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Independent Bookshops

We are incredibly lucky to have diverse and vibrant independent bookshops in Oxfordshire. Here’s our growing list. Do be sure to let us know if we’ve missed out your local independent bookshop using the contact form.

Madhatter Bookshop, Wantage, Oxfordshire

Madhatter Bookshop, Wantage

An independent bookshop in the heart of Wantage and proud to be part of this lovely community. Also home to Jude’s Antiques which stock beautiful things to enhance any household.
The Madhatter Bookshop, Burford

The Madhatter Bookshop, Burford

Inside the black doors of this independent bookshop on Burford's High Street is a wonderland of your making; just add a little imagination and the wonders of the written word.
The Bookstore, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

The Bookstore, Abingdon

An independent bookshop in Abingdon since 1998 stocking a wide range of titles, from thrillers to the classics, from biography to history and an extensive children’s section
The Book House, Thame, Oxfordshire

The Book House, Thame

It may be small, but it has a wide and eclectic range of books, DVDs, gifts and cards - not to mention a loyalty stamp scheme and next day delivery.
Wallingford Bookshop, Wallingford, Oxfordshire

Wallingford Bookshop, Wallingford

First opened by Mary Ingrams in 1983 and now owned by Ali Jinks, The Wallingford Bookshop is a small independent bookshop in the historic market town of Wallingford in Oxfordshire.
The Bell Bookshop, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

The Bell Bookshop, Henley-on-Thames

Opened in 1966, with the shop itself dating back to the 18th century, The Bell Bookshop in the beautiful market town of Henley-on-Thames makes for an ideal stop on a family day out.
Jaffé and Neale Bookshop & Cafe, Chipping Norton

Jaffé and Neale, Chipping Norton

Happily recommending books since 2001, Jaffé & Neale is an independent bookshop in the heart of the Cotswold town of Chipping Norton, run by Patrick Neale and Polly Jaffé.
Woodstock Bookshop, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Woodstock Bookshop, Woodstock

Opened in May 2008, this independent bookshop can supply most books to order by the next day and have several thousand books in stock to order in person, by phone or via email.
Mostly Books Bookshop, Abingdon

Mostly Books, Abingdon

A small, friendly, independent bookshop in the heart of Abingdon, with an excellent range of books to purchase in person or via their website, phone, email, and social media.
Coles Books, Bicester, Oxfordshire

Coles Books, Bicester

Traditional bricks and mortar independent booksellers in the Oxfordshire market town of Bicester supplying books to customers in the UK and overseas.