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Banbury Circular

A peaceful circular walk with a variety of lunch stops.

Horses seeking shade Extra walk: Cholsey to Goring That blue stuff is sky.

Horses seeking shade

Extra walk: Cholsey to Goring That blue stuff is sky.

06-May-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Cholsey to Goring

Fairly gentle climbs through Oxfordshire and Berkshire countryside ending with a southerly stretch along the Thames.

View mid afternoon SWC Walk 242 Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford

View mid afternoon

SWC Walk 242 Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford

22-Aug-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford

The Thames Path to Wallingford, rolling hills and South Stoke, finishing along the Thames path

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blue and orange

11-Jun-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Cookham to Maidenhead

A figure of 9 - Up over Winter Hill, overlooking the Thames Valley, then along the Thames Path.

Wittenham Clumps from just outside Didcot SWC Walk 44 - Didcot Circular

Wittenham Clumps from just outside Didcot

SWC Walk 44 - Didcot Circular

27-Apr-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Didcot Circular

A walk in Oxfordshire, taking in Dorchester-on-Thames and the Clumps. Can start from Appleford.

The Jolly Woodman Gerrards Cross to Cookham walk

The Jolly Woodman

Gerrards Cross to Cookham walk

05-Mar-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Gerrards Cross to Cookham

Bulstrode Park and Burnham Beeches woods, the Thames, and Stanley Spencer

Follow the white arrows Going Circular via Hill Bottom

Follow the white arrows

Going Circular via Hill Bottom

02-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Goring circular via Hill Bottom

Rolling Chilterns countryside, forest trails, quiet country lanes and 3 pubs

Blenheim Park The long drive behind the Column of Victory. Hanborough to Charlbury

Blenheim Park

The long drive behind the Column of Victory. Hanborough to Charlbury

30-May-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hanborough to Charlbury

Blenheim Palace, its beautiful landscaped parkland, a Roman road, and flint stone villages.

Hambleden

Hambleden

02-Sep-09 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Henley Circular via Great Wood

The Thames Path in the morning, historic Hambledon for lunch, and back via the hills above Henley in the afternoon. Short but pretty.

Henley Circular via Rotherfield Greys

Henley, a valley to Rotherfield Greys, undulating woodland, the Thames and a weir crossing at Marsh Lock

Sunset on the Thames, Pangbourne Henley to Pangbourne walk

Sunset on the Thames, Pangbourne

Henley to Pangbourne walk

22-Oct-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Henley to Pangbourne

Another lovely country ramble, and the perfect pub crawl. Starts and finishes by the Thames, via forests and several country pubs.

Henley bridge Henley via Hambleden walk

Henley bridge

Henley via Hambleden walk

30-Oct-10 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Henley via Hambleden Circular

The Thames path in the morning. Gentle woodland after lunch in an NT Village, Historic riverside Henley for tea.

Woods near Bix winter Henley via Stonor walk

Woods near Bix winter

Henley via Stonor walk

26-Jan-06 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Henley via Stonor Circular

Long walk through the Chilterns over gentle rolling grassy hills. Historic riverside Henley for tea.

Stonor House SWC Walk 223 Henley-on-Thames Circular (via Turville) - Stonor Park Extension

Stonor House

SWC Walk 223 Henley-on-Thames Circular (via Turville) - Stonor Park Extension

14-Jun-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Henley via Turville Circular

The Midsomer Murders Walk

Starlings and Lapwings Murmuration, Otmoor RSPB Reserve

Starlings and Lapwings Murmuration, Otmoor RSPB Reserve

28-Jan-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Islip Circular

Pleasant rolling countryside north of Oxford, and the RSPB Otmoor wetland reserve

1. Weir at Bledington

1. Weir at Bledington

19-Jul-17 • peter.boon on Flickr

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Kingham to Charlbury

The Oxfordshire Way, the river Evenlode, gentle rolling hills, woods and fields that were the inspiration for Tolkien’s Hobbitshire, and 2 Cotswold villages

Not quite still life in Marlow Thames

Not quite still life in Marlow

Thames

03-Oct-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Marlow Circular

The Thames path in the morning, a classic pub for lunch, gentle hill afterwards.

River Isis Oxford Circular.

River Isis

Oxford Circular.

04-Nov-07 • msganching on Flickr

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Oxford Circular

The Rivers Isis and Cherwell, Wolvercote Common, the Oxford Canal, a tour of the old town and historic Colleges, Oxford Castle and Mound

Thames Path

Thames Path

23-Jan-05 • Catherine Ames

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Pangbourne Circular

Pretty villages, a toll bridge, fine views of the Thames in the morning and a serene stroll through a rural idyll after lunch.

Thames Valley Upstream, from Hartslock Nature Reserve SWC Walk 170 Pangbourne Circular via Goring-on-Thames [Hartslock Nature Reserve Extension]

Thames Valley Upstream, from Hartslock Nature Reserve

SWC Walk 170 Pangbourne Circular via Goring-on-Thames [Hartslock Nature Reserve Extension]

26-Oct-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pangbourne via Goring Circular

Part-wooded ridges above the Thames Valley to lunch in Goring, shorter return along the Thames through meadows

bluebells woods

bluebells woods

25-Apr-09 • kɐʇɹlow on Flickr

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Shiplake to Henley

The River Thames, Rotherfield Greys village, Greys Court (NT) and historic Henley

View across the Thame Valley, from near Albury SWC Walk 190 - Thame Circular

View across the Thame Valley, from near Albury

SWC Walk 190 - Thame Circular

15-May-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Thame Circular

Scenic ramble through quiet villages in the Thame Valley on the Oxon/Bucks border, north of the Chilterns.

Goring to Wantage

A ridge walk over open downland with good views along a neolithic trail to an ancient hill fort. Very long or short option. Return by bus.

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
Oxfordshire 293 Banbury Circular 17.2 2 125 A peaceful circular walk with a variety of lunch stops. M
Oxfordshire 49 Cholsey to Goring 23.5 3 250 Fairly gentle climbs through Oxfordshire and Berkshire countryside ending with a southerly stretch along the Thames. P
Oxfordshire 242 Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford 20.5 4 125 The Thames Path to Wallingford, rolling hills and South Stoke, finishing along the Thames path P
Oxfordshire 24 Cookham to Maidenhead 17.0 3 150 A figure of 9 - Up over Winter Hill, overlooking the Thames Valley, then along the Thames Path. P
Oxfordshire 44 Didcot Circular 22.1 3 125 A walk in Oxfordshire, taking in Dorchester-on-Thames and the Clumps. Can start from Appleford. P
Oxfordshire 40 Gerrards Cross to Cookham 15.4 2 100 Bulstrode Park and Burnham Beeches woods, the Thames, and Stanley Spencer M
Oxfordshire 243 Goring circular via Hill Bottom 18.0 4 300 Rolling Chilterns countryside, forest trails, quiet country lanes and 3 pubs P
Oxfordshire 38 Hanborough to Charlbury 22.1 5 375 Blenheim Palace, its beautiful landscaped parkland, a Roman road, and flint stone villages. P
Oxfordshire 1 Henley Circular via Great Wood 16.1 3 175 The Thames Path in the morning, historic Hambledon for lunch, and back via the hills above Henley in the afternoon. Short but pretty. P
Oxfordshire 373 Henley Circular via Rotherfield Greys 15.0 2 125 Henley, a valley to Rotherfield Greys, undulating woodland, the Thames and a weir crossing at Marsh Lock P
Oxfordshire 51 Henley to Pangbourne 19.2 6 250 Another lovely country ramble, and the perfect pub crawl. Starts and finishes by the Thames, via forests and several country pubs. P
Oxfordshire 7 Henley via Hambleden Circular 14.9 3 175 The Thames path in the morning. Gentle woodland after lunch in an NT Village, Historic riverside Henley for tea. P
Oxfordshire 6 Henley via Stonor Circular 22.2 6 500 Long walk through the Chilterns over gentle rolling grassy hills. Historic riverside Henley for tea. P
Oxfordshire 223 Henley via Turville Circular 24.0 5 225 The Midsomer Murders Walk P
Oxfordshire 292 Islip Circular 17.4 3 175 Pleasant rolling countryside north of Oxford, and the RSPB Otmoor wetland reserve M
Oxfordshire 246 Kingham to Charlbury 17.6 2 75 The Oxfordshire Way, the river Evenlode, gentle rolling hills, woods and fields that were the inspiration for Tolkien’s Hobbitshire, and 2 Cotswold villages P
Oxfordshire 341 Kingham to Charlbury Long 34.9 2 350 to do P
Oxfordshire 8 Marlow Circular 21.3 4 175 The Thames path in the morning, a classic pub for lunch, gentle hill afterwards. P
Oxfordshire 13 Oxford Circular 16.3 1 0 The Rivers Isis and Cherwell, Wolvercote Common, the Oxford Canal, a tour of the old town and historic Colleges, Oxford Castle and Mound M P
Oxfordshire 4 Pangbourne Circular 13.6 4 225 Pretty villages, a toll bridge, fine views of the Thames in the morning and a serene stroll through a rural idyll after lunch. P
Oxfordshire 170 Pangbourne via Goring Circular 16.0 3 250 Part-wooded ridges above the Thames Valley to lunch in Goring, shorter return along the Thames through meadows P
Oxfordshire 9 Shiplake to Henley 17.7 4 225 The River Thames, Rotherfield Greys village, Greys Court (NT) and historic Henley P
Oxfordshire 190 Thame Circular 20.9 2 75 Scenic ramble through quiet villages in the Thame Valley on the Oxon/Bucks border, north of the Chilterns. M
Oxfordshire 171 Goring to Wantage 29.9 5 300 A ridge walk over open downland with good views along a neolithic trail to an ancient hill fort. Very long or short option. Return by bus. P

Last Updated : Nov-21