Bablock Hythe, Northmoor, Oxfordshire, OX29 5AT
01865 882236 or 07881 923924
Bablock Hythe is a well kept secret, a quiet hideaway nestled in beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, beside the river Thames. With landscaped grounds, a mile of waterside frontage, boat moorings and river fishing, you’ll never want to leave.
Bablock Hythe caravan site is located in the Vale of the White Horse, 12 miles west of the historic city of Oxford and fifteen miles south of Woodstock and Blenheim Palace.
The park offers static holiday caravans for sale, a couple of holiday caravans for hire, boat moorings and fishing docks.
The Park Manager lives on site all year, to assist you in the summer and look after your holiday home in the winter. Well behaved dogs are permitted.
Caravans For Sale
We sell new and used static holiday caravans, which can be used between 1st April and 31st October, and the 2021 annual rent is from £2,562.
The following caravans are currently sited on the park and available for viewing:
* The price shown is the cost of the caravan. For more information on the costs involved in buying a new or used caravan please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.
Caravans For Hire
For the duration of the 2021 season all ‘weekly’ bookings will run from 3pm Saturday to 3pm Friday, to allow extra time for caravans to be cleaned and aired out for the next visitor.
19/08/21 Update – We are fully booked at Bablock Hythe for the 2021 season. For 2022 hire bookings, please get in touch with us after 1st December.
We have two 3 bedroom caravans available for hire. Prices are shown below. Please call head office on 01243 514433 to enquire about availability or make a booking.
|May 01 - May 07||£330|
|May 08 - May 14||£310|
|May 15 - May 21||£310|
|May 22 - May 28||£320|
|May 29 - Jun 04||£370|
|Jun 05 - Jun 11||£330|
|Jun 12 - Jun 18||£350|
|Jun 19 - Jun 25||£380|
|Jun 26 - Jul 02||£430|
|Jul 03 - Jul 09||£430|
|Jul 10 - Jul 16||£430|
|Jul 17 - Jul 23||£440|
|Jul 24 - Jul 30||£440|
|Jul 31 - Aug 06||£440|
|Aug 07 - Aug 13||£440|
|Aug 14 - Aug 20||£440|
|Aug 21 - Aug 27||£440|
|Aug 28 - Sep 03||£420|
|Sep 04 - Sep 10||£290|
|Sep 11 - Sep 17||£260|
|Sep 18 - Sep 24||£250|
|Sep 25 - Oct 01||£240|
|Oct 02 - Oct 08||£240|
|Oct 09 - Oct 15||£235|
|Oct 16 - Oct 22||£235|
|Oct 23 - Oct 29||£250|
For the 2021 season all hire caravan bookings will commence at 3.00pm on Saturday and end at 3pm on the following Friday. Caravans cannot be booked for shorter periods. VAT is included in the hire prices shown above. A £100 deposit is required for all bookings.
Both hire caravans are kitted out with crockery, cutlery, kitchen utensils, duvets, pillows, colour television, and microwave oven. A full inventory will be sent with your Final Booking Receipt. You will need to bring your own linen (sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers) and towels, bath mat, tea towel. Coin operated laundry facilities are available on site, near to the hire caravans. Free wifi is included.
Dogs are permitted with a signed Dog Agreement form.
Fishing from the river bank on the park or the recreation field is included in the hire caravan price, providing you have an Environment Agency Rod Fishing Licence (excluding the fish spawning period from 16 March to 16 June).
Please phone Head Office on 01243 514433 to check availability and reserve your caravan. We will then post/email a Booking Form to you, or you can download and complete this Booking Form and post it back to us with a deposit of £100. If you have a dog, please also return a completed Dog Agreement Form.
Boat Moorings & Fishing
We have 40 docks for mooring boats and river fishing. Boats can be used from April to October, and stored on park through the winter.
Boat mooring £40.00 PER FOOT of boat length per year plus VAT plus a £107.80 Environment Agency charge.
Canoe/Dinghy/Punt mooring £41.00 per year plus VAT plus a £107.80 Environment Agency charge.
Fishing £171.50 per year plus VAT plus a £107.80 Environment Agency charge. You will also need to have an Environment Agency Rod Fishing Licence (which can be bought from the Post Office or online) and please note that no fishing is permitted during the fish spawning period from 16 March to 16 June.
Bablock Hythe is located 12 miles west of Oxford.
Satnav Problem – Please note that the caravan park is located on the west side of the river. Some satnav’s may take you to the east side of the river, but there is no river crossing. If your satnav is directing you to the east side of the river, use the OX29 5BL postcode which is for the Thameside Residential Caravan Park located adjacent to Bablock Hythe or the Ferryman Inn to get a route to the west side of the river.
Things To Do
Bablock Hythe is located on the river Thames, near Oxford, and there is lots to do in the area. Highlights include walking/boating/fishing on the river Thames, and visiting Blenheim Palace and historic Oxford.
Towns – Picturesque local villages include Woodstock, Letchlade, Bibury, Stanton Harcourt and Longmoor, and the famous university town of Oxford is only twelve miles away.
Museums – Oxford offers the Ashmolean, the Natural History museum and the Pitt Rivers museum. There is also the Railway Centre at Didcot, the Vale & Downland museum at Wantage, and the Pendon model railways museum at Long Wittenham.
Nature – The Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens at Burford, and the Crocodile Zoo at Brize Norton.
Entertainment – There are cinemas in Oxford, Abingdon and Whitney, and a selection of theatres in Oxford.
Eating & Drinking – The Ferryman Inn is located adjacent to the park. Other local pubs include the Red Lion at Northmoor and the Rose Revived pub at the New Bridge. There is a good selection of restaurants in Whitney and Oxford.
Activities – For walking there are lots of footpaths in the area. The 184 mile Thames Path National Trail passes the park entrance, and the Great Ridge Way can be picked up between Swindon and Princes Riseborough. You can play golf at Frilford Heath. Horse riding at Southmoor. Swimming at the Witney Leisure Centre. Boating in the river Thames from the banks of the park. Boat hire is available at the Rose Revived Pub and Farmoor. Sailing in the lakes at the West Oxfordshire Sailing Club.