Enjoy fun and games at the Arboretum on Saturday the 29th of August
Celebrate summer at the Arboretum this August with a series of socially distanced activities each Saturday from the 8th of August, free with your entrance ticket.
What's happening on the day
Go on a bug hunt in Palmer's Ley Meadow with Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH) or settle down and listen to some insect storytelling. Check out some of the specimens from the OUMNH collection, make your own bug antennae and take home some brilliant bug-themed crafts
Go on a scavenge hunt and discover the wonders of the Arboretum
Build a den for our local Arboretum faeries and learn about den building animals at our Education Tent
Take part in several art and botanical activities at the education tent
Enjoy a tasty beverage with XT Brewery and Hitchcox Cider and tuck into delicious food with Supreme Sausages, SoleLuna Pizza and Nutmeg + Thyme, and treat yourself to something Lekker with Celia's cafe
Roam through 67 acres of wildflower meadow and see how many wildflowers and butterflies you can spot with our spotter sheet
Contactless payment available at all stalls
What you need to know before you visit
All our activities are designed to be socially distant and you are welcome to bring your own seating and blankets with you.
Parking is available onsite and is free with your entrance ticket.
The toilets at the Arboretum will be open and monitored on Saturday the 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th August only, outside these days they will remain closed.
Find out more about visiting during coronavirus.