Following on from the previous post regarding the shortlisted entries for the Wild Didcot photo competition we have now chosen the winners!
I’m delighted to showcase below the finalists for the first Wild Didcot photo competition.
Do you love to take photos of local wildlife? If so, please do enter the Wild Didcot photo competition.
Sustainable Didcot are holding their second Wild Didcot Cafe event on Saturday 13 May at Didcot Civic Hall. In addition to stands from exhibitors, crafts, nature art and games there is a photo competition, which invites residents to submit photos taken locally of our natural world.
The Red Lion at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell is the archetypal English village pub; a gorgeous thatched 16th Century building whose most famous visitor was evidently George III. He popped in after a stag hunt but what did we think when we dropped by?
This walk is great on a long summer evening. Surrounded by skylarks, butterflies and wild flowers it’s hard to believe you’re only a few miles from Didcot.
Over the years Didcot has sometimes had a bad press. It doesn’t have the river or history of Abingdon or Wallingford, or the market town feel of Wantage. Yet it has so many great things going for it I thought I’d choose my top 10 things about Didcot.
This walk is a lovely short route from Didcot taking in two neighbouring villages, East and West Hagbourne.
Continue reading “Walks around Didcot: Didcot to West Hagbourne circular”
As spring arrives many of us are venturing back out into our gardens, perhaps tidying up after winter, sowing seeds or considering a redesign. It’s important that gardens work for us, but spare a thought for their year round inhabitants too. For this reason, we are proud to announce the launch of the Didcot Garden for Wildlife charter.
Zigana Turkish Kitchen (generally known as Ziganas) is a popular Turkish restaurant and takeaway in Didcot.
The George and Dragon pub at Upton is a great destination for walkers and cyclists. It’s only a couple of miles from Didcot along the old railway embankment and it’s also a convenient halfway stop for those heading up onto the Ridgeway.