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St Marys Street Shops

Visiting Wallingford

With rich history, beautiful riverside and a shoppers haven, Wallingford is the perfect destination for a day trip or a weekend.

It is easy to while away the time exploring the independent shops and antique stores, taking a stroll around the Castle Gardens, the former site of one of England’s most impressive castles, or tracing the remains of Wallingford’s Saxon past.

Keep time to enjoy the delights on offer at the wonderful restaurants, pubs, cafes and tea rooms in Wallingford.

The Wallingford Visitors Guide

Please visit our Town Information Centre to help you make the most of your visit in Wallingford and the surrounding areas. Our friendly staff can offer suggestions on where to visit and recommendations of where to stay, eat and shop.

Pop in and receive a personal Wallingford welcome!

Come and visit Wallingford

Be Inspired

Find things to see and do in Wallingford. Whether you are planning a day trip or a longer stay, there is plenty to see and do.

Eat and Drink

Wallingford is bustling with many delightful eateries with many independent establishments to indulge in such as restaurants, cafes, tea rooms or inviting pubs, Wallingford will not let you down.

What's On

Wallingford is home to popular annual events such as Bunkfest, Wallingford Carnival, Vehicle Rally and Parade, Festival of Cycling, Fireworks Display, Christmas carols and more...

Stay

Whether you are staying overnight or on a longer visit, Wallingford has many inviting hotels, cosy bed and breakfasts and for those adventurous there are camp sites! Wallingford has lots of accommodation to suit your stay.

Town Information Centre

The Town Information Centre welcomes visitors and locals alike! Pop in and meet our friendly team who have a wealth of experience and can provide the very best in local knowledge, history and advice! Our information centre is full of leaflets, guides and brochures to give you a taste of what's in and on in the area!

Agatha Christie in Wallingford

Visit and explore all of the places that are connected with its former resident, Agatha Christie, the famous English Crime Novelist, short story writer and playwright.

Midsomer Murders

Come and explore the location used for the popular TV series, Midsomer Murders. Follow in the footsteps of Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby and visit places used in filming. Did you know Wallingford is the town used as Causton, which is the main town of the fictious Midsomer County. Take our Midsomer Murder trail.

Getting here

Find out how to get here, where to park and how to find your way around Wallingford.

Riverside Market Town

Wallingford is a delightful town located by the River Thames. There is so much to do by the river such as visiting the outdoor heated pool, having a picnic, taking a trail or even hiring a boat! Come and visit and find out why Wallingford is such a perfect riverside destination. We also have overnight moorings available.

The Surrounding Areas

Wallingford is ideally situated for visiting Thame and Henley, the other attractive market towns in South Oxfordshire. Oxford and Reading are both easy to reach by public transport or by road.

Wallingford lies on the Thames Path and close to the Ridgeway, making it a great base from which to explore some of England’s most lovely and historic countryside on foot or cycle.

Pop into the Town Information Centre to find out where to visit locally, we have plenty of suggestions and leaflets!