Keeping fit and mentally healthy

Keeping fit and healthy during the lockdown is important for all of us. This involves our body, mind and spirit. On this page you’ll find a link to activities offered locally, nationally and globally to keep your mind and body active. If you know of more – whether local, national or global, please email so we can add it here. Also scroll down for links to local and national helplines.

  • Local Activities – local exercise classes, music, theatre, pub quiz, children’s activities and more. Stay fit, learn and enjoy while supporting local small businesses and individuals.
  • Allotment fees waived for 2020: North Hinksey Parish Council want to encourage take up of allotments – read more here..

Looking after yourself: advice from Oxfordshire All In:

Other advice on health & fitness:

A Parent’s Guide to Swimming Pool Safety & Hygiene: An in-depth guide on how kids can stay healthy and hygienic in and around swimming pools


Local phone support from Oxford Hub

Mental Health 24/7 helpline (Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire:

  • For adults: 01865 904 997
  • For children & young people: 01865 904 998

Samaritans: 116 123

Oxfordshire Mind: 01865 247788

Oxfordshire domestic abuse helpline:
0800 731 0055 (Mon-Fri 10-19:00)

UK Domestic Violence helpline: 0808 2000 247 (24 hour)

Childline: free and confidential:  0800 1111

Age UK Oxfordshire: Helpline for older local people:  01865 411 288.