Links with the past are very strong too and Wantage is a great place to visit to enjoy this historic part of England; it is the town in which King Alfred the Great was born. We also have literary connections in Sir John Betjeman and Thomas Hardy.
The neighbouring village of Grove is a thriving community - take a look at the Grove Parish Council website. On our doorstep is the Ridgeway and several pretty Oxfordshire villages; great places for a walk in the countryside – followed by a pub lunch!
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Wantage is a perfect centre from which to explore the beautiful countryside of the Berkshire Downs – particularly The Ridgeway. You can stay overnight in Wantage or one of the villages, or at The Court Hill Centre, located on the Ridgeway itself. Walking As well as the great outdoors, there are … continue reading
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