Oxfordshire

Funky Teapot

The Funky Teapot

Address: Grove Street, Oxfordshire, OX12 7Ab Price Band: £-£££ Website:  www.thefunkyteapot.co.uk Our 3 children were lucky enough to be given a voucher for The Funky Teapot pottery studio in Wantage, Oxfordshire for Easter, so last week we made use of it on a cold wet day when we wanted an indoor activity to do.  Like […]

The Oxfordshire Museum

The Oxfordshire Museum

Address: Park Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1SN Price: FREE! Website: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/public-site/oxfordshire-museum The Oxfordshire Museum is on the same site as the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock.  Admission is free so it’s a very popular place!  The museum is full of the history of Oxfordshire going as far back as Roman times.  It has lots […]

Soldiers Of Oxfordshire Museum

Address: Park Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1SN Price Band: £ Website: http://www.sofo.org.uk/ I stumbled across the Soldiers Of Oxfordshire Museum during a google search for museums on World War 1 (Lilian’s current topic at school).  We had never heard of it before but we decided to give it a try and see what it was […]

Snakes & Ladders

Address: Audlett Drive, Abingdon, OX14 3NJ Price Band: ££ Website: http://www.snakes-and-ladders.co.uk/abingdon/playcentre-prices/ As a kid I think it was always the ultimate treat to go to a soft play centre.  They are the ultimate place for running riot without a care in the world.  And the greatest place for grown ups to chill out and unwind! […]

Farmer Gows

Address: Fernham Road, Longcot, Faringdon, SN7 7PR Price Band: ££ Website: http://www.farmergows.co.uk/ Farmer Gows is a working farm near Faringdon, Oxfordshire which specialises in ‘hands on’ animal feeding and handling experiences. They are open daily from 10am til 5pm except over the Xmas period.  The farm rears livestock and some of their produce can be […]

Didcot Railway Centre

Address: Station Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NJ Price Band: ££  Website: http://www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk/ We have visited Didcot Railway Centre on a couple of occasions, most recently just this morning (the photos in this review are from both of our visits).  It is currently free to visit the Railway Centre on weekends in January so despite the […]

Pendon Museum

Address: Long Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4QD Price: ££ Website: https://www.pendonmuseum.com/ We were very excited to be given the opportunity to visit the Pendon Museum this week and take part in their half term model making workshop.  Despite only living a couple of miles down the road from here we have never visited before so […]

Millets Falconry Centre

Address: Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Road, Frilford, OX13 5HB Price: ££ Website: http://milletsfarmfalconry.co.uk/ As we only live around 20 minutes from Millets Farm we are regular visitors.  In fact I remember even as a child going to Millets for a ‘day out’ in the holidays.  My Nan would take me and my sister to the […]

rubber duck racing at fairytale farm

Fairytale Farm

Address: Oxford Road, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5QH Price Band: ££ Website: http://www.fairytalefarm.co.uk/ Fairytale Farm is an all inclusive rural family farm attraction designed around being fully accessible for children with sensory or physical disabilities as well as open to children without disabilities.  The owners Nick and Nicola were inspired to create it by […]

Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary

Address: Old Didcot Road, Brightwell-Cum-Sotwell, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 0SW Price: FREE!  (Please leave a donation in the box on your way out!) Website: http://www.donkeyrescue.co.uk/ We live literally about 10 minutes away from Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary and I am ashamed to say we have never been there to visit.  I often drive past and see […]

river and rowing museum boats on display in the rowing gallery

River & Rowing Museum

Address: Mill Meadows, Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BF Price Band: ££ Website: http://www.rrm.co.uk The River & Rowing Museum is situated on the banks of the River Thames at one of the most picturesque venues I have ever seen.  There really couldn’t be a more perfect place to have a museum all about the river!  […]

The Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum

Address:  Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH Price:  FREE! Website:  https://www.ashmolean.org/ The Ashmolean Museum is one of the first school trips I remember going on as a child in primary school.  I remember being mesmerised by all it’s treasures and 20 years on that hasn’t changed! 

Vale & Downland Museum entrance

Vale & Downland Museum

Address:  Vale & Downland Museum,  19 Church Street, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8BL Price: FREE!  (please leave a donation in the pot) Website: http://wantage-museum.com The Vale & Downland Museum in Wantage is full of interactive exhibits showing the heritage of the area, from Anglo-Saxon days to modern day businesses.   At the entry desk we were warmly […]

Oxford Castle

Oxford Castle & Prison

Address: 44-46 Oxford Castle, Oxford, OX1 1AY Price Band: ££ Website: https://www.oxfordcastleandprison.co.uk/ We were recently invited to visit Oxford Castle & Prison to take part in their summer Knight School and to have a tour.  I had never been before despite living just a few miles outside of Oxford.  There is no parking directly on […]

Cogges

Cogges Manor Farm

Address:  Cogges Manor Farm, Church Lane, Witney, OX28 3LA Price:  £ Website:  http://www.cogges.org.uk/ We recently had the pleasure of visiting Cogges Manor Farm in Witney.  I very vaguely remember visiting Cogges as a child in primary school but knew it would have changed somewhat since then.  I didn’t really know what to expect and had […]

gravitee golf

Gravitee Golf

Address: Unit 9-11, Ozone Leisure Park, Oxford, OX4 4XP Price Band: ££ Website: https://www.graviteegolf.com Recently we were lucky enough to be invited to visit Gravitee Golf with some friends.  I hadn’t heard of it before but the kids enjoyed playing crazy golf on holiday so we thought it was worth a look. Gravitee Golf has […]