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Tel code: 01367 | code search
Postcode: SN7 | code search
Population: 6000
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Birthplace of:
Charles Lapworth
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Folk Customs:
Boars Head Feast
Hunting the Mallard
Magdalen College Oxford Outdoor Sermon
Needle and Thread Ceremony
The Bampton Morris

Faringdon Events

Tracks & Turf Show
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Old Crown Coach Inn
"Really enjoyed our stay rooms clean and comfortable evening meal was good and the breakfast was first class.only fault is that don't like people from Sunderland ha ha only kidding ..." More

Volunteer Inn
"Friendly landlord and landlady, and locals extremely welcoming and chatty. Good music. Thanks for a cracking evening.

Date visited: 19/8/2012 ..." More

The Old Crown Coaching Inn
"Good Points: Convenient free car parking, good breakfast, good bed, good shower, polite staff, provided iron on request. Bad Points: Smelly bathroom, dirty toilet, noise & vibration (but is a very ..." More

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Faringdon has panoramic views from its pretty perch on a golden limestone ridge between two beautiful river valleys, the Ock and the Thames. Its prominent position at the junction of ancient roads made it a historic centre for trade and travellers.
For centuries Faringdon's hotels have been welcoming visitors. It has an interesting variety of restaurants and shops and a small market on Tuesdays. The town makes a delightful holiday base for the threshold of the Cotswolds, with Oxford only a half-hour drive away. From Faringdon you can enjoy exploring four of England's most beautiful counties - Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.
The Faringdon Folly Tower, completed in 1935, has become a local landmark. It was the last folly to be built in England, commissioned by a charming eccentric, Lord Bernes. A few moments stroll from the centre of Faringdon leads to open fields and a network of footpaths. A short ride takes you to two national trails The Thames Path and the Ridgeway and a variety of themed walks, such as the Willow Walk. Population 6,000


Bunting & Co Ltd
Piper Taylor & Palmer


Buscot Old Parsonage
Buscot Park
Farmer Gow's
Great Coxwell Tithe Barn
Tom Brown's School Museum


Britchcombe Farm

Care Home

Ferendune Court


Peter Walker Dental Practice


Fern Hill Practice
White Horse Medical Practice

Estate Agent

Allen & Harris
Christopher Bice Estate Agents
Harpers Estate Agents
Perry Bishop and Chambers

Golf Club

Carswell Golf Club


The Old Crown Coaching Inn


Faringdon Country Market

Pub and Bar

Inn on the Green
Lamb at Buckland
Old Crown Coach Inn
Pink Elephant
Red Lion
Snooty Mehmaan (The)
Volunteer Inn


Bangkok Kitchen
Lamb at Buckland
Market Rest
Snooty Mehmaan (The)
Sudbury House Hotel
Viceroy Tandoori


Ferndale Preparatory School


National Trust Cottages


Crowdy & Rose


Brians Hire

Faringdon Cars

Sports Clubs

Buscot Park CC (Cricket)
Faringdon & District CC (Cricket)
Faringdon Town (Amateur Football)
Hurlingham Polo Association (Polo)


The Pet Shop
Haine & Smith
Step Farm


Buscot Park Archers(Archery)

Places to Stay near Faringdon

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The Old Crown Coaching Inn (0.06 miles)

The Old Crown Coaching Inn

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In the heart of the quiet market town, this charming former coaching inn dates back to the 16th century and has retained its original cobbled courtyard and fountain. The hotel's central location ... More

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The Bell Hotel (0.10 miles)

The Bell Hotel
Small 14th Century family run, friendly hotel in the idyllic town of Faringdon, lots of quirky features, old beams and uneven floors add to its character. Large restaurant with an extensive menu and family friendly ... More | visit website
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Sudbury House Hotel (1.38 miles)

Sudbury House Hotel

Nestling on the edge of the Cotswolds between Oxford and Swindon, the hotel is an easy drive from the M4 and M40 offering traditional comforts with modern facilities including satellite television. Nine acres of ... More | visit website

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The Eagle (1.49 miles)

The Eagle
Treat yourself to a complete and extraordinary experience at The Eagle. Whether you come for a drink, dinner, or for a weekend stay we are committed to make you feel special and welcome. We are more ... More | visit website

National Trust Cottages (2.09 miles)

National Trust Cottages

An unusual example of estate workers' housing within a traditional estate. This delightful cottage, at the end of the row, retains many original features and stands in peaceful surroundings with views over the Oxfordshire countryside. It ... More

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Plough Inn (3.22 miles)

Plough Inn
The Plough Inn in Kelmscott at the end of the 17th century. It was originally a watering hole for famous artist William Morris and through the years encumbranced a village shop and bakery, with bread ovens ... More | visit website
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Plough Inn at Kelmscott (3.22 miles)

Plough Inn at Kelmscott
The Plough at Kelmscott is the type of Cotswold pub that people dream of finding, and offers just about everything that you are likely to need. It was built in 1631 and is tucked away ... More | visit website
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The Trout Inn at Tadpole Bridge (3.72 miles)

The Trout Inn at Tadpole Bridge
Its not a very well known fact that the source of the River Thames is in the Cotswolds. As the river slowly flows on to London, it leads through some of the most beautiful and ... More | visit website
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White Horse Inn (4.88 miles)

White Horse Inn
The White Horse is one of Britain's oldest Inns and with its thatched roof, oak beams, log fires and warm welcome is probably one of its most beautiful, as well. Built in Elizabethan times, the ... More | visit website
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New Inn Hotel (5.13 miles)

New Inn Hotel
Ideally situated on the banks of the River Thames in the market town of Lechlade-on-Thames, this characteristic 17th century coaching inn blends 250 years of hospitality with state-of-the-art comforts. New Inn provides an ideal base from ... More | visit website

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