Court Hill Centre, Letcombe Regis, Wantage, OX12 9NE
Call Reception on 01235 760253
Former Youth Hostel in Wantage in OxfordshireJust 2 miles south of Wantage, and only a few steps from the historic Ridgeway National Trail and on King Alfred's cycleway, The Court Hill Centre enjoys breathtaking views over the Vale of the White Horse.
Reclaimed barns surround a pretty courtyard garden with a walkers cafe. The grounds include wild woodland ideal for exploring, a sunny meeting/yoga room and a flat campsite, all with superb views. The centre offers evening meals, breakfasts, and picnic lunches. Meals are served in the onsite cafe or the hostels' beautiful high-roofed dining room which retains the impressive proportions and atmosphere of the old barn. There is also a self-catering kitchen with stunning views, a snug with log burner to relax in and an attic reading room. The Court Hill Centre has proved to be a popular year-round destination.
The hostel is able to provide low cost fully catered accommodation for school groups, with sole use of the facilities, large attic dorm rooms and private bedrooms for teachers.
The private rooms are popular with families, small groups and individuals. The Court Hill Centre is not taking sole use bookings from large groups at the moment.
Beds & Rooms:59: 1x15,1x9,1x6,1x5,6x4,1x2
Open:All year. To check availability please call 01235 760253.
Price per night:From £22.50. U18 £15.50
Booking:Essential 24 hours in advance.
Directions:From the M4 Jct 14, follow signs to Wantage. From Oxford A420 and A338 through Wantage. The Court Hill Ridgeway Centre is accessed from the A338 close to Letcombe Regis.
- Train, Didcot Parkway 10 miles. Stagecoach, 32/A, X35,36 from Didcot Parkway to Wantage 2 miles. There is no direct connection to the centre.
- Long Distance Walks King Alfreds Way Trans Euro Trail
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Ridgeway hostel and camping on King Alfred’s Way
November 10th 2023
Often welcoming campers ,with hostel beds available at shorter notice, this hostel is only a few steps from the historic Ridgeway National Trail close to Wantage. The Court Hill Centre enjoys breathtaking views over the Vale of the White Horse, right on the route of King Alfreds Way. Reclaimed barns provide a community cafe, camping and hostel accommodation in small private rooms with a self-catering kitchen and a beautiful common area which retains the impressive proportions and atmosphere of the old barn.
Convenient stop over for individuals
April 19th 2022
Are you thinking of walking The Ridgeway National Trail or cycling King Alfred Way this summer? The Court Hill Centre may be your perfect stop over!
Appropriately located on both routes, and perfect for individuals and small groups needing a warm, clean bed and a hot shower, Court Hill Centre welcomes you with open arms.
Contact Court Hill Centre ahead of time to secure yourself a bed and a peaceful nights sleep. 01235 760253
January 1st 2021
Although much used by schools, I am glad to say that the hostel is still available to individuals walking the Ridgeway or anyone who fancies a night or two in rural Oxfordshire. There are private rooms, a self-catering kitchen with stunning views and an amazing place to eat and chat under the timbers of the old barn.Read More