There are plenty of places to see and visit around Wantage. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Wantage is a region where 8 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 8 Attractions around Wantage

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    Uffington Castle is an exceptionally well-preserved example of an Iron Age hill fort. The White Horse is the oldest chalk-cut hill figure in Britain, too; perhaps over 3,000 years old. From the summit, you are afforded wonderful views.

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    Dan
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    The Ridgeway

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    The Ridgeway is an awesome long distance cycle route - here's one of the best sections of white, chalky double and singletrack which is perfect for mountain bikes and gravel …

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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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    Fantastic view and all-round view. On a visit to the more famous White Horse Hill, you should definitely "take" the Dragon Hill. Is close to it.

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    Hendrik
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    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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    The Blowing Stone

    Hiking Highlight

    The Blowingstone is a perforated rock in a humble garden at the foot of Blowingstone Hill, part of the Wessex Down escarpment that hosts the Ridgeway National Trail.

    If you …

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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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    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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Map of the Top 8 around Wantage

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