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LOCAL EXPEDITIONS

in Oxfordshire

Whether you live locally or have come to the UK for a holiday, why not enjoy one of our guided expeditions through the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. All start points can be approached by public transport or car. There is also an informative handout on each walk, which is an optional extra at £5.00
SPR Expeditions Calendar 2018

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SHOTOVER - 6 Miles

Explore on foot Shotover Hill and the surrounding area. This walk takes in the C S Lewis nature reserve and passes the house he lived in. A beautiful woodland walk.

This walk is available every Thursday throughout the year.
Departure from The Slade, Entrance to Lye Valley Nature Reserve. Grid reference - 549062 at 1040 hrs, arriving back at 1600 hrs (approx)
Shotover
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Membership No.

DORCHESTER-ON-THAMES - 6 Miles

Explore the famous village of Dorchester and walk a circuit, taking in Shillingford, Wittenham Clumps, Little Wittenham and Days Lock. This expedition includes a visit to Dorchester Abbey and museum.

This walk is available every Friday throughout the year.
Departure from The Kingfisher Inn, Shillingford. Grid reference - 595928 at 1045 hrs, arriving back at 1600 (approx)
Dorchester-On-Thames
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Membership No.

WOODSTOCK - 10 Miles

Explore on foot the village of Woodstock, before taking a circular route through the grounds of Blenheim Palace, the village of Combe, Long Hanborough, and finishing with a visit to the grave of Sir Winston Churchill in Bladon.

This walk is available every Saturday throughout the year.
Departure from the Black Prince Pub. Grid reference - 442170 at 1000 hrs, arriving back at 1600 hrs (approx)
Woodstock
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Membership No.

OTMOOR - 16 Miles

This truly is an expedition. 16 miles of beautiful countryside. We visit the open spaces of Otmoor, with its tranquility and abundance of wildlife. Villages visited are Woodeaton, Noke, Murcott, Fencott, Charlton-on-Otmoor and Oddington.

This walk is available on 2nd Sunday of every month.
Departure from Water Eaton P & R entrance. Grid reference - 502117 at 0935 hrs, arriving back at 1800 hrs (approx)
Otmoor
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Membership No.

Bampton - 13 Miles

Upon leaving Bampton, we will follow a circular walk back to our departure point for some well earned refreshment. This walk will take us past a modern day wind farm and on to the River Thames. Following the River Thames, we will enter Chimney Meadows National Nature Reserve. A beautiful walk with terrific scenery.

This walk is available on 3rd Sunday of every month.
Departure from Footpath. Grid reference - 319029 at 1000 hrs, arriving back at 1600 hrs (approx)
Bampton
Date
Membership No.

Oxford Canal - 23 Miles

A glorious walk for all you hardy hikers. 23 miles of the beautiful Oxford Canal starting at Banbury and finishing in the centre of Oxford. We will travel through the villages of Aynho, Somerton, Upper Heyford, Shipton and Kidlington. Being on the canal system, this walk is entirely flat, although of some length. A fantastic day out.

This walk is available on the 1st Sunday of every month.
Departure from the Mills Art Centre, Banbury at 0745 hrs, arriving back at 1800 hrs (approx)
Oxford Canal
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Membership No.

Farmoor - 10 Miles

After leaving Farmoor reservoir, which is the venue for many types of water sports, we will cross the River Thames and navigate some of the Thames flood plain. The walk will then take us between the River Windrdush on one side and gravel pits on the other, bringing us eventually to the lovely village of Stanton Harcourt. From here we will then return to Farmoor reservoir for some refreshment. This walk can be extremely waterlogged after a heavy rainfall.

This walk is available every Tuesday throughout the year.
Departure from the Reservoir Carpark entrance. Grid reference - 452061 at 0945 hrs, arriving back at 1600 hrs (approx)
Farmoor
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Membership No.

Abingdon - 9 Miles

On this walk, we will follow the Thames footpath from Abingdon all the way into central Oxford, enjoying all the great scenery and action to be seen along this section of the 183 miles River Thames.

This walk is available every Monday throughout the year.
Departure from the Nags Head Pub. Grid reference - 499969 at 0930 hrs, arriving back at 1600 hrs (approx)
Abingdon
Date
Membership No.

Burford via Windrush Valley - 10 Miles

Starting in Witney and finishing in Burford 
which is considered the southern gateway to
 the Cotswolds. You'll follow the River 
Windrush taking in the superb scenery as well 
as some pretty villages and other attractions including the English Heritage site of Minster Lovell Hall, stopping for a spot of lunch in the beautiful old Cotswold town of Burford.

This walk is available every Wednesday throughout the year.
Departure from Footpath, Witney. Grid reference - 352105 at 1000 hrs, arriving back at 1600 hrs (approx) 
Burford via Windrush Valley
Date
Membership No.

Thame Valley Manor Walk - 12 Miles

Starting on the outskirts of Oxford at Cuddesdon, we will travel through the Oxfordshire countryside, visiting four Oxfordshire villages where time appears to have stood still. Great Milton, Little Milton, Great Haselsy and Little Haseley. These picturesque villages are some of the most beautiful in Oxfordshire.

This walk is available every 4th Sunday of every month.
Departure from Cuddesdon Church. Grid reference - 601031 at 0930 hrs, arriving back at 1600 hrs (approx) 
Thame Valley Manors
Date
Membership No.

DAY EXPEDITIONS - TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR BOOKING

  1. Your expedition contract is with SPR Expeditions Ltd. When you make the booking, you guarantee that you have the authority to accept and do accept, on behalf of your party, the terms of these booking conditions.
  2. Full payment is due at the time of booking on all of our day expeditions. On receipt of your payment, you will be sent a confirmation of your booking
  3. All day expeditions are non-refundable, so any cancellations will incur a loss of all monies.
  4. In the unlikely event of us needing to cancel the day expedition, we will offer a full refund or the option to transfer onto a different expedition.
  5. If you cannot resolve a problem, please write direct to
SPR Expeditions Ltd, Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Road, Frilford, Oxfordshire, OX13 5HB
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