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All you need to know – Oxford Witney Hotel

Oxford Witney Hotel, Ducklington Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 4EX

We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at Oxford Witney Hotel – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!

Location: Oxford Witney Hotel

Parking: There is plenty of parking at this venue outside the Hotel.

Essential Information:

  • The Oxford Witney Hotel is located at the junction of the A40 and A415.
  • Please enter the hotel through the main reception as the bar/restaurant entrance area becomes very busy.
  • Blakes Leisure Centre is located just behind the main reception.
  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly NappyWraps & Liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not potty/toilet trained. Why not buy one of our great value Starter Packs which contain everything you need for your swim lesson?
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Changing rooms: There is a small male and female changing room

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use of the pool during lessons

Access: Spectators can sit poolside

Poolside assistant: There is no Puddle Ducks poolside assistant

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 31oC (For babies and children under 2 years old a Baby or Mini Wetsuit or Thermal Top will be available or can be purchased from our online shop, if needed).
  • Depth: 1m to 1.5m
  • Maximum class ratios: 9 children/adult pairs:1 teacher

Helping you to make your special time last even longer...that’s the Puddle Ducks’ difference

You’re likely to be swimming with friends and make new ones along the way, so why not live life swimmingly away from the pool by meeting up before or after class.  Here are some local places we think you and your children may like:

Closest play-park

There is a really good play park in Witney called The Leys Splash Park or the Country Park in Carterton.

Closest cafés

Eden Cafe, 6 Wesley Walk, Witney, OX28 6ZJ (part of the Puddle Ducks Rainbow Reward card)

There is a bar, brasserie and restaurant on site at the hotel.

Closest soft play

Darcy Bear, Carterton South Industrial Estate, Black Bourton Road, Carterton, OX18 3EZ

Other local attractions

The Pottery Place, 48 High Street, Witney, OX28 6HQ (part of the Puddle Ducks Rainbow Reward card)