Oxford’s Outdoor Venue Guide - Five Mile Recreation Ground

Record details

General Information

Category: Neighbourhood Park
Address: Five Mile Drive, OX2 8HT
Size: 2.7 hectares
Miles to City Centre: 3.1
Miles to Ring Road: 0.2
Size of events: Small to medium

Five Mile Recreation Ground is a fairly large open green space the size of two football pitches.  It has a recently built pavilion with kitchen and toilet facilities which can be hired to use in conjunction with the field for events and corporate away days. It lies in an excellent location in close vicinity to Oxford Parkway Railway Station and Park and Ride, and just off the ring road.

How to Get there

Active Travel:  25 minutes’ cycle ride from the city centre, 6 minutes from Oxford Parkway.

Public transport:  Nearby bus stops on Banbury Road; 4 minutes’ walk: regular services from the city centre or 500 bus service to and from Oxford Parkway.

Parking: The nearest public car park is Oxford Parkway.

Key Considerations
  • Access width for vehicles: 3.58m
  •  Football pitches are in use on weekends from September to April.
  • Park location
Previous and Current events
  • Sports events
  • Continental markets 
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