C.S. Lewis Institute presents
Tour of C.S. Lewis’s Belfast & Oxford
June 24 - July 2, 2023
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
Purpose: To explore on-site 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.
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 C.S. Lewis scholars Dr. Michael Ward, Dr. Alister McGrath and C.S. Lewis Institute Staff, Transportation from Belfast to Oxford.
(Participants will arrange their own flights to Belfast and travel from airport to Jurys Inn Hotel. Tour ends in Oxford where participants are free to return home, or travel elsewhere.)
Dates: Saturday, June 24, 2023 – Sunday, July 2, 2023
Pricing: $ 2,999– Double Occupancy (2 people per room) | $ 3,999 – Single Occupancy (1 person per room)
Deadlines: $1000 deposit is due January 13, 2023 | remaining balance is due March 1, 2023.
Flights to Belfast: Choose flight from place of your choosing with the goal to arrive in Belfast by early afternoon of Saturday, June 24, 2023.
Belfast City Airport to Jurys Inn Hotel (Starting Location of Tour): Direct Coach link to Europa Coach Centre, every 40 minutes, approximately £3.50. Also Coach 21 leaves every 20 minutes from Sydenham to City Hall. Taxi rank outside terminal, approximate cost is £10.50.
Eastgate Hotel (End Location of Tour) to Heathrow: Take the Oxford Express Coach/Coach in front of Queen’s College across the street from Mercure Eastgate Hotel to Heathrow Airport. The Oxford Express runs every 30 minutes. Journey is 90 minutes and costs about £30 one way. To book tickets visit oxfordCoach.co.uk. Or take a private car from the Mercure Eastgate Hotel to Heathrow. The hotel recommends Travel Bird Cars: www.travelbirdcars.co.uk prices start from £100.00. You can book via the website or phone.
Saturday, June 24: Start of Program, Afternoon Tea at Jurys Inn Hotel – Orientation/ Dinner
Sunday, June 25: Belfast – Tour of Lewis’s Belfast/ Lunch
Monday, June 26: North Coast, NI – Tour of “Narnia” North Coast including Dunluce Castle & Giant's Causeway/ Dinner
Tuesday, June 27: Belfast – Titanic Museum/Free Afternoon/Dinner at Crawfordsburn Inn
Wednesday, June 28: Belfast to Oxford – Flight to London/Coach to Oxford/Lunch at Eastgate Hotel, Orientation to Oxford
Thursday, June 29: Oxford– Tour of The Kilns, Picnic Lunch at Kilns, Lecture by Dr. Michael Ward /Holy Trinity Church & Cemetery
Friday, June 30: Oxford – Lecture by Alister McGrath/River Walk/Trout Inn Dinner
Saturday, July 1: Oxford –Magdalen College Tour/ Final River Cruise & Dinner
Sunday, July 2: Departure Home/Other
*Itinerary is subject to change depending on British holidays, opening, and closing of sites, weather, and unknown circumstances. This itinerary is planned to make the best use of our time and to provide an enjoyable and enriching tour experience.