Whilst most readers will be familiar with Wittenham Clumps how many of you have discovered Broad Arboretum? It sees a fraction of the visitors that flock to the nearby Clumps but has plenty of interest for nature lovers.
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Last weekend I made my first visit of the year to Dorchester Abbey tearoom. Situated in the abbey grounds the small tearoom offers a varied selection of cakes, all baked by local volunteers. Of course, it’s not the only attraction in Dorchester-on-Thames so why not visit for the afternoon, eat cake and explore the village.
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We often visit Blewbury, although this is usually to eat lunch at the Style Acre tea room. This week I decided to explore the village itself. What did I discover?
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East Hendred is a great village to wander around at any time but one lady’s craft obsession has made it even better at the moment!
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This is a walking route I’ve re-discovered recently, primarily due to the coronavirus lockdown and trying to find different places for my daily exercise.
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There aren’t many events happening at the moment but the West Hagbourne dragons have re-appeared to commemorate St George’s Day. Do visit if you can!
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East Hagbourne, Didcot’s closest neighbour, is a quintessentially English village. With its pub, community shop and a main road full of historic houses it’s an attractive place to live. Perhaps one day when I win the lottery…
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Despite working on Milton Park for many years I never visited The Plum Pudding in Milton. It’s a popular lunch time haunt for local workers but what’s it like at the weekend?
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Have you visited the East Hagbourne scarecrow trail yet? If not, you’ve got until Sunday 9 June to visit so don’t delay! There are some fantastic scarecrows on display; are any of these your favourite?
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