Category: Walking

  • Linear Walk on 16th July 2024. 

    From Stow-on-the-Wold to Bourton-on-the-Water, approx 4.5 miles. This was the first linear walk that we have done this year. 14 members drove / met at Tesco’s car park in Stow for the start of the walk. It was a dull morning but dry. The first ¾ of a mile was pavement walking and then it… Read more

  • Short Circular Walk at Lechlade 9th July 2024

    20 members met this morning for a riverside walk at Lechlade. The weather was iffy but it did stay dry for us. Parking was in the Memorial Hall car park. A short road walk brought us to the pathway to eventually take us to the riverside. This took us over 3 fields with large puddles… Read more

  • Short and Slow Walk Wednesday 3rd July 2024

    There were 18 members for the walk on an afternoon that was drizzling. We welcomed Irene and Julie to our Group and appreciated having 2 new car drivers. Our walk was at Lechlade round 2 large grass fields which had been mowed and were flat. Afterwards we went to Lechlade Garden Centre for half price… Read more

  • Circular Walk on Tuesday 20th June 2024 – Eynsham – Southleigh Approx 6 miles

    13 members drove to Eynsham where we met 3 others.  It was a lovely morning for a walk; the terrain was undulating, some quiet road walking, and footpaths. The wild flowers were stunning with fields and footpaths lined in whites and yellows.  When Ian and I recced this walk 2 and half months earlier, it was the… Read more

  • Short walk on 11th June 2024. Signet-Westwell-Holwell circular. Approx 3.5 miles

    11 walkers for the walk.  When we reach the start of the walk we had quite a heavy drizzle for about 15mins before it returned to being dry.  The walk was a mixture of field, road walking, undulating in places but dry underfoot. After the walk we returned to Carterton and had coffee as Asda. Thank you… Read more

  • Short and Slow walk on Wednesday 5th June 2024

    12 members met on the Leys for a walk round Witney Lakes. It was a pleasant afternoon with some sunshine. There were some ducks on the water and s few birds flying around. It was a lovely lively and sociable walk, with a stop on our return journey at The Shed on the Leys.  It was… Read more

  • 6 Mile circular Walk on 14th May 2024 – Burford, Capps Lodge, Swinbrook, Widford 

    It was a dull morning, cooler than of late but DRY. The group drove to Burford and parked in the car park at the bottom of the hill by the river. The terrain was very varied, undulating in places, some road walking, through woods, and over fields. We took 2 short breaks for drinks and… Read more

  • Short Walk at Chimney Meadows 14th May 2024

    It was a dull morning but dry. The terrain was flat and although not muddy the grass was long and wet. The buttercups had taken over from the cowslips. We saw our first electric blue damselfly and heard a cuckoo. Mike and Pat used the Merlin App on their mobiles which can identify which birds… Read more

  • Short and Slow Walk on 1st May 2024

    13 Members made their way to Badbury Woods, the other side of Faringdon to see the bluebell woods. The woods were like a sea of blue. The field round the woods was bright yellow from the Rape fields. In the distance Faringdon Folly could be seen. Leaving the bluebell circle we walked further into the… Read more

  • Long Walk Tuesday, 11th April 2024

    On a very pleasant morning 13 members gathered for the start of the walk. Due to the bad weather of late we stayed local for this walk. Ian and Pam had been out the day before to recce a walk which we hoped to use; this turned out to be cold, very windy and very… Read more