Area: Oxfordshire

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Category:Cherwell
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Category:Cherwell
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- Walking for Health - Cherwell

 

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Category:Oxford
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Category:Oxford
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- Walking for Health - Oxford

 

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- Walking for Health - Goring Gap

 

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www.gov.uk/government/publications/oxfordshires-national-nature-reserv...

Size (acreage)390
Overview

'Aston Rowant Nature Reserve is located on the western escarpment of the Chiltern Hills in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The reserve is in several sections, mostly in the parishes of Aston Rowant and Lewknor in Oxfordshire, with smaller sections in the parish of Stokenchurch in Buckinghamshire ... Information leaflets are available at the site and there are some waymarked trails, including two easy access trails (Aston Rowant and Linky Down Walks for All).'

See also

Aston Rowant NNR, South Oxfordshire [Oxford Conservation Volunteers]

www.charlbury.info//walking

Overview

'Located beneath the ancient forest of Wychwood, in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Charlbury is the ideal place for a country walk. With hourly express trains from London Paddington, Reading and Oxford, there's no need to bring the car. You'll find a warm welcome in the town's shops and four pubs, and accommodation is plentiful.'

www.cherwell.gov.uk

Category:Cherwell
Overview

'We publish a pack of 12 full colour circular walk leaflets to aid exploration of hidden North Oxfordshire.'

oxford-hf-rambling.org.uk

Category:Oxford
Overview

'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.'

www.ofs.org.uk

Category:Oxford
Overview

'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.'

www.goc.org.uk/groups/oxford/

Category:Oxford
Overview

'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.'

www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/environment-and-planning/countryside

Category:Oxfordshire
Overview

'Find out where to go to explore the Oxfordshire countryside using our online map that shows all public rights of way, open access land and our collection of walks and rides.'

oxon2030walkers.org

Category:Oxfordshire
Overview

'Most people come on two or three walks before joining the group officially so there is no problem your just coming on a walk to try the group out and we'd be happy to see you there ... Whilst this walking group was initiated to cater for people in their 20's and 30's, the membership also includes those over this age range. To cater for this we have a sister group, the Weekend Walkers.'

www.ramblers-oxon.org.uk

Category:Oxfordshire
Overview

'As an Area we organise many events throughout the year for the benefit of our members. We also compile a twice yearly walks booklet which contains all the walks from the groups with the exception of the 20/30’s Group, the walks of which are on their website. This booklet is posted out to all our members and contains information about the training, social events and meetings organised by this committee.'

www.southstoke.org.uk/in-around-south-stoke/walks/

Overview

'All the walks begin at St Andrew's Church South Stoke. They vary in length but in the main are circular (ring) walks. No special equipment is required, but stout walking shoes are recommended as well as liquid refreshment.'

www.botanic-garden.ox.ac.uk

Category:Oxford
Overview

'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.'

www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/environment-and-planning/countryside/...

Distance (miles)2
Overview

'Circular walk of about two miles starting from Stadhampton. It takes in the attractive parkland that was once part of the Dormer family estate.'

Description from

Oxfordshire County Council

www.bloxhamparishcouncil.co.uk/circular-walks.php

Category:Cherwell
Overview

'The main walk is 4.5 miles and the shorter walk approximately 1 mile. Both walks start and finish at the Joiners Arms. The two walks can be combined and both routes include attractive views of the village church and the surrounding countryside with pleasant undulating meadows and farm land. Kissing gates have been installed on both routes.'

Description from

Bloxham Parish Council

See also

Bloxham Walks and Footpaths [Bloxham Neighbourhood Plan]

www.cslewis.org/resource/walkguide/

Category:Oxford
Overview

Walking tour of Oxford centre inspired by the writings of C.S. Lewis.

Description from

C.S. Lewis Foundation (Prepared by Kim Gilnett with assistance from Stan Mattson and Michael Ward)

www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/charlbury-circular-walks

Distance (miles)9
Overview

In fact, there are 'two very different walks in the Cotswolds countryside that start from Charlbury's old town centre.  Route 1 takes in the only Public Right of Way through the ancient Wychwood Forest within Cornbury Park as well as passing through the pretty village of Chilson and taking in some wonderful views of the Cotswold countryside ...'

Description from

Oxfordshire County Council

podcasts.ox.ac.uk/units/botanic-garden

Category:Oxford
Overview

'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 ... '

www.chilternsaonb.org/explore-enjoy/walks-rides.html

Distance (miles)3
Overview

'This walk is perfect for those seeking a more challenging woodland walk away from the crowds and not phased by a few slopes! The walk starts from Christmas Common, a small village perched on top of the Chiltern hills, with a good pub to return to.'

Description from

Chilterns AONB

www.discoveringbritain.org/content/discoveringbritain/walk%20booklets/...

Category:Oxford
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Discovering Britain

See also

Oxford Canal Heritage Trail [Oxford Canal Heritage Project]

www.macmillanway.org

Category:Cherwell
Distance (miles)217
Overview

'The Macmillan Cross Cotswold Pathway is largely based on the Cotswold section of the Macmillan Way, but starting from Banbury and ending at Bath. We have also developed a route between Chipping Camden and Banbury known as The Cotswold Link. This enables walkers to do a Cotswold Round, going from Banbury to Bath on the Cross Cotswold Pathway, from Bath to Chipping Camden on the Cotswold Way and returning to Banbury on the Cotswold Link.'

www.deddington-arms-hotel.co.uk/circular-walks-around-deddington

Category:Cherwell
Overview

'Walking Around Deddington was the title of a series of articles by Ralph Elsley published in the Deddington News in 1994. He has up-dated them and they are reproduced here with his kind permission. There is also a new Deddington Circular Walk published by the Cherwell District Council.' Unfortunately the Walks seemed to have disappeared from the Deddington OnLine Site, so I have replaced the Link.

Description from

Deddington Arms

eynsham-pc.gov.uk

Distance (miles)1
Overview

'A walk into the past, around the precinct of Eynsham Abbey. It was created in 2002 to mark the bounds of the former precinct, with carved stone from the abbey built into the engraved 'stations'.The Slideshow includes installation of a new Archaeological Trail ... '

Description from

Eynsham Parish Council

www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/eynsham-circular-walks

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'Circular walks exploring the river and countryside around the pretty village of Eynsham ... Route 2 follows the Thames Path for a little over half the walk, taking a recommended short detour of a couple of hundred yards to stop off for refreshment at the famous Trout Inn at Godstow, overlooking the river. The return route takes you across pretty meadows and skirts Wytham Great Wood to rejoin the Thames Path, bringing you back across Swinford Toll Bridge or alternatively the lock at Eynsham.'

Description from

Oxfordshire County Council

See also

Eynsham Parish Council Footpaths & Rights of Way AND Walks (within 'Countryside' within 'Features')

www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/glyme-valley-way

Distance (miles)16
Overview

'Walk from Chipping Norton, following the path of the River Glyme, to Woodstock.'

Description from

Oxfordshire County Council

www.headington.org.uk/maps_transport/

Category:Oxford
Distance (miles)3
Overview

Detailed description with photographs of 'a pleasant route from Headington to Oxford through the University Parks'.

Description from

Stephanie Jenkins

www.jtrails.org.uk/trails/oxford

Category:Oxford
Overview

'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.'

www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/northamptonshire-highways/...

Category:Cherwell
Distance (miles)88
Overview

'Recreational walking route which travels the length of Northamptonshire and more! The termini are Banbury in Oxfordshire and Stamford in Lincolnshire, two historic market towns separated by beautiful undulating countryside lying over rocks from the Jurassic Age (145 - 195 million years old).'

Description from

Northamptonshire Highways

www.jumadesign.co.uk/milestonesite/oxford-walk.html

Category:Oxford
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'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 ...'

Description from

The Milestone Society

www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20013/about_oxford/507/discover_oxfords_archite...

Category:Oxford
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Oxford City Council

www.locationoxfordshire.co.uk/trails/

Category:Oxford
Overview

'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 ...'

Description from

Location Oxfordshire

www.cpreoxon.org.uk/resources/documents/item/2325-oxford-green-belt-wa...

Category:Oxford
Distance (miles)50
Overview

'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.'

Description from

CPRE Oxfordshire

www.oxfordpreservation.org.uk/content/walks

Category:Oxford
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Oxford Preservation Trust

www.oxfordcityguide.com/ee2/index.php?/TouristInfo/Itineraries/

Category:Oxford
Overview

'These pages describe three walks around Oxford. Each walk explores different aspects of the history and architecture of both the city and the university.'

Unfortunately, the original Link for this Entry seems to have disappeared; so I am pointing you to an alternative ...

Description from

Oxford City Guide.com

www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/oxfordshire-countryside-access-foru...

Category:Oxfordshire
Overview

'OCAF meets two to three times per year and main meetings are open to the public ... Expressions of interest for new members are always welcomed all through the year.'

Description from

Oxfordshire County Council

www.spr-expeditions.co.uk

Category:Oxfordshire
Overview

'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).

Description from

SPR Expeditions

www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-cycle-network/phoenix...

Distance (miles)5
Overview

'Thame to Princes Risborough: A 5 mile shared use path for walkers, cyclists, wheelchair users and horseriders.'

Description from

Sustrans

www.theromanway.co.uk

Category:Cherwell
Distance (miles)174
Overview

'The Roman Way is a book, a walker's guide describing a 174-mile walk, on the theme of Roman roads, using public rights of way. It follows a triangle formed by three Roman roads from Chesterton, near Bicester in Oxfordshire, to Cirencester in Gloucestershire, and on to the Roman walled town of Silchester in Hampshire, returning to the Roman military fort at Alchester near the starting point.'

Description from

Elaine Steane

See also

The Roman Way by Elaine Stearne (Reardon Publishing, 2010)

www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/shotover-circular-walks

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Oxfordshire County Council

walks.walkingworld.com/Walk/Birinus-Pilgrimage-Route--Churn-Knob---Dor...

Distance (miles)11
Overview

'The St Birinus Pilgrimage takes place every year on the first Sunday in July. Hundreds of people from various Christian traditions assemble at Churn Knob, a hill 7 miles south-west of Dorchester where Birinus is said to have preached. From there the pilgrims walk cross-country to Dorchester Abbey for a packed and joyful united service in which local leaders of the Anglican, Catholic and Nonconformist churches take an active part.'

Description from

walkingworld.com

www.southernoxfordshire.com/assets/trails/Thame_walk2_low.pdf

Distance (miles)3
Overview

'A 2.5 miles walk of approximately 1.75 hours exploring the older areas of the town and the nature reserve.'

www.chilternsaonb.org/explore-enjoy/walks-rides.html

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'Walks from Henley-on-Thames along the Thames Path National Trail with options to visit Hambleden village and then return to Henley via Aston. Great views of the Chiltern Hills and Thames Valley. Look out for wildlife such as red kites, buzzards and deer.'

Description from

Chilterns AONB

www.thamespilgrimway.org.uk

Distance (miles)104
Overview

'Brand new pilgrim route running through the heart of the Diocese of Oxford, which covers the three counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.'

Description from

Diocese of Oxford

curac.soc.srcf.net

Category:3: 51-100 Miles
Distance (miles)81
Overview

'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!' Held Mid June.

Description from

Cambridge University Rambling Club

See also

Varsity March

www.oxfordwalks.org.uk

Category:Oxford
Overview

'A list of interesting self-guided walks in Oxford to download or purchase.'

www.wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk

Overview

'Why not try one of our walking trails or cycle rides? Choose from the following areas of interest for more information: Walks - Wallingford town centre; Walks - surrounding area;   Wallingford Guided History walk.'

Description from

Wallingford Partnership Ltd

www.whitchurchonthames.com/groups/walk.html

Overview

Link to map and extract taken from the Booklet A Guide to the Walks around Whitchurch-on-Thames , by Eric Hartley, published by The Whitchurch Society. Twelve walks are described in detail, together with interesting local information. All proceeds go to The Whitchurch Society.

Description from

WHITCHURCH Web

www2.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/windrush-path-witney-hardwick

Distance (miles)5
Overview

'A new route being created by the Lower Windrush Valley Project that ultimately aims to provide a path from Witney through the valley to link up with the Thames Path National Trail at Newbridge.'

Description from

Oxfordshire County Council

www.lvra.org.uk/WokWay/index.html

Distance (miles)55
Overview

'Here you will find details of a walking route that will enable you, your friends and family to walk the entire circumference of Wokingham Borough, a total of 55 miles, broken into easy stages of between 4 and 7 miles.'

Description from

Loddon Valley Ramblers

www.thewychwood.co.uk

Distance (miles)37
Overview

'To encourage you to walk off the Christmas pudding and survive the dark days of January, we introduce you to the Wychwood Way, a 37 mile circular trail following the way-marked rights of way around the heart of the former Wychwood Royal Forest.'

Description from

Liz Clarke-Watson

See also

Wychwood Circular Walks [Oxfordshire County Council]

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