Recommended B&B's on The Ridgeway
People and places change; sometime we don't know about it. So if you find any errors or omissions in the following, we'll be grateful for your feedback.
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.
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:
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
National Trails page : Map link.
Woolstone and Uffington:
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
Hill Barn (23 Km), Sparsholt Firs, Wantage OX12 9XB
Contact Joanna Whittington
T: 01235 751236
National Trails page
Quince Cottage B&B (29 Km) - Richard and Louise Boden.
T: 01235 763652.
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
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/
The Fat Fox : http://www.thefatfoxinn.co.uk/
The George and Dragon, 74 High Street
Princes Risborough, HP27 0AX
Tring and Ivinghoe: