'We walk between 5 and 14 miles most weekends, with a stop for either a pub lunch or a picnic on the majority of rambles. In the summer months there are shorter evening rambles. We also run two long weekend walking breaks each year and most years have a long distance walk. We hold several social activities during the year.'
'Perhaps the best known activity of the Oxford Fieldpaths Society is the organisation of a programme of walks ... Formed in 1926, the Oxford Fieldpaths Society (OFS) is one of the UK's oldest walking groups. The society was formed to protect the footpaths, bridlepaths and commons in the neighbourhood of Oxford, ensuring that they do not fall out of use and be forgotten.'
'Thank you for showing an interest in our area. We are mainly a walking group, with the additional attraction of a few invited suppers, BBQs, Christmas events, etc. Most of our regular members are males over forty, but we do attract and of course welcome younger males and ladies ... We are a fairly new and small group formed from the much larger BERKS & MID THAMES GROUP (hereafter referred to as "BERKS") to focus on the Oxford area. Many of our members contribute to BERKS events and vice versa.'
'Visit inspiring herbaceous borders, glasshouses that take you around the World or simply relax in the oldest Botanic Garden in Britain. The Botanic Garden is the most compact, yet diverse collection of plants in the World right in the heart of the city centre and is open throughout the year for you to visit and enjoy.'
'There are many beautiful parks and open spaces waiting to be explored in Oxford, and to help you along the way we have set up our our Oxford Health Walks programme.'
Walking tour of Oxford centre inspired by the writings of C.S. Lewis.
C.S. Lewis Foundation (Prepared by Kim Gilnett with assistance from Stan Mattson and Michael Ward)
'An audio trail told by Oxford chemists ... The tour features recordings of students and lecturers at Oxford University's Department of Chemistry talking about what fascinates them about plants. As they walk around the Botanic Garden visitors can trigger recordings relevant to the plants around them ... '
'A walk exploring the hills, woods and villages to the south-west of Oxford.'
'Did you know that the city of Oxford is built on a series of islands? This walk is an opportunity to explore an intricate network of waterways that are often overlooked by visitors to the city.'
Oxford Canal Heritage Trail [Oxford Canal Heritage Project]
Detailed description with photographs of 'a pleasant route from Headington to Oxford through the University Parks'.
'Home to some of the most celebrated scholars and academics of all time, since the days of the Domesday Book, Jews have made a vital contribution to both Oxford the university and Oxford the town.'
'Part semi-rural, part "Arcadian", part inner urban near the city centre. For those generally familiar with Oxford, the walk offers a considerable variation on the routes used by other general and themed guided walks (which abound) and identifies items very largely unknown and unseen even by long-standing city residents ...'
'Designed to guide the visitor through the city's most attractive and historic streets, the map is an introduction to Oxford's architecture and a celebration of the development of the city over a thousand years.'
'Oxfordshire has featured in many blockbuster films and TV programmes over the years. Follow in the famous footsteps of Harry Potter, Inspector Morse, Lyra and others and explore some of those magical locations around the city and county. Download a trail ...'
'CPRE Oxfordshire created the 50 mile circular walk as part of its 75th birthday celebrations, and to highlight the importance of the Green Belt, which was created around Oxford 50 years ago.'
'Since its foundation in 1926, Oxford Preservation Trust has sought to protect Oxford's green setting for the benefit of all. The Trust now owns over 900 acres of land in and around Oxford - some let to tenants and some maintained by the Trust as public amenity land. Public access is encouraged where ever this is compatible with good land management and practice. In keeping with sound environmental management much of our land is grazed for at least part of the year.'
'These pages describe three walks around Oxford. Each walk explores different aspects of the history and architecture of both the city and the university.'
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'Full day walking expeditions in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside with a qualified walking group leader. Included in the adult ticket price is your informative educational booklet to the expedition and your transport to and from the start point.' Also offer expeditions at a range of destinations nationally (and internationally).
'Starting from the easily accessible Thornhill Park & Ride, these walks are part of a former royal forest and will transport you to a countryside idyll of rural tranquillity, with short routes to attractive Shotover features ... Route 2 passes through countryside and the attractive stone village of Stanton St John and the grand Georgian Mansion of Woodperry House, built in 1728-31.'
'Take an audio poetry tour through the city. Pick up an MP3 player, headphones and an illustrated map from the Playhouse Ticket Office and set off on an hour-long guided walk of Oxford, with specially selected and recorded poetry for company.'
'Walk between Oxford and Cambridge, completed in under 48 hours. The route passes through five counties (Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire) over public footpaths and quiet country roads. Stops are made for meals (in pubs where possible) and for short breaks, but we continue walking through the night without sleep!' Latest Dates 18-19 June 2016.
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