Didcot is an extensive Railway Town located just 15 miles from Oxford. Home to the fantastic Railway Centre. Here is where the opportunity to obtain experiences such as, learning to control a full-size locomotive passenger train. As well as, The Great Western Trust Museum, the 1932 Engine Shed and much more. Places to eat and lovely picnic areas are also available as a fully packed day out.
Didcot is also home to The Cornerstone, an Arts, Culture and Entertainment venue within the heart of Didcot. New performances, activities and exhibitions are on all year round. Accompanied by the venue’s artesian, Indie café. Featuring deliciously hand baked cakes and coffee that is wood roasted by an independent source in Witney.
Surrounding The Cornerstone is Didcot Town Centre. Highlighting many more cafes, pubs, restaurants and shops. This includes the elegant Italian Restaurant Prezzo. Presenting a modern day feel with its open glass architecture and slick booth areas. A perfect stop for dinner before going to the warm and welcoming Mulberry pub to discover the best ales in Oxfordshire.
Also, within Didcot Town Centre is the notorious shopping hub. Including more shops and places to eat such as, Currys & PC World, Game, Argos, H&M, Riverisland, Waterstones, Nandos, Wildwood Kitchen and a plethora more.
The Town is also home to the Didcot Wave Leisure Centre. Located next to Edmunds park. The Leisure centre not only includes an extensive wave pool with a slide, but areas for fitness activities and sports such as, Squash, Volleyball, Football, and badminton. A café is open daily alongside the leisurely activities to provide hot and cold snacks and refreshments.