Blackwell’s is one of the most famous booksellers in the world. After 140 year trading our bookshop at Westgate is the latest chapter in our Oxford story. Our branch at Westgate joins the family of shops in Oxford, complementing the iconic Broad Street, Art & Poster, Music and specialist Rare bookshops on Broad Street.
Blackwell’s have been selling books since 1879 and wins awards every year for our shops, our staff and your experience. We are a family-owned business and everyone who works for Blackwell's has a passion for books and reading. We love to share our passion and knowledge with our customers, whatever your interests.
Visit us for the best books, the latest releases and our expert recommendations. Our Westgate shop has a gorgeous range of stationery, gifts and cards, as well as games and toys.
The bookshop has a welcoming atmosphere for solitary browsing and communal literary activities alike. Our events include children's workshops and signings, big-name signings and book launches and fascinating discussions between authors.