A limited walks programme is now going ahead. Walkers are limited to a maximum of 30 people (including the walks leader). The number actually on the walk will be set by the leader. You will need to book a place on the walk with the leader by phoning them. Bookings will open at 9am 2 days before the walk.
Walkers should keep 2 metres apart and gloves should be worn at all times.

Saturday 4th 10.00am SP412159 8.0 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Combe, the Cock Inn, village green. Please park considerately nearby. A circular walk leading westwards into the Evenlode Valley, passing North Leigh Roman Villa, recrossing the river and joining the Oxfordshire Way along the course of Akeman Street, an ancient Roman road. We then explore some of Blenheim Park with fine views of the palace and lake, before returning to Combe. This walk is taken from ‘The Oxfordshire Way’ by Nick Moon (2019 edition). Bring refreshment for en-route break and a picnic. Assistance dogs only. Siobhan 01865 510796 /07845 401839 (on the day only)

Wednesday 8th 10.00am SU584870 5.5 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Cholsey, St. Mary’s Church car park. From the village follow Church Road, over railway bridge, church on left. A fairly level circular walk across open fields, a gently rising track around Lollington Hill with fine views and on to Aston Tirrold before returning to Cholsey across drained fen land. Bring refreshment for en-route break. Assistance dogs only. Jenny Byrne 01865 762298 / 07460 381826

Saturday 11th 10.00am SP302187 9.0 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Ascott-under-Wychwood, please park considerately by the church and assemble at the tree on the green, benches available. A walk in the Evenlode Valley via Chadlington and returning on the Oxfordshire way to retrace our way back to Ascott-under-Wychwood. This is a walk from Elaine Steane’s book ‘Milestones to Millstones’. Bring refreshment for en-route break and a picnic. Assistance dogs only. A short way crossing and walking along minor roads. Margaret Jones 07305 581224

# Wednesday 15th 10.30am (Note Time) SP167446 4.0 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Woodstock. Hensington Road car park. Walk to Hensington on pavement to footpath towards Shipton Slade Cottages, returning via Shipton Slade Farm, along paths and fields to Woodstock. Mostly flat but good views. No stile. No dogs. Bus S3 to Woodstock. Inform leader if coming by bus. Janice Ure 01865 371985 / 07940 460871

Saturday 18th 10.00am SU893853 7.5 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Cookham, the car park off the B4447. Leaving Cookham walking through the village and on to Cookham Dean where Kenneth Grahame lived. On to Quarry Wood and Winter Wood with panoramic views of the River Thames, returning to Cookham walking alongside the river. Walking on road through the village. Bring refreshment for en-route break and a picnic. Assistance dogs only. Liz Adams 07855 170592

Wednesday 22nd 2.00pm (Note Time) SP570126 4.5 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Beckley Otmoor RSPB Nature Reserve car park. An afternoon stroll down the visitor trail to the bird hides, and then skirting the Reserve via the Oxfordshire Way. Coffee stop en-route. No dogs allowed. Sue Crisp 07711 564311

Sunday 26th 10.00am SU471825 7.5 miles Other coordinates
Meet in the village of West Ilsley near the church. Please park considerately along the village street. A lovely walk taking in remote downland along field paths, tracks and quiet lanes. Some gentle walking uphill at the start with some minor road walking. Taking in the village pf Farnborough where John Betjeman once lived with his family in the Old Rectory. Bring refreshment for en-route break and a picnic. Assistance dogs only. Gill and Paul Cotton 07934 015179