River Isis

River Isis

Oxford Circular.

04-Nov-07 • msganching on Flickr

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Water Meadows

Water Meadows

Oxford circular walk. Book1

04-Nov-07 • msganching on Flickr

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Wolfson College

Wolfson College

Wolfson College designed by Powell and Moya opened in 1974. This is a beautiful example of 1960s/70s architecture.

04-Nov-07 • msganching on Flickr

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Horsefly

Horsefly

Oxford Circular.

04-Nov-07 • msganching on Flickr

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Book 1 Walk 13 (Oxford round)

Book 1 Walk 13 (Oxford round)

Oxford Canal. D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp

01-Jan-08 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Book 1 Walk 13 (Oxford round)

Book 1 Walk 13 (Oxford round)

Flooded Port Meadow Wolvercote Oxfordshire. D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp

01-Jan-08 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Book 1 Walk 13 (Oxford round)

Book 1 Walk 13 (Oxford round)

Flooded Port Meadow Wolvercote Oxfordshire. D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp

01-Jan-08 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Oxford Circular walk

Rivers Isis and Cherwell, Commons, a ruined Abbey, a Norman Castle compound and a stroll around Oxford and its historic colleges

Download GPS Route

These GPS files are free for non-commercial use only.

Do not make them publicly available on other websites. If you do, we will require you to pay for the substantial cost of creating the file. If you wish to use them commercially, please Contact Us

The route for this walk is available in 2 formats, GPX and KML

How to use GPS data

You can load these GPS data files into:

  • an Android or iPhone GPS smartphone or tablet (with the right app),
  • a walker's dedicated GPS device, e.g. Satmap or Garmin
  • a PC / Mac application (e.g. Google Earth)

The Android and iPhone apps, and Satmap 12, work while you are out walking as the maps are stored on your device, i.e. you don't need a signal (in practise, even with 4G, you will rarely have a signal while out walking.)

Orux Maps cheap android

Orux Maps is an cheap map app. Use it with OpenStreetMap mapping (free). It can be downloaded for free from the Oruxmaps website. How to do this

maps.me free android iPhone

Uses free Openmaps mappping. May be easier to load with our KML files

Anquet OMN £24/year android iPhone

Anquet OMN is a map app with an annual subscription. It comes with OS 1:25K and OS 1:50K mapping for Great Britain. Use discount code SWC20 at checkout for 20% off

Satmap Active 12 £300 handheld

The Satmap Active 12 is a dedicated, rugged, waterproof, walker's GPS device. £370 for GPS device and OS 1:50K mapping for Great Britain.

OS Maps Online £30 website

OS Maps Online. About £20/year for printing OS Explorer 1:25K mapping, and plotting your own routes. Requires web access, so cannot be used while out walking

The OS also have a Android/iPhone app, but it isn't yet a mature product.

This Website (and many others) free website

Using a website, e.g. this one, for viewing OS or OpenStreetMap maps (free). Requires web access, so cannot be used out walking.

Other Options

  • Android and iPhone: The OS's own MapFinder App. The app is free, but map tiles are pricey : 1:25K ~ £13 per OS Explorer map, 1:50K ~ £10 per (4x larger) OS Landranger Map
  • iPhone: Hikesmith - new iPhone App by a London based developer
  • Any (online only) : Bing Maps Aerial Imagery - view the route with low altitude photos.

Prices Updated: Mar 14