Situated in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire, the Convent of St Mary the Virgin is located on the edge of the Berkshire Downs within east reach of Oxford, Swindon, Newbury and Reading.
Didcot, 8 Miles East of Wantage, has good rail links to Reading, Oxford, London and Cardiff.
There are good bus links to nearby towns. Stagecoach West provide the main service between Wantage and Oxford, with frequent hourly buses. Thames Travel provide bus services between Wantage and Didcot via Harwell Campus and East Hanney.
By road, Wantage is accessed via the A338 from the North and South, the A417 to the East and West. The nearest motorways are the M4 to the South and the M40 to the North.