The village is situated in open country, on the River Ock and comprises a little over 100 houses.
St. Peter's church has some sections dating back to the 12th Century. A major restoration was undertaken some 10 years ago.
The medieval Charney Manor, next to the church, is owned by the Quakers and used as a conference centre and guest house. There is an excellent relationship between the Manor and the Church.
There is a popular village pub, The Chequers Inn. The Village Hall has recently been extended and many clubs are run, such as yoga, quilting and table tennis, many organised through Abingdon & Witney College.
Children under 11 Years of age attend school in the next village of East Hanney. Older pupils attend school in Wantage.