There are plenty of places to see and visit around Harwell. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Harwell is a region where 13 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 13 Attractions around Harwell

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    1

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    10

    Lord Wantage Monument

    Hiking Highlight

    The monument to Robert Loyd Lindsay, Lord Wantage, is situated high on the Ridgeway and affords stunning views of the vale. Lord Wantage was a distinguished soldier and one of …

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    Dan
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    11

    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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    Segsbury Camp

    Hiking Highlight

    Segsbury Camp is an Iron Age hill fort in the Vale of White Horse. You can explore extensive and well-preserved ramparts and gateways in the fort. Historians believe this site …

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    Dan
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    13

    Saddleback Farm cafe

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Now part of the Honesty Group
    Limited indoor seating but plenty of outdoor. Good location and just off the beaten path.
    saddlebackfarmshop.co.uk/kitchen/tea-room
    OPENING TIMES (1ST NOVEMBER TO 31ST MARCH)
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    Niall

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