The Gameskeeper is a true specialist games shop which we established in Oxford in 1981. Our range contains a wide variety of games to suit different tastes. Our experience of playing and selling games allows us to help our customers find games they will enjoy playing. Within our ranges you will find a number of award-winning games which can be enjoyed by a wide audience. We try to choose only games that play well for inclusion in our shop.
Our site does not have shopping baskets currently, but we are happy to take mail orders by telephone, e-mail and post which we have done successfully for many years.
Stock levels of 1 or more are current stock, 0 is former stock also recommended. Most restocks and orders take only 3 to 5 days.
The Gameskeeper is owned and run by husband and wife team, John and Carol Benney. We hope you will find us helpful and friendly.
Our shop is located in Oxford, England, but we also supply games by mail order both in the U.K. and abroad. Our contact details are:
John & Carol Benney
105 Cowley Road
Telephone: (01865) 721348
We offer a reservation service for our customers. You may telephone or e-mail us to reserve particular games so that you can be sure they will be available when you visit. We will do our best to oblige you.
Shop hours are 10:30 to 5:30 Monday to Saturday. Other times by appointment. Closed on Bank Holidays.
Our telephone number, (01865) 721348, is also answered outside shop hours and we have voice mail. We welcome both telephone and e-mail enquiries.
Limited parking can be found opposite with additional parking at the top of Rectory Road, Union Street car park, and St Clements car park. We are on the 5 bus route (Rail Station), 1 & 5 (St. Aldates) and convenient to Headington and Iffley buses.
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