If you’ve recently visited Oxford but didn’t get a chance to find the perfect gift, or you want to share your love of the city with someone else, here are some ideas. These Oxford gifts are inspired by this place’s unique history, the University, and the different works of art inspired by its beautiful spires, such as Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland, and Narnia.
Guides and Books About Oxford
The Oxford Inklings: Lewis, Tolkien and Their Circle$18.86 Get it from Amazon
Tolkien: How an Obscure Oxford Professor Wrote The Hobbit$7.36 Get it from Amazon
The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary$22.83 Get it from Amazon
Museum Secrets: Hidden Stories from the Ashmolean$15.40 Get it from Amazon
City of Oxford Through Time$17.50 Get it from Amazon
Eccentric Oxford Travel Guide$18.00 Get it from Amazon
Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum: A Brief History$19.67 Get it from Amazon
Oxford College GardensGet it from Amazon
Oxford University: Stories from the Archives$23.99 Get it from Amazon
Harry Potter Places Book Two -OWLs: Oxford Wizarding Locations$12.99 Get it from Amazon
Oxford Film Locations: A Walking Guide to Harry Potter and Others$9.74 Get it from Amazon
Insight Guides Great Breaks Oxford$11.29 Get it from Amazon
Oxford Posters, Prints, and Maps
Other Oxford Gifts
Oxford Museums & Art Galleries
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
Oxford Historical Places
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.