New Homes in Didcot
Live the life
Located within easy reach of Oxford yet surrounded by countryside, Didcot is a thriving town with excellent transport links and lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re shopping in the town centre, exploring country parks or visiting museums, there’s something for the whole family to see and do close to your new home in Didcot.
Things to see and do
If you’re moving to Didcot with children, it’s good to know there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the local area including Cholsey and Wallingford Railway, Didcot Railway Centre, Pendon Indoor Model Village and Didcot Leisure Centre.
For keep-fit fans, you can go swimming at Abbey Meador Open Air Swimming Pool, enjoy a cycle ride at Mowbray Fields Local Nature Reserve, or practice your swing at Hadden Hill Golf Club. The North Wessex Downs are also nearby, ideal for hiking adventures on sunny weekends.
Other places of interest close to your new home in Didcot include the Draycott Engineering Loop Meadow Stadium and Millets Farm Centre. Oxford is nearby, where you’ll find the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, the Bodleian Library and the University of Oxford Botanic Garden.
For families with school-age children, ‘outstanding’ schools in and around Didcot include Ladygrove Park Primary School, Chilton County Primary School and Didcot Girls’ School, while independent schools include Cranford House School and Abingdon School.
The town is also within easy reach of the University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University and the University of Reading, ideal if you or your older kids are thinking about studying for a degree.
Getting to Didcot
Whether you’re commuting for work or visiting friends and family, it’s good to know that Didcot is well-connected by road and rail. From Reading, the journey to Didcot takes just 15 minutes by train or 35 minutes by car, while the journey from Oxford takes just 15 minutes by train or 25 minutes by car. The train journey from Swindon to Didcot takes 20 minutes, while the journey from London takes 45 minutes by rail.
If you’re going on holiday, you can get to London Heathrow Airport in under one hour from Didcot, so your trip will get off to a quick and easy start.