Botley Park
Located just outside the city centre, off the Botley Road, the park offers local residents and visitors a great place to visit for sport, play or relaxation.
Location map

Travel and Parking

By Bus: Both Oxford Bus Company & Stagecoach run regular services along the Botley Road, stopping within a short walk of the main park entrance.

By Cycle: A cycle path runs along the Botley Road.

Walk: The park is approximately 20 minutes' walk from the city centre, 10 minutes' walk from the train station.

By car: There is limited car parking outside the Community Centre

Opening Times
The park is open all day every day.

Botley Park is a popular park, not far from the River Thames. We have left the outer grass area as long grass to increase the number of wildflowers and insects visiting the park.

Things to do

The park offers something for everyone including:

Park map

Download our Botley Park map.

West Oxford Community Centre

The West Oxford Community Centre which shares the same location is a hive of activity and events, including a community cafe.


It is currently not possible to fly model aircraft or drones (both with and without camera for filming purposes) within Oxford City Council’s public open spaces, including parks and nature reserves.

As these spaces are open to the public and experience high visitor numbers throughout the year, flying model aircraft and drones are not permitted for safety reasons.



It is now easy to book tennis courts online before you come to the park. This is a great way to make sure one will be free for your game. You can book in minutes from your mobile, tablet or computer.

If you forget to book before you arrive at the park the easiest option is to quickly use your mobile phone to reserve a court.

For more information, visit our Tennis page.

Oxford Tennis League

Play friendly competitive matches. There are four 8-week rounds a year and adults of all standards are welcome to join. Visit the Local Tennis Leagues website.

West Oxford Bowls Club

New members are always welcome. Monday evenings is 'club evening' - between April and the end of August, when coaching is available.

Visit the West Oxford Bowls Club website.


Contact the Parks Team: 01865 249811

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