4.8 of 5 (2 votes)

From Charlbury to the Cotswolds

A leisurely walk (riverside) in Oxon, England, about 7.20km (4.47 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 71m (232ft)
Descent 64m (209ft)
Max. Elevation 110m (360ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 135m (441ft)
Start & End
Charlbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxon, England
Distance 7.20km
Duration ~2:15h
Ordnance Survey Map
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 05 Jul 2017
This route follows the River Evenlode westwards from Charlbury, on the eastern edge of the Cotswolds, to Ascott-under-Wychwood. The walking is easy, as the route follows the Oxfordshire Way, and can be extended as far as Kingham should you want a longer day out.

Walk Functions


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Walk Map

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OS Grid SP352194
Start the walk at Charlbury, a short train ride from Oxford.
OS Grid SP354198
Cross the river via the bridge and turn left when you reach the church to join the Oxfordshire Way.
About 0.48 km (~0.3 miles) from
OS Grid SP341211
Continue along the Oxfordshire Way past Dean Grove, where the path leaves the river briefly.
About 1.80 km (~1.12 miles) from
OS Grid SP331207
A short dogleg then it's back to the riverside south of Chadlington.
About 1.10 km (~0.68 miles) from
OS Grid SP312202
Continue along the Oxfordshire Way, heading west.
About 1.93 km (~1.2 miles) from
OS Grid SP300188
Finish in Ascott-under-Wychwood, where there is a station on the same line as Chadbury. You can continue along the river should you want a longer day out.
About 1.78 km (~1.11 miles) from

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