and Lewis fan – Each Inspector Morse and Lewis tour of Oxford is unique, with your guide taking you on their own journey weaving individual stories and locations along the way. With over 150 hours of Inspector Morse alone to discover – you will want to come back for more!

Group size

Tickets are limited to 20 to ensure that you have a pleasant experience and can ask your Guide questions as you walk around with them. (Your ticket entitles you to 10% discount off on all merchandise in our shop).

Distance

Your tour will cover 1.5 – 2 miles walking (stopping every so often to admire the architecture and learn about the Morse, Lewis and Endeavour filming locations throughout the City). You will not travel further than a 10/15 minute walk away from the City centre and Visitor Information Centre.

Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs are welcome on all tours. Unfortunately, other dogs and pets are not allowed.

Accessibility

The City centre is very flat and walkable – however, some of the most ancient colleges do have steps. If you have any mobility difficulties, please let us know in advance by phone on 01865 686 442 or email officialtours@experienceoxfordshire.org  before you book, so that we can arrange with the guide ahead of the tour how to best accommodate you.

Parking

We highly recommend that you use the Park and Ride service. The nearest Park and Ride location will be signposted on your entry route to Oxford and the buses leave every few minutes for the City Centre – please allow at least 20 mins for the journey and ask for the nearest stop to the Visitor Information Centre in Broad St. For more information, please see https://www.oxford.gov.uk/parking.

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