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Best things to do in Faringdon

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Café
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“You can walk there. Great breakfast /brunch and delicious sour dough bread too.”
10 locals recommend
Museum
“Stunning Manor house, former home to the Arts & Crafts movement's William Morris”
14 locals recommend
Establishment
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“Iconic, ancient place on the chalk downs. Striking landscape and glorious views. A great place for a walk/picnic.”
8 locals recommend
Park
“National Trust property with beautiful gardens to walk around plus fascinating house with interesting art collection. Tea rooms open when garden and / or house open. See Buscot Park website for opening times: http://www.buscot-park.com/”
9 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Beautiful views and you can drive up so it's great if you are not a walker or have mobility issues. Take a kite.”
5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Enjoy the lovely views Enjoy views whilst walking to the Bronze-Age Uffington White Horse. Disabled parking available. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/white-horse-hill”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Their words: 'Everyone is very welcome at The Greyhound Inn, an 18th century free house, in the centre of Letcombe Regis, a pretty downland village within the Vale of the White Horse region of Oxfordshire. We hope you will find us to be a great example of a proper English village inn, a place: Where the community comes together and all visitors from near and far are made very welcome To drop in just for a quick drink, to read the paper or catch up with friends Where you can grab a simple snack or stay and linger over a celebratory feast Whatever you are looking for from your visit to The Greyhound you can be sure that we are dedicated to ensuring you can relax and have a really good time.'”
4 locals recommend
Bar
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Fantastic views over 5 counties from Folly Hill and a history of the eccentric Lord Berners' creation make this a fun outing for children and adults alike. Lots of oddities to look out for!”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“Gorgeous local pub with garden reaching down to the banks of the River Thames. If you fancy a longer walk, it takes about 45 minutes from the cottage to wander along the river to this lovely pub!”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fabulous tapas bar with a vibrant party atmosphere in Faringdon's history haberdashery building. Open till late.”
5 locals recommend
Farm
“Roves Farm has something for children of all ages. Animal barns and paddocks house a range of friendly farm animals including goats, sheep, alpacas, donkeys, poultry, rabbits & more to meet and touch. Hands-on activity sessions to feed, hold and interact with the animals run throughout the day, including feed the goats, egg collecting and cuddle the rabbits. Explore the farm on a tractor and trailer ride, with special interactive themed activities during school holidays. https://rovesfarm.co.uk/”
2 locals recommend
Food
“Sue and team serve a wonderful latte and divine home cooked food, complimented by many wonderful deli delights & boutique goodies including independent gins! Situated on the High Street in High worth. Has Wi fi.”
5 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Beautiful National Trust House & Garden, with a very special Italianate garden.”
5 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Just a few miles away, visit the Neolithic long barrow and chamber tomb site located near the Uffington White Horse and Uffington Castle, at Ashbury in the English county of Oxfordshire. It is very near to The Ridgeway, an ancient road running along the Berkshire Downs https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/waylands-smithy/”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“Characterful gastro pub in the tiny village of Kelmscott serving classy cuisine. Book ahead for evenings and Sunday lunch. Good lunch option if you are visiting Kelmscott Manor, the summer home of William Morris.”
4 locals recommend