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busy, important shopping street

Cornmarket is in many ways the centre of the city, running from Carfax to Broad Street. A... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
Walk along shopping street

Cornmarket Street in Oxford city centre has a wide variety of shops and buildings and is a typical... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Ashford, United Kingdom
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  • Average23%
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  • Terrible3%
16 Apr 2018
“busy, important shopping street”
4 Feb 2018
“Walk along shopping street ”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This street is a bit down-market with begging and mixed quality buskers. There are all the usual high street shops.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Nothing special in this street, it's just full of shops of big brands. There are many lovely streets in Oxford with other kind of interesting places, shops. It's just like and outside shopping mall, nothing more.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lBohemianl
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Cornmarket is in many ways the centre of the city, running from Carfax to Broad Street. A pedestrian street, it has a number of important shops, including Boots, and you can access the Clarendon Shopping Centre and the Covered Market from here. There is a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Cornmarket Street in Oxford city centre has a wide variety of shops and buildings and is a typical busy street. Some black and white beam buildings are pleasing to see on the street. Pleasant enough experience.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were enjoying some free time after a guided tour of central Oxford and we decided to check out some of the shops along the Cornmarket Street pedestrian mall. It was lunchtime and the street was absolutely jam-packed with people. There were so many people...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 27 August 2017

To be honest this street is just plain grotty. There are lots of beggars and awful musicians here and I would think a few pickpockets as well from what I could see. It is busy with crowds of people and a load of big name...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 18 March 2017

All the usual chain stores are here along with crowds of shoppers. This is just like many shopping streets in other cities in Britain so there's nothing particularly interesting about it. At least it is pedestrianised so is traffic-free.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank BackinBracknell
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This Pedestrian street is the very centre of Oxford. At least it is not full of charity shops. There are some buskers and a distressing number of rough sleepers. Where have they all come from? Every big town seems to have them again. The usual...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The street, as with the other main shopping streets, is a nice shopping street but Oxford seems to be dominated by the high street chains so is really not that interesting to visit for the shops. Seems to sadly the independent stores of somewhere like...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank GAlsager
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Constantly filled with talented Street performers, it is an intriguing and very active Street. Definitely best experienced on the weekends as that's when it's busiest/has the most Street performers.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank James F
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