Category: Walking

  • Short Walk round Farmoor Reservoir

    It was rather a damp morning as 19 members gathered in the car park to travel to the start of the walk. We were fortunate that it was only drizzle and not heavy rain for the approx 4 mile walk. Only 2 or 3 fishermen on the water, 3 logs with Cormorants and other birds… Read more

  • S & S Walk on Wednesday 7th February 2024 at the Wychwood Wild Garden

    A large group of 26 members gathered for lifts to Shipton-u-Wychwood. We all managed to park in Dog Kennel Lane, which was rather muddy with potholes filled with water. As you enter the Wild Garden, stretching ahead of us was an avenue of Lime Trees, some over 250 years old. Snowdrops and aconites nestled in… Read more

  • S&S Walk 3rd January 2024

    16 Members met at the car park for the walk. This walk was approximately 2 miles round Carterton, winding along the pavements and pathways and through the middle of estates.  We were fortunate enough to have dry weather for the walk.  It did rain while we were having a well-rewarded coffee after the walk.  As it was the… Read more

  • Walk on 21st November 2023 – Blenheim Palace Circular

    This was an approx 5 mile walk round the Blenheim Estate on roads and lanes, which kept our feet dry not having to wade through floods.   Occasional light drizzle but mostly dry with a chilly wind and very exhilarating.  A shoot was taking place, and at one stage a convoy of vehicles carrying the “beaters” passed us.… Read more

  • Short Walk at Long Hanborough 14th November 2023

    This was an extended walk of the one we did on 8th November 2023. Most of the walkers hadn’t walked the previous week so this was a new walk for them. Since the previous week there had been a lot more rain and the river Evenlode had flooded, but fortunately not where we had to… Read more

  • Short and Slow Walk on Wednesday, 8th November 2023

    The morning had been raining quite heavily at times; we did wonder if the walk would still go ahead.  By 1pm the rain and stopped and it had got a little colder.  However, this did not stop 14 members from joining the walk.  It was a new walk to us starting from Long Hanborough along a Community Path… Read more

  • 6 Mile circular walk from Buckland

    This was not the advertised walk due to floods on the one planned., On a lovely autumn morning 11 members made their way to Buckland. No mud or floods. It is the walk we turn to when there has been a lot of rain. As perusal plenty of chatter, sunshine and freshair. On the way… Read more