Wantage is surrounded by incredible countryside and is a hotspot for walkers and cyclists alike, enjoying the Ridgeway and the picturesque villages in the area. The iconic Uffington White Horse is just 7 miles away, and dated at some 3,000 years ago it's the oldest of it's kind in Britain.
If you're planning to visit Wantage allow time for a trip to the Vale & Downland Museum where you'll find plenty of tourist information along with lovely local gifts and a welcoming cafe. Places of interest nearby and varied accommodation options can be explored on the map below.
There's something for everyone to enjoy at events throughout the year in Wantage, see the Town Events Poster and Annual Events below for more details. A wide variety of shows and events are hosted at The Beacon and Shush Nightclub keeps the weekend party alive into the small hours. Live music happens each week at various venues and Music in the Marketplace busking performances are on Saturdays 10.30am-12noon from May to September, weather permitting.
Visit the Eat & Drink page for details of local restaurants, cafes and pubs.
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