The building dates back to the 1770s and has a long, varied and interesting heritage. The Market has always been an attraction for visiting tourists, providing a unique showcase for the very best in local crafts, food and drink. Placed in the middle of the city, the Covered Market welcomes its visitors with an array of colours and aromas.


Travel information


The market can be accesssed from  High Street, Market Street or through the Golden Cross in Cornmarket Street. It is easily accessible by public transport. Nearest stops for local buses are: High Street (right outside the market); St Aldates (1min walk); Queen Street (4min walk); Gloucester Green (5min walk). Nearest stops for national buses including the Oxford Tube: Queens Lane (located on the High Street, 4mins walk); St Aldates (1 min walk); Gloucester Green (5min walk). Oxford Rail Station is 10 minutes walk away. 


Accessibility information


The High Street entrance has one step, and other entrances to the market are step free. All businesses except Georgina's Cafe are on the ground floor. Assistance dogs are welcome. The closest blue badge parking is on George St.