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Oxford Literary Greats Tour 2017

Sat 25 Mar 2017 to Thu 30 Nov 2017

Oxford's Literary Heritage explored

From Tolkien to Alan Bennett, CS Lewis to Lewis Carroll John Betjeman to Graham Greene, Dorothy L Sayers to John le Carre, many of the UK's most famous authors have lived and worked in Oxford, as well as some of our nation's favourite poets AE Hausman, AC Swinburne and Robert Bridges. To explore more of this rich literary heritage and learn more about these celebrated writers and where they lived and studied, join this tour led by an expert blue or green badge guide during the Oxford Literary Festival.

Available Tickets for 25 Mar 2017 13:45 (fully booked)



  • Meeting Point

    We suggest you arrive at the meeting point outside Oxford Visitor Information Centre at 15-16 Broad Street 10 minutes before the start of your tour. Please book for a later time if you think you might be delayed as we are unable to contact the guide once the tour has departed.

  • Your Booking

    Your booking is made for a specific date and time. It is not transferable nor refundable.The booking will be registered under the cardholder's name.

  • Children

    Children must be accompanied by an adult (maximum 2 children per adult).
    Please note that pushchairs may not be admitted to a college and may have to be left outside at your own risk.

  • Access to Colleges

    Wheelchair users are welcome on all tours. As access to some colleges may be restricted, please let us know when you book your ticket so the tour can be made wheelchair accessible.
    *Guide dogs are allowed on the tours.

  • Liability

    Experience Oxfordshire and the Oxford Guild of Guides do not accept liability for any damage or loss from any cause whatsoever in connection with this tour.

  • Feedback

    We would be delighted to receive feedback about your experience on an Oxford Official Guided Walking Tour on www.

  • 10% in the Visitor Information Centre

    You are entitled to 10% discount at the Visitor Information Centre when presenting your ticket for an Official Guided Walking Tour, on the day that your tour takes place. The 10% discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and it is not applicable to ticket purchases, stamps or accommodation bookings.