The Sanctuary

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Bed and Breakfast in Ogbourne St.George, Marlborough, Wiltshire

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Recommended B&B's on The Ridgeway

If you're walking The Ridgeway, here are the B&B's that other walkers have stayed at and then recommended when they visited us.

The Ridgeway
Western section of The Ridgeway

In West-To-East order, with distance from The Sanctuary in kilometres

For bus route details, see our Ridgeway Transport page.

Avebury and Beckhampton:

Beckhampton B&B (15 Km) : Isobel Cottage, Beckhampton, SN8 1QJ
Contact Simon and Catherine Hamersley
T: 01672 539 534
E: info@aveburyworld.co.uk
National Trails page

The Old Forge (15 Km) : East Kennet, SN8 4EY
Contact Laura Feeley
T: 01672 861 686
E: laura@feeleyfamily.fsnet.co.uk
National Trails page

Bishopstone:

The Royal Oak (13 Km)  Cues Lane, Bishopstone, SN6 8PP
It has excellent all-day food, much of it from Eastbrook, their own organic farm. Plus it is in the Michelin Good Food in Pubs guide. Their accommodation has recently been renovated with 12 rooms available.
T: 01793 790481
E: royaloak@helenbrowningorganics.co.uk
National Trails page : Map link.

Woolstone and Uffington:

The White Horse Inn, (17 Km) SN7 7QL
T: 01367 820726
National Trails page

Norton House, (19 Km) SN7 7RA
T: 01367 820230
E: Fenella Oberman
National Trails page

Letcombe Bassett, Letcombe Regis and Sparsholt area:

The Star at Sparsholt (25 Km)
Watery Lane, Sparsholt, Wantage OX12 9PL
Recently refurbished and improved accommodation, new owners, good food. Oxfordshire Gastro Pub of the Year 2013
T: 01235 751 873
E: info@thestarsparsholt.co.uk

Hill Barn (23 Km), Sparsholt Firs, Wantage OX12 9XB
Contact Joanna Whittington
T: 01235 751236
E: jmw@hillbarn.plus.com
National Trails page

Quince Cottage B&B (29 Km) - Richard and Louise Boden.
T: 01235 763652.
E: louise.boden@bodenfamily.info
They also run a taxi service for walkers, taking bags onto the next destination, pickup walkers etc.

The Ridgeway Youth Hostel or Court Hill Centre (30 Km)
Court Hill, Near Wantage, OX12 9NE

Brook Barn Farm - closed while they look for larger premises?

West Ilsey and East Ilsey:

This pair of villages are two or three Km south of the Ridgeway, so require a bit of a detour to reach.
Crown and Horns (? Km) East Ilsley, RG20 7LH

Locking:

Locking Kiln Farm (29 Km). Three miles south of Wantage, just off the B4494. April 2016: HAS STOPPED PROVIDING ACCOMODATION. National Trails page.

Wantage:

If you're waiting for a bus in Wantage in the Market Place, the King Alfred's Head (Bar and Bistro) is a nice place to wait. They will (by arrangment) accept bags for people who are walking the Ridgeway, if you stop there for lunch.

Streatley and Goring:

Friars Ford : http://www.friars-ford.co.uk/
The John Barleycorn : http://www.thejohnbarleycornpub.com/

Watlington:

The Fat Fox : http://www.thefatfoxinn.co.uk/

Princes Risborough:

Ridgeway Lodge, Upper Icknield Way, Saunderton, Princes Risborough, HP27 9NL
Contact Miv and John Hughes
T: 01844 345438
E: miv@ridgewaylodge.co.uk

The George and Dragon, 74 High Street Princes Risborough, HP27 0AX

Wendover:

Mayertorne Cottage, London Road, Wendover Dean, HP22 6QA
Contact Anthony Sykes
T: 01296 620830
E: anthonysykes@btconnect.com

Tring and Ivinghoe:

Folly Farm, Northfield Road, Aldbury, HP23 5QJ
Contact Jude Glenister
T: 01442 851645
E: judeglenister@btinternet.com