Interesting Shops in Oxford, Oxford

While in Oxford, you can take a break from visiting famous landmarks and go shopping. As the city is known for its University, it offers a big range of bookshops with rare and interesting books and publications. Amazing antiques, prints and maps shops, as well as art and music shops and many others open their doors for those, who want to be pleasantly surprised and buy nice things.
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Interesting Shops in Oxford Map

Guide Name: Interesting Shops in Oxford
Guide Location: England » Oxford (See other walking tours in Oxford)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km
Author: Linda
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Blackwell Books

1) Blackwell Books

Blackwell Books is situated in the center of Oxford, near the colleges and university buildings and has become a popular attraction for tourists. It is one of the biggest book shops in Oxford, measuring more than 10,000 sq.ft. The store stocks a big selection of rare books, antiquarian and modern, on a wide range of subjects.

Hours: Monday to Saturday: 9 AM to 6 PM, except on Tuesday the shop opens at 9:30...   view more
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Blackwells Art & Poster Shop

2) Blackwells Art & Poster Shop

Blackwells Art & Poster Shop is one of the specialty stores of Blackwell academic bookseller, where a large number of books related to art, design and history are stored. The shop has a film section, containing books on film and actors' biographies, a photography section, and so on. It also sells unique posters, cards and prints.

Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:30am - 6:30pm; Saturday: 9am - 6:30pm; Sunday: 11am -...   view more
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Oxfam

3) Oxfam

Oxfam shop situated in the center of Oxford is one of the numerous charity shops, led by a group of volunteers, whose aim is to save the world from poverty and suffering. The store sells a wide variety of objects that come from public donations, as well as fair-trade objects from developing countries.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday 11:00 am – 4:00...   view more
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Scriptum

4) Scriptum

Scriptum is a unique shop that provides stationery and printing, including recipe books, address books, handmade paper, leather-bound journals, etc. A lot of interesting and beautiful things are sold here, such as writing accessories, some ornaments and even opera masks. Everyone can find in this store a nice gift, or something for himself.

Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9 - 6; Sunday: 11 -...   view more
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Payne & Son Jewellers & Silversmiths

5) Payne & Son Jewellers & Silversmiths

Payne & Son Jewellers & Silversmiths is one of the oldest and most amazing jewellery shops, run by the Payne family, since 1790. The store is specialized in antiquarian and contemporary silver and gold jewellery. It offers a great choice of earrings, necklaces, bracelets, brooches, rings, lockets, as well as silversmith and designer services.

Hours: Monday to Friday- 9.30am to 5pm, Saturday- 9.30am to...   view more
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Ede & Ravenscroft Ltd

6) Ede & Ravenscroft Ltd

Ede & Ravenscroft is the oldest tailor shop in Oxford city that is specialized in men's clothing, but also offers some limited collections for women. The shop provides good-quality academic clothes, regalia, wigs, gowns, and also civil wear, traditional shirts, English style suits, clothes for a graduation ceremony and other occasions.

Hours: Monday to Saturday 9am -...   view more
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Oxford University Press Bookshop

7) Oxford University Press Bookshop

Being a part of the Oxford University Press, the bookshop specialises in books on science and humanities. The main objective of the store is to bring books closer to students and readers. The bookshop contains a big collection of dictionaries, encyclopedias, theme books and also has Special Offers at a reduced price.

Hours: Monday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Tuesday to Saturday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00 am to 5:00...   view more
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Sanders Of Oxford Ltd

8) Sanders Of Oxford Ltd

The Sanders store is situated in the center of the town, and is one the largest antique print shops in Oxford. If you are looking for beautiful and quality things, such as maps of different places all over the world, portraits of British royalty, engravings of Oxford, print selecting and much more, you should visit this unique shop.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00...   view more

Walking Tours in Oxford, England

Create Your Own Walk in Oxford

Create Your Own Walk in Oxford

Creating your own self-guided walk in Oxford is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Oxford Center Nightlife Tour

Oxford Center Nightlife Tour

Whatever you want, a warm conversation with your friends or a lively night on the dance floor, traditional dishes or some exotic ones, a stylish and fashionable restaurant or a simple, modern venue, Oxford offers you a range of bars, pubs and clubs, aimed to satisfy your preferences and wishes. Check out the most popular spots in Central Oxford on this self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 km
Oxford University Walking Tour

Oxford University Walking Tour

The University of Oxford is the oldest institution of its kind and one of the best in England. It represents a "federation", consisting of 38 self-governing Colleges and 6 Permanent Private Halls. Take this tour to find out the most beautiful and worth-seeing colleges in Oxford.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Nightlife in Oxford

Nightlife in Oxford

Oxford is a cosmopolitan and youthful city, with a lot of things to do and places to go. The city offers a wide range of clubs with great music and thematic programs, as well as different pubs and bars catering to all tastes. Check out the most popular clubs in Oxford on this self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 0 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.2 km
Jericho Walk in Oxford

Jericho Walk in Oxford

Jericho is a historic suburb of Oxford. Initially an industrial area, it has developed grace to the presence of Oxford Channel. Nowadays Jericho has a lot of venues and landmarks to offer. Take this tour and see the main attractions in Jericho.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Museums and Galleries in Oxford

Museums and Galleries in Oxford

Oxford is a beautiful British city famous throughout the world for its University and historic places. The city offers a lot of activities and attractions. For example, Oxford is famous for its museums and galleries that are known for their unique collections and that host regular art exhibitions. Take this tour to discover the history and culture of the city.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Oxford has played an important role in the history and development of Great Britain. Its architecture and cultural spots, that attract many tourists, belong to every major period in English history. This tour will guide you through Oxford's most interesting and beautiful attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km