Thursday, 4 January 2018

January 2018 Alvescot

Date: Saturday 27th January, 2018
Meet: The Plough, Main Street, Alvescot, Bampton. OX18 2PU
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: about 6 miles
Route: circular Alvescot towards Black Bourton and Brize Norton perimeter
Terrain: fairly flat
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30 The Plough Inn, Alvescot
Charity collection: Changing Faces, UK charity supporting children, young people and adults who have disfigurements to the face, hands or body.

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Tuesday, 28 November 2017

December 2017 Walk - Charlton, near Banbury

Date: Saturday December 30th 2017
Meet: Rose and Crown, Charlton.  OX17 3DP
Time: 10.15am for 10.30 start
Length: about 6½ miles
Route: via Kings Sutton
Terrain: undulating
Boots: advisable muddy recently ploughed fields
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30pm Rose and Crown, Charlton
Charity collection: Changing Faces a UK charity supporting and representing children, young people and adults who have disfigurements to the face, hands or body.

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Thursday, 16 November 2017

November 2017 Walk Denchworth

Date: Saturday 18th November 2017
Meet: The Fox, Denchworth, OX12 0DX
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: about 5 miles
Route: circular towards East and West Hanney
Terrain: several sticky boot clagging muddy fields and one low stile.
Boots: anything other than walking boots could making walking very difficult and even get left behind in the mud!
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1pm at The Fox
Charity collection: Children in Need

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017

October 2017 - Duns Tew

Date: Saturday 28th October 2017
Meet: The White Horse Inn, Duns Tew, OX25 6JS
Time: 10.15 am for 10.30 am start
Length: about 6 miles
Route: circular route via Over Worton and Sandford St Martin
Terrain: UNDULATING and rough in places
Boots: Advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: about 1.30 pm
Charity collection: Witney based charity Open Doors supports Christians who suffer for their faith

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Wednesday, 4 October 2017

October 2017 Walk - possibly Great Tew area

The walk hasn't been arranged yet so the date is the only definite detail available at this stage

Date: Saturday 28th October 2017
Meet: probably pub car park
Time: probably 10.15 am for 10.30 am start
Length: probably about 5 or 6 miles
Route: circular
Terrain:
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: at the pub at about 1.30 pm
Charity collection: £1 donation to chosen charity

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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!