Wantage tourist and travel information

Wantage tourist and travel information

Wantage Travel Information

Travel Information Wantage lies at the foot of the Downs and there are numerous racing stables in surrounding villages.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Wantage - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

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UK A Roads

Roads Wantage - Travel by road - Wantage is on the A 417. A nearby large town is Didcot. Wantage is about 70 miles from LONDON.

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Travel by train

Rail Didcot Wantage nearby station - Travel by train - Didcot Parkway Station, Station Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NR. Customer service 08457 000 125. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair-accessible toilets. Only part station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Didcot is about 8 miles from Wantage.

First Great Western. Main Stations: Great Western Main Line (London- Bristol- Exeter- Plymouth- Penzance). South Wales Main Line (Bristol- West Wales). Wessex Main Line (Bristol- Southampton). West Coastway Line (Southampton- Brighton). Tel: 08457 000 125. www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Wantage Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Wantage - Sport - West Berkshire Golf Club,Chaddleworth, Newbury, Berkshire, RG16 0HS. Tel: 01488 638574. About 7 miles from Wantage.

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Shopping

Stores Wantage - Shopping - The towns buildings are mostly 17th and 18th century with narrow cobbled streets and passages. Woolworths - 41 Market Place, Wantage, OX12 8AW, Tel: 01235 763622.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Wantage - Entertainment and attractions - Kingston Bagpuize House, Kingston Bagpuize, Near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 5AX. Tel: 01865 820259.

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Museum

Other information Wantage - Other information - The Vale and Downland Museum and Visitor Centre, Church Street, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8BL. Tel: (01235) 771447. Ardington House, Ardington, Near Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8QA. Tel: 01235 821 566. Ashdown House, Lambourn, Newbury, Berkshire RG17 8RE. Tel: 01793 762209.

John Betjeman, Poet Laureate, lived in the town for many years and wrote a number of poems about Wantage.

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WANTAGE ACCOMMODATION

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Wantage hotels

ACCOMMODATION

For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Newbury hotels & Swindon hotels.

Oxfordshire Map and Attractions

Oxford is 60 miles from London. It is 41 miles from Banbury to Wantage and 31 miles from Burford to Thame.

Airports Airports indicated are Luton and Heathrow.

RoadsWantage is on the A417.

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Wantage.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Kingston Bagpuize House, Kingston Bagpuize, Near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 5AX. Tel: 01865 820259. kingstonbagpuizehouse.org.uk.
Attraction 2 - Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PX Tel: 08700 602 080. blenheimpalace.com.
Attraction 3 - Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, BURFORD, OXFORDSHIRE, OX18 4JP. Tel: 01993 823006.
Attraction 4 - Didcot Railway Centre, DIDCOT, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NJ. TEL: +44 (0) 1235-817200. didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk.
Attraction 5 - Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, UK, OX1 2PH. Tel: (01865) 278000. ashmol.ox.ac.uk.
Attraction 6 - The Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, Chinnor Station, Station Approach, Station Road, CHINNOR, Oxfordshire, OX39 4ER.

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