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in the county of Oxfordshire

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Interesting & Historical Facts about Wantage

In 849, King Alfred the Great was born in the market town of Wantage, Oxfordshire. He was one of only two kings to be given the epithet "The Great", the other being King Canute.

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St Mary's Church

East Hendred (61 Pictures)

in the county of Oxfordshire

(3.9 miles, 6.2 km, direction E of Wantage)

East Hendred is one of the spring line villages nestling just below the Downs in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire...

Abingdon Museum (Old Berkshire County Hall), Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

Abingdon (98 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire

(8.2 miles, 13.2 km, direction NE of Wantage)

Interesting town, developed around the gates of an abbey founded in 675...

Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire.

Clifton Hampden (22 Pictures)

in the county of Oxfordshire

(10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction NE of Wantage)

This is a popular Thames side village which was the choice of Jerome K. Jerome for a setting for one of the riotous scenes of his "Three Men in a Boat" and it is easy to see just.....

Balliol College, Oxford

Oxford (751 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Oxfordshire

(13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction NE of Wantage)

Oxford's fame is perhaps second only to Windsor, it is an acclaimed seat of learning with a University whose first college was founded in 1249, almost half a century after the first charter granted to the town by Henry II...

Halfpenny Bridge and Toll House

Lechlade (30 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire

(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction NW of Wantage)

This pleasant little market town, set beside the upper reaches of the Thames, is dominated by the elegant spire of the beautiful parish church of St.Lawrence..

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A picture of Champs Chapel Museum

Champs Chapel Museum (3 Pictures)

(3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction E)

Displays of Hendred's Millenium history housed in a Grade one Listed ex-Carthusian Chapel (15th Century)...

View of Charney Bassett water mill taken from the upstream side. Charney Bassett, Oxfordshire

Charney Bassett Mill (1 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction N)

This charming rural water mill was built in the local timber and weather-boarded style with a hipped roof and dates from 1807. .....

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Tom Browns School Museum

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction W)

Memorabilia of Uffington and district ranging from pre-historic and Roman times up to the present. Information on recent digs at.....

A picture of Ashdown House

Ashdown House (1 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.2 km, direction SW)

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Abingdon Abbey - July 2009

Abingdon Abbey (16 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction NE)

Abingdon Abbey was founded in 675 and demolished following Henry VIII's Dissolution of the Monasteries. During the life of the.....

Abingdon Museum (Old Berkshire County Hall), Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

Abingdon Museum (6 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction NE)

Abingdon museum is housed in the centre of this ancient town in the spectacular 17th century County Hall. It includes displays.....

The White Horse, Vale of White Horse, Uffington, Oxon

Vale of White Horse (8 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction W)

The beautiful Vale of the White Horse is the region lying between the River Thames and the Berkshire Downs. It is an area.....


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The Greyhound Inn in Wantage, Oxfordshire, England

The Greyhound Inn

Wantage, Oxfordshire, England (1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction SW)
Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, The Greyhound Inn is set in the village of Letcombe Regis, 2 km from Wantage and 24 km from Oxford. Free private parking is available on site. Every room is equi...
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The Gilletts Cottage in Kingston Bagpuze, Oxfordshire, England

The Gilletts Cottage

Kingston Bagpuze, Oxfordshire, England (4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction N)
Featuring a garden, The Gilletts Cottage is a holiday home set in Kingston Bagpuze. The property features views of the garden and is 18 km from Oxford. There is a dining area and a kitchen. Towels an...
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Charney Manor in Kingston Bagpuze, Oxfordshire, England

Charney Manor

Kingston Bagpuze, Oxfordshire, England (4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction N)
Set in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Charney Manor, A Quaker Conference and Retreat Centre offers a rural setting and spacious grounds. A 13th century building, it has free WiFi throughout...
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The Blowing Stone in Balking, Oxfordshire, England

The Blowing Stone

Balking, Oxfordshire, England (4.4 miles, 7.1 km, direction W)
Situated in Balking, 26 km from Oxford, The Blowing Stone features free WiFi access and free private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV. You will find a...
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Kingswell Hotel & Restaurant - Boutique Hotel in Didcot, Oxfordshire, England

Kingswell Hotel & Restaurant - Boutique Hotel

Didcot, Oxfordshire, England (6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction E)
Located in the village of Harwell, the Kingswell Hotel & Restaurant offers free WiFi access, free on-site parking and a bar. The famous university city of Oxford is just 14 miles away....
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Red Lion Accommodation in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England

Red Lion Accommodation

Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England (6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction NE)
Located in Abingdon, 12 km from Oxford, Red Lion Accommodation features free WiFi access and free private parking. You will find a kettle in the room. A flat-screen TV is available....
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B&B Rafters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England5 stars

B&B Rafters

Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England (6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction NE)
B&B Rafters is located in historic Marcham, 10 minutes' drive from Oxford. This charming property offers boutique-style rooms and serves an award-winning breakfast. Rooms at B&B Rafters are individua...
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Nearby travel help

Didcot Parkway Station(8.0 miles, 12.8 km, direction E)
Appleford Station(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction NE)
M4 Junction 14(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction S)
M4 Junction 13(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction SE)
London Heathrow Airport(42.8 miles, 68.9 km, direction E)
Southampton Airport(44.2 miles, 71.2 km, direction S)
Wantage to London(56.3 miles, 90.6 km, direction E)