The start of May is usually peak bluebell season, one of my favourite woodland flowers. The good news is that Oxfordshire has a great selection of bluebell woods; some well known, others less so.
Woods to visit near Didcot
Autumn is one of the best times to visit woods. Whether you’re visiting for autumn colour, collecting conkers or kicking through fallen leaves (my favourite) here are six woods near Didcot.
Walks near Didcot: a trail of redundant churches, Wallingford
I’ve lived in this area most of my life but only discovered two of these churches for the first time last week. If, like me, you enjoy exploring ruins then this walk is perfect for you!
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Oxford – without tourists!
Last Sunday I incorporated my morning run with a sightseeing tour of Oxford. What was it like to visit the city bereft of students and visitors?
Earth Trust archaeology tour, Wittenham Clumps
I have a passing interest in archaeology, spurred on by watching Indiana Jones. I know, of course, that the reality doesn’t involve travelling the world searching for the Holy Grail. But if, like me, you fancy learning more about the things under your feet then why not book onto an Earth Trust archaeology tour?
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Review: Beauty and the Beast panto, Oxford Playhouse
Last weekend we were invited along to watch this year’s Oxford Playhouse panto, Beauty and the Beast. What did we think?
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10 picnic spots near Didcot
These picnic spots are all within a 10 mile radius of Didcot. Most of them are informal spots, rather than dedicated spaces with picnic tables or facilities, so remember to pack a rug to sit on!