Family Friendly events at the Harcourt Arboretum

There's always something on at Harcourt Arboretum

With a range of seasonal trails, holiday activites, under 5s sessions and explorer's backpacks there's something for everyone here at the Arboretum.
Keep an eye on the events pages for more details as they become available.


Family Craft Afternoons 

There will be fun activites for all the family to have a go at.  Activities take place from 1-4pm and are drop-in.


Tuesday 14th February - Waking up after Winter

The Arboretum is coming alive after its winter sleep.  Enjoy crafts and trails for all the family.


Tuesday 11th April - Eggs-traordinary Eggs

Find out about the animals at the Arboretum that hatch from eggs.  Make some egg-themed crafts to take home.


Tuesday 18th April - Brilliant Bugs

Discover some of the marvellous mini-beasts that live at the Arboretum before making some simple crafts to take home.


Tuesday 30th May - Fabulous Flowers

Flowers are blooming all around the Arboretum.  Come and enjoy the meadows and woodland flowers before making your own flower-themed crafts.


Arboretum Explorer's Backpacks

Backpacks are available from April to November.  Pick them up from the ticket office and take them round with you to help you explore the 130 acre site.


Arboretum Family Trails

There is always a themed trail available to help families take a closer look at some of the highlights at the Arboretum.  Trails are desgned for children aged 4-11 but older and younger people are welcome to have a go too.


13th February - 7th April: Spring has Sprung Trail

8th April - 23rd April: Arboretum Easter Trail

24th April - 28th May: Wildlife Signs Trail

17th - 25th June: Going Green at the Arboretum Trail - Part of Oxford Green Week

29th May - 1st August: Brilliant Blooms Trail