A registered charity providing services for children up to age 11, in Botley & surrounding areas.
Mondays – Stay & Play, 9-11, £3 per family.
Fridays – Baby Play & Learn, 10-12, £3 per family.
Saturdays – Family Sessions, 10-12, £3 per family (children up to 8, first Sat of the month).
Address: Elms Rd, Botley, OX2 9JZ
Community-based family centre offering a range of services to local children and their parents/carers. Donnington Doorstep offers drop-in sessions for 0-5s several days a week.
Address: Townsend Square, Donnington Bridge Road, Oxford, OX4 4BB
Tel: 01865 727721
Little Sharks is a fun play group for pre-school children and their carers in Headington.
Address: All Saints Church Hall, New High Street, Headington, OX3 7AL
Little Stars is a friendly group, open to all carers and parents with their babies and toddlers. Sessions start with crafts, then snack time, after which the toys are put away and there is music and puppet time. £1.50 per family.
Address: St Francis Church, Hollow Way, Cowley, OX3 7JE
Tel: 01865 747680
Fun session for parents and under 5s complete with a skating instructor and toys in a cordoned-off area. £5.20 per tot & parent (includes skate hire).
Mondays (term-time), 10-10.30am.
Oxford Ice Rink, Oxpens Rd, Oxford, OX1 1RX
Holds the university’s internationally significant collections of geological and zoological specimens. Admission FREE.
A Little Look at…, Mondays, 10.15 & 11am, free drop-in, ages 2-5.
Family Friendly Sundays, 2-4pm, free drop-in, ages 8+.
Address: Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW
Tel: 01865 272950
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 11-11.30am
Best suited to children aged 5 – 9 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult
Children age 5+.
Address: Queen Street, Westgate, OX1 1DJ
Tel: 01865 815509
Free stay & play sessions with postnatal physical wellbeing workshops, also running alongside postnatal pilates sessions. Each week will have a different topic of focus, including pelvic floor exercises and returning to sport.
Mondays, 10 – 11.30am
Address: St Clements Family Centre, Cross St, OX4 1DA
Amazing selection of ride-on toys, as well as tea & coffee. Online booking is essential. £6.25 per session.
Mondays, 10-11am, Waddesdon Hall
Wednesdays, 10-11am, Yarnton Village Hall.
Thursdays, 10-11am, Longford Park Community Centre.
Fridays, 10-11am, Madley Park Hall Trust or Chesterton Community Centre.
Community-run centre for babies, young children and their families in South Oxford.
Stay & play sessions offering indoor and outdoor play, as well as singing, snacks and hot drinks. £3 suggested donation.
Mondays & Fridays, 9.30-12pm.
Family Fun/Saturdads Sessions for creative play and exciting experiences.
3rd Saturday of the month, 10-1pm.
Address: Whitehouse Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 4QH
Tel: 01865 242900
Toys, snacks and singing for ages 0-4yrs and their parents/carers. You can arrive at any time during the session.
Address: Canning Crescent, Oxford, OX1 4XB
Tel: 01865 251616
Children’s centre providing lots of drop-in classes, including messy play, rhymetime sessions, family fun, multiples group, forest school and lots more. For full programme visit their website.
Address: Littleworth Rd, Wheatley, OX33 1NW
Tel: 01865 236700
Physical play programme for ages 6 months – 7 years, designed to develop physical, social and cognitive skills. Trial sessions available. Booking required.
Mondays – Madley Park Hall, Witney, OX28 IUE
Tuesdays – Hanwell Fields, Banbury, OX16 1ER
Wednesdays – Bletchingdon Village Hall, Bletchingdon, OX5 3FD
Fridays – Burwell Hall, Witney, OX28 5NP