4.3 of 5 (3 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
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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