Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre
Publications and Downloads
These are normally for sale in the Centre or on line - see Shop
Above: The reprinted range of histoprical booklets by TJ Francis available to buy in the Centre.
Bampton Town Trail
A leisurely walk around Bampton itself will give you a good idea of the history of Bampton, the best way is to follow the 'Bampton Town Trail'.
This is a walk which takes you around the town, and introduces you to historic sites and buildings. Along the way you will also be able to enjoy 'Bampton in Bloom'.
Available in BHVC.
Bampton FAMILY Town Trail
You can collect an 8-page booklet from the Heritage & Visitor Centre which will allow your family to go around the Town Trail for yourselves - and to complete a quiz at the same time.
Alternatively you can download and print off the booklet for yourself here.
‘Bampton Bounds’ is a new book of 10 walks from 3 to 10 miles in length published by the Bampton Heritage and Visitor Centre. There is an eleventh Challenge Walk for both walkers and runners which takes a route built up from components of the other walks.
The books are available to purchase for £4 from BHVC.
We can send by post (Bampton Bounds £4 plus £1.90 P&P with payment by Paypal). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bampton Walks: a leaflet showing two medium-length circular walks starting from the centre of Bampton. Available at the Heritage Centre in the church. £1.70
The Book of Bampton
What Caroline Seward doesn't know about 20th century Bampton is not worth knowing! A resident for many years she has compiled this lovely book full of old photographs of people and places.
A fascinating insight into our history.
You can download here:
News reports from 100 years ago - here
Sneak preview of the new Heritage Centre flyer leaflet for 2021! - here
Amusing Historical Press Reports 1753-1817 - here
List of FAMILY FRIENDLY ATTRACTIONS in our area - here
Download booklet: "Our Buildings" - here
Buildings Research Guidance document - here
Latest Annual Report 2020 - here
The Centre now has information on Facebook - please contribute to our page - here