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*Charlbury - Walkers Are Welcome
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.'

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 ...'

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Oxfordshire County Council

Eynsham Abbey Heritage Trail
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 ... '

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Eynsham Parish Council

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.'

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Oxfordshire County Council

Glyme Valley Way
Distance (miles)16
Overview

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

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Oxfordshire County Council

Thames Pilgrim Way
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.'

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Diocese of Oxford

Windrush Path
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.'

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Oxfordshire County Council

Wychwood Way
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.'

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Liz Clarke-Watson

See also

Wychwood Circular Walks [Oxfordshire County Council] | The Wychwood Magazine

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