A market town and civil parish, Watlington is about 7 miles south of Thame in Oxfordshire.
Watlington is most likely and early settlement with occupation from around the 8th century, The Doomsday Book of 1086 states that the areas community was agricultural.
All the roads in Watlington lead to the Town Hall which is dated back to the 17th century, the hall its self is at the meeting point of three routes in the town centre. Watlington is full of historical buildings and houses a variety of shops ranging from specialty foods and goods.
There are a few pubs and cafes in the town namely The Chequers, a family run pub with some very good reviews on Google. Following second in the reviews is The Fat Fox Inn, a traditional pub with rooms and dining. A cosy option is The Carriers Arms on Hill Road, with out door seating bar games and a cosy atmosphere.
The local post office for Watlington is on Church Road at number 1, its actually at the rear of the shop and is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. The front of the shop has a good selection of groceries, off license, newspapers and magazines, they also do the lottery sales. The shop its self is open 7 days a week.
Opposite the Village Hall is the Watlington sports and social club, it is a great little club with lots to offer including drinks, snacks and they even have a Sky subscription. The club is also home to its own football teams, pool leagues, bowls teams and Crib league.
Watlington also has its very own village website, if your interested to find out more about Watlington then simply follow the link http://www.watlingtonnorfolk.co.uk/gossip-magazine.html
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