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Letters OW on standard waymarksOxfordshire Way

Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire

108 km / 67 miles
The Way, a traverse of Oxfordshire from the Cotswolds to the Chilterns, links the Heart of England Way with the Thames Path National Trail across the rolling limestone countryside of the Cotswold Hills, passing through Shipton-under-Wychwood, Charlbury and other villages before crossing Otmoor to Studley, north of Oxford. Here it turns to Tetsworth and Pyrton, and crosses the open farmland and woods of the chalk hills of the Chilterns to reach the Thames. The Way connects to Blenheim Park (a World Heritage Site) - see Wychwood Way.

The waymarked Wardens' Way and Windrush Way (both 14 miles and on OS mapping) provide low and high level routes respectively from Bourton-on-the-Water to the Cotswold Way at Winchcombe.

The waymarked Thame Valley Walk (15 miles and on OS mapping) which starts near Aylesbury ends at Albury on the Oxfordshire Way forming connections with the North Bucks Way and the Aylesbury Ring.

Maps and directions for the Oxfordshire Way can be downloaded from the Oxfordshire CC website below.

See also E-Routes (E2).


Strider News - August 2019 (Publication Update)

New guidebook by Nick Moon listed below.


Details:

Waymark: Letters OW on standard waymarks
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Letters OW on standard waymarks
Attributes: Easy
Downland/Wolds
World Heritage Site
Start: SP167206 - Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire View on StreetMap
Finish: SU763826 - Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Oxfordshire CC - Oxfordshire Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Oxfordshire Way  (Walking Pages  - 2019 )
External PDF Oxfordshire Way : accommodation & refreshment guide  (Oxfordshire County Council  - 2014 ) Download
Guidebook Walkers' Britain  (AA Publishing  - 2011 )

Maps:

You can use the interactive controls to zoom in and out and to move around the map, or click on a path or a marker for more info.(interactive map help)

Show Connected Path Outlines
E Routes
National Trails (England & Wales)
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Other Paths

Show Accommodation
Hostel Accommodation
B & B Accommodation
Hotels
Self-catering
Other

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Walkers are Welcome

Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 163, 164, 165, 175
OS Landranger Active 163, 164, 165, 175
OS Explorer 45, 171, 180, 191
OS Explorer Active 45, 171, 180, 191

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From
Path
Along
Path
Self-catering
Foden Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
10 Km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 Km
27 Km
Hotels
Eynsham Hall  (bookable online)
4 Km
32 Km
Self-catering
Water Meadow Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
35 Km
Self-catering
Home Farm Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
38 Km
B & B Accommodation
Five Mile View Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
55 Km
B & B Accommodation
Arden Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
55 Km
B & B Accommodation
Cotswold House  (bookable online)
5 Km
55 Km
B & B Accommodation
Dial House  (bookable online)
5 Km
60 Km
B & B Accommodation
Red Mullions Guest House  (bookable online)
5 Km
60 Km
B & B Accommodation
All Seasons Guest House  (bookable online)
5 Km
60 Km
Other
New Farm  (bookable online)
3 Km
63 Km
Hotels
The Talkhouse  (bookable online)
2 Km
67 Km
Hotels
The Lambert Arms  (bookable online)
3 Km
87 Km

Click to show 12 more Accommodations


Additional Images:


Connected Paths:


Downloads:


Route Profile:

108.0 Km (67.1 miles)
1,183 m (3,881 ft) ascent
248 m (814 ft)  maximum height

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