FAMILY FUN IN OXFORDSHIRE
Family Fun Oxfordshire is the perfect place for families to enjoy a big day out. With fantastic farms, zoos, magical museums and amazing mazes, the county’s got activities for children of all ages.
Farm Parks and Wildlife
Crocodiles of the World
Cogges Manor Farm
The Maize Maze at Millets Farm First held in 1997, the annual Millets Farm Maize Maze attracts visitors from far and wide to navigate its miles of pathway. The 6ft tall hedges of maize are cut into a new design each year, and have included Alice in Wonderland, a Pirate Ship and the Battle of Trafalgar. Spend your day getting lost with the family. Be a junior keeper croc keeper for the day Crocodiles of the World is the UK’s only crocodile zoo. For brave children over the age of 6 there’s the opportunity to be a junior crocodile keeper for the day. It’s a great way to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures and learn more about their conversation.
Cotswold Wildlife Park
Take an Enchanted Walk at Fairytale Farm
The Madagascan Walkthrough at Cotswold Wildlife Park
Enjoy a unique sensory experience with the whole family with an Enchanted Walk at Fairytale Farm. This magical journey invites you to look, touch, smell and listen along the way.
Get up close with the Cotswold Wildlife Park’s collection of lemurs in The Madagascan Walkthrough. The animals roam free in the enclosure, so you will spot them lounging in the sun and swinging through the trees. Check before you visit to make sure you don’t miss the Lemur Feeding Talk, where one of the keepers will introduce you to the Lemurs and other species that share the exhibit, and you can find out more about the fascinating creatures.
Farm animals at Cogges Manor Farm There is no shortage of things to do at Cogges Manor Farm; from Den Making to dressing up in the parlour of the Manor House, and exploring the 15 acres of beautiful grounds. However one of our favourite things to do at Cogges is meet the Farm animals. With the opportunity to feed some of the animals, Cogges’ collection of furry (and not so furry) friends includes Pygmy Goats, pigs, chickens and ducks.
Pleasure Gardens at Blenheim Palace
The Pleasure Gardens include a miniature train, the Marlborough Hedge – one of the world’s largest hedge mazes, a Butterfly House and an excellent adventure playground. Adults won’t be disappointed as the Pleasure Gardens Deli has a great selection of coffee, cake, pizza and plenty of healthy options too!
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