Days Out Oxford

Farms & Zoos

4 Kingdoms Adventure Park & Family Farm

4 Kingdoms is a family run farm and is ideal for your day out with the kids aged 2-12. There is something for everyone at Four Kingdoms. With over twenty play zones, a petting zoo, laser tag, giant slides and our favourites… the pedal boats! Open daily 10.00-6.00.

Newbury Rd, Headley, RG19 8JY

01635 269678

Beale Park Wildlife Park & Gardens

Beale Park is an outdoor wildlife park set within 30 acres of grounds. As well as animals, attractions include miniature train, river cruises, indoor and outdoor play areas, gardens and deer park. Open 10.00-6.00 February to November and 10.00-5.00 in low season.

Lower Basildon, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 9NW

01189 767480

Birdland and Jurassic Journey

Birdland boasts a beautiful natural setting of woodland, river and gardens inhabited by over 500 birds. Visitors can also meet giant tortoises, snakes, lizards and more. Look out for close encounter sessions, feeding times and talks. You can also join the Dino Dig! Cafe and picnic areas.

Open daily Easter to October 10.00-5.00 and November to March 10.00-4.00.

Rissington Rd, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2BN

01451 820480

Cogges Manor Farm

Enjoy the historic farmyard, feed the animals, explore the manor house and grounds. Try on historical costumes and see cooking demonstrations at weekends and bank holidays. For children there is also a sheltered sandpit and small soft play. Cafe open 9.00-5.00. Open daily March to November 10.00-5.00

Church Lane, Witney, OX28 3LA (free car park OX28 3FR)

01993 772602

Cotswold Farm Park

From our ever-popular bouncy pillows to peaceful corners with expansive views of the surrounding countryside, we like to think there’s something for everyone. For families: meet the farmyard animals, milking demonstration, bottle feeding lambs and goats, and tractor farm safaris, play areas and wildlife walk. Messy play sessions every couple of weeks. Open February 10th–December 24th 10.30am-5.00pm.

Guiting Power, Nr. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5UG

01451 850307

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Set over 160 acres, the park has an amazingly diverse collection of species many of which are endangered. Daily events include penguin feeding, children’s farmyard, narrow-gauge railway (April to October) and adventure playground and skymaze. Restaurant and refreshment kiosks, and picnics welcome.

April to October open 10.00-6.00; November to March open 10.00-5.00 or dusk

Bradwell Grove, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4JP

01993 823006

Crocodiles of the World

The UK’s only crocodile zoo. With feeds, talks and animal encounters happening every half an hour, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.  Our cafe serves meals, snacks and drinks. You are also welcome to bring a picnic. Children’s play area.

Open daily 10am – 5pm (only closed on Christmas Day).

Burford Road, Brize Norton, OX18 3NX

01993 846353

Fairytale Farm

A sensory and learning wonderland for all the family. As well as meeting our amazing animals, visitors can enjoy adventure play, sandpit, café, indoor play area, wilderness walk and enchanted walk.

Open mid-February to December 10.00-5.00

Oxford Road (A44), Southcombe, Chipping Norton, OX7 5QH

01608 238014

Farmer Gow’s Activity Farm

Farmer Gow’s invites you to enjoy a farming and countryside ‘day out’ in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside with farm animal handling and feeding experiences for all ages. Cafe and farm shop.

Open daily 10.00-5.00, 1st January to 23 December

Fernham Road, Longcot, nr Faringdon, SN7 7PR

01793 780555

Green Dragon Eco Farm

A sustainably-run visitor attraction featuring rare breed farm animals. For children, we also have a our Animal Barn and Pets’ Corner where visitors can meet the animals, a farm trail, a nature trail, an outdoor play area and two barns, including soft play. Freshly made, seasonal food in the Eco Centre restaurant.

Claydon Road, Hogshaw, MK18 3LA

01296 670444

Millets Farm Centre

Millets Farm Centre is a family-owned attraction passionate about providing the very best in quality food, shopping and family entertainment. Play area, animal walkway, sprouts play barn, pick your own, maize maze, garden centre, farm shop, restaurant and cafe.

Kingston Rd, Frilford, OX13 5HB

01865 392200

Rectory Farm – Pick Your Own

Pick Your Own as a great day out for all the family. Asparagus in late April, then strawberries, raspberries and other fruits and vegetables until end of October. We also have a free bouncy castle and sandpit. The Tractor Shack is open everyday serving drinks, cakes and light lunches.

Rectory Farm, Stanton St. John, Oxford, OX33 1HF

01865 358309

Roves Farm

A full day of activities whatever the weather! Meet and feed our friendly farm animals, heated indoor play and activity barn with cafe, tractor rides, egg collecting and more. Special toddler activities run twice a day in term time. Open daily 2nd January to 23rd December 9.00-5.00 (pet’s corner opens at 10.00am and animal barn at 10.30am).

Sevenhampton, Swindon,Wiltshire, SN6 7QG

01793 763939

The Living Rainforest

The Living Rainforest has over 700 species of plants and animals to discover across three glasshouses. Watch birds, butterflies, lizards and a two-toed sloth roam free in our tropical glasshouses. In addition, there is a ‘Human Impact’ exploration space, children’s play area, cafe and shop. Open daily 10.00-5.00.

Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire, RG18 0TN

01635 202444