Thomley is a place for people of all ages and abilities.
They are based on a 9 acre site and they have: a soft play area, art room, sensory room, bike track, zip wire, play rooms, imagination room, fort, cycle track, park, music room, imagination room, teenage den and much more!
PLUS they have additional activities on selected days, such as: giant bubbles, woodwork, sports workshops and music therapy workshops. People with and without diagnosis are welcome at Thomley, they have focus days for for everyone - preschool, teenage, adult, quiet, family, community and more.
They are based in Worminghall, Buckinghamshire - just outside Oxfordshire, but of course everyone from Oxfordshire is most welcome!
Address: Menmarsh Road, Worminghall, Buckinghamshire HP18 9JZ
Phone: 01844 338380 (office hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 9am-5pm)
Contact Page: https://thomley.org.uk/contact-us/
Oxford and District Mencap
Oxford & District Mencap was founded in 1961 by parents of children with a wide range of learning disabilities. Activities which are run include:
- The 7 O'Clock Club - a social club for adults with a learning disability.
- Glasbury holidays - a six day outdoor activities course at Woodlands Glasbury on Wye, Powys, each July.
- Hill End holidays in the Oxfordshire countryside. Oxford Mencap organises four weeks of summer holidays for people with learning disabilities. Around 15-20 campers attend each week together with similar numbers of volunteers.
Contact: For contact details, see oxfordmencap.org/contact/
Yellow Submarine is a charity which organises supported day activities and residential holidays for both young people and adults with learning disabilities. For children (aged 11-18) living in Oxfordshire they run an extensive programme in the school holidays. For adults (18+) they run residential holidays, work experience and training, and a weekly social club.
They have set up a social enterprise cafe in Oxford to provide training and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities.
Phone: 01865 236119
Address: 12 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HH