Our favourite Abingdon family days out
Top 5 family days out in the area
|Millets Farm Centre
Millets Farm Centre includes a garden centre, farm shop, restaurant and farm zoo. From June to September there are over 50 acres of crops grown exclusively for Pick-Your-Own harvesting. July sees the opening of the annual 10-acre maize maze.
Beale Park Wildlife Park and Gardens nestle on the banks of the River Thames near Reading, offering visitors the chance to see a unique collection of rare and endangered birds and animals, including favourites such as lemurs, meerkats, wallabies and prairie dogs.
The Unicorn Theatre was discovered in 1952 by a couple named Alan and Frances Kitchin, who came across ruins of the Abingdon Abbey Buildings. Today, the venue is recognised as the hub for theatre and musical performances, and also a cinema. For family fun, visit the historic little theatre house intended for endless entertainment.
|Didcot Railway Centre
Didcot Railway Centre is home to a unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics, and a recreation of Brunel's broad gauge railway. Railway Experience Days allow many grown-ups to fulfil their childhood dreams and drive a steam engine. For today's children, Thomas the Tank Engine is a regular visitor.
The Abbey Meadows is a delightful park located at the end of Abbey Close in Abingdon, which has the River Thames forming the southern boundary. During the summer you can enjoy a number of outdoor activities, with facilities including a nine-hole pitch and putt course, a crazy golf course, a putting green and hard-surface tennis courts.