Local Info

Local Info

Dorchester on Thames (www.dorchester-on-thames.co.uk)

Below is a selection of local attractions in and around Dorchester.


Dorchester Abbey

Dorchester Abbey serves not only as the spiritual centre of the village, with many different parish activities, but also as pro-Cathedral and place of pilgrimage. It is a popular tourist destination, educational resource and, as the largest public building in South Oxfordshire, a much-sought after venue for concerts and other major events..More


Didcot Railway Centre

Didcot Railway Centre, home of the Great Western Society and its unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics and a recreation of Brunel’s broad gauge railway


Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary

Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary is a registered charity which cares for and protects abused and ill-treated donkeys and other animals.