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Farmoor – Flichhampstead – Cumnor – Besselsleigh – Eaton – Bablock Hythe – Thames Path – Farmoor

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Start Time: Sunday 21st August 2022. Meet at 09.45 am for 10.00 am start.

Start and Finish: Farmoor Reservoir Car Park – Gate 3 Postcode OX2 9NS. Parking is free. Toilets available.

An easy ramble from Farmoor through tranquil Oxfordshire villages and along the Thames Path from Bablock Hythe back to Farmoor. Toilets & refreshments available at Farmoor. Good pubs at Cumnor (Vine, Bear & Ragged Staff), Besselsleigh (Greyhound) and Eaton (Eight Bells). 
Difficulty:
Easy – 10 miles. Shorter walk available (approx. 5.5 miles). Leave car at Eight Bells PH, Eaton Postcode OX13 5PR.

Leader: Chantal Bryant – E: chantal.bryant@btinternet.com M: 07710 721136.

Getting there from Aylesbury : Approx 30.5 miles: Take A41 to Wendlebury Interchange. Take 2nd exit onto A34. Continue along A34 for 9.5miles. At Botley Interchange take 3rd exit onto A420.  After approx. 1 mile take B4044 exit to Eynsham & Farmoor & turn right. At roundabout take 1st exit onto Cumnor Road B4017. Entrance to Farmoor car park is approx 1K on right (Gate 3, Postcode OX2 9NS).

Getting There from Oxford : Approx 8 miles: From Oxford take Botley Road B4044. At Botley Interchange take 1st exit onto A420. After approx. 1 mile take B4044 exit to Eynsham & Farmoor & turn right. At roundabout take 1st exit onto Cumnor Road B4017. Entrance to Farmoor car park is approx 1K on right (Gate 3, Postcode OX2 9NS).

Waypoints:  Start – From Farmoor take FP to Flichampstead & continue south to Cumnor Village. At Cumnor cross A420 & continue to Henwood Farm, cross B4017 and back over A420 to Besselsleigh. Take minor road through Besselsleigh to junction & turn left into Eaton Village. From Eaton continue along minor road to river opposite Bablock Hythe. Turn right along Thames Path & follow back to Farmoor. Cross reservoir to return to car park – Finish

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