Wednesday, 30 August 2017

September - Bledlow

Date: Saturday 30th September 2017
Meet: Lions of Beldlow car park
Time:10.15am for 10.30am start
Length: about 5 miles
Route: circular route up a lengthy incline to the Ridgeway path, along the Ridgeway, good viewpoints before an extreme drop down to a path alongside the Princes Risborough Chinnor Steam Railway.
Terrain: rough my be muddy
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30pm Lions of Bledlow
Charity collection: Open Doors - In the UK and Ireland works to raise awareness of global persecution, mobilising prayer, support and action among Christians.

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

August - Cothill near Abingdon

Date: Saturday 26th August 2017
Meet: The Merry Miller, Cothill near Abingdon
Time: 10.15 for 10.30am
Length: about 5 miles

Route: Circular route exploring the Cothill Fen (largest area of alkaline fen in central England) visiting BBOWT’s Dry Sandford Pit, Parsonage Moor and Hitchcopse Pit Reserve.

Terrain: quite flat, a couple of high but sturdy stiles and one a bit rickety.

Boots: advisable, some muddy bits

Dogs: on leads in Dry Sandford Pit and Hitchcopse Pit Reserves.

Dogs: NOT ALLOWED in Parsonage Moor (dog owners could wait outside for the 15 to 20 mins while the rest go in.  Or arrange to do a swap with someone)

Lunch: 1.30pm at The Merry Miller

Charity collection: for Witney based charity Open Doors which supports Christians around the world who suffer for their faith.  In the UK and Ireland Open Doors works to raise awareness of global persecution, mobilising prayer, support and action among Christians.

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, 13 July 2017

July - Fringford


Date: Saturday 29th July 2017
Meet: Car park The Butchers Arms, Fringford
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: about 6 miles
Route: circular Fringford, Hethe and Cottisford
Sites: featured in Flora Thompson's 'Lark Rise to Candleford'
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: The Butchers Arms about 1.15pm
Charity collection: Ferry Hinksey Riding for the disabled

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, 6 July 2017

July - Fringford

Date: Saturday 29th July 2017
Meet: Car park The Butchers Arms, Fringford
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: TBC
Route: TBC
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: The Butchers Arms
Charity collection: Ferry Hinksey Riding for the disabled

Details to be confirmed as soon as the route is checked.

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

June Walk - Chadlington


Date: Saturday 17th June 2017
Meet: The Tite Inn, Chadlington, Chipping Norton.  OX7 3NY
Time: 10.15am for 10.30am start.
Length: about 5 miles, a few stiles and a couple of slight inclines
Route: circular using a section of the Oxfordshire Way
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.15pm The Tite Inn
Charity collection: Ferry Hinksey Riding for the Disabled

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

June Walk - Chadlington

N.B. Change of date for the next walk

Saturday 17th June NOT 24th

Chadlington area.  Full details to follow as soon as the route has been checked.

Put the date in your diary!

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

May - Chilterns

Date: Sunday 21st May 2017
Meet: Russell’s Water Common near the footpath going South at the bend in the road near Maidensgrove, SE of The 5 Horseshoes, about 400m passed Oak Farm.  Look out for the BBC Oxford flag banner
Time: 10.15 for 10.30am start
Length: about 5 miles
Route: circular
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: picnic on Russell's Water Common about 1pm
Charity collection: Ferry Hinksey Riding for the disabled

If weather doubtful listen to BBC Radio Oxford on Sunday between 6am and 9am for any last minute changes

Hope to see you there!