Fixing Oxford’s Broken Visitor Economy

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The Radcliffe Camera, Oxford ©Etain O’Carroll
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A group of tourists in the garden of Christ Church, Oxford ©Etain O’Carroll
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The Story Museum, Oxford ©Etain O’Carroll
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The Bodleian Library, Oxford ©Etain O’Carroll
Christ Church, Oxford ©Etain O’Carroll
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An Oxford backstreet ©Etain O’Carroll
  • TfL has shown that improved walking and cycling infrastructure can increase retail spend by up to 30% for local businesses.

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Etain O'Carroll in an Oxford-based freelance travel writer and photographer who has worked with Lonely Planet, the BBC, The Telegraph and CNN among many others.

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Etain O'Carroll

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Etain O'Carroll in an Oxford-based freelance travel writer and photographer who has worked with Lonely Planet, the BBC, The Telegraph and CNN among many others.

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