Oxford’s Outdoor Venue Guide - Bury Knowle Park

Record details

General Information

Category: Neighbourhood Park
Address: London Road, Headington OX3 9HZ
Size: 7 hectares
Miles to City Centre: 2.2
Miles to Ring Road: 0.5
Size of events: Small to large

Bury Knowle Park is situated in the commercial district of Headington in close vicinity to shops and restaurants.  It lies on a public commuting route to the centre and has excellent transport links to the city centre and Thornhill Park and Ride.  The scenic setting of the park with the historic Bury Knowle House and story-themed sculptures provide a picturesque backdrop for events.

How to Get there

Active Travel:  20 minutes’ cycle ride from the city centre.

Public transport:  Bus stop just outside the park on London Road (local and with connection to airports and
London); 400 bus service to and from Thornhill Park and Ride.

Parking:  No suitable parking onsite for event attendees; nearest public car park is Headington Car Park (behind Waitrose).

Key Considerations
  •  Access width for vehicles: 3.4m
  • Public toilets: Opening hours can be extended upon request.
  • Park location
  • Premises licence
Previous and Current events
  • Annual Headington Festival
  • Sobell House Light the Night
  • Film under the Stars
  • Annual Headington Fun Day
  • 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