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Top 5 Half Term Family Events

It might feel like it has just been the Easter holidays but May half term is imminent! We’ve rounded up a list of the top five family events to take the kids to this half term…

Kids Go Half Price at Oxford Castle Unlocked
Kids go half price at Oxford Castle Unlocked loOpen from 10am daily, Adult: £10.75, Child: £3.75*

Seeing as you’re on our blog, we hope this means you’re interested in a visit! This half term, we’re offering half price entry for kids. Enjoy a fascinating guided tour of our 1000 year old castle prison.  You can only claim the half price child tickets by booking online in advance here. *Terms and conditions apply.

Complete the Transport in Oxford family trail at the Museum of Oxford
10.30am to 4.30pm daily, FREE

Have fun learning about James Sadler, the first man to fly a Hot Air Balloon in England, Lord Nuffield (founder of Morris Motors) and other interesting facts about transport over time in Oxford.
See here for more details: https://www.oxford.gov.uk/events/


Sunday Family Visits at Willowbrook Farm
Held each Sunday from 10am to 3pm, £2.50 per person, under 3s free

Bring your whole family along to the Willowbrook farm and spend the day enjoying the country air, relaxing in the cafe and visiting the Willowbrook Farm Menagerie with its range of rare, interesting and adorable animals. Visits are just £2.50 and must be booked in advance by the Friday before.
See here for more details: http://www.willowbrookorganic.org/Willowbrook_Sunday


Bug Handling at the Story Museum
Wednesday 1 June, 11am – 4pm, included in museum admission (£7.50 for adults, £5 for children or £20 for a family of four)IMG_2202 low res

The Story Museum offers up a bug handling workshop on Wednesday 1st June with tarantulas and giant snails for families to meet! Suitable for ages 3+ and included in a museum admission ticket, so you can also enjoy two floors of exhibitions and immersive installations!


Totally Totem at the Pitt Rivers Museum
Friday 3 June – Saturday 4 June, 1pm to 4pm, FREE

Discover the stories behind the carved figures of the Haida totem pole, then make your own family crest pole at this family-friendly activity workshop in the Pitt Rivers Museum.