Things to see and do in and around Faringdon

There are many interesting landmarks and places of interest to see in and around Faringdon

Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland

This unique unusual 100 ft tower is Faringdon’s icon and the last major folly to be built in England. It sits on Folly Hill, within a charming four acre, circular woodland of splendid Scots Pine and broad leaf trees, some more than 200 years old.

The Old Town Hall

 The first time visitor to Faringdon is sure to be struck by The Old Town Hall, a late 17th century hall. Built on stone pillars in a tascan style, right in the centre of the Market Place. It was built by public subscription after the Civil Wars and is one of only two town halls from the period in the Vale of White Horse, the other being in Abingdon.

All Saints’ Church

All Saints’ Church may date from the 12th century, it has a central bell tower which was reduced in height in 1645 after it was damaged by a cannonball in the English Civil War.
A key to the church can be collected from the Faringdon Information Centre.

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