Welcome to Hogacre!

Hogacre orchard May 2018

Hogacre Common is a fourteen acre site less than a mile from the centre of Oxford and within its fertile flood plains. Bounded by streams on three sides and only accessible by foot, it features field, woodland and aquatic habitats and hosts low carbon community activities and events.

Formally the sports ground for Corpus Christi college, it has been leased to the community since 2011 for a jar of honey a year!

Activities, events and projects are made possible by volunteers from the local community. There are lots of ways that you can get involved too. Just let us know what you would like to do.

The Pavilion is being refurbished, so the site not available for hire till May.

Hedge maintenance Feb 2019

Help Hogacre Common thrive: join our work-parties

– every 4th Sunday of the month (usually, though not March)

Jobs include bulb-planting, staking trees, willow-planting, labelling fruit trees, planting meadow flower seeds, cutting fire wood, building raised beds on the hard tennis court…

Next work-party: Sunday 29th March 2.00-4.00 

Tea and cake provided!


Come join Oxgrow – Hogacre’s Community Allotment – every 1st and 3rd Sunday from 13.00-16.00

 Too busy for your own allotment, but want to grow your own food? Come to Oxgrow!

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All welcome! Join our team, help plant and grow, then reap and enjoy the harvest!

No skills, tools or knowledge necessary! Just turn up!

New and exciting things happen all the time at Hogacre. Sign up to the mailing list (in the box on the right side of this page) if you’d like to hear about upcoming Hogacre events and news.