Grove is currently the largest village within the Vale of White Horse and has facilities to support day to day needs with two shopping precincts, two primary schools, churches, restaurants and pubs, a library, regular bus services and a good range of health facilities. The adjacent attractive market town of Wantage (well-deserved 2014 winner of ‘The Great British High Street Most Innovative Town Centre Award’) offers further comprehensive shopping, leisure, recreational and health facilities. Grove is well sited in South Oxfordshire with excellent road links to the A34 via the A417, which in turn leads to the M40 in the north and the M4 in the south and also the A338 Abingdon, Oxford – Swindon route. Didcot is situated to the east with a main line train station to London (Paddington 45mins). Business links include Williams F1 and the Grove Technology Park. More information on the many activities, events and clubs in the village can be found on the dedicated website http://www.grove-oxon.org.uk/
Award winning Wantage is an attractive market town, well deserved 2014 winner of ‘The Great British High Street Most Innovative Town Centre Award’, renowned for its association with King Alfred the Great. Situated at the foot of the outstanding ancient Ridgeway trail and Lambourn Downs, Wantage offers a comprehensive range of amenities, including major high street retailers Waitrose and Sainsburys; a plethora of shops, leisure/health and well-being facilities, banks, post office and recreational facilities; a museum, cafes, bistros, gift and clothing boutiques, pubs, restaurants, community clubs and organisations, as well as the popular weekly market in the square itself and regular farmers’ market. . Wantage has excellent road links to the A34 via the A417, which in turn leads north to Abingdon c.10 miles, Oxford c.17 miles (M40), alternatively south (M4) J14 c.9.4 miles. Didcot situated to the east benefits from a main line train station to London (Paddington c.45mins). http://wantage.com/
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