This circular route from Didcot begins with a walk along the railway bank to Upton before crossing fields to reach Blewbury and East Hagbourne.
The East Hagbourne scarecrow trail is back after a year’s absence. Running until 11 July, the trail is a great way to spend an hour or two, particularly if you combine it with cake and tea from the church.
Welcome to my last blog post of 2020! Last week I showcased Christmas lights in Didcot. This week it’s the turn of the Christmas tree festival in East Hagbourne.
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.
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…
We’ve seen our fair share of rain and wind over the last month. But worry not, spring is on the way and hopefully the weather will improve. Even if it doesn’t, there are plenty of indoor events in and around Didcot in March 2020:
The Didcot Good Neighbour Scheme (DGNS) matches volunteers with elderly, lonely or isolated people in the Didcot area. I met Sandy, the volunteer co-ordinator, to find out more about the service and how local residents can help, or be helped.
Happy New Year! January isn’t the best month of the year for events but I’ve found several to keep you busy in the weeks ahead. Read on for things to do in and around Didcot in January 2020.
This is a short walk from East Hagbourne, best tackled outside the winter months. Despite the name this is not a walk across heather strewn moorland. At certain times of the year, bog might be more appropriate!