The Vale extends from Abingdon in the East to Shrivenham in the West. The other principal towns are Wantage and Faringdon. Numerous smaller settlements are located along the spring line of the chalk hills. The downs are included within the North Wessex Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The sites listed below are included in the English Heritage Register of Historic Parks and Gardens
In due course we will be adding descriptions of these parks and gardens via this page. Details of walled kitchen gardens are already available elsewhere on this website.
Albert Park (Grade II)
Ashdown House (Grade II*)
Buckland House (Grade II*)
Buscot (Grade II*)
Compton Beauchamp (Grade II)
Hinton Manor (Grade II)
Pusey House (Grade II)
Sutton Courtney Manor (Grade II)