Things To Do With Under 5’s in and Around Kidlington

One of the largest villages in England, Kidlington has lots to offer families.  If you’re looking for baby and toddler groups, classes, walks or activities then follow the links below.

Baby & Toddler Groups in and around Kidlington

Baby and toddler groups are a great low cost and sometimes even free activity.  When you’re just starting out, they’re a great place to meet other mums with babies, make friends and gives you a focus to get out of the house.  The baby & toddler groups usually involve a mix of music, crafts, toys and refreshments which is perfect for when your little one is looking for a bit more stimulation.  There’s something on most days in Kidlington.  Scroll on down to the classes section too as some of them are pay as you go.

Community Baby Clinic

These are held at St John’s (Kidlington)  every other Friday.  Check the Kidlington Community Hub facebook page for latest updates.

  • Baby Clinic is 10:30am to 11:30am

Baby & Toddler Classes in and around Kidlington

Kidlington has a growing number of classes suitable for under 5s, most running just in term time.  Here’s a selection but we’re adding more on a regular basis so keep coming back for latest updates.








Parks & Outdoor Spaces

Enjoy a sunny day or wrap up warm and get out for some fresh air.  Kidlington has some lovely open spaces to enjoy.

Parkhill Recreation Ground just off Benmead Road

Orchard Play Park has a great pirate ship

Exeter Park is the largest of the ones in Kidlington itself

If you’re driving then Islip play park is lovely and you can always get an ice cream from the village shop on a summers day, or head down to Cuttleslowe Park for lots of variety and open space.

There’s a nice short circular route by St Mary’s Church, just short enough but exciting enough for little legs.  If the weather is dry, you can get a buggy around but it’s not so easy on a wet and muddy day.  Starting at the car park behind St Mary’s church, choose one of the gates and follow the path around in a circle until you’re back at the other gate.

Indoor Fun

Yarnton Magic Garden at the Yarton Home & Garden is a lovely soft play which has taken it’s inspiration from nature.  The space is drenched with light and there’s an outdoor and gardening theme running throughout.  It also has a lovely little imaginative play area with camp kitchen and chill out zone to read books.

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Jump & Jiggle soft play at the leisure centre is teeny tiny compared to most, but if you’re just looking for a quick half hour or so then it’s great value at £1.50.



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