These are a few ofour favourite February things

It was Christmas yesterday and now half term is knocking on the door. Let’s get planning! 




Oxford Literary Festival

Watch this space! The Oxford Literary Festival takes place between March 16th – 24th this year. The Children and Young People’s Programme is released round about now. We can’t wait to see who comes to town this year!

A child peering into at mini house

Beckonscot Model Village

Let your teeny tinies feel like giants at this model village. If, like me, you visited here when you were a child then you will feel full of nostalgia!

5 of our favourite places to eat with (or without!) children in Oxford

Looking for a quick, child-friendly bite? These are some of our favourite places: tried and tested by us. Good luck people, we’re with you all the way! 

Top 5 places to see snowdrops

It’s snowdrop time! These delicate white flowers are the first sign that winter is coming to a close. Our snowdrop hotspots always guarantee a great show that will delight visitors.



treat yourself. You’re still knackered from Christmas, you’re face first into half term and somehow your Facebook feed is telling you to get your groove on for Easter. This is your reminder to look after you too.



Caper bookshop
Caper bookshop

Is it a bookshop? Well yes, but actually it's waaaaaaaaaay more. Step inside my friends... Read more

Kingston Bagpuize House
Kingston Bagpuize House

A beautiful Manor House and you recognise it? You might, parts of Downton Abbey were filmed here! Read more

Harcourt Arboretum
Harcourt Arboretum

A huge 130 acre site filled with the word's rare and endangered trees and the UK's tallest redwoods. Very family friendly with trails ... Read more

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Fancy climbing into a massive guitar or walking through an ear? Maybe you want to explore space or experience the UK's biggest stand ... Read more

Coombe Hill Circular Walk
Coombe Hill Circular Walk

Coombe Hill is the highest point in the Chiltern Hills and boy do you feel it! This short circular will reward you with far-reaching ... Read more

Warburg Nature Reserve
Warburg Nature Reserve

A hidden wildlife gem nestling in the Chiltern Hills with a short 1 mile Wildlife Walk for little legs Read more



the stars! Look up and see what’s in the night sky above you. Stargazing is for everyone and you don’t have to have any fancy equipment or knowledge about constellations or the solar system.