Wednesday, 22 February 2017

March Walk

Date: Saturday March 25th 2017
Venue: to be decided but fairly central in the county
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 probably

Watch this space!

February - Whitchurch Hill

Date: Saturday 18th February 2017
Meet: Car Park of The Sun Inn, Hill Bottom, Whitchurch Hill RG8 7PU
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: just under 6 miles
Route: circular via Mapledurham with views over Thames Valley and possibility of viewing extraordinary stables
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome on a lead when necessary
Lunch: about 1.30 at The Sun Inn
Charity Collection: Volunteering Matters’ Retired and Senior Volunteering Programme

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

January - Oxord City not Headington

It wasn't possible to make arrangements for the walk to start in Headington as previously advertised.

Date: Saturday January 28th 2017
Meet: outside Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: about 5 miles
Route: city centre landmarks -The Radcliffe Camera, various colleges, Christ Church Meadow, Botanic Gardens and Magdalen Bridge. Then steady climb in South Park for a view of the 'dreaming spires', Brookes University campus, Cuckoo Lane, Headington Hill Park, new Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies, Mesopotamia Walk, University Parks back to Broad Street.
Boots: muddy in places so boots advisable
Dogs: well behaved on a lead
Lunch: arrange your own lunch this month
Charity Collection: Volunteers Matters’ Retired and Senior Volunteering Programme (RSVP).  RSVP was set up in 1988 specifically to harness the energy and experience of older people and prevent them from becoming excluded or isolated when their working life ended

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

January Walk - Headington

Date:  Saturday 28th January NOT Sunday 29th
Meet: TBC
Time:  10.15 for 10.30 probably
Length: about 5 or 6 miles
Route: TBC
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome
Lunch TBC

Put the date in your diary and come along!

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

November Walk - Epwell

Date: Saturday 26th November 2016
Meet: Car Park of The Chandlers Arms, Sibford Road, Epwell OX15 6LH
Time: 10.15am for 10.30am
Length: just over 5 miles
Route: circular via Sibford Gower and Burdrop
Boots: advisable, it will be muddy!
Dogs: well behaved welcome on a lead around farm animals
Snack: water, and if you need it a snack
Lunch: about 1.30pm The Chandlers Arms
Charity: Farmability

Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

November Walk

The walk in November will probably be on Saturday 26th November 2016.  The other possibility is 19th November.

The route hasn't been checked yet but it will hopefully be in an area in the far west of the county west of Banbury.

Details to be confirmed and posted asap.

Friday, 7 October 2016

October - Combe near Woodstock

Date: Saturday 29th October 2016
Meet: car park of Cock Inn Combe
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: just over 5½ miles
Route: footpaths through Blenheim, Wychwood/Oxfordshire Way to S of Stonesfield, cross river Evenlode and railway near East End Roman Villa
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome, on a lead through Blenheim and other fields with animals
Lunch: at The Cock Inn about 1.30pm
Charity collection: Children in Need - come and meet Pudsey!

Hope to see you there!