Dig! - February Half Term at Oxford Castle

In a nutshell

Take the kids to try some amateur archaeology at Oxford Castle on 18th, 20th, 22nd or 23rd February. Treasure hunt, fossil making and more. Book in advance.

Taking place at

Oxford Castle and Prison Oxford Castle, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1AY

Contact details

Tel: 01865 260666

Web: www.oxfordcastleandprison.co.uk

Dig! - February Half Term at Oxford Castle details...

Open 18 Feb - 23 Feb

Why not treat the family to a great day out at Oxford Castle and Prison? This February half term young visitors can try their luck at some amateur archaeology! The hour-long event is in The Key Learning Centre and activities will include a treasure hunt. This is a lovely way to explore the 1,000-year-old site and learn more about its fascinating history. Also there will be fossil making and practising the art of excavating itself.

It’s the perfect afternoon for children with an interest in history, or just a bit of fun and the chance to try something new! This activity is suitable for ages 5-11 years in particular. However, all children are welcome and accompanying adults go free. Don’t miss out, book one of the spaces now to avoid disappointment.


18th, 20th, 22nd and 23rd February only




1 x child £9.50, 2 x children £16, 3 x children £22.50 – accompanying adults go free.


Book via the website or alternatively on 01904 261262.

Please see www.oxfordcastleandprison.co.uk to find out more and book tickets.

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Oxford Castle and Prison

Led by a costumed character guide, tours will reveal the rich history of the castle as you explore the site. A great treat for families of all ages.

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