Didcot is a charming market town spread across Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Didcot is a place that has flourished in recent years. Didcot has a great balance between town and country life, with farmland and beautiful villages in surrounding areas. Perhaps most famous in years gone by for its now defunct power stations.
The likes of Reading and Oxford are just a stone’s throw away, as is emerald green landscape of the Chiltern Hills and Oxfordshire countryside, without the hefty price tag.
The town is well-connected and served by a swift and reliable Great Western Railway link at Didcot Parkway Station.
Didcot also has excellent road links via the A34, M4 and M40.
The property market has had a steep increase over the last few years. On average, a detached house costs £849,586, up 12.5% on last year. The average cost for a terraced house is £408,178, and a flat £273,076. Property prices in Didcot are higher than the average property prices across Oxfordshire.
Amenities and Things To Do
Didcot has a wide range of amenities on offer for you to check out and enjoy.
If you are wanting to go for a bit of shopping, it’s worth checking out the Orchard Shopping Centre. The complex has a variety of shops, cafe bars and restaurants to enjoy.
Didcot Railway Centre
Roughly halfway between Oxford and Reading, the town itself became an important junction after the arrival and expansion of the Great British Railway in the 19th Century.
Located by the train station, you can visit the Didcot Railway Centre, a museum showcasing 200 years of railway heritage.
Thames Valley Farmer’s Market
Over 20 years experience in managing farmers markets across 3 counties and have over 90 farmer’s, food and rinks producers, crafters and regional independent businesses all collaborating.
From Iron Age woodlands to 18th century mansions, the Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire region has a rich history waiting to be explored.
- Basildon Park
- White Horse Hill
A purpose built, professional arts, culture and entertainment venue in the heart of Didcot. The theatre comprises a 220 seat auditorium, cafe bar, gallery and four studios.
Places To Eat
Looking to grab yourself a bite to eat while you are out and about in Didcot? We’ve asked for some recommendations, and here’s just a few great places to check out.
Prezzo has become one of the best-loved Italian restaurants on the high-street, with a proud reputation for creating good food and good times for their customers up and down the country.
The Red Lion
Brimming with a close to 250 years of nostalgic character, this is the disarmingly charming village pub of a bygone era.
With a new cellar system, and a wide selection of the finest ales on offer to compliment a refined menu of simple good quality traditional food.
Zigana Turkish Kitchen
Originating from a small village in northern Turkey. The name translates to “mums place”. After long research for the nicest Turkish recipes, they set up in Didcot.
Their customers are at the forefront of their business, and promise to maintain a high standard of quality.