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Woodstock & Blenheim

OS Map Sheet Sheet 125,000 OS Explorer Series Sheet 180 – Oxford, Witney & Woodstock North

Start Time: Sunday 18 April 2021. Meet at 09.45 am for 10.00 am start.

Start and Finish: Woodstock Public Car Park, Hensington Road Postcode OX20 1JH – located at the back of both the Fire & Police Stations. Parking is free.  This wonderful walk takes us around Woodstock and through the grounds of Blenheim Palace. Most of the walk is on tarmac paths through the Blenheim Estate – hopefully avoiding the mud! A shorter walk of approx 5.5 miles is available bypassing the Palace – please contact walk leader for details. There are many delightful bars and cafés in Woodstock, but check for Covid regulations as they may only be serving take-away food & drinks.

Difficulty: Moderate –  approx. 9 miles.

Leader: Seamus Ryan – M: 07785 508804 E: seamus.ryan2@btinternet.com


Getting there from Aylesbury
30 Miles: A41 to Bicester then take A34 towards Oxford. Just past Kidlington see signs for Blenheim Palace & Woodstock. Follow A44 under Oxford bypass to Woodstock.  1 Mile after roundabout with A4095 in the town centre turn Right into narrow Hensington Road, where the car park is indicated after the Fire Station by the Library. Turn left into Car Park.

Waypoints – Start: Hensington then Banbury Road to The Retreat GR 455172  – follow field path to Jn GR 457172 – Rd Xing GR 455176  – Sansoms Farm GR 450190 – Rd Xing  GR 435185 Path Jn GR 417178 – Path Jn GR 423175 Path Jn GR 424175 – Path Jn GR 426174 – Park Farm  GR 425170 Track Jn GR 428167 –Track Jn by Coombe Lodge GR 426158 – Bladon Bridge GR 445153 – TracK Jn GR 450157 – Track Jn GR 444164 Park Gate  GR 447166 – through town to Finish

 Getting There from Oxford : 10 Miles: follow the Woodstock Road A44 under Oxford bypass to Woodstock.  1 Mile after roundabout with A4095 in the town centre turn right into narrow Hensington Road, where the car park is indicated after the Fire Station by the Library. Turn left into Car Park.

PDF Download PDF – RAVE Walk 18 April 2021 – Woodstock & Blenheim Circular

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