Accessible Places

Accessible Destinations in and Around Didcot

We take immense pride in offering exceptional transport services that connect our community and visitors to the best of what Didcot and its surroundings have to offer.

We specialise in ensuring our passengers enjoy safe, reliable, and friendly transportation and companionship, particularly to destinations that prioritise accessibility. 

Whether it's a trip to a local café, a scenic park, or a community event, we're here to make your journey comfortable and enjoyable.

Showcasing Accessible Destinations in and Around Didcot

Below, we proudly showcase some of the fantastic places in and around Didcot that are committed to being accessible to all. From cultural landmarks to recreational spots, discover the best destinations that welcome everyone with open arms.

At Driving Miss Daisy Didcot, our mission is to provide more than just a ride—we offer a gateway to independence and exploration. Trust us to take you to these wonderful places, ensuring every journey is a pleasant and memorable experience.

Contact us today to schedule your next trip with Driving Miss Daisy Didcot, where accessibility and exceptional service are at the heart of everything we do.

Place to eat & drink - Restaurants

Wild Wood Restaurant

Wildwood Didcot is the go-to spot for delicious Italian food just minutes from the train station. 

Situated at the East end of the Orchard Shopping Centre, it is conveniently close to Cineworld and Cornerstone Arts Centre, making it a perfect stop before or after entertainment. 

Wildwood’s menu has something for everyone, featuring tasty grill options, pizza, pasta, fresh salads, burgers, steaks, risottos, and delightful desserts, all made with fresh ingredients. Kids love the fun menu too, with activities and healthy choices. Wildwood Didcot offers a friendly, family-friendly atmosphere and a taste of Italy right in Didcot.  Wild Wood Restaurant

DJangos Smokehouse

Django’s is Didcot’s go-to party smokehouse and cocktail bar! From Happy Hour cocktails to themed nights like Taco Tuesday, Bottomless Wings Wednesday, Steak Night Thursday, Prosecco Brunches, and Sunday Roasts, Django’s has something for everyone. 

The relaxed dining setting is perfect for any occasion, while the stylish upstairs cocktail lounge is ideal for unwinding with friends. 

Committed to inclusivity, Django’s offers family-friendly facilities, wheelchair access, private dining, and free Wi-Fi. Book now and experience the perfect blend of food, drinks, and company at Didcot’s first smokehouse, bar, and grill. Djangos Sokehouse

Lusso Kitchen

Lusso is an independent, family-run business and a haven for food lovers looking to enjoy a bite or two in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Perfect for families with children, Lusso caters to those looking for a casual lunch, a meet-up with friends or colleagues, a refuel during shopping, or a chilled-out dinner. Whether you crave a great quality sourdough pizza, amazing artisan ice cream, a fantastic coffee, or something stronger, Lusso has something for everyone.  Lusso Kitchen 

Places to eat  drink - Pubs

The Mulberry

The Mulberry is ideally situated in the Railway Town of Didcot, a Comfortable modern setting with parking. Wood Fired Pizza Oven, Bertha Charcoal Grill, Real Ales, Premium Lagers and Cocktails. The Mulberry

Station Garden

The pub’s a place that’s filled with all your faves. Family, friends, food, drink and laughs. They  believe the food you enjoy and the drinks sip all help make your occasion extra special. Their menus are filled with the very best dishes for everyone to enjoy!  Station Garden

The Oak

The Oak is situated on the outskirts of Didcot village, it is a traditional building set back from the main road. Inside there is a warm, modern feel. We've got a great deal on food for you, every day of the week. At the Oak we're all about great food at great prices. If you are looking to watch the sporting action we have Sky Sports & BT Sport on multiple screens throughout the pub to ensure you never miss the action! The Oak

Places to go and things to see

Didcot Railway Centre

Step back in time at the Didcot Railway Centre, an accessible heritage site with step-free entry and friendly staff ready to assistDidcot Railway Centre

Cornerstone Arts Centre

Enjoy a range of performances and exhibitions at the Cornerstone Arts Centre, equipped with accessible seating, hearing loops, and dedicated support for visitors with disabilities. Cornerstone Arts Centre 

Didcot Wave Leisure Centre

Didcot Wave and Gym is a popular leisure centre that boasts a 25 metre swimming pool including a wave machine, indoor flume ride and beach area, making it a great venue for a family visit. The diverse program offers individual and family sessions as well as swimming lessons for children and adults.  Didcot Wave and Gym however is more than just a leisure pool, our 50 station gym houses the very latest  equipment making it the perfect enviroment to have your work out.  Didcot Wave Leisure Centre

Wallingford Accessible Boat Club

Enjoy the freedom of the water with the glass fibre Coulam Wheelyboat V20, designed for a wide range of activities on inshore and inland waters. The Wheelyboat Trust’s most versatile Wheelyboat to date, it is built for use with outboards up to 90hp at speeds of 30mph+, providing exhilarating power boating for people with mobility difficulties.

The Wheelyboat V20 features a drive-from-wheelchair helm as standard and offers 90 square feet of level floor space, comfortably accommodating up to ten adults, including six wheelchair users. Its innovative design, ease of access on and off, and large open cockpit also make it an excellent rescue and safety craft, workboat, water taxi, and general-purpose leisure craft. Wallingford Accessible Boat Club

Didcot Civic Hall

Attend community events and meetings at Didcot Civic Hall, designed with full accessibility in mind, including spacious rooms and accessible parking.  Didcot Civic Hall

Abingdon Abbey Gardens

Experience the natural beauty of Abbey Gardens, featuring smooth pathways and accessible rest areas, making it a perfect spot for a relaxing day out. Abbey Gardens & Meadows

Ashmolean Museum Oxford

Discover the Ashmolean, Oxford University's esteemed repository of art and archaeology, established in 1683. Its renowned collections span from ancient Egyptian relics to modern masterpieces, weaving together the rich tapestry of human history and culture.

Entrance is complimentary, ensuring that all can explore its treasures without financial barriers.

Committed to inclusivity, the Ashmolean endeavors to make its spaces, exhibits, and activities accessible to all. Recognizing the multifaceted nature of access needs—be they physical, sensory, emotional, intellectual, or financial—the museum strives to cater to a diverse audience, ensuring an enriching experience for everyone.  Ashmolean Museum Oxford

Harry Potter Walking Tours

Embark on a magical, student-led adventure into the medieval buildings that inspired the Harry Potter series and others. Discover the Door to Narnia and learn about the lives of J.R.R. Tolkien and Lewis Carroll.  Harry Potter Walking Tours Oxford 

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace offers a day out as unique as you are. With a series of itineraries tailored to suit your preferences, Blenheim Palace ensures your visit is special and centered around the things you enjoy most. Whether you're interested in learning about the history of Blenheim Palace, seeking a fun-packed family adventure, or simply wanting a picture-perfect day out with loved ones, there's something for everyone. Committed to accessibility, Blenheim Palace strives to ensure that visitors with disabilities can enjoy as much of this magnificent World Heritage Site as possible. Companion tickets for blue badge holders are admitted for free, and assistance or support dogs are welcome.  Blenheim Palace

Place to stay - Hotels

Courtyard by Marriott, Didcot

Courtyard by Marriott Oxford South is a short distance to iconic Oxford, a warm welcome awaits to explore our historic region. 

The family friendly hotel offers complimentary car parking. Relax in our spacious guest rooms, with free WiFi, 55 in HDTV, plush bedding and work space. The hotel has superior and connecting rooms great for families. 

The Oxen Restaurant is our signature restaurant with open kitchen and urban lounge bar. The hotel offers 2000 sq ft of meeting and event space with natural daylight and technologies. 

Their vibrant lobby features booth meeting space, an interactive Go Board and a 24hr fitness suite. Ideal for staycations and offers easy access to explore the UK, Central London is accessible with regular trains to London in just 42 minutes.  Courtyard by Marriott

Milton Hill House, Didcot

Surrounded by 22 acres of tranquil parkland just 13 miles from Oxford, Milton Hill House effortlessly blends a graceful Georgian manor house with modern facilities.  Milton Hill House

The Hilton Garden Inn, Abingdon

A relaxing stay in charming Abingdon

A mile from the quaint market town of Abingdon, home to landmarks like the Old Abingdon Abbey site, St. Helen's Church, and The Abbey Buildings. Oxford is less than eight miles away. Explore the shops and restaurants of Abingdon-on-Thames, or pop in to their all-day restaurant for a coffee and bite to eat.  The Hilton Garden Inn

Places to stay - B&Bs

The Chequers Burcot

Nestled peacefully in the hamlet of Burcot, The Chequers at Burcot lies south of Oxford near the quaint South Oxfordshire market towns of Dorchester on Thames, Abingdon and Wallingford. The Chequers Burcot

Places to stay - Campsites

Camping by the River (5 Miles)

Luxury, fully kitted-out bell tents on our secluded off grid campsite. With just two bell tents (each tent sleeping 6), you can enjoy unrestricted views of the river Thames or perhaps explore the adjacent woodland. If you book both tents you have over 3 acres to stay in with exclusive use for your group. Camping by the River 

Radcot Leisure on Thames (22 Miles)

A Thames’ island campsite in the Oxfordshire countryside – with a lovely pub just over the bridge

There’s water, water everywhere and quite a lot to drink at Ye Olde Swan campsite in Oxfordshire. That’s because the campsite is on an island surrounded by the River Thames and just a short stumble from a pub of the same name. If you’re lucky, you won’t even have to wander across the little bridge that connects the two to quench your thirst, as the pub’s mobile pizza oven and Prosecco bar will be making one of its regular visits to the site.  Radcot Leisure on Thames 

Oxford - The City of Dreaming Spires

For more accessible activities in Oxford - The City of Dreaming Spires, explore Accessible Oxford.