Bear Hotel

Address: Market Place, Wantage, Oxfordshire, England, OX12 8AB , United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Market Place, Wantage, is near French Brothers Ltd.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Bear Hotel Wantage

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Wantage

    The Books That Formed Me

    A travel blog entry by mulqueen on Aug 15, 2015

    4 photos

    ... to build up my own small personal library around the age of 10 or 11. There was something appealing about having books on a shelf in my bedroom – even though I would hardly ever reread them. The Reading shops where I bought books in those days were W.H. Smith, Boots and Golder’s. Boots no longer sells books, and Golder’s, an excellent little shop in an arcade off Minster Street, closed down years ago.

    Paperbacks ...

    A National Trust Property

    A travel blog entry by benny52 on Jul 26, 2015

    2 comments, 10 photos

    ... display his extensive art collection to the fashionable society of the day. It was built in the style of a French Renaissance chateaux of the Loire Valley. Today it has the finest collection of 18th c. French decorative arts, alongside magnificent English portraits and Dutch Old Masters, while outside it has one of Britain's finest Victorian gardens with its Parterre, ornate working aviary ...

    Flaming Grapes and Red Gatorade

    A travel blog entry by adamel on Jun 29, 2015

    1 comment, 6 photos

    ... advocate this summer. I got strawberries and grapes for the group, and then some mango and grapes for myself to keep in my room for snacks. Grapes have become a bit of an inside joke already. I told the story of my miraculous airport grapes, and then Lauren had her own grape adventure before she flew out. She bought herself lunch before her flight, and the restaurant offered two options as sides – chips, or “flaming grapes.” ...

    Mr Price

    A travel blog entry by mulqueen on Jan 06, 2015

    3 photos

    ... because of the extreme cold, a group of sea-birds – shags - had retreated inland from the sea to Sonning Lock. They had travelled all the way up the Thames as far as Sonning, where they stood a better chance of catching fish than on the coast.

    The shag story, and many other things relating to the natural world, were implanted in my mind forever thanks to Mr Price. At that time in my life, in the late 50’s and early 60’s, nature study was ...

    Whistles and Pyramids

    A travel blog entry by adamel on Aug 03, 2014

    14 photos

    ... food is really good. I gave the rest of the Pembroke staff their gifts then. I got Kelly, Erica, and Adam each a "Keep Calm" mug, with different versions of the saying. Adam's was the standard "Keep Calm and Carry On." Erica got "Keep Calm and Be Happy." Kelly got "Keep Calm and Take a Day Off." I got Ruth a glass like Kate's but with the Berlin skyline on it, because she leaves for her internship in Germany after the program finishes. I got Will and Andy ...