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Top 5: Family Activities in Oxford this Easter

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If you’re looking for a family event to keep the kids entertained this Easter holiday, why not try one of the following:Castle Unlocked-External
A Right Royal Treasure Hunt at Oxford Castle Unlocked

Friday 29th March – Sunday 14th April

It’s a Royal treasure hunt at Oxford Castle Unlocked this Easter! The year is 1142 and Empress Matilda is besieged at Oxford Castle. To win the battle against her foe King Stephen, she must find her hidden treasure. Complete the trail and help Empress Matilda claim victory and the coveted crown of England. Arts and crafts will also be available in the prison gallery. Price: Free with admission to the attraction

Oxford Castle Unlocked
New Rd
Oxford
OX1 1AY

www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk

Easter Activities at Barefoot Books
Throughout the Easter Weekend

A number of exciting family activities are taking place at Barefoot Books this Easter inclduing story telling and face painting!>

Barefoot Books Studio
294 Banbury Road
Summertown
Oxford
OX2 7ED

www.barefootbooks.com

Eggstraordinary Egg Hunt at Pitt Rivers Museum
Saturday 30th March

Eggsplore the Pitt Rivers with an eggciting egg-hunter’s trail. Free drop-in session for children aged 5+.

Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road,
Oxford
OX1 3PP

Mon 12-4.30pm
Tue-Sun & BH 10am-4.30pm.

ox.ac.uk

Get Growing! at Oxford Botanic Gardens
Wednesday 10th April 11am-1pm

Head to the Botanic Gardens next to Magdalen Bridge and celebrate Veggie Month. This is a great time of year to sow lots of seeds for food and flowers. Drop-in at any time. Free with entry to the Garden.

Botanic Gardens
High St  Oxford
OX1 4AZ

www.botanic-garden.ox.ac.uk

Easter Steamdays at Didcot Railway Centre
Friday 29th March  – Monday 1st April

Enjoy train rides in vintage carriages and view more than 20 steam locomotives housed in an original engine shed. The Museum and Archive, interactive Imagination Station will all be open, as will the Souvenir shop! £9 adult £8 child (age 2 – 15)

Didcot Railway Centre
Great Western Society
Didcot
Oxfordshire
OX11 7NJ

www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk

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