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Waterperry is conveniently located in a semi-rural position with access to the major roads to London, Oxford and Birmingham.

There are numerous activities held in the village itself and in the neighbouring villages.

  • Clay pigeon shoots are run from Jericho Farm in Oakley.
  • Common Leys Farm is open for lunch 7 days a week, and evening meals available Tuesday - Saturday on a pre-booked basis

    They are currently looking for a part time cleaner, mainly for weekend work, if you are interested please call 01865 351266
  • The Oxfordshire Cycle Route passes by Waterperry and is popular with advanced and novice cyclists alike.
  • Rolf's Lake
    Match fishing for pleasure and match anglers available at Rolfslake.
  • Altitude Balloon Company
    Altitude Balloon Company fly over beautiful east Oxfordshire from take-off sites close to Waterperry such as Thame Showground and the Oxfordshire Golf Club. We regularly see Waterperry from above, as well as other local landmarks such as Waddesdon Manor, Chequers, and the gleaming spires of Oxford. Come and join us for one of life’s most unforgettable experiences – and toast the flight with a glass of champagne on landing. Exclusive flights for 2 are also available for special occasions. Call us on 01844 212998 to book a gift voucher.
  • The Waterperry Gardens feature several walks including a river walk and large areas of lawn.
  • Advanced horse training can be found at Waterstock House Training Centre across the Thame river.
  • A full 18-hole golf course and floodlit driving range can also be found in Waterstock.
  • The Oxfordshire way walking route runs through the village and over the river Thame.

The town of Oxford is a mere 10 miles away and features the well-known colleges and numerous shops and restaurants. Punts and row boats can be rented by Christ Church at the Head of the River and at the Cherwell Boat House off the Banbury Road in North Oxford. The University Parks host several collegiate and visiting national team cricket matches.

The old market town Thame is a ten-minute drive away and features a local farmer's market every Tuesday in the town square. There are several pubs and restaurants to recharge the weary traveller. Among the best pubs is The Old Fisherman in Shabbington. For fine dining try either the Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons, the Swan at Tetsworth, or the Crazy Bear restaurant in Stadhampton. Further afield, the town of Abingdon (a 30-minute drive away) boasts the title of oldest town in England. Boats are for rent on the River Thames and numerous old buildings and museums provide an informative and enjoyable day out.

The towns of Marlow and Henley (a 30-minute drive away) feature large fronts on to the River Thames and frequently host rowing regatta.

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