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Leisure and Parks

South Park

View of Oxford from South Park

South Park occupies 50 acres of open space, with magnificent views overlooking Oxford.

It is open all day, every day and is 5 minutes walk from Cowley Road in East Oxford.

The postcode is OX4 1NT (see location map).


The park was handed to the Council in 1951 with a covenant preserving it as an open space for the benefit of the public.

What can I do there?

  • Visit the children's play area and zip wire
  • Use the fitness trail
  • Catch a Balloon flight with Adventure Balloons between April and October
  • Enjoy the views over Oxford


The park is a popular location for numerous events, including:

  • Annual fireworks display in November
  • Foodies Festival
  • Film locations
  • Fairs
  • Circus
  • Music concerts

Regular Events

Buggy Fit
1.30pm - South Park (playground) - £5 per session

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There is free parking available along Morrell Avenue, Cheney Lane and Warneford Lane.

The nearest car parks are a short walk away at Marston Road and Union Street, the locations of which can be found on our Car Parks page.

Friends of South Park

Visit the Friends of South Park website for more information about the group.

Page last updated 14 April 2014

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