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The Fox and Hounds, Fernham

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Situated in The Vale of the While Horse, off the A420 between Oxford and Swindon, Uffington is about 8 miles north of the M4 through Lambourne, of race-horse fame. The nearest Market Towns are Faringdon and Wantage, each about 15 minutes' drive. Shrivenham Defence Academy is just 3 miles away at the Watchfield roundabout on the A420.

The Village has a 13th Century Church, shop and Post Office, and several literary connections. It was the early home of Thomas Hughes, whose renowned book "Tom Brown's Schooldays" begins in the old school here. It is now an interesting little museum. John Betjeman lived here in the 1930's and 40's, during which time he wrote many famous works. Tolkein, while based in Oxford, visited this area, and it is said much of his inspiration for Middle Earth came from the Ridgeway nearby.

An ideal base for walking, cycling, horse-riding, angling, visiting historic properties, golfing, or just chilling out at any time of the year. Warm welcome, caring staff, log fire, high standards, excellent food and selection of fine beverages, including Real Ales. Well-behaved dogs welcome.

Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) - 22:30 (10:30pm) (arrivals may be allowed outside this window if your travel plans can't be adjusted however this is subject to availability)

Check Out: Before 11:00 (11:00am)

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Recreations

Bike Rental

Bird Watching

Boating

Cricket Pitch

Dart Board

Football Field

Fishing

Horseback Riding

Facilities

Free broadband access (wifi)

Baggage Hold

High Speed Wireless

Dinner

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High Street, FernhamSN7 7RP, United Kingdom

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