Family and Kids in Oxford

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Oxford? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Oxford, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Oxford.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Oxford for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Ashmolean Museum Of Art And Archaeology

    Family and Kids

    Ashmolean is the world’s first and finest university museum. What started as an accommodation for Elias Ashmole’s ‘cabinet of curiosities’, his assorted collection of rare and quirky objects from all over the world (such as a moth eaten stuffed dodo), now is a grand repository of fine art and archaeological artefacts. The building was built in 1841 and reflects a delight...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Christ Church Meadow

    Family and Kids

    Christ Church Meadow is a popular walking and picnic spot, offering a quaint environment and scenic views. The meadow periphery meets Riven Thames, River Cherwell and Christ Church. The lower sections of the pasture, closer to Thames, are used for cattle grazing and the other end is used as sports fields. Oxford’s main rowing events are annually held at the Thames near the meadow. The med...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    University Church Of St. Mary The Virgin

    Family and Kids

    There is no dearth of churches at Oxford, but the Church of St. Mary the Virgin is probably the oldest and most beautiful parish church in the city. The Church also holds a special place in the history of the English Reformation. The ‘Virgin Porch’ beneath the Church Tower has a statue of the Virgin and the Child that had been damaged by bullet holes during the Cromwell revolution. ...Read more
  4. Amazing Oxford attraction for kids
    Uffington White Horse

    Family and Kids

    The ‘Uffington White Horse’ refers to a 110 m long figure carved into a hill that dates back to the late prehistoric period. It was presumably created out of crushed chalk deposited into deep trenches. The top of the hill offers a wonderful scenic view of the White Horse valley. The figure has been referred to as a horse since the 11th century and can be seen in its entirety only th...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Oxford Covered Market

    Family and Kids

    The Covered Market came into existence in the late 18th century and has since been a favourite with the locals and tourists alike. The idea behind creating a covered market space was to clear out shabby stalls from the streets of Oxford. Land too was expensive for many small traders who were forced to scatter their stalls and services around the town. The market was used as a central complex to...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Oxford
    Oxford University Parks

    Park

    The Oxford University Parks is spread across 74 acres of land on the banks of River Cherwell, a tributary of Thames. It has a large collection of trees and exotic plants along with well-maintained sports areas. Different areas of the University Parks are devoted to growing and preserving different plant species. The Park has a beautiful lily pond that complements the beauty of the greens. The g...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Blackwell's Bookstore

    Educational Site

    Although Blackwell Group is now a nationwide retailer of academic books, it started off as a bookstore at Broad Street, Oxford in 1879.  Apart from retail, the Blackwell family also took an interest in preserving the valuable classical works of many English writers such as Chaucer, the Bronte sisters, Shakespeare, John Bunyan and more. Don’t let the small exterior fool you. Situated ...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    The Jam Factory

    Family and Kids

    Tucked in a former Marmalade factory, The Jam Factory is a modern European restaurant, bar and an art gallery offering a cozy ambiance for the art lovers to appreciate others’ works and foodies to enjoy delectable food and fantastic cocktails. The Art Gallery space is designed in a sophisticated way where the walls are adorned with extraordinary works of various artists from diverse genre...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Bicester Village

    Family and Kids

    Owned by Value Retail Plc, the Bicester Village is a village-style luxury boutique outlet area offering trending fashion accessories at a reasonable price. Located on the Bicester outskirts, from clothing, bags, shoes, sport accessories to homeware, beauty products, watches, jewellery and lingerie –there is something for everyone and you will feel like traversing through a city while expl...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Christ Church Cathedral

    Family and Kids

    The largest college and cathedral church at University of Oxford, Christ Church is a truly magical place. It was established in 1524 as a Cardinal’s College. The college is an architectural marvel. It was designed and adorned by Pre-Raphaelites William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. Since its creation, it has inspired the creation of many academic institutions around the world. Don’...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    University Of Oxford Botanic Garden

    Botanical Garden, Educational Site

    Welcome to the oldest botanic garden of Great Britain. The Garden was founded in early 17th century for the specific purpose of growing medicinal plans. At present the Botanic Garden has over 8,000 species of flora and is spread over 4.5 acres of land. Beauty presents itself to the visitor at the entrance itself. Danby Gateway, a Baroque arch decorated with ornate carving, is truly a site to be...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Museum Of The History Of Science

    Science Museum, Educational Site

    It is also known as  (MHS). Witness an unparalleled collection of scientific instruments from the early medieval period to modern times. The building that houses the museum is also called the ‘Old Ashmolean Building’ and happens to be the world’s oldest museum. MHS serves as both a public museum and an academic department of the University. The MHS traces the history of s...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Glee Club Oxford - Comedy Club Image
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    Family and Kids

    Glee Club Oxford Comedy Club is where you must enjoy a great laugh and some live music when you’re in Oxford. A popular venue for live performances, you will always spot a great gig or funk music, or comedy show of your choice. Hosting a vibrant culture since years, the Glee Club Oxford Comedy Club goes back in historic times of music and performing arts. The Club hosts comedy shows every...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    All Souls College, Oxford

    Educational Site

    A prestigious university in Oxford is where you’d surely want to consider a course. All Souls College, primarily known for its academic courses and the magnificent campus is what will draw your attention. Built in the 1430s, the university offers specialized programs in humanities, social and theoretical sciences which are quite popular due to its quality teaching and practical learnings....Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Waterperry Gardens

    Garden

    With breathtaking views in every direction, the Waterperry Gardens is truly a delight to visit. Flowers, ponds, trees, shrubs, bushes, lawns, it has everything one expects from a garden, and more. Complete with nurseries, orchards, a plant sales centre and a tearoom, this is a garden like no other you have seen. A walk around this tranquil place enables you to meditate and clear your mind. The...Read more