Attractions around Appleford-On-Thames

The top 16 Attractions around Appleford-On-Thames

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    Wallingford Bridge

    Hiking Highlight

    This impressive medieval bridge over the River Thames allows you to step back in time. Built in the 14th century. Wallingford Bridge is is 900 feet (270 metres) long and …

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    Dan
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    The Wittenham Clumps

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The stunning Wittenham Clumps. They give amazing views of the South Oxon countryside. Definitely worth a stop.

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    Stu
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    Wallingford Castle Gardens is a wonderful place to stroll around. With colourful gardens, a wildlife area, and ruins of one of the most important castles in Britain to explore, the …

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    Dan
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    MTB Ridgeway White Roads segment

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    This Ridgeway segment from Swindon to Goring on Thames includes miles of chalk trails, with some historic ruins beside the trail.
    I rode this one way; parked my car in …

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    Tim
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    St Leonard's Church

    Hiking Highlight

    St Leonards is the oldest church and is regarded as the oldest surviving place of worship in Wallingford.

    There has been a church on the site since Saxon times, when …

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    Edvard
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    Here the motte towers above you while the inner moat lies below. Beyond (now on the other side of Castle Lane with its fine brick walls) lies the middle bailey …

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    Edvard
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    Wallingford Castle Moats

    Hiking Highlight

    It is likely that somewhere here the castle moats were originally controlled by sluices which could be emptied into the low-lying meadow area. In the 1800’s, the Victorians created this …

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    Edvard
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    D'Oilly's castle followed the traditional Norman motte and bailey design, with a high conical mound topped by a timber keep, set within a bailey, or enclosure, which housed secondary buildings …

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    Edvard
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    Carmel College & Synagogue

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The College was founded in 1948 by Rabbi Dr. Kopel Rosen. It was the first and only Jewish Public School in the UK. The College closed in 1997.

    The Carmel …

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    Edvard
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    Come and partake of the Parkrun phenomena. Lovely people, all in your own time. 0900 every Saturday. Do it, you won't regret it.

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    Stu
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    St Mary-le-More Church. A church has stood on the site since the eleventh century and was the only church in Wallingford to evade any serious damage during the Civil War. …

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    Edvard
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    This fragment may be the remains of a castle building. It stands on what was the
    edge of the inner bailey, the bustling central courtyard of the castle. The Norman …

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    Edvard
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    Wallingford Castle Meadows covers some 16.6 hectares on the banks of the River Thames in Wallingford. The meadows contain the site of Wallingford Castle which has a long and complex …

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    Edvard
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    The church dates probably from the 12th century. It was remodelled in picturesque Gothick style for Rev Shute Barrington late in the 18th century. Barrington was Bishop of Durham and, …

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    Edvard
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    The fragment of stonework in front of you is all that is left of the riverside wall of the castle. It retains a small section of dressed stone – once …

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    Edvard
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    Abingdon

    Hiking Highlight

    Steeped in history dating back to the Saxon era, Abingdon-On-Thames is one of the most important of all the historic towns on the Thames. Boasting a magnificent town hall and …

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    Dan

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