Oxford City Visitors Guide to tourism in Oxford, England.

Oxford Tourist Information for planning your trip to visit Oxford City & University of Oxford.

Parks and Meadows

Angel & Greyhound Meadow


The angel & Greyhound Meadow is also known as Angel Meadow, adjoining the River Cherwell just north of Magdalen Bridge. The park is very low-lying, and is flooded for much of the year.


Address: Boulter Street, Oxford OX3 0EE, United Kingdom

Cutteslowe Park


Cutteslowe Park is a great local park with a fabulous array of attractions and facilities.  An amazing place to take your little ones! It’s free (unless you partake on the train rides). Fantastic park and lovely walks (that can take a good 45mins) where you can look at the flourishing flowerbeds and huge duck pond to let the little ones tire themselves out. There are many activities to keep you occupied on a day out are given below.

•Cool off in the paddling pool (open July – August)
• Two children’s play areas
•Book the football pitches or cricket square
•Sit by the duck pond
•Ride the trains on the Cutteslowe Park Miniature Railway
•Admire the ornamental flower beds
•Skate the concrete skate park with ramps and grind rail
•Play football or basketball in the street sports site
•Use the ping pong table
•Play Miniature Golf
•Play on the outdoor Tennis Courts

If you wish to get here, take the #2 bus from the city center towards Kidlington. Get off at Harbord Road/Wolvercote Cemetery, and walk to the end of Harbord Road. At the end of Harbord Road, off Banbury Road. 0800 0521455 for information and opening times.

Address: Oxford, United Kingdom

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Florence Park


Florence Park is located in East Oxford, five minutes walk from Cowley Road. It is a lovely, family-friendly park opened in 1934 after the land was presented to the City by Councillor F.E. Moss in memory of his sister Florence.



Address: Cornwallis Road, off Iffley Road. (Florence Park Bowls Club 01865 779329)

The postcode is OX4 3PW.

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Bury Knowle Park


The park was developed in 1930 after the Council purchased Bury Knowle House and its grounds from Henry Beaufoy. This park offers a wide range of activities including:
Headington Library, including a large room a children’s library, children’s playground, tennis courts, mini golf and sensory garden for the visually impaired.

Address: Off Old High Street, which is off London Road, Headington.

Hinksey Park


This is a very good beautifully maintained park with features of this park include an outdoor swimming pool, a main lake, a boating lake, tennis courts, fishing, a children’s play area.




Address: Lake Street, off Abingdon Road


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