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Please note that bookable social events and all weekends away are for Ramblers members only.

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There are currently 15 walks, 4 socials and 1 weekend away in the events programme

Last updated: Walks - 15th June; Social Events - 21st June; Weekends Away - 5th February

Walk Joint walk with the 20s and 30s group
Oxfordshire picnic walk, 9.5 miles
Date Sunday 24th June
Start Time 10:30
Meeting Point and Parking Meet outside The Bell Inn in Lower Heyford. Can get the S4 bus from Oxford to Heyford Bridge for 10:30 and meet us outside the The Bell Inn, then there is a bus back at 4:48.
SP486248 / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route Walk along the canal to Kirklington Quarry and then back to Lower Heyford via Northbrook. Cake will be provided at the picnic site which is with all the Oxfordshire Ramblers
Walk Leader Devinder and Anna 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Cotswold contours, 9.5 miles
Date Sunday 1st July
Start Time 10:30 AM
Meeting Point and Parking Meet near Feathered Nest Country Inn at Nether Westcote (OX7 6SD). Please park considerately in village and car share if possible. Sorry no public transport available.
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Route Figure of eight walk including sections of Oxfordshire Way and Diamond Way, taking in the villages of Wyck Rissington and Icomb. Some moderate climbs with good views on a clear day.
Walk Leader Mark McCappin and Sheena Derry 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Weekend Away Weekend Away to the Cardigan Coast This weekend is now fully booked. A waiting list now applies. Please contact Carolyn if you'd like to go on the waiting list.
Date Friday 6th to Monday 9th July 2018
Where Aberystwyth University Cwrt Mawr residence.

Description

This follows on from where we left off last July and is a spectacular bit of coastline. Whether you were there last year or not, do consider joining the group this time.

The walking will be, to an extent, demanding but certainly rewarding.

Walks are along the Welsh Coast Path S to N:

  • Friday 6th: Aberaeron to Llanrhystud (7 miles)
  • Saturday 7th: Llanrhystud to Aberwystwyth (10 miles)
  • Sunday 8th: Aberwystwyth to Furnace (13 miles)
  • Monday 9th: Furnace to Machynlleth (8 miles)
Places are allotted on a first come first served basis.

Booking deadline 15th February 2018

For full information and details of how to book your place by paying a £50 deposit please email Carolyn cfeb@btinternet.com

Places 16 (max 18)
Costs Self-catered accommodation costs £90 per person for three nights in single rooms.
Organiser Carolyn Blackmore
Contact cfeb@btinternet.com
Walk Please volunteer to lead a walk today
TBC
Date Sunday 8th July
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking TBC
TBC / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route TBC
Walk Leader . 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Four seasons walk (with variations): summer
Date Sunday 15th July
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking Beacon car park, Wantage
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Route The third of the four seasons walk. As for "Winter" and "Spring", we'll head off to Letcombe Regis, up on to the Ridgeway, and then along to the Ridgeway Centre for lunch/tea. This time we'll carry on further east towards Hendred before looping back to Wantage. More details nearer the time
Walk Leader Helen Barham 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Please volunteer to lead a walk today
TBC
Date Sunday 22nd July
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking TBC
TBC / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route TBC
Walk Leader . 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Waterside wander, 9 miles
Date Sunday 29th July
Start Time 10:30 AM
Meeting Point and Parking Stoke Lyne, by the parish church entrance. Please park considerably around the village- some spaces right by the church.
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Route A pretty, mostly flat walk following the stream, then over to Shelswell Park, Juniper Hill and taking in the impressive Tusmore Estate
Walk Leader Pam Cartledge 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Joint Walk tiwh Oxon 20's 30's
Bourton-on-the-Water, 8 miles
Date Sunday 5th August
Start Time 10:30 AM
Meeting Point and Parking Bourton-on-the-Water. Pay and display Car Parking can be found adjacent to Birdland on Rissington Road (This is NOT the coach car park). Parking costs £6.50 for the day (there are toilets in the car park at a cost of 20p). No Bus or Train available
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Route Our walk takes us from the lovely town of Bourton-on-the-Water along the Diamond Way down to Sherborne Common then back up through Great Rissington and Little Rissington. We will stop at the Lamb Inn in Great Rissington about 2/3rd of the way round the route. There is an opportunity at the end to visit the famous Model Village, have a drink at a local pub or tea and scones at a local tea shop.
Walk Leader Andrew Woodmore 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Oxford Green Belt Stage 3: North
Date Sunday 12th August
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking TBC
TBC / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route TBC
Walk Leader Kevin and Sheila Hessey 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Please volunteer to lead a walk today
TBC
Date Sunday 19th August
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking TBC
TBC / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route TBC
Walk Leader . 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Please volunteer to lead a walk today
TBC
Date Sunday 26th August
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking TBC
TBC / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route TBC
Walk Leader . 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Please volunteer to lead a walk today
TBC
Date Sunday 2nd September
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking TBC
TBC / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route TBC
Walk Leader . 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Please volunteer to lead a walk today
TBC
Date Sunday 9th September
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking TBC
TBC / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route TBC
Walk Leader . 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk 'Uncommon' Nettlebed, part 2, 10.5 miles
Date Sunday 16th September
Start Time 10:15 AM
Meeting Point and Parking Nettlebed village car park, High Street, near the church (sign for 'Field Kitchen')
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Route The second part of a route from the Chilterns country walk series, this time via Lower Common Wood, Peppard Common and Kingwood Common. Opportunity to visit the Maharajah's Well in Stoke Row (an actual well, not a pub...)
Walk Leader Vanessa Corrick 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch. Pub stop at end
Walk Please volunteer to lead a walk today
TBC
Date Sunday 23rd September
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking TBC
TBC / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route TBC
Walk Leader . 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Please volunteer to lead a walk today
TBC
Date Sunday 30th September
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking TBC
TBC / Click for Street Map / Click for Google Map
Route TBC
Walk Leader . 07480 048440 (Calls forwarded to this number from Monday)
Lunch Bring packed lunch