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Leisure centres and playing areas

We provide a range of leisure facilities in West Oxfordshire. These are managed on our behalf by Better, except for Kilkenny Lane Country Park, Deer Park and Madley Park playing fields.

Leisure centres, indoor pools and fitness suites

There are four leisure centres in West Oxfordshire:

Outdoor heated swimming pool

There is an outdoor heated swimming pool in Woodstock.

Park and adventure play area

Kilkenny Country Park Play Area, Carterton is currently closed due to health and safety reasons.

Open all day every day and free to enter, Kilkenny Lane Country Park is situated between Brize Norton and Carterton. There are 2.5km of footpaths (suitable for wheelchair and pushchair access) and bridleways. An adventure play area and Shire Horse sculptures.

Free parking is available in the car park located along Elmhurst Way, Carterton, OX18 1NA, approximately 50 metres from the adventure play area.

Playing fields and pitches

Open spaces

There are a number of open spaces in West Oxfordshire that we either help to fund or maintain. These include:

Play areas

There are more than 80 play areas in West Oxfordshire, several of which have skate parks. Most are owned and managed by the local parish or town council:

Contact the Play area team:  

For information and advice such as play area funding, equipment and inspections:

You can search for other leisure facilities on the Be Inspired website.