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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Oxford

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A family looking at a Treasure Trails booklet

Oxford Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Are you ready for your next mission? Transform a regular day in Oxford into a real-life adventure with a Spy Mission Treasure Trail! Your kids will s...

A little girl peering around the corner of an escape room at Escape Hunt

Escape Hunt Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ever been to a kid-friendly escape room? Head out to Escape Hunt Oxford and take on one of 5 exciting experiences, suitable for kids of all ages. Eve...

Museum of Oxford on huntfun Oxford trail

Huntfun Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Bring a little bit of adventure into your everyday life! Take a treasure map and turn your family walk into an Indiana Jones-like quest on the huntfu...

People on Footprint Tours Oxford

Footprint Tours Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Footprints Tours was created to show you the best of British history, and not to bore you to death with stuffy, dry academic tours. Using the brillia...

Boys sword fighting at Oxford Castle Unlocked

Oxford Castle & Prison

  • Oxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Travel back in time to Oxford Castle Unlocked: home to over 10 centuries of intrigue. This site is packed to the brim with history; where to start?!...

Man in alleyway at Oxford Ghost Trail

Oxford Ghost Trail

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Bill Spectre's Oxford Ghost Trail Historically informative yet hugely entertaining, it's the perfect way to soak up the atmosphere of this famous cit...

People and boats at Magdalen Bridge Row Boats in Oxford

Magdalen Bridge Row Boats

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Magdalen Bridge Row Boats is fun and relaxing and a great way to spend a sunny afternoon on the river. You can hire the row boat for an hour or if yo...

People in canoe at Oxford River Cruises

Oxford River Cruises

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

A trip aboard an Edwardian River Launch in Oxford offers a taste of a slower life, along the same stretch of river which inspired Lewis Carroll! You...

City Sightseeing Oxford Hop on Hop off Tour bus travelling

City Sightseeing Oxford Hop on Hop off Tour

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hundreds of legends have called the streets of Oxford home, from Stephen Hawking to Dr Seuss! Follow in their footsteps on a City Sightseeing Oxford...

Christ Church Meadow Codebreaking Walk

Christ Church Meadow Codebreaking Walk

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Fancy a family day out in Oxford? An atmospheric walk along the cobbled streets of the city and into the beautiful Christ Church Meadows along the ri...

Outside view of The Bodleian Library in Oxford

The Bodleian Library

  • Oxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Bodleian Libraries Visit the world famous Bodleian Libraries. The Bodleian Libraries can offer Guided Tours for families with children over 11 ye...

Families listening to speaker at The University of Oxford Botanic Garden

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden

  • Oxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden The Garden consists of 3 eminently explorable sections. The Glasshouses contain plants that need protection f...

Kids on South Oxford Adventure Playground

South Oxford Adventure Playground

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Children can make new friends and have fun in a sporty and fun environment at South Oxford Adventure Playground. The indoor and outdoor space is litt...

Families swimming at Hinksey Outdoor Pool in Oxford

Hinksey Outdoor Pool

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The sun is shining and the kids are tired of the family walks. Then head on down to Hinksey Outdoor Pool for some outdoor water fun. This a huge step...

Cakes at Foodies Festival in South Park Oxford

South Park Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Ready, set, tuck in! Foodies Festival is coming to Oxford’s South Park this September from the 1st to the 3rd. There’s going to be bucketloads of del...

Visitors relaxing and rowing at Cherwell Boat House in Oxford

Cherwell Boat House

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Sailing and Kayaking

Rowing boats, canoes and punts for hire: what a great idea for a bit of family fun while you are in Oxford. There are over 80 traditional hand crafte...

Man playing footgolf at FootGolf - Hinksey Heights in Oxford

FootGolf - Hinksey Heights

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

You love golf but your kids love football? Why not play both! Take the family to FootGolf - Hinksey Heights for a hybrid game between football and go...

Boy on horse at Pony Pursuits in Oxford

Pony Pursuits

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Come Christmas, birthdays or really any old afternoon, kids are known for that classic line: can I have a pony? Well, they can (for a day at least) a...

Families on train at Cutteslowe Park and Miniature Railway in Oxford

Cutteslowe Park and Miniature Railway3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There are lots of opportunities for activity and adventure at Cutteslowe Park and Miniature Railway. The largest park in Oxford offers spans 42 acres...

Kids go karting at Karting Oxford

Karting Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

The facilities at Karting Oxford's amazing circuit are second to none. The circuit is set within a stadium, so the spectator areas are fantastic! Wel...

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