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The friendly city of Wantage awaits you

The countryside and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Wantage. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and bars. Covered Market and Ashmolean Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Wantage

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Wantage has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Frilford Heath Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Deanwood Park Golf Course (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Hinksey Heights Golf Course (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Bucklebury Farm Park (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Southfield Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wantage

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wantage is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lardon Chase - the Holies and Lough Down (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Thames Path (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Stanton Country Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Christ Church Meadows (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Coate Water Country Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (14 mi / 22.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wantage

The nearest airport is in Oxford (OXF), located 18 mi (29 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 42.8 mi (68.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wantage?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 64 holiday lettings around Wantage. From 12 houses to 20 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wantage? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wantage. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Blenheim Palace: 1,062 holiday lettings
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park: 1,503 holiday lettings
  • Highclere Castle: 264 holiday lettings
  • Hungerford Kintbury Station: 226 holiday lettings
  • Reading Goring and Streatley Station: 649 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wantage listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wantage?

Yes, of course. offers 12 Houses in Wantage. Our other popular types of Wantage holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 24 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wantage?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Wantage. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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