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.
Project Timescape is Northmoor Trust's visitor and education centre near the Wittenham Clumps, Little Wittenham. Visitors can learn about the archaeology of the Wittenham Clumps, geology of the South Oxfordshire area, wildlife on the Little Wittenham Nature Reserve, the Northmoor Trust's conservation farm and the effects that climate change will have on our landscape in the future.
|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.