Thursday, 15 November 2018

November 2018 Walk - Stanton St John

Date: Saturday 24th November 2018
Meet: car park The Star, Middle Rd., Stanton St John, Oxford OX33 1EX
Time: 10.15am for 10.30am start
Length: about 5 miles
Route: circular north to a section of the Oxfordshire Way, south to Forest Hill and back to Stanton St John
Terrain: fairly flat with a couple of gentle inclines, a few stiles, some in reasonable condition, bridges with wooden planks that could be very slippy.  Expect mud!
Boots: advisable whatever the conditions
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.15pm at The Star
Charity collection: BBC Children in Need

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Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

November 2018 Walk Stanton St John (hopefully)

Date: Saturday 24th November 2018
Meet: Stanton St John TBC
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: about 6 miles TBC
Route: circular
Terrain: TBC
Boots: advisable whatever the conditions
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30pm TBC
Charity collection: Shannon Trust which has volunteers who work with prison staff to advise, support and grow the ‘Prisoners Teaching Prisoners Reading Plan’.

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Watch this space!


Wednesday, 10 October 2018

October 2018 - Bishopstone

Date: Saturday 27th October 2018
Meet: The Royal Oak, Cues Lane, Bishopstone, Swindon SN6 8PP.  Tel: 01793 790481
Time: 10.15am to start at 10.30am
Length: about 6½ miles
Route/Terrain: steady climb up to the Ridgeway.  The Ridgeway itself is fairly flat with only very slight inclines.  The route down to Ashbury is a bit steep in places.  Then flat back to Bishopstone
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: at The Royal Oak for about 1.30pm
Charity collection: The Shannon Trust volunteers work with prison staff to advise, support and grow the ‘Prisoners Teaching Prisoners Reading Plan’ in all prisons.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018

October 2018 Walk - Bishopstone

Date: Saturday 27th October 2018
Meet: Royal Oak, Bishopstone SN6 8PP
Time: meet 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: about 6 miles
Route: circular via The Ridgeway and Ashbury
Terrain: Steep up, fairly flat along and steep down The Ridgeway
Boots: Recommended
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: Royal Oak about 1.30pm
Charity collection: Shannon Trust - volunteers work with prison staff to advise, support and grow the ‘Prisoners Teaching Prisoners Reading Plan’

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Wednesday, 12 September 2018

September 2018 Walk - Shipton under Wychwood

Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Meet: car park Wychwood Inn, Shipton under Wychwood, OX7 6BA
Time: 10.15am for 10.30 start
Length: about 6 miles
Route: Lyneham, Bruern and Foxholes BBOWT Reserve
Terrain: fairly flat with some very slight inclines, one stile
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30pm, Wychwood Inn
Charity collection: The Shannon Trust - volunteers who work with prison staff to advise, support and grow the ‘Prisoners Teaching Prisoners Reading Plan’ in all prisons.
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Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

September 2018 Wychwood area


Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Meet: TBD
Time: probably about 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: about 5 or 6 miles
Route: Circular TBD
Terrain: varied TBC
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30 at pub
Charity collection: TBD
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More details when a route has been checked.
Watch this space!

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

August 2018 Walk Weston on the Green

Date: Saturday, August 25th, 2018
Meet: The Chequers, Weston-on-the-Green
Time: 10.30am start
Length: 6½ miles
Route: north east towards Kirtlington, south beyond Bletchingdon, back to Weston on the Green.
Terrain: generally flat, one slight incline.  A few stiles in reasonable condition but one bridge that’s a bit wonky.  Some overgrown sections bordered by nettles.
Boots: ground is very dry with large cracks so walking boots advisable to give ankle support
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30pm at The Chequers
Charity collection:  Kidstime Foundation a charity that provides information, resources and support for children and young people who care for, or are affected by, a parent or sibling's mental illness.

Hope to see you there!