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Woodley Park Run

Have you tried Park Run? It’s a great, free, weekly run which is a great way to get the kids out and about and exercising.  There ...

Woodley, Reading RG5 4JZ, UK
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List of Playgrounds in Newbury

Looking for a playground to take the kids to in Newbury? Here’s our list of all the playgrounds to choose from with options for ...

Newbury, UK
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Blossoms Field Playground, Newbury

We haven’t yet visited Blossom’s Field Playground in Newbury but it’s on our list! In the meantime, if you have any ...

Battle Rd, Newbury RG14 6QU, UK
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Top 10 Bluebell Walks in Buckinghamshire

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Halton, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury HP22 5NQ, UK
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Victoria Park Playground Newbury

Victoria Park is in central Newbury, only a few minutes walk from the river, main carparks and shops. It’s a beautiful spacious ...

Newbury RG14 1EH, UK
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Charlbury Library

The Charlbury Library is now housed in the stylish and up to date Charlbury Community Centre. A lovely welcoming library, it has a ...

Charlbury, Chipping Norton OX7 3PQ, UK
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Nine Acres Recreation Ground Charlbury Playpark

I’m always on the hunt for a new playpark to try out and Nine Acres Recreation Ground which is the playpark in Charlbury was ...

Charlbury, Chipping Norton OX7 3PQ, UK
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Upton To Didcot Art Trail Bike Ride

The Upton to Didcot Art Trail makes a lovely family bike ride (or walk).  There’s a great playground at the start, a car-free ...

Didcot OX11, UK
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Pangbourne Playground

Pangbourne has a lovely little playground, not far from  the river. The playground is fenced and secure for younger ones and has ...

Thames Ave, Pangbourne, Reading RG8 7BY, UK
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Vale & Downland Museum Wantage

The Vale & Downland Museum in Wantage was voted one of the top ten family museums in the country and I’m not surprised.  I ...

Church St, Wantage OX12 8BL, UK
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Notcutts Garden Centre Play Area

Notcutts Garden Centre in Nuneham Coutenay has a lovely play area.  With the cafe and the garden centre, it makes a nice trip out with ...

Oxford OX44 9PY, UK
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Wooburn Park Playground

Wooburn Park has a small playground beside the playing fields and tennis courts.  The playground equipment is a bit old and tired but ...

Wooburn Green, High Wycombe HP10 0JA, UK
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Rhymetime at Banbury Library

Rhymetime at Banbury Library runs on Tuesdays from 10 to 10:30am.  Check their website to confirm that the Tuesday session is running ...

Ruskin Rd, Banbury OX16 9HU, UK
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It’s great to take your kids on a special treat to some of the wonderful attractions we have on offer nearby but it can really ...

Oxford OX1, UK
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Abbey Meadows Playground, Abingdon

The new Abbey Meadows playground in Abingdon is now open and is definitely worth a visit.  A £320,000 investment has created a ...

Abbey Cl, Abingdon OX14 3JD, UK
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A to Z of Things To Do With Kids in Berkshire

Looking for some ideas of places go and things to do with kids in Berkshire? Here’s our A to Z packed with suggestions of ...

Reading, UK
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Where To Go For A Family Bike Ride In Berkshire

Getting outdoors and getting active together as a family creates great experiences and memories.  Here are our top tips for where to go ...

Reading, UK
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Leys Recreation Ground, Witney

The Leys Recreation Ground in Witney is a fantastic park with lots for all the family to enjoy. As well as the lovely open grassy space ...

2 The Leys, Witney OX28 4DH, UK
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Berkshire Family Bike Ride: Thatcham to Theale

The Kennet and Avon Canal is a brilliant place to go on a family bike ride in Berkshire.  There are miles of fairly flat, car-free ...

Thatcham, UK
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Upton Playground

Upton Playground is a really excellent playground for children aged 5 years and older.  Located next to Upton Village Hall, there is ...

Upton, Didcot OX11 9HX, UK
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Woodgreen Playground, Witney

Woodgreen Playground in Witney is a great little playground beside the Holy Trinity Church.  It is fully enclosed and has a good range ...

7 Woodgreen, Witney OX28 1DF, UK
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St Mary’s Fields Circular Walk, Kidlington

The small circular walk around St Mary’s fields has long been a favourite in my family.  It’s not very long so perfect for ...

106 Church St, Kidlington OX5 2AZ, UK
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Exeter Play Park, Kidlington

CLOSED FOR REFURB UNTIL 14TH JULY 2018 Although not huge, Exeter play park is probably the largest in Kidlington and has the best ...

Crown Rd, Kidlington OX5 1AG, UK
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Alexandra Gardens, Windsor

Alexandra Gardens in Windsor is a beautiful place to go with the family if you’re thinking of a trip to Windsor.  Located right ...

Windsor SL4 5JA, UK
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Orchard Play Park Area

The Orchard Play Park Area in Kidlington is a lovely grassy park with large football field and what my kids refer to as the pirate ...

Evans Ln, Kidlington OX5 2HX, UK
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Parkhill Recreation Ground (Benmead Road Park)

Officially called Parkhill Recreation Ground, my kids have always referred to this little park in Kidlington as Benmead Road park.  ...

Benmead Rd, Kidlington OX5 2DA, UK
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Bury Knowle Park

Bury Knowle is a beautiful park in Oxford’s Headington.  It’s a lovely spot for a family picnic and has lots to keep the ...

149-155 A420, Oxford OX3 9ED, UK
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Cuttleslowe and Sunnymeade Park

Cuttleslowe and Sunnymeade Park is the all time favourite park for my kids in Oxford because it has so much to do there.  Covering 42 ...

Park Cl, Oxford OX2 8NP, UK
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South Stoke Park Playground

South Stoke Park playground is a hidden gem tucked away in the beautiful village of South Stoke.  It’s a wonderful grassy ...

Cross Keys Rd, South Stoke, Reading RG8 0JT, UK
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Oxford University Museum of Natural History

We’re incredibly lucky in Oxfordshire to have the wonderful Oxford University Museum of Natural History.  With free entry, it ...

Oxford OX1 3PW, UK
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Bure Park Nature Reserve

If you fancy somewhere for a run around, or a good place for younger ones to bike without the worry of cars, then head over to Bure ...

11 Poppylands, Bicester OX26 3ZP, UK
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Pitt Rivers Museum

The Pitt Rivers Museum was founded in 1884 when General Pitt Rivers, an influential figure in the development of archaeology and ...

Oxford OX1 3PP, UK
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Ashmolean Museum

Longlisted for the 2014 Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award, the Ashmolean Museum in central Oxford, is a treasure on our doorstep.  ...

Oxford OX1 2PH, UK
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The Look Out – Swinley Forest, Bracknell

Swinley Forest is a great low cost destination for a outdoor family day.  Park at the Look Out and enjoy free access to walking and ...

Bracknell RG12 7QW, UK
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Steeple Aston Play Park

Steeple Aston has a lovely mid sized play park with a good range of equipment for younger and older kids.  It’s mostly wooden ...

Grange Park, Steeple Aston, Bicester OX25 4SR, UK
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Kirtlington Quarry

Once a busy quarry, Kirtlington Quarry is now a nature reserve.  It’s not specifically set up with any kids activities but I ...

Mill Ln, Kidlington OX5 3HW, UK
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The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock

If your kids love dinosaurs, then they’ll have fun at the Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock.  Entry is free which makes it a low ...

Woodstock OX20 1SN, UK
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Rectory Farm

Rectory Farm is more than just a PYO (pick your own). With some extra facilities for kids on site, you can easily extend your visit to ...

Stanton St John, Oxford OX33 1HF, UK

Mill Meadows Toddler Playground, Henley

There are two great playgrounds at Mill Meadows, by the river, in Henley. The wooden adventure playground is suitable for older ...

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF, UK
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Mill Meadows Adventure Playground, Henley

There are two great playgrounds at Mill Meadows, by the river, in Henley. One is ideal for toddlers and younger children.  The other ...

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF, UK
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Garth Park Playground & Cafe

Described as Bicester’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ play park, Garth Park playground lives up to this accolade.  Following a ...

Bicester, Oxfordshire OX26 6PS, UK

Shotover Country Park

Located on the edge of Oxford, Shotover Country Park offers a great trip out with the family.  It’s open all year round and ...

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 8TA, UK
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Millets Farm Centre

Millets Farm Centre is great for a trip with younger kids and really good value too as it’s free! It’s perfect if you want ...

Frilford, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX13 5HB, UK
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Dinton Pastures

For a great family day out, Dinton Pastures is a great destination.  With an awesome playground, lakes perfect for cycling or talking a ...

Hurst, Reading, Wokingham RG10 0TH, UK
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Hinksey Park and Playground

Hinksey Park is a lovely spacious area to run around and enjoy a picnic.  There is a pond with ducks and swans, a good sandy playground ...

Lake St, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4RP, UK
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Top 10 Bluebell Walks in Oxfordshire

Not long after Easter, towards the end of April, the bluebells start to appear in woodland across the UK. Forests are transformed with ...

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX44 9PX, UK
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Tackley Playground

Tackley playground is not far from me so I’m surprised it took me so long to hear about this lovely little gem of a play park.  ...

Medcroft Rd, Tackley, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 3AH, UK
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Dorney Lake

Dorney Lake is a fantastic place for a family walk, bike, scoot or rollerskate.  Set in a spectacular 450-acre parkland near Windsor, ...

Unnamed Road, Windsor, Buckinghamshire SL4 6QF, UK
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Moulsford Playground

Tucked away next to Moulsford Pavilion, Moulsford playground is a wonderful playground for kids of all ages.  Opened in 2014, ...

Moulsford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 9JD, UK
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The Nature Discovery Centre

A trip to the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham makes a great day out whatever the weather.  With two adventure playgrounds, a lake ...

Thatcham, West Berkshire RG19 3FU, UK
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Blewbury Play Space

Blewbury Play Space Head over to Blewbury to find a brilliant playground designed for children 8 years and over. Younger children can ...

Blewbury, Didcot OX11 9PE, UK
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Reading Museum

What can you do with kids in central Reading on a rainy day? Try Reading Museum! Located in the Town Hall,  Reading Museum is walking ...

Reading, Reading RG1 1QH, UK
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Woodley Park Run

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Top 10 Bluebell Walks in Wiltshire

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List of Playgrounds in Newbury

Looking for a playground to take the kids to in Newbury? Here’s our list of all the playgrounds to choose from with options for ...

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Blossoms Field Playground, Newbury

We haven’t yet visited Blossom’s Field Playground in Newbury but it’s on our list! In the meantime, if you have any ...

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Top 10 Bluebell Walks in Buckinghamshire

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Victoria Park Playground Newbury

Victoria Park is in central Newbury, only a few minutes walk from the river, main carparks and shops. It’s a beautiful spacious ...

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Charlbury Library

The Charlbury Library is now housed in the stylish and up to date Charlbury Community Centre. A lovely welcoming library, it has a ...

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Nine Acres Recreation Ground Charlbury Playpark

I’m always on the hunt for a new playpark to try out and Nine Acres Recreation Ground which is the playpark in Charlbury was ...

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Upton To Didcot Art Trail Bike Ride

The Upton to Didcot Art Trail makes a lovely family bike ride (or walk).  There’s a great playground at the start, a car-free ...

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Pangbourne Playground

Pangbourne has a lovely little playground, not far from  the river. The playground is fenced and secure for younger ones and has ...

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Vale & Downland Museum Wantage

The Vale & Downland Museum in Wantage was voted one of the top ten family museums in the country and I’m not surprised.  I ...

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Notcutts Garden Centre Play Area

Notcutts Garden Centre in Nuneham Coutenay has a lovely play area.  With the cafe and the garden centre, it makes a nice trip out with ...

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