Bicester Village is the UK’s most popular luxury retail outlet, welcoming over 6 million visitors annually. Over 120 designer boutiques offer up to 70% discounts on their goods. Oxford’s High Street is lined with independent boutiques like Olivia May and quirky gift shops like Podarok , where you can find unique, handcrafted items or Blackwell's Bookshop, a world famous bookshop that also offers Literary Tours of Oxford.
The University of Oxford Shop and the Varsity Shop make sure visitors find their perfect Oxford-themed souvenir, and Alice’s Shop sells a wide range of Alice souvenirs. The shop was a grocer at Lewis Carroll’s time and may have been inspiration for his Old Sheep Shop! Oxford’s Covered Market has been around since 1774, and continues to be a busy place of trading, with an eclectic variety of shops, from fishmongers to toys and from tea merchants to flower shops.