Belfast/Oxford Study Tour 2019

Friends and staff of the C.S. Lewis Institute will travel to Belfast and Oxford to celebrate the life and legacy of Christian apologist, disciple, and writer C.S. Lewis. While there, we will explore the birthplace, land, culture, and faith of this gifted follower of Jesus Christ with guided tours of C.S. Lewis’s Belfast and Oxford and teachings on C.S. Lewis – his life and thought - by world-renowned Lewis experts Dr. Michael Ward, Sandy Smith, and C.S. Lewis Institute Staff.

We will explore onsite the land, culture, and faith of C.S. Lewis, a disciple of Jesus Christ, and one of the greatest Christian writers and apologists of the 20th century, with an aim toward personal spiritual growth in the areas of discipleship and apologetics.

Dates: June 22-30, 2019

Tour Package:  Includes hotels, 2 Meals/Day, Guided Tour of C.S. Lewis’s Belfast, Northern Ireland and Oxford, Teaching on C.S. Lewis -- his life and thought -- by Sandy Smith, Michael Ward and C.S. Lewis Institute Staff, Transportation from Belfast to Oxford. Participants will need to arrange their own flights to Belfast and travel from airport to Jury’s Inn Hotel. Tour ends in Oxford where participants are free to return home, or travel elsewhere.

Cost:  Single Occupancy Rate - $3,499/person |  Double Occupancy Rate - $2,499/person

Flights to Belfast:  Select flight from place of your choosing with the goal to arrive in Belfast by early afternoon. Orientation will begin at 3:00 PM.

Transportation from Belfast City Airport to Jury’s Inn Hotel:  1) Direct bus link to Europa Bus Centre, every 40 minutes, £2.50; 2) Bus 21 leaves every 20 minutes from Sydenham to City Hall; 3) Taxi rank outside terminal, approximate cost is £8.50.

Transportation from Eastgate Hotel to Heathrow: Take the Oxford Express Bus/Coach in front of Queen’s College across the street from Eastgate Hotel to Heathrow Airport. The Oxford Express runs every 30 minutes. Journey is 90 minutes and costs approximately £23 one way. To book tickets visit  
Take a private car from the Mercure Eastgate Hotel to Heathrow. The hotel recommends Travel Bird Cars: -- prices start from £75.00. You can book via the website or phone. 
Itinerary Summary:
Saturday, June 22: Belfast City Airport to Jurys Inn Hotel – Orientation/ Dinner 
Sunday, June 23: Belfast – St. Mark’s Church Service/Tour of Lewis’s Belfast/ Lunch
Monday, June 24: North Coast, NI – Tour of North Coast/Dunluce Castle/ Dinner
Tuesday, June 25: Belfast – Titanic Area/Free Afternoon/Dinner at The Old Inn Crawfordburn
Wednesday, June 26: Belfast to Oxford – Flight to London/Bus to Oxford/Lunch at Eastgate Hotel, Orientation to Oxford 
Thursday, June 27: Oxford – Tour of The Kilns, Picnic Lunch at Kilns, Lecture by Dr. Michael Ward /Holy Trinity Church and Cemetery
Friday, June 28: Oxford – Bodleian Library/ River Walk/Trout Inn Dinner 
Saturday, June 29:  Oxford – Magdalen College Tour/ Final Dinner 
Sunday, June 30:  Departure Home/Other


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