Oxford & C.S. Lewis Home

Oxford is renowned as one of the finest cities in Britain, and during our tour, we will customize the experience to fit your preferences as there is an abundance of sights to see in just a few hours. Many of the must-visit places in Oxford are associated with the university, which consists of 38 distinct colleges, each with its own distinctive character. Your guide will accompany you on a leisurely stroll through the captivating city and colleges, allowing you to witness why Oxford continues to be regarded as the number one college in the world.

While Christ Church College and Magdalen College are the most impressive and well-known, smaller colleges like New College or Merton College possess a charming intimacy. Once we have explored the colleges, we can discover the city’s exceptional museums, contemporary art galleries, the Victorian covered market, and even embark on a delightful punt along the Thames River. Whether your interests lie in history, literature, architecture, arts, film, education, or food, Oxford offers something for everyone.

Following our morning excursion, we can escort you to The Kilns, the former residence of C.S. Lewis in Oxford, where you can immerse yourself in the world of this beloved fantasy author. Few authors have captivated readers as C.S. Lewis has, with his remarkable writing abilities, and at The Kilns, you will have the opportunity to see where he penned some of his most renowned novels, including The Chronicles of Narnia. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is recognized as one of the top 100 English language novels of the 20th century, and The Kilns itself is featured within the Narnia books.

During this private tour, you will be guided through each room of the house, with your knowledgeable guide sharing fascinating stories and anecdotes that breathe life into each unique space. You will be treated to tales about C.S. Lewis’ life and experiences in his home, which is not only steeped in history but also filled with personal narratives of this unforgettable author whose books continue to be cherished by readers of all ages.

Tour Highlights

  • Visit to renowned colleges such as Christ Church College and Magdalen College
  • Overview of Oxford; discover historical streets, exceptional architecture, and the Victorian covered market
  • Option to embark on a delightful punt along the Thames River
  • Private visit to The Kilns, former residence of C.S. Lewis
  • Guided tour of each room in The Kilns, with fascinating stories and anecdotes
14 August 2023

No Company Does Experiences Like This Company

This company is awesome, they are revitalising what can be done in the countryside and are bringing locals with stories to tell closer to mainstream tourism. We met local farmers, a bee-keeper, we learnt to stonewall, read unseen letters from Elizabeth I at a private castle and even had tea with the owner and gardener of a private Cotswold manor. Our 5 days in the Cotswolds was truly like no...

Enquire About this Tour

    I agree to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and agree to be contacted by Cotswolds Tours & Travel.

    Recommended Tours

    Shakespeare, Warwick Castle & The Cotswolds

    If you enjoy history, literature, or medieval England, our Shakespeare and Warw...

    View Tour

    Oxford & Blenheim Palace

    Our tour of Oxford and Blenheim Palace is a must-do experience. Oxford, with ...

    View Tour

    Our Famous Cotswold Tour

    Join us on Our Famous Cotswold tour, as we invite you to explore the enchanting...

    View Tour