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Children’s Party Venue Ideas in Oxfordshire

Children’s Party Venue Ideas in Oxfordshire

If you’re planning a birthday party for your little one and are looking for a party venue that will do it all for you with minimum fuss and maximum fun, then read on for some ideas in and around Oxfordshire:


Soft Play Party at Darcy Bear, Carterton

At Darcy Bear their aim is to provide a safe, fun environment for children to play and learn while parents/guardians can relax and enjoy spending quality time with their children.

Let the younger ones develop new skills while having fun in the separate under 5s area while older children let their imagination lead them into the Under 12s area with two slides, a large ball pool, zip wires and much more!!

Enjoy healthy meals or indulgent treats at the Darcy Bear Cafe, which serves delicious hot and cold meals until 4.30pm as well as freshly ground coffee, a selection of teas or hot chocolate.

If you have a birthday coming up Darcy Bear is a great party venue with 4 party options to choose from.

Location: Darcy Bear, Carterton South Industrial Estate, Black Bourton Road, Carterton, Oxfordshire. OX18 3EZ

For more information click here


Soft Play Party at Rugrats & Halfpints

Rugrats and Half Pints is an award winning concept in indoor activities for children from birth and is a great party venue

It includes a wide range of sensory and soft play activities all under one roof and a cafe onsite.

They offer a number of party packages which include Private Party Chalet, Free Helium Balloons for all the children
next visit free for the Birthday child, Free Downloadable Invitations, 2 Hours of Fun and Play, Unlimited Squash and Choice of Buffet

Location: Beaumont Rd, Banbury OX16 1QY

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Ice Skating Party at Oxford Ice Rink

Why not consider an Ice Skating Party to celebrate your child´s next birthday in style?

Location: Oxford Ice Rink, Oxpens Road, Oxford, OX1 1RX

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Pottery Party at Unique Creations

Unique Creations is a wonderfully colourful Paint Your Own Ceramics and Craft cafe that offer Ceramic Parties that last for 1 ½ hours and you choose between:

  • INITIAL PACK 8″ letter and small plate £15.95 a head
  • DOLPHIN PACK: mug AND a small plate or cereal bowl £16.95 a head.
  • ZOO PACK: cheeky animal AND a small plate or cereal bowl £17.95 a head.
  • FRAME PACK: wavy frame and a cereal bowl or mug £17.95 a head.
  • FAIRY PACK: Small Fairy box and a small plate £16.95 a head.

Location: Unique Creations, 263 Banbury Road, Oxford. OX2 7HN

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Bowling Party at Hollywood Bowl

Choose from one of their fun-packed children’s birthday party packages, perfect for ages 5-10 and guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience. Each package includes Brilliant Bowling fun, Scrummy Mini Bowler’s Meal and a framed photo of the party gang

Location: Ozone Leisure Park, Grenoble Road, Oxford. OX4 4XP

Build-A-Bear Workshop Party

At a Build-A-Party you set the budget of how much you want to spend per child and a party planner will guide and manage the rest. Each child then takes home the bear they have created and any clothes they’ve chosen.

They don’t have food at Build-A-Bear Workshop but there are plenty of restaurants close by. We went to Frankie & Benny’s when we had my daughters party there

Location:  Unit 49 The Eden Centre, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 2BY

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Soft Play Party at Snakes & Ladders

Bursting with indoor play activities, Snakes and Ladders is fun for children of all ages and is so much more than just soft play. Children can explore the huge playframe, there’s imagination play, slides, tunnels, ball ponds, rope climbs and more.

Those aged less than 5 years have their own special dedicated zone and can join in their pre-school sessions. They’re also a great venue for a birthday party too. Don’t forget your socks!

The parties are 2 hours long and includes:

  • 90 minutes fun and play
  • Choose your Glamour, Disco, Space and Fire Station themed party room
  • Half an hour in the party room with a host
  • Full party buffet
  • Free admission for all accompanying adults
  • ‘Next visit free’ voucher for the birthday child
  • Free downloadable invitations

Location: Audlett Drive, Abingdon, Oxfordshire. OX14 3NJ

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A Chocolate making Party at Rumseys in Thame

A fantastic way to celebrate your child’s birthday and guaranteed chocolatey fun for all your guests. A guaranteed crowd pleaser.

Children’s parties include :

  • Special Welcome to Rumsey’s Chocolaterie in Thame:
  • Put on aprons, hats and prepare for chocolate making
  • Practical demonstration on making chocolate items from our chocolate Chef
  • Chocolate making session – each party guest will make their own set of six lollipops using milk and white chocolate
  • Each party guest will dip their own pieces of honeycomb, or pipe chocolate buttons to decorate (dependant on age of children)
  • Make your own chocolate decoration to garnish your ice cream dessert
  • Party food  – fresh sandwiches & nibbles followed by Rumsey’s own ice cream dessert served with their own chocolate garnish
  • Helium filled balloon for the special birthday person
  • Birthday cake (optional extra) – a chocolate lover’s dream with a chocolate plaque detailing the special birthday person
  • Wrap their goodies to take home

Costs: £36.00 per guest with chocolate to the value of £12.00+ to take away
Optional extra – Rumsey’s Chocolate Birthday cake with chocolate plaque, decorated and with birthday message £34.50

Minimum number of guests – 6

Location: 8 Upper High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3ER

Please call  01844 260 303 to book

For more details about Rumseys click here


Trampoline Party at The Revolution

The friendly and lively team at Rebound Revolution will take care of everything for your Party as your group bounce away on the trampolines.

Rebound Revolution Parties are 90 minutes of fun and include a one-hour jump session followed by 30 minutes for eating, refreshments and opening presents.

Location: Talisman Business Park, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 6HR

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Climbing Party at Oxford Brookes

Children’s climbing parties comprise a one hour session for a group of up to 10 climbers (maximum) 5yrs+ and Children’s party food is available at the Breton Crepe Company.

Location: Oxford Brookes University , Headington Campus, Oxford. OX3 0BP

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Odds Farm, Wooburn Common

Children’s parties at Odds Farm include everything you need. You just bring the children and the cake! Party rooms available to hire 7 days a week, and you’ll also get entry to the farm, party food and party bags, special party invitations, animal masks, complimentary tea and coffee for adults, and more.

Location: Wooburn Common Road, Wooburn Common, High Wycombe, HP10 0LX

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Partyman World of Play

A party at a Partyman World of Play venue is always a big hit with friends and family. The unique party venues in Oxford create an atmosphere that matches the excitement of the children, creating memories that will last a long while (if not forever)! There are a number of party packages on offer that all include party food

Location: Grenoble Road, Oxford,United Kingdom,OX4 4XP


The Story Museum

At the Story Museum in Oxford you can choose from an Easy-Peasy Party or a number of Choose-your-own adventure parties which includes a 60 minute activity session, a member of the Story Team to lead activities, a party lunch for all attending children, a party bag containing a variety of Story Museum treasures and a pass to explore our Exhibitions.

Location: 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

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Whizz Kidz

Whizz Kidz offers 5 different party packages; Toddler parties, Kidz parties, Superkidz party, Superbubblelights party and an Exclusive party. Included in your package includes time playing on the playframe, the bouncy castle and the sports arena and party food.

Location: 2-6 Jefferson Way, Thame, Oxon OX9 3SZ

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We hope you found our party venue ideas useful, if you’re looking for accessories and party bag ideas then we have some ideas here

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