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The University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

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Pleasant walk

A well maintained arboretum with some delightful walks through glades of interesting trees, many of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MadalynH7
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
A great place for a walk

We have visited Oxford Botanic Gardens many times so this year we signed up to an annual pass which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cm9720
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A well maintained arboretum with some delightful walks through glades of interesting trees, many of which are well labelled

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Oxford Botanic Gardens many times so this year we signed up to an annual pass which gives us access to Harcourt Arborteum. We enjoyed a pleasant 45 minute walk and will be returning to see how it changes with the changing of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cm9720
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trees are just beginning to turn to autumn colours in the Arboretum. The paths are easy to navigate and there is a lot to see if you enjoy the outdoors. The peafowl, we are told rather sternly, do not belong to the Arboretum and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on Saturday whilst on our annual visit to Oxfordshire. Whilst the Arboretum is between seasons i.e. too late for the azaleas etc and too early for Autumn we spent a very pleasant couple of hours walking around all the trails through the woods...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

(And the no dogs rule is a definite bonus.) highlights include the peacocks who very relaxed around people and a rare Yew tree from the Andes. Apparently, we choose an in between time missing the flower meadows and too early for autumn colour, but still...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came to the Arboretum for the first time in my life, I'm ashamed to say, at the end of June. The day I visited a Summer Fayre was on. It had quite a lot stalls offering local and international foods and drinks, and was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

We spent a glorious few hours exploring the woods and paths, paths are easily marked out and there are lovely little pockets where children can explore. There are some activities to do too, although we found if hard to find out about these. Lots of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank daisydayy
Reviewed July 14, 2019

Wonderful place for a day off - plenty of old, interesting trees, huge meadows and some flowering trees. We spent lots of time trying to locate pigs and thanks to the staff, who pointed out where they have been recently seen we were able to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank leuveen
Reviewed July 3, 2019

A very pleasant walk around the woodland area and meadows with the better half, some interesting things to see and very well kept.... the downside probably the cost £6pp for a couple of hours walk round is what I would call a bit excessive... but...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mark T
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Do you really need to pay to go to a woodland? Go to a public park instead, you won't miss a thing. All they have here that might be a bit unusual is a few redwoods and a monkey tree with a name tag. Other...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Keith W
May 6, 2017|
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Response from Johnoxford01 | Reviewed this property |
All parking is free but entrance is changeable
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Frybags55
November 7, 2016|
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Response from canuckabroad10 | Reviewed this property |
yes. £5 for an adult day ticket in 2016. under £20 for an annual pass. prices are listed on their site.
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