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Top 8 Easter Events in Oxford

With the daffodils finally springing up, it’s a sure sign that spring has well and truly sprung. But it’s not just the emergence of the daffodils that have announced the changing of the seasons, Easter is just around the corner too and with so many Easter events in Oxford to choose from there’s never been a better time to plan and book your Easter holiday. Take a look at our round-up of the top 8 Easter events in Oxford that are perfect for the whole family.

Easter Egg Hunts

easter eggs hidden in grass with two people coming to find them.

No Easter will be complete without the obligatory Easter Egg hunt, check out these fun egg hunts and discover the great outdoors together.

Tumblestone Hollow

When: 29th March to 14th April

The annual Easter Trail at Tumblestone Hollow is back. This year, Pebble and Grit have been having lots of fun hiding riddles and clues around the standing stones and treehouses at Tumblestone Hollow. They’ve also been a little mischievous and snuck into Stonor Park to hide a few clues too. 

Follow the trail and explore and play as you go, solve the riddles and puzzles to win a chocolate treat, and listen to the stories of Tumblestone Hollow read by one of the woodland elves. This trail is bound to leave your whole family filled with wonder and delight.

Waterperry Gardens

When: 1st to 16th April

Just a stone’s throw from Oxford is the magnificent Waterperry Gardens. Occupying 8 acres, the gardens offer something for everyone and with spring officially springing there’s bound to be a wealth of pretty colours and flowers to explore. Combine your visit with their Big Easter Bunny Hunt and have yourself a fun Easter in Oxford. 

Easter Trails at the National Trust

When: Throughout April

Loved by so many, National Trust properties offer so much for visitors all year round and Easter is no exception. If you’re looking for a trusted Easter event in Oxford then the National Trust will always deliver. 

Discover Waddesdon Manor, Basildon Park, Chastleton, and Grey’s Court which are all within a short distance of Oxford. 

Easter Extravaganzas in Oxford

Close-up of little girl sitting at the table making and painting figure of rabbit for Easter holiday

Easter is all about crafts, fun activities, and spending time with loved ones. So check out these eggstravaganzas that have a little bit of everything.

Blenheim Palace

When: 29th March to 1st April

Blenheim Palace offers the perfect family day out no matter the time of year. This Easter they’re hosting an Easter Eggstravaganza you’ll want to be a part of. Hop along to their Walled Garden and enjoy a range of egg-citing activities from circus skills and balloon modelling to bubble performances, bungee trampolines, and a vintage variety show. 

You’ll even get the chance to see the Easter Bunny, go on an epic easter egg hunt, and refuel with drinks and pizza by the slice at the Walled Garden Pizzeria. If that wasn’t enough, the chocoholics and buddy chefs in the family can even book into a chocolate workshop and create some tasty treats to take home.

Easter at Waddesdon Manor

When: 27th March to 14th April

If you’re looking for an Easter event in Oxford, be sure to check out Waddesdon Manor. This Easter they’ve got an Easter trail that is jam-packed with tons of fun games and creative activities. Grab your map, follow it, and get involved in each activity for a super fun family day out. But don’t forget to collect those chocolate eggs along the way. 

Easter on the Farm 

mummy sheep with her lambs in a field

Easter is about more than just the Easter Bunny and chocolate eggs. There’s plenty happening on farms across the country, so take a trip to some of Oxford’s farms and learn about life on the farm.

Millets Farm

When: 1st to 14th April

Get outdoors this spring with a family fun day at Millets Maze Courtyard. This year, join Farmer Carter and play some epic quiz trails through three woodlands, courtyards, and a castle as well as step up the speed in go-karts and pedal tractors. 

Cogges Manor Farm

When: 29th March to 14th April

Let your child’s imagination run wild as they create their own adventure with 17 acres of open space to explore, adventure play fort, zip wire, and trail around the old moat. Or your budding little farmers can jump on a mini tractor ride. Pick up an explorer pack with bug pot and ID guides, and go on the hunt for minibeasts in the meadow. It’ll be an exciting day out.

High Lodge Farm

When: 29th March to 7th April

Promising back-to-basics farm fun, tonnes of fresh air, and plenty of mud, High Lodge Farm has an action-packed sheep-themed adventure trail everyone will love. Seek out 10 decorated sheep hiding in the woodland, before heading back to the Field of Fun for woodland games, farm tractor, and food.

Easter Accommodation in Oxford

Oxford has so much to offer throughout the year and here at Short Let Space we have accommodation to suit everyone. From rural country cottages to pet-friendly houses, there’s something available in Oxford just for you.

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