Blackwell’s Walking Tours
From spring to autumn, Oxford’s most renowned bookshop runs a variety of literary-themed walking tours. Choices include the Inklings...
Museum of the History of Science
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Turl St Kitchen
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The most famous bookshop in the most studenty of cities, Blackwell’s is a book-lover’s dream with its vast range of literature, academic treatises and guilty pleasures. Make sure you visit the Norrington Room in the basement – an immense inverted step pyramid lined with 3 miles of shelves, constructed in 1966. From April to October, Blackwell’s runs literary-themed walking tours .