The Local Area

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  • Bampton has recently been used as the outside location for the ITV series Downton Abbey and the filming of the next series is due to start early in 2011. For those feeling energetic there are many interesting local walks and bike rides right on the doorstep.
  • This pretty village is well served with local shops and services including a local supermarket with fresh bread, an award winning butchers, a Coffee House, Art gallery, a Rohan outdoor clothing store together with a newsagent, four local pubs, a Hairdressers & Beauticians, Barber, Bank (cash point), and Pharmacy.


  • Nearby is the historic market town of Witney with a full range of high street stores including Marks & Spencer, a multiscreen cinema and lots of tempting individual shops, cafes and restaurants. Parking in the main car parks is free of charge.


Eating Out

There are many places to eat out within a short driving distance of the village here are a few suggestions you may like to investigate;

Pinos Italian Restaurant, Lechlade
01367 252373
The Lord Kitchener, Curbidge
01993 702169
The Romany Inn, Bampton
01993 850237
The Clanfield Tavern
01367 810223
The Trout at Tadpole Bridge
01367 870382
The Lamb at Buckland
01367 870484

Bampton also has a great Chinese Takeaway



  • Sightseeing/Walking
  • Shopping
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Hiring Boats on the Thames
  • Antiques & Collectables