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Midsomer Murders

Fans of Midsomer Murders will recognise Wallingford as Causton, the main capital of Fictitious Midsomer County.

Experience Midsomer first hand here in Wallingford

Wallingford is the original location of Causton, home to the original Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby, who was often seen wondering around the Town’s Market Place or driving across Wallingford Bridge.

Wallingford’s most recent appearance in ‘Breaking the Chain’ (Series 18) featured the Town’s Festival of Cycling and aired in January 2016.

Fans of Midsomer Murders will recognise Wallingford as Causton, the capital of fictitious Midsomer County and the town where the shows main characters Detective Barnaby and Troy worked.

Midsomer Murders Leaflet

Explore Filming Locations

Download the Midsomer Murder (explore locations from the series in Wallingford) leaflet to help you navigate your way around Wallingford following the footsteps of Detectives Barnaby and Troy.

Visit our Town Information Centre for all the leaflets to help you explore Midsomer Murders in Wallingford, from walking trails, driving trails, location trails and also for books and memorabilia for sale.

Midsomer Murders Driving Trails across South Oxfordshire

There are two driving tours that pass through Midsomer Murders countryside and include Wallingford. An overnight stay is recommended to stop, eat and enjoy the routes at your leisure.

Midsomer Murders Southern Trail

Visiting Causton Playhouse and Badgers Drift Primary School, as well as opportunities to enjoy manor houses, village pubs, museums, river trips and a steam railway. Covers Henley on Thames – Nettlebed – Wallingford – Moulsford – Goring – Mapledurham – Rotherfield Peppard / Rotherfield Greys – Henley on Thames.

Total Drive Time is approx 3 hours.

Download The Midsomer Murders Southern Driving Trail leaflet

Midsomer Murders Northern Trail

Visiting Midsomer New Museum and Causton Library, as well as pubs, churches and shops filmed for the series, with options to visit the gardens and nature reserves set in Midsomer countryside. Covers Dorchester – Wallingford – Ewelme – Watlington – Lewknor – Aston Rowant – Chinnor – Thame – the Miltons and the Haseleys – Dorchester.

Total Drive time approx 3.5 hours.

Download the Midsomer Murders Northern Trail leaflet