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Best Beaches near to Oxford
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Frensham Great Pond (45 miles)
Frensham
Frensham Great Pond While not technically a beach at all, as far as manmade inland varieties go it's a sterling effort: vast 13th century lake with sandy beaches, woodland trails and heavy on the natural wildlife.
Millets Farm Falconry (7 miles)
Nr Abingdon
Millets Farm Falconry Falconry Centre with several daily flying shows plus experiences available.
Crocodiles of the World (11 miles)
Brize Norton
Crocodiles of the World Crocodiles of the World is the UK's only crocodile zoo. We're home to more than 100 crocodiles, alligators and caimans from 14 different species of crocodilian. Crocodiles of the World is now open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm all year round including Bank Holidays; we are closed on Christmas...
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens (17 miles)
Burford
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens has over 260 animal species in over 160 acres of stunning gardens and parkland. Giraffe Walkway, Lemur Walk-through exhibit, Train, Adventure Playground, Picnic Areas, Children's Farmyard, Brass Rubbing, Tropical House, Reptile House, Bat House and Insect House.
Millets Farm Centre (7 miles)
Abingdon
Millets Farm Centre A variety of interesting farm zoo animals which originate from across the world including camels, adventure playground, plus let the kids pick their own fruits and vegetables.
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary (10 miles)
Wallingford
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary A registered charity which cares for and protects abused and ill-treated donkeys and other animals whom you may visit and sometimes pet and feed.
Farmer Gows Activity Farm (17 miles)
Faringdon
Farmer Gows Activity Farm Meet the Animals is held every day at 11 am and again at 2 pm, bottle and hand feeding of lambs and kids all year round, plus feeding the pigs and cattle, egg collecting, goat and ferret walking. A wonderful hands on experience and great fun.
Fairytale Farm (17 miles)
Chipping Norton
Fairytale Farm is a farm park with a difference, featuring an enchanted walk, adventure playground and our collection of farm and exotic animals. Everything is designed with disabled children in mind, but Fairytale Farm can be enjoyed by everybody.
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm (19 miles)
Banbury
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm The sanctuary has a 'cuddle corner' where adults and children may handle baby rabbits, chicks, ducklings, kittens and new born mice and gerbils (when in season). A great place to take toddlers if you are looking for family days out in Oxfordshire.
The Story Museum (< 1 mile)
Oxford
The Story Museum A gallery of rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things unfolds throughout the atmospheric spaces of The Story Museum in our immersive exhibition '26 Characters'.
Modern Art Oxford (< 1 mile)
Oxford
Modern Art Oxford Introduces children of all ages to the Gallery for free through a range of fun and creative activities. Dedicated Family Guides encourages a creative pathway around the exhibition and suggests activities to try out at home plus loads more family days out activities.
Museum of Oxford (< 1 mile)
Oxford
Museum of Oxford is a free museum about the history of Oxford and its people. Families can explore the interactive galleries and come along to monthly family craft workshops in the learning centre to handle real objects.
The Ashmolean (< 1 mile)
Oxford
The Ashmolean is packed full of archaeology and art works from all over the world. Families can discover mummies in ancient Egypt, find coins from ancient Greece, and travel through time to find modern paintings, statues and more.
Museum of the History of Science (< 1 mile)
Oxford
Museum of the History of Science A free to view unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments and exciting modern exhibitions in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Oxford with kids.
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History (< 1 mile)
Oxford
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History A classic series of collections housed in stunning architecture. Among its most famous features are the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the dodo, and the swifts in the tower.
The Pitt Rivers Museum (< 1 mile)
Oxford
The Pitt Rivers Museum is famous for it's period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many world cultures, past and present.
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums (7 miles)
Witney
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums All aboard! See how engines work; what buses are made of; go aboard some; see old tickets and uniforms once used. View the workshop and on special days ride on a vintage bus. Morris Museum: see a 1970s police car; 1920s Bullnose Morris and a Mini in the original style.
The Oxfordshire Museum (8 miles)
Woodstock
The Oxfordshire Museum A wide range of natural and social history exhibits, the more exciting of which include the interactive dinosaur gallery and gardens, and the special family drop in sessions.
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways (8 miles)
Abingdon
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways Highly realistic models recall the landscape of the period and trains provide a fascinating record of the railways of the time and how they operated. Enjoy an informative and interactive 90 minute tour covering three indoor galleries.
Banbury Museum (22 miles)
Banbury
Banbury Museum A family friendly museum with a busy programme of events and activities for all ages.
Hinksey Outdoor Pool (< 1 mile)
Oxford
Hinksey Outdoor Pool A much-loved local landmark, this heated outdoor pool has been providing family summer fun and great memories in Summer since 1934. Large outdoor pool with fun areas for the kids. Sun-beds, play areas and refreshments make this the ideal summer destination.
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool (5 miles)
Abingdon
Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool Seasonal pool offering an interactive water feature in the main swim area plus learner pool for kids, plus changing with showers. Tennis, mini golf and playground nearby.
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool (8 miles)
Woodstock
Woodstock Open Air Heated Pool 25 meter pool (heated to 29 degrees) with separate toddlers' paddling pool plus diving board and changing with showers.
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool (10 miles)
Didcot
Didcot Wave Leisure Pool Swimming pool featuring a wave machine, giant flume ride, parent and toddler sessions and lane swimming.
Bicester Leisure Centre (11 miles)
Bicester
Bicester Leisure Centre offers a 25m, 6 Lane Pool for serious swimming, plus a 15m Play 'n' Teach leisure pool which amongst other things features enchanting artwork, interactive squirter jets and a giant tap.
Riverside Pool (12 miles)
Wallingford
Riverside Pool 23m heated outdoor swimming pool with paddling pool. Campsite adjacent.
The Lido (18 miles)
Chipping Norton
The Lido Set in safe, secure and well maintained grounds overlooking the countryside this environmentally friendly 25m pool of crystal clear water has a water slide at the deep end.
Woodgreen Leisure Pool (22 miles)
Banbury
Woodgreen Leisure Pool 50m outdoor swimming pool with flume and outdoor aquasplash area with fun interactive water play.
Partyman World Oxford (3 miles)
Oxford
Partyman World Oxford is an indoor play centre which provides lots of fun and play for everyone on the huge themed play structures, Go Karts, make a bear, fantastic slides and much more! There is also a specially designed toddler area for little guests who are under 3 years!
Crazy Colosseum Indoor Playcentre (5 miles)
Kidlington
Crazy Colosseum Indoor Playcentre Their indoor play arena is a soft arena with 3 floors filled with all the latest play equipment, including Ball Pool, Huge Slide, Climbing Bridges to guarantee a fun and crazy time for 0 to 8 year olds.
Snakes and Ladders (5 miles)
Abingdon
Snakes and Ladders Bursting with indoor and outdoor adventure play, Snakes and Ladders is jam packed with fun! There's plenty for all ages including the massive 3 tier playframe with slides, tunnels, balls ponds and rope climbs, the huge dedicated zone for under 5s, water play, home corner, construction zone & more. And...
The Tree House Play Centre (10 miles)
Didcot
The Tree House Play Centre offers a soft play frame that is designed for children upto 1.48m tall and we also have a specific toddler area for under 3s.
WhizzKidz (13 miles)
Thame
WhizzKidz The indoor play area consists of a giant play frame, toddler play frame,sports arena, bouncy castle and much more. Outside there is another play frame and a sandpit, with further outdoor attractions too.
Darcy Bear (14 miles)
Carterton
Darcy Bear Multi level adventure play zone with loads of features with separate age zones for under 5s and under 12s. They also offer a variety of themed parties for kids, including Laser Storm which can also be done Pay and Play.
Rugrats and Half Pints Indoor Play (23 miles)
Banbury
Rugrats and Half Pints Indoor Play is a new concept in indoor sensory & soft play activities for children aged between 0-10 years (inclusive). Dedicated sensory area for babies. Soft play structure, trampolines, dressing up costumes, playhouse and various classes for the older children. Stylish and relaxing cafe for the grown ups.
Oxford Castle Unlocked (< 1 mile)
Oxford
Oxford Castle Unlocked An ancient site of incarceration offering a highly atmospheric history lesson spanning ten centuries, with hands on displays and real life prisoner stories. Quirky costumed tour guides are available every 20 minutes.
Bates Collection of Musical Instruments (< 1 mile)
Oxford
Bates Collection of Musical Instruments One of the most magnificent collections of musical instruments in the world. Has over 2000 instruments from the Western orchestral music traditions from the renaissance, through the baroque, classical, romantic and up to modern times.
The Bodleian Library (< 1 mile)
Oxford
The Bodleian Library Interactive and stimulating tours of the historic university where much of Harry Potter was filmed! Like stepping into their favourite films. Most tours are for 10+ but Family Tours in holidays welcome 5+.
Blenheim Palace (8 miles)
Woodstock
Blenheim Palace Steeped in inspirational history and surrounded by beautiful parkland and award-winning Formal Gardens, Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire offers the perfect day out in 2012. This year there are stunning new visitor facilities to enjoy, as well as a host of superb special events in store.
Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland (15 miles)
Faringdon
Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland Faringdon’s unique, iconic 100ft tower, the last major folly to be built in England, surrounded by woodland.
Broughton Castle (21 miles)
Banbury
Broughton Castle A hugely popular and impressive house and grounds, beautifully furnished and lovingly restored, with fascinating historical artifacts throughout. For a full day you enjoy this in conjunction with another local activity, and although they seem child friendly it is definitely only for the calmer kids.
Sulgrave Manor (25 miles)
Banbury
Sulgrave Manor Discover the lives of George Washington's ancestors from the Tudor manor house they built and lived in. Sit in the Tudor Great Hall, take a look around their bedchamber, see a real Elizabethan shoe and take part in one of our child friendly tours. Also includes plenty of secure open spaces to enjoy.
Oxford Ice Rink (< 1 mile)
Oxford
Oxford Ice Rink Great fun for all the family at the newly renovated Ice Rink. General session, family sessions and lessons for children of all abilities. The rink is very easy to reach as it's right in the heart of Oxford; just a short walk from Oxford City centre and railway station.
Rock Solid Climbing Wall (1 miles)
Oxford
Rock Solid Climbing Wall Modern ope climbing facility with kids' clubs and courses from age 7 upwards. Features include bouldering room, bottom rope wall and Walltopia lead tower.
Laser Kombat Oxford (3 miles)
Oxford
Laser Kombat Oxford Action packed laser tag fun for all the family.
High Ropes Oxford (7 miles)
Off the A415 Abingdon Rd
High Ropes Oxford Oxford’s only Tree Top Adventure, suitable for all monkeys 10 years and older.
Outdoor Laser (7 miles)
Oxford
Outdoor Laser Laser-gaming is a live combat entertainment experience using infra-red gaming guns for eight year olds and up.
Bowlplex Oxford (3 miles)
Oxford
Bowlplex Oxford Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Bicester Bowl (11 miles)
Bicester
Bicester Bowl Offers a family sized 6 lane alley behind the leisure centre, great for kids with bumpers, ramps and light balls available.
Lakeside SuperBowl Banbury (22 miles)
Banbury
Lakeside SuperBowl Banbury Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Lakeside SuperBowl has 20 lanes!

Thanks for all the great things to do and Best Beaches near Oxford with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Oxfordshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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