Wednesday, 6 May 2015

May Walk - Steeple Aston

Date: Saturday 23rd May 2015
Meet: Car Park of The Red Lion, Steeple Aston, OX25 4RY
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: About 6 miles
Route: S. towards Rousham House, join the River Cherwell at Heyford Warf, N. passed Allen's Lock back to Steeple Aston.
Boots: Very advisable as ground rough and possibly muddy
Dogs: Well behaved welcome
Lunch: At The Red Lion about 1.15pm
Charity Collection: Adventure Plus, which works with young people, including the most vulnerable in our society, through outdoor adventures.

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

April Walk - Eastleach Turville

Date: Saturday 25th April 2015
Meet: Victoria Inn, Eastleach Turville, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 3NQ
Time: 10.15am for 10.30am
Length: about 7 miles
Route: north entering the river valley before reaching Akeman Street, then south keeping close to the the river on the other side, round Eastleach Martin to Fyfield then north back along the river to Eastleach Turville
Boots: always advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but the route goes through Hatherop Estate land and there are notices requesting that dogs are kept on leads even if there are no animals in the field
Lunch:  Victoria Inn, Eastleach Turville about 1.30/40pm
ORDER and PAY for lunch before the walk
Charity Collection: Adventure Plus (works with young people and adults, including some of the most vulnerable in our society, through outdoor adventures)

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, 12 March 2015

March Walk - Horspath and Shotover

Date: Saturday 28th March 2015
Meet: car park of The Queen's Head, Church Road, Horspath.  OX33 1RU
Time: TBC about 10.15am
Length: about 6 miles
Route: circular Horspath Common, Shotover Country Park, Wheatley and Littleworth
Boots: muddy so necessary
Dogs: well behaved welcome
Snack: water and, if you need it, a snack
Lunch: at The Queen's Head about 1.15pm
Charity Collection: Age UK Oxfordshire

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

March Walk - Shotover Area

Date: Saturday 28th March 2015
Time: about 10.00am
Meet: still to be decided
Length: about 5 or 6 miles
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome
Lunch: at a pub

Watch this space for full details!

Friday, 20 February 2015

February Walk - Watlington

Date: Saturday 28th February 2015
Meet: car park of Carriers Arms, Hill Road, Watlington OX49 5AD
Other parking: public car park down the road
Time: 10.00 am for 10.15 start
Length: about 7½ miles
Route: low sections of The Ridgeway and Swan’s Path, so not too exposed, Britwell Salome back to The Ridgeway before returning to Watlington
Boots: essential - large puddles and very muddy in places
Dogs: well behaved welcome
Snack: water and, if you need it a snack
Lunch: about 1.30pm at The Carriers Arms - order before we set off  
PUB ONLY ACCEPTS CASH
Charity Collection: Age UK Oxfordshire

Hope to see you there!

Monday, 2 February 2015

February Walk Saturday 28th 2015

Venue to be decided.  We'll let you know the details asap.

Watch this space!

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

January Walk - Swalcliffe, near Banbury

Date: Saturday 31st January 2015
Meet: outside The Stags Head, The Green, Swalcliffe,  OX15 5EJ
Pub Tel: 01295 788660
Time: 10.30 for 10.45 start
Parking: a few places near pub, more at Swalcliffe Barn OX15 5DR 100m W of pub and by the village hall on Green Lane, both sign posted
Length: nearly 6 miles
Route: S towards Wigginton Heath, back through Tadmarton and Swalcliffe Lea
Boots: essential
Dogs: well behaved welcome
Drink: water/coffee and if you need it, a snack
Lunch: at The Stags Head about 1.40pm
Charity collection: Age Concern Oxfordshire
Hope to see you there!