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B and Bs in Wantage

Greensands Guesthouse
Reading Road
East Hendred

Wantage
Oxfordshire

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GREENSANDS Greensands B&B is situated on the A417 between Wantage and Rowstock and adjacent to the picturesque village of East Hendred in South Oxfordshire. Set amidst what used to be a major fruit growing area the countryside beckons you to take time off from work and explore. THE ANNEXE The Annexe is situated on the A417 near to East Hendred. Within a short stroll from Greensands we have built a new annex to provide more accommodation. The Annexe is actually situated on the edge of the village and only a short stroll from three wonderful inns that serve food. is situated on the A417 near to East Hendred. Within a short stroll from Greensands we have built a new annex to provide more accommodation. The Annexe is actually situated on the edge of the village and only a short stroll from three wonderful inns that serve food. Despite this tranquil and rural setting Greensands and The Annexe Bed and Breakfast are only 5 minutes drive from Both Harwell and the Diamond Project as well as Milton Park, one of the largest business parks in the County. Didcot station is only 4 miles drive away and the city of Oxford can also be easily reached within 20 minutes drive down the A34. Situated a few miles South of the Ridgeway and the Berkshire Downs which is a wonderful area to explore on foot or by bike. Greensands is located on the edge of the village of East Hendred, A picturesque village nestled at the foot of the Berkshire downs and a wonderful gateway through which to explore the Ridgeway and the surrounding open countryside. The village of East Hendred itself has won many awards for it's beauty and is a mix of architecture running back though time with an abundance of thatched cottages and timber framed buildings. It also boasts three public houses who all serve food, a village shop and Post Office along with a church with a faceless clock!

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