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Best Days Out In Oxford For Young Children

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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...

Boy in costume at The Story Museum in Oxford

The Story Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Story Museum’s exhibitions and spaces are currently closed for redevelopment, with plans to reopen in 2020. In the meantime, you can still visit...

Painted maze at Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Modern Art Oxford is a visual gallery devoted to presenting exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. Lots of family related things to do: The...

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...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Oxford Magdalen St

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

A trip to the flicks is one of the best ways to spend time as a family - the only hard bit comes with deciding what to watch! Take your pick at ODEON...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Oxford George St

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

We all love a trip to the movies, so cast your vote and decide what you and your gang want to see tonight at ODEON Oxford George St. With 6 screens o...

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?!...

Outside view at The Ashmolean in Oxford

The Ashmolean

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Founded in 1683,The Ashmolean Museum is Britain's first public museum and home to the University of Oxford's world class collections of art and archa...

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...

Disco ice skating at Oxford Ice Rink

Oxford Ice Rink

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

A visit to Oxford Ice Rink is great fun for all the family. General sessions, family sessions and lessons for children of all abilities are held dail...

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...

Exhibitions in The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford

The Pitt Rivers Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Pitt Rivers Museum offers free drop-in family events and object handling opportunities that take place on the first Saturday of every month, ever...

Outside view of Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Oxford University Museum of Natural History4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University's scientific collections of zoological, entomological and geological specimens...

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...

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