Charlbury and Wychwood Forest

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Lowland and Hill Walks
Oct 16

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Event booking closes on Oct 15 at 20:30:00
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Terrain is mainly fields and forest paths with some country roads, mainly quiet, and there are quite a few standard Cotswolds hills.

Join us on this 9 mile walk starting in the beautiful village of Charlbury in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. Charlbury is known in the area as a walkers village so is very welcoming to groups such as ours.

Leaving Charlbury we will go off through undulating countryside passing the village of Chilson. Soon after we head up into the ancient Forest of Wychwood, once much larger in size but now reduced to a few key areas.  

Afterwards we enter the village of Finstock (with a possible pub stop if we want to make a slight detour) before continuing on to the edge of the still private Cornbury park with its large herd of deer.

Finally we cross over the river Evenlode to head back up to Charlbury with a small selection of very fine pubs. 

This will be Anthony's assessment walk to become a Lowland & Hill Walks leader, so he will be leading the walk on the day!  


Is it dog friendly?  Dogs are welcome but please note and abide by the Countryside Code ( and be prepared for a couple of stiles / hills on the walk. Please also remember not everyone loves dogs as much as you do so please be mindful of other members.

New Members - I would like to warmly welcome any new members looking perhaps to try this as their first Outdoor Lads event. You may find this link useful or if you have If you have any questions then feel free to message me. 

Photo credits: All photos taken by Anthony. Permission given to OutdoorLads to reuse

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