Local Farm Shops, Markets and Shopping Centres


Local Farm Shops

Carpenters Farm Shop

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Butchers Carpenters Farm, Warmington, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 1JJ

 01295 690561

Currently no web site, but an ever expanding business, carrying meat, vegetables, produce and plants.

Opening hours Closed on Mondays. Open Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am until 5pm.  Friday & Saturday 8am until 5pm and Sundays 9am until 1pm

Cropredy Bridge Stores, Cropredy



( at Bridge 153 on the Oxford Canal )
Opening hoursMonday to Saturday   8:00 to 18:00            Sunday   8:30 to  17:00

A new stand alone ‘Link Point’ facility with Free Direct Access to Cherwell District Council’s Offices is in place. This will allow the General Public to reach all facilities they might wish to use at no cost to themselves.


Kineton has a variety of local shops, including an excellent florist, hairdresser, estate agent, fish and chip shop, Spar supermarket, butchers, newsagents,chinesetake away  and an excellent  Indian restaurant/take away  and   pubs 5.5m. 7 days/week. There is also a library and curtain/sewing shop, which comes highly recommended.

Shukurs Brasserie

3 Bridge St, Kineton CV35 0HP, England  01926 642171


Our thanks to  Phillip Butler for this bird’s eye view.

Banbury Market

Every Thursday and Saturday 9am until 4.30pm


Working in partnership

Cherwell District Council and Sketts are pleased to introduce Banbury Charter Market. Located in the centre of town near Castle Quay, the market is always a lively place to shop. The ANTIQUES MARKET every 2nd and 4th Thursday – more information here.

Town Centre 

Voted best shopping centre in Oxfordshire by FOX FM radio listeners!

Castle Quay, the ultimate shopping centre in the region offers a wide range of shops and cafes. Customers can enjoy a first class shopping experience in a clean, pleasant environment and even visit the newly opened Banbury Museum and T.I.C. at the same time. Access is easy and the Centre also has its own car parks adjacent. Nestled between the historic Market Place and the picturesque Canal, Castle Quay has something for everyone.

A Shop Mobility scheme operates from South Car Park – for free registration call Marsden Mobility 01295 252722

General Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm, Saturday 9am – 6pm, Sunday 10.30am – 4.30pm
Malls open and close half and hour before and after these times. Times may vary in individual shops.Late night opening Thursdays late November/December.

Road Directions

From M40/J11 follow A 422 towards Banbury. Turn left at roundabout into Concord Avenue (A 4260). At roundabout right into Cherwell Avenue – Castle Quay North car park is off next roundabout and South car park at the following roundabout.

850 car parking spaces and Shopmobility scheme.

Coach park close by.

Banbury Retail Park

Free Parking and many of the larger stores have relocated here such as Argos, Next, Boots, Currys. Also has Pizza Hut, MacDonalds and Costa Coffee.

Banbury Gateway

Banbury Gateway Shopping Park
Acorn Way, Banbury,
Oxfordshire OX16 3ER

Banbury Gateway Shopping Park is Banbury’s new premier retail destination. Conveniently located adjacent to the M40 at Junction 11.

  • Monday
    09:00 – 20.00
  • Tuesday
    09:00 – 20.00
  • Wednesday
    09:00 – 20.00
  • Thursday
    09:00 – 20.00
  • Friday
    09:00 – 20.00
  • Saturday
    09:00 – 19.00
  • Sunday
    11.00 – 16.00

Please note: General park & store opening hours may vary, especially during Bank holidays. To avoid disappointment we recommend contacting the store directly. Some stores open earlier on Sunday for browsing and restaurants & leisure are open until late.


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Bicester Village

Bicester Village is one of the Collection of Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages by Value Retail. Founded in 1992, Value Retail is the creator and operator of Chic Outlet Shopping®, a unique concept in outlet shopping. As developer and operator of the Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages, Value Retail is the only company to specialise exclusively in the development and operation of luxury outlet shopping villages. Home to more than 900 outlet boutiques of the world’s leading fashion and lifestyle brands, the Collection offers an unrivalled luxury outlet shopping experience for discerning shoppers in what have become tourist destinations in their own right.

Bicester Village dressed for Christmas

Bicester Village dressed for Christmas

Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is a shopper’s paradise. Whether you’re looking for a state-of-the-art modern shopping mall, traditional boutique shops, farmers’ markets or even a Swedish superstore,

Milton Keynes has it all.

You can shop with your family, spend with your friends or just come by yourself to experience what Milton Keynes has to offer.

Below are some of the best areas for shopping in Milton Keynes and remember we couldn’t be easier to get to the city centre is just 5 minutes’ drive from Junction 14 on the M1 and there are over 16,000 parking spaces waiting for you when you arrive. If you’re looking for shopping heaven then look no further

  • The city centre alone has over 400 shops
  • Check out The Hub in Central Milton Keynes for a mix of great shops and lively restaurants and bars
  • The recently opened MK1 shopping park at stadiumMK houses a huge Primark store as well as M&S, River Island, Outfit, BHS and H&M
  • In the surrounding market towns and villages, you’ll find a wealth of traditional boutique shops offering designer clothes, crafts and gifts, galleries and antiques and much more
  • Five farmers’ markets operate each month within the surrounding areas of Newport Pagnell, Olney, Woburn, Stony Stratford and Wolverton
  • Regular genuine French, German and Italian markets are held within the city centre .
  • Have some of the very large stores and the most fabulous Christmas displays.
  •  Reasonable parking charges and some free parking.

    Milton Keynes

    Milton Keynes

  • Oxford
  • Highly recommended for shopping, many larger stores and quaint boutiques, all nested in historic mellow Oxford town centre. Lovely atmosphere and the theatres and universities are within easy walking distance.
  • Oxford ShoppingThe city of Oxford is full of well-known high street shops and department stores, such as Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Primark and BHS, in and around the centre. There are also a number of specialist shops in Oxford, including jewellers, art galleries, craft shops, toy shops, antiques shops, gift shops and there are also countless clothes shops in this busy university city, suiting fashionistas.The main shopping streets include Oxford High Street – full of a large number of independent shops and boutiques, Broad Street – with a number of bookstores, gift shops and art galleries, Queen Street and Cornmarket Street – located in the heart of the city centre, with department stores such as Boots, Allders and WHSmith, and shopping centres such as the Westgate Centre and the Clarendon, the Covered Market – dating back almost 300 years and full of a varied collection of stalls and interesting small shops, Gloucester Green – home to many regular open-air markets, and Little Clarendon Street – the centre of Oxford’s street café culture and also containing many furniture, antiques stores and restaurants.Other major shopping areas include Walton Street, Jericho, St. Clements and Cowley Road areas, located close to central Oxford and full of countless furniture stores, clothes boutiques and gift shops.

Leamington Spa


Again  a wide variety of shops and eating establishments , set by the wonderful gardens and fountains.



Bull Ring, Birmingham

Facebook link here to Bull Ring

Within easy travelling distance and accessible by a short train ride from Banbury rail station. Huge variety of shops and restaurants .