Oxford’s Outdoor Venue Guide - Blackbird Leys Park

Record details

General Information

Category: City Park
Address: Cuddesdon Way, OX4 6ST
Size: 9 hectares
Miles to City Centre: 4
Miles to Ring Road: 0.6
Size of events: Small to extra-large

Blackbird Leys Park is a large, open park with extensive flat grass areas, which makes it ideal for a variety of events.

It is situated in the centre of a residential estate with close access off the ring road.

There is the possibility to hire rooms in the leisure centre located in one corner of the park to use in conjunction with the green space.

How to Get there

Active Travel: 25 minutes’ cycle ride from city centre.

Public transport: Nearby bus stops on Cuddesdon Way and Pegasus Road; services to and from the city centre every few minutes.

Parking: No suitable onsite parking for event attendees; nearest public car parks off Cuddesdon Way and next to Leys Pools & Leisure Centre.

Key Considerations
  • Access width for vehicles: 4.7m (Cuddesdon Way), 3.6m (Pegasus Road)
  • Football pitches occupy part of the site between September and April
  • Parts of the site can become waterlogged following periods of prolonged, heavy rain.
  • Park and green space
  • Premises licence
  • Playgrounds
  • Parking
  • Vehicle access
Previous and Current events
  • Leys Festival & Horticultural Show
  • Oxford Blackbirds Football Tournament
  • Funfair
Venue Guide Brochure
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If you have any queries or would like to discuss your event, please contact us at: events@oxford.gov.uk