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Oxford Covered Market

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Address: High Street | Market Street, Oxford OX1 3DZ, England
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Not just a Rainy day venue

This market is very central and full of interesting stalls as well as the usual ones you would expect. You can sit and people watch while enjoying a bite to eat. Well worth a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very close to the centre of town is this covered market dating back to the 1770’s. There are nearly 50 permanent stalls including the first ever Ben’s Cookies.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit, not your usual market, a surprise round each corner would strongly recommend it for its variety and interest.

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warwickshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This market is very central and full of interesting stalls as well as the usual ones you would expect. You can sit and people watch while enjoying a bite to eat. Well worth a visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Full of little cafes, restaurants, delis and shops. A great place to have a wander if it's raining, grab a cup of coffee (try Georgina's or the Oxford Cafe) and food (Pieminister), and buy souvenirs.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't know this existed; just happened upon it as we walked towards the university. Busy market with good variety of enclosed shops and food and other stalls. Well worth a visit when in Oxford.

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting place to visit. I love the buzz of markets, particularly indoor ones. The shops are unique and worth a walk around.

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Thank denise l
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was not out to buy groceries, one stall had such a variety of fruit and vegetables I had not even seen before. The shops had such a wide variety of gifts it was hard to choose. When I have more time will give this an extended visit.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved wandering around here - so much to see and experience) Totally worth the time to walk around - something for everyone and a great atmosphere. Very varied and wonderful.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shops to look at, shops to buy from and innumerable eateries make the covered market a must see when in Oxford.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Walked in and thought it was like a European market .....wrong! Just lots of expensive "stalls" for the rich of Oxford. Rude and pushy middle aged women!

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