Tour C.S. Lewis’s Home

The KilnsThe Kilns, Headington, Oxford, OX3 8JD, UK

Tour the Kilns

Tours of the home are conducted by appointment only. To increase the chances that we will have available tours on your preferred date, please make your request as far in advance as possible. Tours are generally held on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Admission fees for the tour are £10 per adult, £8 per student, and £6 per child.

Special admissions fees for larger groups (groups of 15 or more) are also available upon request (we request a few weeks’ advance reservations for large groups).

To visit The Kilns, please contact the C.S. Lewis Foundation by emailing thekilns@cslewis.org.

Kilns Etiquette

In the interest of ensuring a quality study experience for all in residence at The Kilns, visitors are respectfully asked to observe the fact that The Kilns is not a museum.

Rather, it is the Foundation’s intention to honor the memory of C.S. Lewis by encouraging its continued use as a quiet place of study, fellowship and creative scholarly work, much in the manner that characterized Lewis’ own period of residency there.

Because the home functions primarily as a personal residence, much as it did in Lewis’ time, there are occasions when it simply may prove impractical, or even impossible, to receive outside visitors.

On such occasions, please be assured that we deeply regret any disappointment that may result. To minimize this possibility, we strongly encourage all interested parties to make every effort to arrange for the desired visit and tour well in advance, if at all possible.

Kilns Seminars and Residencies

In addition to tours of the Kilns, the C.S. Lewis Foundation also hosts C.S. Lewis Summer Seminars at the Kilns as well as opportunities for long term Scholars-in-Residence.  You can learn more clicking on the links below.

The Kilns, Headington, Oxford, OX3 8JD, UK
Telephone: (0)1865-741865