Oxford - M40

Thame Road, Waterstock, Oxfordshire, OX33 1LJ

Welcome Break's Oxford services can be found off Junction 8A on the M40. Open 24 hours with a bright food court and two hours free parking.

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Oxford – M40


Parking is free of charge for 2 hours. Staying a little longer? Details of how to pay for parking via PayByMobile can be found at all our locations.

If you're a haulier or caravan owner, you can make the most of our designated parking for up to 24 hours at an additional cost. No pre-booking is necessary - simply pay at one of our till points when you arrive.

Burger King
Waitrose & Partners
Starbucks Drive-Thru
The Good Breakfast
Krispy Kreme
Fuel & Forecourts
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With a choice of spacious, contemporary rooms, and complimentary superfast WiFi, our Ramada hotel is the perfect place to take a break.

Attractions and connections

Waterstock Golf Course
0.3 miles
Haddenham & Thame Train Station
8 miles
Oxford universities
11 miles
Oxford Castle
12 miles
Blenheim Palace
14 miles
Silverstone Racing Circuit
30 miles
Heathrow Airport
38 miles

Play the free piano at Oxford!

We are proud to announce that we have partnered with charity, Electric Umbrella, to bring live music to our motorway service areas.

As part of the partnership, a piano has been permanently placed at Welcome Break Oxford on the M40 which is now available for all visitors to play for FREE!

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