Discover Oxford - Activities and Family Activities in Oxford
A number of golf clubs throughout the county offer excellent golfing facilities in beautiful surroundings.
In and around Oxford, there are great possibilities for walking or cycling – whether it’s just for a couple of hours or for several days.
Oxford is home to world class arts and culture in stunning venues, lush gardens, animal attractions for perfect family holidays, beautiful landscapes full of walking, cycling and boating opportunities.
Whether you are looking for England’s finest views over Capability Brown shaped parklands, the world’s most popular luxury shopping outlet, the UK’s only crocodile zoo, the oldest public museum and the oldest Botanic Garden in Great Britain, the oldest University in the English speaking world, the birthplace of the Arthurian legend, Britain’s oldest chalk figure or picture perfect villages – don’t look any further, as we’ve got them all!
Oxford is home to several hockey clubs, including the Oxford Hockey Club and the Oxford Hawks Hockey Club. The Oxford City Stars are an ice hockey team in the English National League South.
There are also several rowing clubs. The City of Oxford Rowing Club is Oxford’s largest rowing club, and the Oxford University Rowing Clubs is a collection of the many rowing clubs at the university, including the men and women’s lightweight rowing teams, the Oxford University Boat Club and the Oxford University Women’s Boat Club, who compete against Cambridge University Boat Club at the annual Boat Race in London. The Oxford Academicals Rowing Club is open to anyone aged 18 or over, and the Falcon Rowing and Canoeing Club is open to people of all ages.
If you’re looking for inspiration for new places to go, days out and things to do, either with the family or without, check out our listings. You’ll be amazed how much there is to do in Oxford , whatever the weather!
Find ideas if you’re planning a day out with the kids, something to do at the weekend or during the next school holiday. Scroll down to find our top things to do in Oxford and surrounding areas as well as some ideas for free places to go.