Guided tour

Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Walking Tour of Oxford

Morse, Lewis and Endeavour Walking Tour of Oxford

Activity provider: Brit Movie Tours
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Likely to sell out

From US$ 27.48 per person

Follow in the footsteps of the fictional Inspector Morse and his sidekick Lewis on a TV locations tour of Oxford. See sites from the books and TV shows created by the author Colin Dexter.

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Duration 105 minutes
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • See the Oxford colleges used in the TV series Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour
  • Visit locations featured in episodes of the popular TV shows
  • Get an overview of the many pubs where Morse enjoyed a drink of real ale
Full description
Go beyond the dreaming spires of Oxford and explore the university city from a different perspective. Follow in the footsteps of the TV series "Inspector Morse" and its spin-off shows "Lewis" and "Endeavour." Enter the fictional world of the author Colin Dexter and his famous detectives as you visit sites where scenes were filmed in the old city center. Start at the stone monument of the Martyrs' Memorial outside Balliol College, and continue to venues such as the luxury Randolph Hotel and the traditional White Horse pub. Venture down Broad Street, learn about the streets and other places familiar to fans of Morse, and get behind-the-scenes information about how the characters were developed.
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  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meet your guide next to the Martyrs' Memorial in St. Giles.

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    Not allowed

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 415 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.8/5
    • Service
      4.9/5
    • Organization
      4.8/5

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    Sandra the tour guide was very friendly and informative but she did speak quite quietly which was sometimes difficult with traffic noise around. The tour covered lots of lovely areas of Oxford and showed numerous iconic buildings and colleges etc. This is an outside looking in tour, you do not visit inside anywhere but I guess you can go back round afterwards and pop inside to take photos. It lasted about 1.5 hours and was easy walking on level ground but with cobbles, so wear suitable footwear. All in all an informative and interesting tour if you are a Morse/Endeavour/Lewis fan. There were about 15 people in our group.

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    April 30, 2022

    Our guide Elizabeth was one of the best I've encountered, having exceptional knowledge of the city, people, and history of both the locations and how they related to each of the tv episodes. She was engaging throughout, continuing to tell stories and provide interesting facts as we travelled between the various sites visited on the tour. Her personal friendship with the author and cast members was another bonus. Can't recommend highly enough.

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    March 21, 2022

    Our guide Leigh was very informed on her subjects and tied in relevant information from episodes of Morse,Lewis and Endeavour. A very pleasant lady with a good sense of humour,happy to answer questions asked including ones about the colleges. Timing was spot in,not too long but enough to give a good overview for fans of the show(s).

    October 23, 2021

    Product ID: 73499