WantageCopyright Bill Boaden

For history buffs a visit to Wantage is merited simply because it was the birthplace of Alfred the Great, but there is much more than that to this fine old market town, not least the Ridgeway route above it that was there long before Alfred was born... Read More

Wantage Events

May
May Fair
Scots Guards Parade & Fun in the Park
June
Wantage Children's Day
Wantage Summer Festival
July
Wantage Craft Fayre
August
August Annual Jazz Festival
October
October Fair
November
Wantage Beer Festival
December
Dickensian Evening
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Bear Hotel

Bear Hotel

A 16th Century Coaching Inn offering outstanding personal service. over looking the market place
The hotel is modernized whilst retaining its original character. Two bars, residents' lounge and a period oak- beamed restaurant.The Bear Hotel has ... More | visit website

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The Chequers Inn

The Chequers Inn
In the picturesque village of Charney Bassett, host Janette and Family welcome you to The Chequers Inn. The Chequers Inn is a charming and peaceful characteristic countryside inn, with recently refurbished and decorated 3-en suite letting ... More | visit website
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The Greyhound Inn

The Greyhound Inn
The Greyhound Inn is a Grade II listed redbrick building in Letcombe Regis, a short distance from Wantage off the B4507. ... More | visit website
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Chequers Inn

Chequers Inn

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Roberta and Husnu welcome you to The Chequers Inn, a charming and peaceful characteristic countryside inn, with recently refurbished and decorated 3-en suite letting rooms and pleasant dining areas, overlooking the village green ... More

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La Fontana

La Fontana
La Fontana is a Italian family run Restaurant with Accommodation since 1988. Situated on the outskirts of a small, Oxfordshire village.We have 15 spacious bedrooms all of which are en-suite. Deluxe Double features ... More | visit website

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