Amenities in Thame include a leisure centre, cinema, museum, theatre and a good variety of cafes, pubs and restaurants. There are many public walkways to explore, including the Chiltern Hills with the Ridgeway Path and the Oxfordshire Way offering outstanding views of the surrounding area. The Phoenix Trail between Thame and Princes Risborough provides a route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. One of the town’s major attractions is the renowned annual Oxfordshire County and Thame Show, a one day agricultural show with much to see and do including livestock shows, falconry displays and a host of craft trade stands. Another event to enjoy is the two-day charter fair which dates back to medieval times.
For fine dining, Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons is located in nearby Great Milton and is holder of two Michelin stars. This luxury hotel enjoys an idyllic setting with its own vegetable and herb garden providing the kitchen with fresh, organic produce. Improve your own cooking skills at the acclaimed Raymond Blanc Cookery School. Waterperry Gardens provides eight acres of landscaped ornamental gardens to explore, including a river walk, lily canal and an alpine garden. Visit The Oxfordshire Golf Hotel and Spa and enjoy a round of golf or a pampering session in the spa with its range of treatments. It also offers a fully equipped gym and indoor swimming pool.
Nearby are magnificent Blenheim Palace, the major landmark of Brill Windmill or the world-famous college buildings and renowned museums in Oxford.