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Beacon Farm Barn
Oxenwood
Marlborough
Wiltshire SN8 3NQ

Telephone: +44 (0) 1264 731 421
Mobile: +44 (0) 7770 888 116
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Oxenwood is a hamlet nestled below the Roman Chute Causeway at the centre of the North Wessex Downs AONB, which straddles west Berkshire and east Wiltshire, the market towns of Newbury and Marlborough. It is an easy day or half-day trip from London, but for those wishing to explore the area there are many B&B’s and a number of things to see as well as a number of starred restaurants.

How to get here

By Train

Hourly services from London Paddington to Great Bedwyn (or Hungerford). Great Bedwyn is 10 minutes from Oxenwood by car and pick up and drop off can be arranged on request.

Alternatively, hourly trains from London Waterloo to Andover which is 25 mins by car from Oxenwood.

Taxi:

1st Direct Hungerford: 07590 722 953
Terry’s taxis: 07910 735 409

By Car

From London M4 West, exit at junction 14 (Hungerford); through Hungerford village onto A338 towards Salisbury; after a few miles either take left into Shalbourne and at pub in village left again following signs to Oxenwood. Alternatively, continue further along A338 till signposted exit left towards Fosbury/Oxenwood. Beacon Farm is at the end of a cul de sac and is signposted from one of the three small village greens. Though this track has tarmac, drivers should be aware of potholes.

To see

Avebury stone circles and Silbury Hill.

Savernake Forest, lying between Marlborough and Hungerford.

The site of Wulfhall, inspiration for the title of Wolf Hall, the Man Booker Prize-winning novel by English author Hilary Mantel is located at nearby Burbage.

B&B

Westcourt Farm
Shalbourne, Wiltshire SN8 3QE
Phone: 01672 871399
Website: http://www.westcourtfarm.com

The Mill House
Shalbourne, Wiltshire SN8 3XA
Phone: 01672 870913
Website: http://www.millhousebandbshalbourne.co.uk

Vineyard at Stockcross (5 star)
Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8JU
Phone: 01635 528770
Website: http://www.the-vineyard.co.uk

The Shears Inn
Cadley Rd, Collingbourne Ducis, Marlborough SN8 3ED
Phone: 01264 850304

And many others in Hungerford and Marlborough.

Restaurants

The Harrow Inn
Kelston Rd, Little Bedwyn, Marlborough SN8 3JP
Phone: 01672 870871

The Palm (Indian food)
A4 Bath Road, Froxfield, Marlborough SN8 3HT
Phone: 01672 871818

Rick Stein
Lloran House, 42a High Street, Marlborough SN8 1HQ
Phone: 01841 532700

The Three Tuns
1 High St, Great Bedwyn, Marlborough SN8 3NU
Phone: 01672 870280

The Wheatsheaf
Chilton Foliat, Hungerford RG17 0TE
Phone: 01488 680936

The Vineyard Stockcross
Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8JU
Phone: 01635 528 770

The Woodspeen
Lambourn Rd, Woodspeen, Newbury RG20 8BN
Phone: 01635 265070

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