Retirement Homes in Thatcham 1 and 2 bedroom homes available to Buy Outright, Part Buy Part Rent or Rent

River Avon Canal Bridge

Living in Thatcham

Retire to a market town with beautiful scenery and lots of history

Thatcham is a historic market town that has a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. It’s credited with being the oldest continually habited place in Britain and archaeological finds in the town cover 12,000 years of history, including a Mesolithic settlement dating from 7,700 BC, Bronze Age settlements, Iron Age settlements and evidence of a Roman town. 

Lifestyle in the area

Lifestyle in Thatcham

Attractions
Donnington Castle

For a small town, Thatcham has a large number of sports teams, including a semi-professional football team. If you’re looking for a club to join, you’ll find plenty, including an angling association and a bowling club. There’s also a gardening club, a historical society, a rotary association and a walking club.

If you have an interest in golf, then our developments are also close to a number of courses, including Newbury & Crookham Golf Club and Donnington Valley Golf Club.

If you love to explore and ramble in the great outdoors, you’re also only a short drive away from the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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