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Harrow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This B&B is more like a home from home. Bill & Caroline made us very very welcome A beautifully decorated home with eclectic furnishings. A very comfortable bed with top class shower facilities I can't rate the breakfast any lower than excellent Situated only a few minutes walk from the centre of town with a top class wine bar /...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is a small B&B run by a nice couple. Rooms are decent sized, but dark. Breakfast is held in the solarium. The gardens are beautiful. It's easy to get to surrounding towns for touring. Wallingford has a number of good restaurants.

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SAN DIEGO,CA
Reviewed 2 July 2016

A nice retreat in the countryside, run by a very nice couple. There are only two rooms each small, one with bathroom and the other with bathroom two steps across the landing. Both rooms are on the top floor up two very steep staircases so it is a bit to lug to get bags up and down. Very nice grounds,...

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Norwich
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Visited Wallingford (Causton) as part of our Midsomer Murder Discovery Tour ( and we survived). The Old School House is an ideal location only five minutes walk from the centre of Wallingford where there is a regular bus service to Oxford and Henley (30 mins) so the car can be abandoned. Location sets for Midsomer, Morse, Endeavour, and Lewis are...

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California
Reviewed 28 March 2016

B&B descriptions can be one thing and reality another; however, in this case the two worlds collide. We stayed in the stunning Moroccan Suite with a private bath and a view of the garden. The bed was of cloud quality but with more support. The bathroom was large, updated yet charming. The house is filled with an eclectic decor that...

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Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Carolyn and Bill were very warm and welcoming. My visit was lovely and peaceful, exactly what I was looking for in a restful break. Breakfast was tasty and made to order, the room was cosy and warm and the rest of the house had charm and character. Will definately recommend and come back again. Jenny from Banbury

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The Old School house offers two types of room; I chose the Moroccan Suite, and it is an easy walk into the town centre. The room is on the first floor (a wide staircase, easy to navigate), it was very warm, the bed is comfortable, the bathroom is large with good hot water, and the view into the garden is...

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2015

As our mini-honeymoon we have recently spent two nights in The Old School House in Wallingford. We couldn't pick a better location. The B&B is gorgeous and very clean. Hosts, Carolyn and Bill, are very friendly and welcoming and made us feel at home. They also make amazing breakfasts :) Thames path provides beautiful walks even in December. We will...

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London
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Carolyn and Bill are warm and welcoming hosts and their house is beautiful. I stayed in the well appointed Moroccan Suite which had everything one could need (including a comfy bed and strong and consistent wifi) and really enjoyed Bill's (as I see from earlier reviews!) trademark salmon and scrambled eggs. An excellent place to stay.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Our trip to Wallingford and the surrounding area was motivated by watching a British show called Midsomer Murders. We were not that interested in the actors or story lines, but the beautiful scenery caught our attention years ago. We finally had the opportunity to go and were not disappointed. If anything the area was even more beautiful and interesting than...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning Gothic Victorian School House located 300 metres from town centre . This Victorian School house has recently been restored to a very high standard. The house is set in the grounds of a beautiful and well maintained large garden, adjacent to the Saxon Moat which fed Wallingford Castle opposite. The house provides spacious and comfortable accommodation. Breakfast is served in the conservatory dinning room. The house is situated close to the Thames path (less than 5 mins walk). The Ridgeway, another favourite for walkers, is also close by. Henley is 15 mins drive away. The Henley Regatta and Henley Festival attracts thousands of visitors in July each year. Oxford and Reading are not too far away, 30 mins by bus and less by car. R.A.F. Benson is only 5 minutes away by car, convenient for visitors to the airbase. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old School House

Address: 23 Castle Street, Wallingford OX10 8DW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Wallingford
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Old School House Wallingford, UK - England
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“The Moroccan room is beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesPlowdog, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Moroccan Suite - stylish and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 414tatianai, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“There were more bedrooms available in the section of the house where we stayed so it would be perfect for a larger family or 2-3 couples.”
 of 5 bubbles Florida563, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms are great one has a bath and one has a shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 251ritaj, 4 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Double room not en-suite but private bathroom more than makes up for it.”
 of 5 bubbles Cavieman, 3 Dec 2013 | Read review
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