The Best Stately Homes and Gardens In Oxfordshire Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Stately Homes and Gardens In Oxfordshire

We've rounded up the best stately homes and gardens in Oxfordshire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 30 Oxfordshire 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.

  1. Outside view of Waddesdon Manor in Aylesbury

    Waddesdon Manor

    Aylesbury

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  2. Lavender field at Evenley Wood Garden in Brackley

    Evenley Wood Garden

    Brackley

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  3. Family playing with water pump at Wonder Woods in Stonor

    Wonder Woods at Stonor

    Henley-on-Thames

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  4. Outside view of Basildon Park house in Reading

    Basildon Park

    Reading

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  5. National Trust Stowe

    National Trust Stowe

    Stowe

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  6. A girl playing on her Mums lap at Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

    Upton House and Gardens

    Banbury

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  7. Outside view of hall at Lydiard Park in Swindon

    Lydiard Park

    Swindon

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    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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  8. People walking dogs at Ashridge Estate in Berkhamsted

    Ashridge Estate

    Berkhamsted

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  9. Girl at Cliveden Gardens and Maze in Maidenhead

    Cliveden Gardens and Maze

    Maidenhead

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  10. Kids playing in the garden at Charlecote Park in Warwickshire

    Charlecote Park

    Warwick

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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,...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  11. Outside view of Woburn Abbey and Gardens

    Woburn Abbey and Gardens

    Woburn

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

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  12. Entrance at Delapre Abbey in Northampton

    Delapre Abbey

    Northampton

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    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  13. Cheslyn House and Gardens

    Cheslyn House and Gardens

    Watford

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    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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  14. Walking paths at Bowood House & Gardens in Calne

    Bowood House & Gardens

    Calne

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  15. Outside view of Ragley Hall in Alcester

    Ragley Hall

    Alcester

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  16. Manor Farm Ruislip

    Manor Farm Ruislip

    Ruislip

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  17. Walking path at Hidcote Manor Garden in Chipping Campden

    Hidcote Manor Garden

    Chipping Campden

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    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor
  18. Garden at Coton Manor in Northampton

    Coton Manor

    Northampton

    Stately Homes and GardensStately 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...

    Suitable for 4-12 Outdoor
  19. Woodchester Mansion front

    Woodchester Mansion

    Stonehouse

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

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  20. Outside view of Croome in High Green

    Croome

    High Green

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    At Croome, you can step into what remains of a secret wartime air base, now a modern Visitor Centre, find Croome Court and see it being repaired, or...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor