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County - Oxfordshire | Map
Tel code: 01235 | code search
Postcode: OX11 | code search
Population: 25200
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Folk Customs:
Boars Head Feast
Hunting the Mallard
Magdalen College Oxford Outdoor Sermon
Needle and Thread Ceremony
The Bampton Morris

Didcot Events

May
Classic Oxfordshire Ride for Against Breast Cancer

June
Midsummer Steamings

July
Blewbury Festival

August
Late Summer Holiday Victorian Steamings

December
Thomas and Father Christmas
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Chilton Apartments
"First class visitor experience, great location

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The Wave Leisure Pool
"I took my 11 year old and his friend for the 1st time, the staff was so friendly and helpful and we was greeted with a smile. I was impressed ..." More

Wallingford Arms
"Very ordinary pub, nothing special

Date visited: 23/02/2006 ..." More

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Didcot is a town in the Thames Valley, in the county of Oxfordshire (although formerly in Berkshire). The town is located approximately 8 miles south of the city of Oxford. Historically famous as a railway town, the building of the Great Western Railway from London to the West Country sparked the growth of Didcot in the 19th century. The Didcot Railway Centre has a collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics; and a recreation of Brunel's broad gauge railway. The Didcot Power Stations in nearby Sutton Courtenay supply electricity to the National Grid. Locals refer to them as "the Cathedral of the Vale" and the cooling towers are visible from up to 30 miles away. According to the Office for National Statistics, the district in England and Wales with the highest healthy life expectancy is the Ladygrove estate in Didcot. The new Orchard Centre retail development provides a diverse range of shops in the town. Cornerstone, a new purpose built arts centre, is about to open, and there is also a five-screen cinema and town square forming part of a cultural centre in Didcot. Leisure pursuits can be found at the Willowbrook Leisure Centre.

Attraction

Didcot Railway Centre

Budget

Premier Inn Oxford South (Didcot) *book online*

Camping

Blewbury Centre

Cinema

Bobs Of Didcot

Classes

Dance - Bernadine Soul School of Dance

Dentist

Busby House Dental Centre

Estate Agent

Adkin
Allen & Harris
Black Horse Agencies - Buckell & Ballard
Chancellors
Thomas Merrifield

Farmers Market

Didcot Farmers Market

Golf Club

Hadden Hill Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Didcot Leisure Centre
The Wave Leisure Pool

Market

Didcot Farmers Market
Didcot Town Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Ladygrove
Rose & Crown Public House
Wallingford Arms

Self-Catering

Ashbrook Lets

Solicitor

Paul A Gaskin Solicitor

Taxi

Barrs Taxis
Crystal Cars
Go Green Taxis Ltd
Harolds Taxis
Pryors Taxis

Sports Clubs

Blewbury (Amateur Football)
Didcot CC (Cricket)
Didcot Town (Amateur Football)

Shops

Art Books Etc
Set In Stone
Boots
Angel Aquarium & Pet Centre
Carphone Warehouse
Halfords
Robert Dyas
Holland and Barratt
Ann Lynn Davey Florist
Superdrug

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Fusion Furniture Store
Premier Beauty
Atomic Hair
The Entertainer

Antiques

The Clockworks
The Old Shop

Places to Stay near Didcot

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Stapleton's Chantry (1.69 miles)

Stapleton
Bed and Breakfast at Stapleton’s Chantry, offers one of the most comfortable and convenient accommodation locations in South Oxfordshire, plus Chantry Cottage and Chantry Barn - two enchanting self contained Cottages, available for short or ... More | visit website
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Kingswell Hotel (2.22 miles)

Kingswell Hotel

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The Kingswell is ideally situated close to the picturesque village of Harwell in the Thames Valley between Oxford and Newbury. It is the perfect spot for exploring the countryside, visiting ... More

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Ashbrook Lets (2.51 miles)

Ashbrook Lets
If you need a “home from home” look no further than the serviced apartments at Ashbrook. We do not believe that you will find a more comfortable and well-appointed base whilst you are working away ... More | visit website
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The Grange (2.75 miles)

The Grange
The Grange, our period Georgian village house is set in a large walled sunny garden with views of the Wittenham Clumps - a well known Oxfordshire landmark. Located near Culham Science Centre (2miles), Didcot (3 ... More | visit website
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Millbrook House Citadine (3.31 miles)

Millbrook House Citadine

Self catering apartments in courtyard setting as an alternative to a hotel for visiting business people or a base for relocation. Bedroom, sitting room, kitchen and shower room. Fully furnished and equipped with welcome pack ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Oxford South (Didcot) (3.32 miles)

Premier Inn Oxford South (Didcot)
Located within 40 minutes of London and just 15 minutes to historic Oxford. From this hotel the M4 is easily accessible via the A34. Conveniently located for Didcot Parkway train station, Didcot town centre is ... More | visit website
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Chilton Apartments (3.44 miles)

Chilton Apartments

Chilton House offers luxurious self contained accommodation conveniently located just off the A34, between Newbury and Oxford & close to the historic Ridgeway Walk & the Harwell Business Centre.

Originally built in the 1600s, Chilton House ... More | visit website

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Steventon House Hotel (3.52 miles)

Steventon House Hotel

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Quietly located family run country house hotel situated close to A34 with links to the M4 and M40. Convenient for Oxford, Blenheim Palace, Newbury racecourse, the Ridgeway and the Cotswolds. ... More

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Milton Hill House (3.59 miles)

Milton Hill House

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Milton Hill House is a charming Georgian Mansion House set in 22 acres of peaceful parkland.The enchanting Georgian manor house which has been sympathetically extended over the years is surrounded ... More

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Plough Hotel & Restaurant (3.76 miles)

Clifton Hampden is an attractive Thames-side village. This 16th Century Inn is close to the river Thames, 4 miles east of abingdon, 8 miles south of Oxford city. The Bar serves a good choice of real ales ... More | visit website

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