The best family days out in the Bicester area
Top 5 family days out in the area
|Kirtlington Polo Ground
Kirtlington Park Polo Club has some very famous teams and some of the sport’s top professionals have started their careers at Kirtlington. Take a blanket and a picnic and enjoy the spectacle of an international polo match.
|Bicester Village Designer Outlet Shopping Centre
If Versace, Ralph Lauren and other designer labels are your thing then look no further. What could be better than a day’s shopping followed by a stop at Carluccio’s restaurant for a meal and coffee?
|Stowe House and Gardens
A visitor attraction since the 18th Century, Stowe House and Landscape Gardens form one of the greatest and most imitated estates in Europe, and have welcomed many literary, political and influential people as well as royals from around Europe.
Stowe House is a major work of architecture on a palatial scale which has inspired, and contains the work of, a number of leading 18th-century designers including Vanbrugh, Adam, Gibbs, Kent, and Soane.
|Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre at Quainton is a working steam museum set on a huge rural site between Bicester and Aylesbury. Carriages include a dining car from the royal train of 1901 as well an another reputedly used by Winston Churchill and General Eisenhower for wartime planning meetings. Events during the year include “Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine”, Steaming Open Days, Static Viewing Days, Special Events along with various events for Christmas, Halloween, etc.
Visit Wyevale’s flagship store at ‘Bicester Avenue’, along with 12 other shops from Laura Ashley to World of Water. The complex offers a premium children’s indoor activity centre to keep them entertained whilst the adults enjoy the great café, comfortable sofas and newspapers. Whilst in the area, why not hop across the roundabout & visit Bicester Village for designer fashion.