Activities and Attractions
Tourist Information – South Oxfordshire Tel:01491 826972
Wallingford Museum Tel:01491 835065
Housed in a medieval oak-beamed building, the museum tells the story of Wallingford from its Roman occupation through to its role in the Civil War.
Wallingford Castle & Meadows Tel:01491 835373
Not much remains of the Norman castle, which was demolished by Oliver Cromwell in 1652, but the surrounding meadows are open to the public and provide scenic walks and tranquil gardens areas.
Corn Exchange Tel:01491 825000
The 19th century building houses a cinema and theatre and is a prominent feature in the TV series ‘Midsomer Murders‘.
Didcot Railway Centre Tel:01235 817200
The centre has a unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, carriages and and a recreation of Brunel’s broad gauge railway in a rural setting based around the original 1930’s engine shed.
Stonor House – Henley-on-Thames Tel:01491-638587
One of England’s oldest manor houses and home to the Stonor family for more than 850 years, the house contains a remarkable collection of family portraits, beautiful stained glass, Old Master drawings, European bronzes and contemporary ceramics from England, Denmark and the Far East.
Henley Rowing & River Museum Tel:01491 415600
The muesum comprises of three galleries each dedicated to the River Thames, the town of Henley and the sport of rowing.
Dorchester Abbey – Dorchester-on-Thames Tel:01865 340007
The award-winning Cloister Gallery display, described as the best of its kind in the country, tells the story of the abbey through an interpreted collection of carved and moulded medieval stonework. The displays and artefacts in the Abbey Guest House illustrate the history of the village of Dorchester-on-Thames from the Neolithic to the present.