Destination guide

The friendly city of Wantage awaits you

The countryside and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Wantage. This welcoming city allures visitors with its restaurants and bars. Covered Market and Ashmolean Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Wantage

The nearest airport is in Oxford (OXF), located 18 mi (29 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Wantage?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 76 vacation rentals near Wantage. From 17 Houses to 17 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wantage for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wantage?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wantage. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Highclere Castle: 251 vacation rentals
  • University of Oxford: 736 vacation rentals
  • Blenheim Palace: 1,077 vacation rentals
  • Headington Shark: 663 vacation rentals
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park: 1,581 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Wantage?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 17 Houses in Wantage. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wantage include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Cabins: 29 rentals available
  • Cottages: 29 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wantage?

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