Guided tour

Oxford: Philip Pullman’s Oxford Walking Tour

Activity provider: Experience Oxfordshire

Oxford: Philip Pullman’s Oxford Walking Tour

Activity provider: Experience Oxfordshire

From US$ 27.06 per person

Rediscover the world of Lyra’s Oxford and explore the setting of the new "The Book of Dust” series on a guided walking tour of Philip Pullman’s Oxford.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Immerse yourself in Lyra's Oxford and wander around locations from her life
  • See the places that inspired Philip Pullman on a tour endorsed by the man himself
  • Witness the key locations from the La Belle Sauvage and Amber Spyglass books
  • Learn more about the new “The Book of Dust” series and its key filming locations
  • Wander around Bodley’s Library, The Covered Market, and the Pitt Rivers Museum
Full description

Enjoy a walking tour of Philip Pullman's Oxford endorsed by the author himself. Gain a fascinating insight into the stories and places that inspired him and go behind the scenes at some of the locations of the new TV series "The Amber Spyglass".

Discover many of the key locations from Lyra’s Oxford, La Belle Sauvage, and Amber Spyglass, including Bodley’s Library, The Covered Market, Jordan College, and the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Relive iconic scenes from Northern Lights at the real-life location that inspired Jordan College and see where Lyra grew up. See the Pitt Rivers Museum (from the outside) that Lyra and Will visited.

  • Guided walking tour
    Covid-19 precautions

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

    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Masks are optional for this activity

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide at the Cool Britannia gift shop entrance on the corner of Turl Street and Broad Street.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

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    • This tour will take place rain or shine
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    Our guide was Hannah - she was amazing, what she didn't know about Philip Pullman and Oxford wasn't worth knowing! She was lively and entertaining, professional and compassionate. I have no hesitation in recommending Hannah for an Oxford walking tour.

    August 9, 2022

    Product ID: 409381