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Oxford Camping And Caravanning Club Site
426 Abingdon Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire   (Browse area)
OX1 4XG   See Map
Tel: 01865 244088
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Pitches: 90
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 112 Reviews
                8/10 from 112 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 No Shop   No Bar   No Restaurant   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport On Site 

Reviews:  112 in total, now showing 79 to 84                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Nigel.taylor3 4 reviews from this member

Urban location behind 'Go Camping' store but once on site you are unaware of the proximity of major roads etc. Very convenient to walk or bus into Oxford. Nice walk along the river.

Pleasant site, well laid out and maintained. Toilet block etc functional but not yet had the updating which many CCC sites have received over recent years.

Helpful friendly wardens who keep grass well cut and generally keep the site in good order.

In Oxford recommend Carfax Tower and Magdalen College. Was disappointed with The Rose Tearoom which did not live up to its publicity. Worth a drive to National Trust Waddesdon Manor which is possibly the best NT property I have visited.

Date of Visit: May 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Bobcat22 3 reviews from this member

The site is extremely well situated for visiting the city, by foot or bus with the Park & Ride being only a few minutes walk. The site staff were very helpful on arrival and the details provided for the area were useful and there was a well stocked information point.

The showers could do with being redone as the flooring leads to pools of water and being tiled could easily lead to slips.

Slight noise from the railway and some form of industrial / council site, but otherwise well worth a visit or two.

Date of Visit: April 2010 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Blatchatter 6 reviews from this member

We received a nice friendly welcome from the duty wardens and shown to our decent sized pitch.

The site is an excellent base for the city of Oxford with the park and ride service close to the site. Abingdon and Blenheim Palace are also not far away.

As has been said the toilet block is rather dated. According to the handbook they were refurbished in 2009! I do object to some other persons shower water swilling through my shower whilst I am getting dry.

Date of Visit: April 2010 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: GAVINANDELAINE 9 reviews from this member

Great site for easy access to Oxford, 15 mins walk along the road to the city centre or 25/30 mins along the Thames towpath, past the college boat houses, to the city centre.

Good sized pitch which got a bit muddy but that's hardly surprising
with the amount of rain we have had. The welcome was friendly and the nice man showed us to a choice of pitch even though it was raining.

The showers and toilets are a bit dated but very clean as you would expect from a C&CC site. Although the site was almost full it was almost silent by 9 at night, there is slight road / rail noise but didn't bother us and you have to expect some noise being close to the city. Access to the site is via gates with codes to open the gates and the gates are locked at 11.

Oxford is a great place to visit, we had 2 whole days walking round, some great pubs too!

One word of warning, you have to go through the Go Outdoors carpark to access the site and if you are a sucker like me for camping gadgets you need to be careful!

Overall a good site especially for visiting the city and exploring the Thames.

Date of Visit: October 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Anita Jane 15 reviews from this member

Have just spent a wonderful four night break here. We were met by friendly wardens who gave us a choice of where we would like to pitch. No matter where you pitch you are never far from the toilets or showers as they are central to the site.

The toilets and showers are being updated at the end of this month as they are looking old and shabby but none the less they were spotless and had plenty of hot water.

You actually enter the site through a car park at the large Go Outdoors shop which sells everything and anything to do with the great outdoors. You can also take your dog in the shop providing it is on its lead which is great.

Just across the road from the site is the Park & Ride and it is a must. It costs 2.00 pp if two are travelling together and again dogs can travel on the bus free of charge.

Oxford has so much to see and do and it is an educating place just walking around and studying the buildings and gardens.

Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Nic2 1 review from this member

Lovely campsite close to Oxford.

Showers ok but being updated end of season so should be good for next year.

Staff very friendly and helpful.

Only one thing we didn't like - the toilets/shower block closes between 10.30 and 12 each day for cleaning. I don't have a problem with closing the facilities for cleaning but feel these times are the wrong times to do it especially as there are no alternatives. We had children and as we had no toilet found this very inconvienient. It was also a pain on the day you have to leave as you have to be off site by 12. This means that you cant use the toilet before leaving for home - again difficult with children!

The fact the the site was next to a Go Outdoors store was also a apin as we ended up spending a fortune! Seriously though you had to walk/drive down the side of the store to get to the site. Not a problem when it was light but very dark and lonely when dark.

Apart from that a great site

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