Stunning Holiday, Touring, and Watersports Park in the Heart of Beautiful Oxfordshire

Choose Your Perfect Break

Explore our award-winning park and the surrounding area.

Whether you want a relaxing break or a fun filled action adventure, at Hardwick Parks you can have the best of both worlds. Get stuck in and enjoy our wide range of watersports on our private lakes, or relax and explore the peaceful parkland and local area at your leisure.

Get away from the stress and demands of your daily routine and find total relaxation in this hidden world.

We’d love to welcome you for a weekend, a week, or longer. 

Bicester Village Didcot Railway Oxford Blenheim Palace Cotswold Wildlife Park Burford The Cotswolds Carterton Cirencester Witney
Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

This historic palace never fails to impress. Explore the state rooms, formal and walled gardens and the Marlborough Maze. See the room where Winston Churchill was born and study the artefacts in the Churchill Exhibition. There are also many walks to enjoy in the grounds as well as lovely shopping and eating to enjoy.

Oxford

Oxford

Home of course to the famous Oxford University, this beautiful city always provides a great day out. Explore the historic sites (spotting some much loved Harry Potter film locations on the way) indulge in some shopping or take a relaxing riverside walk. For wet weather days there are plenty of museums to keep all ages entertained.

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Cotswold Wildlife Park

A popular and great value day out for all ages (it’s also dog friendly) this wildlife park is set in 160 acres of parkland with over 260 species of animals. Take a train ride around the park, visit the animals and stop for a bite to eat in The Oak Tree Restaurant.

Cotswolds

The Cotswolds

With it's honey-coloured stone villages and 'picture postcard' scenes around every corner, it’s not hard to see why so many come to enjoy this wonderful area right in the Heart of England. Enjoy strolling around small villages and historic market towns, stopping to enjoy some excellent local food and drink at one of the many pubs, cafes and restaurants. There are many stunning trails and routes to explore so don’t forgot to pack your walking boots!

Carterton

Carterton

Just 4 miles from the park, Carterton is a large, cosmopolitan town with shops, supermarkets, leisure centre and soft play.

Burford

Burford

Burford's famous High Street sweeps downhill towards the River Windrush, its three-arched medieval bridge and its impressive church, both sides of the street flanked by an unbroken line of ancient houses and shops. There are side streets and alleyways just waiting to be explored in this historic and picturesque town.

Bicester Village

Bicester Village

For those always on the lookout for a shopping bargain, this is the place to head to! With over 160 luxury brands selling their wares this is designer outlet shopping at it’s best. For recharging in-between there’s no shortage of delicious dining options to choose from at the restaurants and pop-ups.

Didcot Railway

Didcot Railway

The Didcot Railway Centre is a 21-acre living museum, dedicated to the former glory of the Great Western Railway. Explore the collection of steam locomotives, carriages, wagons, buildings and smaller artefacts, all set around the original 1932 engine shed.

Witney

Witney

The busy and bustling market town of Witney is less than 5 miles away from Hardwick Parks. It offers high street shopping, pubs, cinema and restaurants. For children, Witney offers its own miniature golf, skate park and play park including splash area, as well as a leisure centre with a swimming pool.

Cirencester

Cirencester

Cirencester, known as the Capital of the Cotswolds, is a lovely market town to visit during your stay. Admire the charming town with ancient honey coloured stone buildings set in picturesque narrow streets. With an array of independent shops, cafes and restaurants that the town is well known for, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Holiday Home Ownership

Looking for a more permanent home away from home? Many of our visitors who join us at Hardwick Parks are so blown away by the stunning location, picturesque villages and amazing leisure activities that they choose to purchase one of our Holiday Homes for sale.

Great Facilities

Providing outstanding facilities and service for our Holiday Home owners.

To Suit All Budgets

A superb selection of preloved and brand-new holiday homes to choose from.

Experienced Team

With years’ of expertise, we’ll guide you through both the purchase and ownership process.

Touring & Exploring

If you love Oxfordshire with it’s stunning landscapes, peaceful family-friendly settings, diverse culture and abundance of things to do and see, come and fully immerse yourself by setting up pitch at Hardwick Parks.

Shower and toilet facilities

All shower and toilet facilities are air-conditioned

Electric & non electric pitches

All shower and toilet facilities are air-conditioned

Various watersports activities

Inclusive of tuition, click here for more information.

All shower and toilet facilities are air-conditioned

Discover Oxford and Oxfordshire

Hardwick Parks is located in a fantastic area for sightseeing, exploring and days out. With so much to see and do on our doorstep, there really is no excuse not to make the most of your visit and discover one or more of the many things to do that the area has to offer.

Watersports on our Private Lakes

For visitors that are after a more action-packed, adrenalin filled holiday, we offer a huge range of watersports activities here at Hardwick Parks, all fully operated from the Watersports Office between our two lakes. Our 51 acre…

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