The Arboretum is served by the X38/X39/X40 route from Oxford to Wallingford and Reading. If travelling from Oxford, your journey from the bus stop on St Aldates should take around 10 minutes. Alight at the second bus stop in Nuneham Courtenay and cross the road to enter via the pedestrian entrance at the bottom of our car park. If travelling from Reading, your journey should take around one hour. Alight at the first bus stop in Nuneham Courtenay and enter through the pedestrian entrance at the bottom of our car park. For more details, please see the Thames Travel website.
Cars and cycling
From Oxford: On the Eastern Bypass, head to Heyford Hill Roundabout, and take the exit for the A4074 to Reading. The Arboretum is on the right, just as you leave the village of Nuneham Courtenay.
From Reading: Follow the A4074 to Oxfordshire. The Arboretum is on the left, just as you enter the village of Nuneham Courtenay.
Cyclists coming from Oxford are recommended to come via Cowley Road, Hollow Way and the B480, then through Toot Baldon and Marsh Baldon to avoid busy roads.
Access and facilities
As there are no refreshment facilities available at the Arboretum, visitors are very welcome to bring a picnic. Toilet facilities, including an adapted toilet and baby changing, are available in the Lodge during opening hours.
Detailed access information is available here.
Dogs are not permitted at the Arboretum, with the exception of registered assistance dogs (these may be required to wear an identification coat or marker on their lead or harness).