Best Things To Do & Days Out In Oxfordshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 69 fun things to do in Oxfordshire for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Oxfordshire day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Oxfordshire with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

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Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park

Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park, ElsfieldWay, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 8NP

Things to do at Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park review The Cutteslowe and Sunnymead Park is Oxford's largest park which is located north of the city. It was established in 1936 and has a variety of facilities. The park is split with the old Cutteslow park and Sunnymead park. The two...
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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

Things to do at Blenheim Palace review Blenheim Palace is located in Woodstock near Oxford. The palace is a world heritage site and the gardens were designed by Capability Brown with over 2,000 acres of grounds. It has a strong connection to Sir Winston Churchill and his grave...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Boat Trips

Oxford River Cruises

Oxford River Cruises, 1 Abingdon Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 4JU

Things to do at Oxford River Cruises review Oxford River Cruises run a range of luxury boat trips including sightseeing tours, picnic cruises, private boat hire and more. You will see the best of river life in the heart of Oxford on their cruises, their main tourist cruise lasts...
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Oxford Castle and Prison

Oxford Castle and Prison, 44-46 Oxford Castle, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1AY

Things to do at Oxford Castle and Prison review Oxford Castle and Prison offer guided tours within the old prison in the centre of Oxford. The castle and prison are 1,000 years old and as well as a fascinating 50-minute tour you can also explore the wider site at...
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The Story Museum

The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1BP

Things to do at The Story Museum review The Story Museum is an immersive museum with fascinating and unusual exhibitions located in the heart of Oxford. You start your adventure in The Portal. You venture through the carved wooden doorway where you can explore 1001 stories. You can then...
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Hollywood Bowl Oxford

Hollywood Bowl Oxford, Ozone Leisure Park, Grenoble Rd, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4XP

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Oxford review The Ozone Leisure park in Oxford is home to the counties Hollywood Bowl. It's a great family-friendly day out and perfect in any weather with 24 high-tech bowling lanes. There is even the opportunity to upgrade to a private VIP star-studded lane....
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Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm, Church Ln, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 3LA

Things to do at Cogges Manor Farm review Cogges Manor Farm is a living museum set in a manor house and its grounds. Located near Witney in Oxfordshire there are daily demonstrations, tours, animal feeding and a play area. The farm is a heritage centre and it is operated...
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Millets Farm Centre

Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Rd, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX13 5HB

Pick Your Own PumpkinsPick Your Own FruitMaize MazeAnimalsPlay areas Millets Farm Centre is located near Abingdon in Oxfordshire They have a variety of 'seasonal' offerings such as PYO fruit, a maize maze and pick your own pumpkins. There is also a restaurant and a cafe. Plus it's somewhere you...
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Crocodiles of the World

Crocodiles of the world, Burford Rd, Brize Norton, Carterton, Oxfordshire, OX18 3NX

Things to do at Crocodiles of the World review Crocodiles of the World, the UK's only crocodile zoo, is located near Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. It is home to over 15 species of crocdiles, they offer hands-on encounters and there is a small play area for the kids. At the...
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Fairytale Farm

Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Oxfordshire, OX7 5QH

Things to do at Fairytale Farm review The Fairytale Farm in Southcombe, Oxfordshire, is the UK's first visitor attraction that is open to all with disabled children coming first in the design and layout. There are animals, adventure play, classic fairytales and more. The farm is divided into six main...
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Pendon Museum

Pendon Museum, High St, Long Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4QD

Things to do at Pendon Museum review Pendon Museum is an indoor model village and railway near Long Wittenham in Oxfordshire. The museum gives a glimpse of rural life in English around the 1930s through extraordinary dioramas featuring railways, villages and landscapes. The museum is mostly run by volunteers...
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Didcot Railway Centre

Didcot Railway Centre, Station Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NJ

Things to do at Didcot Railway Centre review The entrance to the Didcot Railway Centre in through an underpass from Didcot Parkway Station so you get to see present day trains before moving onto the historical exhibits. The centre is not open every day so be sure to check that it is...
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Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Bradwell Grove, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4JP

Things to do at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens review Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens is the perfect day out for all the family and especially for those with children.  We are always so impressed with how well-maintained and spotless the grounds and gardens are. There are 160 acres of...
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Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH

Things to do at Waddesdon Manor National Trust review Waddesdon Manor is breathtaking and was voted the best Christmas experience in the UK for 2019. As you can imagine, when there are events on this does mean it gets very busy but they are good at coping with...
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Broughton Castle

Broughton Castle, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5EB

Things to do at Broughton Castle review Broughton Castle is a picturesque medieval fortified manor house near Banbury in Oxfordshire. The castle sits on an artificial island and is surrounded by a wide moat. It was built back in 1300 and has been transformed through the ages. Most of...
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