Explore unique shops, interesting products chains, bookstores and more in Oxford and its surroundings.
Oxford is a big city, full of things to do and see. And it’s also a perfect spot to do some shopping. If you like a single space containing hundreds of stores, you have Westgate Oxford, a giant mall that also has plenty of restaurants and areas to rest. However, if you’re visiting Oxford you probably don’t want to see a mall that looks a lot like malls across the country! Luckily Oxford also has many little shops you will ONLY find here. These are some of our favourites:
Antiques on High is an antiques and art shop from Oxford founded in 1997 and open seven days a week. It has won several awards.
Aidan Meller Gallery is one of Oxford’s longest-established specialist art galleries. They showcase modern, contemporary and old masters.
Christ Church Picture Gallery is an art museum holding an important collection of about 300 Old Master paintings and almost 2,000 drawings and is one
24-26 Cornmarket Street, in Oxford, is a timber-framed building built in the late 14th century. It belonged to a wine merchant who ran it as
Mob Quad in Merton College is probably the oldest quadrangle in Oxford. The quad is so old, it actually doesn’t have any chimneys! (they weren’t
Christ Church Cathedral is perhaps the most stunning college chapel in Oxford. It was built as a place of worship in the late 12th century.
Oxford University Parks (or University Parks) is a large park area northeast of the city. The park is open to the public during the day.
The University of Oxford Botanic Garden is Great Britain’s oldest botanic garden and one of the oldest scientific gardens in the world. The Oxford Botanic
Port Meadow is a large open space in the north and west of Oxford. The River Thames flows through the heart of this ancient area