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After meeting your guide and group in central Oxford, head out to explore some of the key filming locations for Inspector Morse and its spinoffs, Lewis and Endeavour.

The itinerary may vary depending on the time of year, but tours usually include Exeter College and one other college, or the Divinity School at the Bodleian Library, an architectural highlight of the city.

See the settings of famous Morse scenes, hear behind-the-scenes tales about the show, and learn about Oxford’s literary connections. If you wish, finish with a drink (own expense) at one of the fictional detective’s favorite pubs while you solve a typical Morse mystery.

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University of Oxford
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Overview
Follow the trail of TV’s Inspector Morse on this Oxford walking tour. You’ll visit key show locations and inspirations, including one of Morse's favorite pubs and the city’s historic colleges, and hear behind-the-scenes stories about the show from your guide. All entrance fees are included for a hassle-free trip, and a small group size ensures you’ll have plenty of time to ask questions.
Highlights
  • Tour Inspector Morse filming locations on a guided walk in Oxford
  • Follow Morse's trail with a guide to provide detail and plan college access
  • Visit colleges and other sites, and hear about the series and city’s history
  • Limited to 14 for a clear, calm experience, with college entry fees included
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Morse and so much more

We were lucky to be the only two on the Tour the day we went on our Morse trip around Oxford with Tom. What a fabulous tour, Tom knew so much about Morse, Lewis and Endeavour, but also favoured the stories by telling us about...More

4  Thank Heather M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Best day ever

We simply loved the tour. Our guide Tom was just wonderful-so knowledgeable and generous with his time. It was incredible to learn so much about the history of oxford st the same time as we walked in the steps of the great Morse. Lots of...More

3  Thank Maureen W
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Maureen, Myself and Tom really appreciate your taking the time to share your experience and to recommend your Oxford walking tour Inspector Morse tour with us. Thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wonderful tour and guide, performed above and beyond our expectations

Tom's quotations from the series and his memory for plot twists were delightful and very impressive. During our visits to the various locations where Morse drank, found bodies, picked up clues, was disillusioned by old flames, and ultimately collapsed and died, Tom also provided us...More

3  Thank progression83
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi. Pleased to hear that you loved your Oxford Inspector Morse tour with Tom.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Very Informative and Interesting Tour with Superb Guide

Alas I can't remember name of our guide (sunday 26.08.18) but despite persistent rain and cold chill coupled with a hard crowd, he put on a superb tour full of interesting facts and anecdotes which extended beyond simple Morse trivia. The chap clearly knew his...More

4  Thank steviep239
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Stevie, Thanks for recommending Tom's guided tour - and thanks also for in my view for correcting the last customer's comments which suggested that Tom lacks knowledge of the Morse episodes and making of Morse. On our tours, we introduce Morse, Lewis and Endeavour...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Urban myth

Had a list of Hotels to check, supposedly Morse drank at them, but none could show that he had. But it was good fun and he is a fictional character anyway.More

3  Thank Steve M
VisitOxfordTours, Owner at Visit Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Steve, Thanks for sharing your experience of our Morse tour. By the way, to answer your search for where Morse can be seen drinking ale in Oxford. The answer is they have filmed in pretty well every single pub at some point! However, most...More

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Louise S
30 July 2018|
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Our tour went on for almost three hours, but you can beg off at any time. Just tell the guide if you need to go.
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Justine S
19 June 2018|
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I'm sure you don't have to have children to book the tour.
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