Tuesday, 21 January 2020

February 2020 Walk - Bloxham

Date: Saturday 29th February 2020
Meet: car park of the Elephant and Castle, Humber Street, Bloxham OX15 4LZ
Time: 10.15am for 10.30am start
Length: just over 5 miles
Route: circular via Milton and Bloxham Grove
Terrain: fairly flat, a few stiles and some of the paths cross fields where the sticky mud sticks to boots, other parts are on a hard surface or grass so the sticky bits are interspersed with easier bits.
Boots: advisable whatever the conditions
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads near livestock
Lunch: about 1.15pm at the Elephant and Castle
Charity collection: Arthritis Action the only UK charity offering hands-on, practical help for people with arthritis to improve their quality of life whilst living with the condition.

Put the date in your diary! 

Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, 7 January 2020

January 2020 - Letcombe Regis



Date: Saturday 18th January 2020


Meet: car park of The Greyhound Inn, Main Street, Letcombe Regis, near Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9JL


Time: 10.15am for 10.30am start
Length:5½ miles


Route: circular

Letcombe Bassett, gentle slope up to go along The Ridgeway to an iron age fort, Segsbury Camp/Letcombe Castle before returning to Letcombe Regis. 
Terrain: muddy
Boots: advisable whatever the conditions
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30pm at the Greyhound Inn
Charity collection:

Arthritis Action which is the only UK charity offering hands-on, practical help for people with arthritis to improve their quality of life whilst living with the condition

Put the date in your diary!
Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

December 2019 Walk - Finstock



Date: Saturday 28th December 2019
Meet: car park of The Plough, The Bottom, Finstock OX7 3BY
Time: 10.15am for 10.30am start


Length: just over 5½ miles
Route: circular from Finstock through Fawler and on to meet the Oxfordshire Way to get to the edge of Charlbury back to Finstock through Cornbury Park
Terrain: fairly flat but there are sections of it that are very muddy and slippery that makes the going a bit tricky.  
Boots: essential to have boots that have good tread on the soles to give as much grip as possible and good ankle support throughout.
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30pm at The Plough

Charity collection: Arthritis Action which is the only UK charity offering hands-on, practical help for people with arthritis to improve their quality of life whilst living with the condition.


Put the date in your diary!

Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

November 2019 Walk - Lewknor


Date: Saturday 30th November 2019
Meet: The Leathern Bottle, Lewknor near. Watlington OX49 5TW
Time: 10.00am for 10.15am N.B. earlier start time
Length: about 6 miles
Route: circular through part of Aston Rowant Nature Reserve up Bald Hill then down between Shirburn Hill and Shirburn Wood to the Oxfordshire Way then back to Lewknor via The Ridgeway
Terrain: one fairly steep section but with great views and the trees may still have their autumn colours.  Then downhill to tree lined, gently undulating Ridgeway.
Boots: advisable whatever the conditions
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30pm at The Leathern Bottle
Charity collection: 2019 BBC Children in Need Appeal.  The vision of CiN is that every child in the UK has a childhood which is safe, happy, secure and allows them the chance to reach their potential.
Put the date in your diary!
Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

October 2019 Walk CANCELLED



UPDATE 25/10/19:  WALK CANCELLED
Unfortunately due to the bad weather forecast, we have had to cancel the walk for the 26th. We plan on walking this route in January now.

Date: Saturday 26th October 2019
Meet: car park The Greyhound Inn, Main Street, Letcombe Regis, near Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9JL
Time: 10.15am for 10.30am start
Length: about 5½ miles long
Route: circular to Letcombe Bassett before heading up to The Ridgeway
Terrain: undulating, gentle but fairly long incline to The Ridgeway - plenty of viewing points on the way up!
Boots: advisable - muddy and puddly conditions 
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30pm at The Greyhound Inn
Charity collection: for Arthritis Action which is the only UK charity offering hands-on, practical help for people with arthritis to improve their quality of life whilst living with the condition

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

September walk - Tackley




Date: Saturday 28th September 2019
Meet: Tackely Village Hall car park, Medcroft Road, Tackley, 0X5 3AH
Time: 10.15am for 10.30am start
Length:about 5 miles
Route: circular to Kirtlington and north to cross canal
Terrain: generally flat with a couple of slight slopes
Boots: advisable whatever the conditions
Lunch: no group lunch arranged but pubs available in Tackley and Kirtlington
Snack: bring a snack to have in Kirtlington Nature Reserve
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Charity collection: Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need’
Put the date in your diary!  
Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

August Walk

The date of the next walk will be Saturday 31st August 2019.

Phil is hoping to check a route fairly central in the county this week. 

Watch this space!