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Tackley has many local groups, organisations and services. This page provides links to these and others of local interest.

If you would like to promote your local group, organisation or service via this website, please contact us by e-mail to notices@tackleyvillage.co.uk

Tackley Freecycle Scheme

Tackley has a very active Freecycle scheme. The listing is emailed out to the village mailing list twice a week, usually on a Tuesday and Friday. There is a section for advertising items which are free of charge, a “for sale” section and “wanted” section. If you have something that you would like to be added to the listing, please send a brief description of the item, the price if for sale, and your contact details, to freecycling@tackleyvillage.co.uk



St Nicholas Church - One of Tackley’s landmarks, St Nicholas Church has been in existence since Saxon times

Tackley Methodist Church - This well-supported Church also offers activities for children and a weekly coffee morning


Clubs and Groups

1st Tackley and Heyford Scout Group - 1st Tackley and Heyford Scout Group

FEATURES - Regular film nights in the Tackley Methodist Church. Friendly and intimate atmosphere. Also special Saturday Matinees showing either Teen Movies (Big Feat) or Family Films (Little Feat)

Messy Church - An informal gathering for all ages combining games, crafts, worship and food. Usually held at Tackley Methodist Church

Tackley Toddlers Group - Meets in the Village Hall, every Tuesday morning from 10 'til 12, including school holidays

Tackley Craft Club - Meet in Tackley Village Hall every other Monday evening from 7pm - 9pm. Learn a new craft or bring your own project to work on. New members always welcome

Railway Modelling Training Courses - For beginners and returnees of all ages - hands-on, learning by doing

Tackley Beginners Choir - Everyone welcome, no experience necessary, come along and have fun with various singing styles

Tackley Walking Group - The walking group organises walks throughout the year, guided by individual members

Tackley Local History Group - The history group organises monthly talks during winter and project meetings in summer

Tackley Gardening Club - Local group to share your gardening interests

Tackley Wheelers - Local group for Wednesday evenings cycle rides and the occasional weekend ride, with lots of chatting and socialising on the rides and in the pubs and villages they visit.

Woodstock U3A - The U3A is dedicated to lifelong learning but no qualifications are needed and there are no exams. We are all either retired or semi-retired and live in Woodstock or the surrounding villages. We come from all walks of life and join together to learn, share our interests and enjoy each other's company.


Doctors and Chemists


Deddington Health Centre - Earls Lane, Deddington, OX15 0TQ. Tel: 01869 338 611

Exeter Surgery, Kidlington - Exeter Close, Kidlington, OX5 1AP. Tel: 01865 375215

Woodstock Surgery - Park Lane, Woodstock, OX20 1UD. Tel: 01993 811 452


Lloyds Pharmacy - 25 Oxford Road, Kidlington, OX5 2BP. Tel: 01865 373 174


Local Interest and Places to Visit

Blenheim Palace - A World Heritage site, home of 11th Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill

British History Online - History of Tackley, Nethercott, Weaveley and Whitehill

Crecy Hill Nature Reserve - Beautiful reserve set in 3 acres of unimproved steeply sloping limestone grassland

Oxfordshire Theatre Company - Big Theatre in Small Spaces. Regular visitors to Tackley Village Hall

Rousham House and Garden - 17th Century house built by Sir Robert Dormer with a wonderful 20 acre William Kent garden

Tackley Horse and Pony Show - Tackley’s popular annual equestrian event

Visit Tackley - The ‘Visit Tackley’ website with aerial and 360-degree photography and links to other local sites

Wikipedia - Tackley entry in this online encyclopedia


Pubs and Restaurants

Gardiner Arms - 93 Medcroft Road, Tackley, Oxfordshire OX5 3AH. Tel: 01869 331266

Sturdy’s Castle - 400 year old Coaching Inn with food and accommodation



ampm technical services - Tackley-based printing services for stationary, leaflets, cards, posters, copying, photo printing etc.

Colliers B&B - Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the village of Tackley

Tackley Business Network - Local business organisation with business directory

Tackley Newsletter - The village newsletter, delivered to all houses in Tackley every two months

Tackley Village Shop and Post Office - Local village shop, with Post Office, located at Tackley Village Hall

For further local services, including Council, Police and NHS, please go to our Parish Council page


Schools/Toddler Groups

Tackley CofE Primary School - Website for Tackley Church of England Primary School

Tackley Toddler Group - Group for pre-school age children accompanied by a parent or guardian as well as expectant mums

The Orchard (Eynsham & Woodstock) Children’s Centre - Weekly Playbus drop-in at Tackley (Village Hall car park)



For travel and public transport please go to our Location page


Please note: If a local group, organisation or service is not listed it is because they have not contacted us and provided their details. As a voluntary run site we do not have the resources to research such information. To be included, the local group, organisation or service must contact us directly themselves, with details of the information they would like published

Links are provided for information only. Tackley Parish Council does not provide information on external sites or have any input to their content

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