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Best Stately Homes and Gardens In Oxford

We've rounded up the best stately homes and gardens in Oxford in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 32 Oxford stately homes and gardens to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the stately homes and gardens we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Waddesdon Manor

  • Aylesbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Waddesdon Manor houses an extensive collection of art from 18th-century furniture to Dutch Old Masters you are certain to have a great day spent expl...

Wonder Woods at Stonor

  • Henley-on-Thames
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

This is a site of incredible historic importance and natural beauty. Still, when you’ve got kids it helps if those are served with extra zip wire! Co...

Stonor Park

  • Henley-on-Thames
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Fancy a relaxing day out in Henley-on-Thames? Stonor Park offers the perfect combination of stunning gardens and wildlife park, a historic house (ope...

Basildon Park

  • Reading
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Basildon Park is an impressive Georgian mansion and has a lovely surrounding parkland which was rescued from ruin for future posterity by Lord and La...

Evenley Wood Garden

  • Brackley
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Enjoy a peaceful walk with the kids at Evenley Wood Garden and discover 60 acres of Northamptonshire woodlands. Whether you want to get away from the...

National Trust Stowe

  • Stowe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Escape the stress of city life with a relaxing day in nature at the stunning National Trust Stowe gardens. Join in on the fun - let loose, run around...

Upton House and Gardens

  • Banbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Become Lords and Ladies for the day at Upton House and Gardens and marvel at the spectacular art collection, plus take a peek inside a dolls house re...

Cliveden Gardens and Maze

  • Maidenhead
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Cliveden Gardens and Maze is a treat for active families, with plenty to do on the land plus family boat hire and scenic public cruises available Apr...



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Ashridge Estate

  • Berkhamsted
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

On a sunny day a stroll in the park fits the bill, but why not up the ante with stunning panoramas from Ivinghoe Beacon right up to the Bridgewater M...

Lydiard Park

  • Swindon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Enjoy the natural beauty of the tranquil lake, rolling lawns and woodlands before heading for some fun in the playground! With colourful, state-of-th...

Woburn Abbey and Gardens

  • Woburn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Woburn Abbey and Gardens has a beautiful building and stunning grounds to explore. There are 22 rooms to investigate, which are full of collections,...

Charlecote Park

  • Warwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Looking to make some amazing memories that will stick with the kids forever? Look no further than Charlecote Park, where your explorers can discover,...

Delapre Abbey

  • Northampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Get to know your local history with a visit to the recently restored Delapre Abbey near Northampton. This is a museum the kids will actually enjoy as...

Cheslyn House and Gardens

  • Watford
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Cheslyn House and Gardens is a beautiful place to relax and perhaps have a picnic. Kids will love running on the grass, looking at fish, newts, frogs...

Manor Farm Ruislip

  • Ruislip
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Enjoy an educational day out at the 22-acre medieval Manor Farm in Ruislip. Explore the Visitor Centre, located within an 18th century Tudor house, a...

Bowood House & Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Calne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The whole family can relax in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, designed by Capability Brown, offering a lake, arboretum, pinetum and cascade. Perfect...

Ragley Hall

  • Alcester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Set in 400 acres of Parkland, Ragley Hall is ideal for fun days out for picnics, play and walks. Older kids will love the 3D maze, climbing frames, t...

Coton Manor

  • Northampton
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Coton Manor has a beautiful 10 acre garden set in the peaceful Northamptonshire countryside, originally laid out in the 1920s, with pleasing landscap...

Hidcote Manor Garden

  • Chipping Campden
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Hidcote Manor Garden was created to be full of surprises, with a maze of narrow pathways and secret gardens for the kids to explore. There are some l...

Woodchester Mansion

  • Stonehouse
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Visit the mysterious Woodchester Mansion and discover a stunning piece of history nestled in beautiful rural Gloucestershire. Walk around, marvel at...

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