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The Thames Path - Kelmscott

The Thames Path

Follow the greatest river in England for 184 miles from its source in the Cotswold hills to the sea…

Cotswold Cycle Hire from TY Cycles

TY Cycles

Cycle hire & tours in the Cotswolds with bikes delivered and collected from your desired location,…

Kingfisher mosaic on the Windrush Path Mosaic Trail

Windrush Path Mosaic Trail

The Lower Windrush Valley Mosaic Trail is a flat walk taking in a few bridges and stiles. It is…

The trail map and a compass

Cotswold Discovery Trail

Treasure trails to explore the beauty, history and heritage of the Cotswolds. Have fun exploring…

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  1. Add The Thames Path to your Itinerary

    The Thames Path

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    Follow the greatest river in England for 184 miles from its source in the Cotswold hills to the sea. Passing through peaceful water meadows, unspoilt rural villages, historical towns and cities, and finally through the heart of London to end at the…

  2. Add TY Cycles to your Itinerary

    TY Cycles

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    Type:

    Cycle Hire

    Chipping Norton

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    Cycle hire & tours in the Cotswolds with bikes delivered and collected from your desired location, whether it's your accommodation or a train station...

  3. Add Windrush Path Mosaic Trail to your Itinerary

    Windrush Path Mosaic Trail

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Witney

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    The Lower Windrush Valley Mosaic Trail is a flat walk taking in a few bridges and stiles. It is approximately 2 miles long and you should allow 1 hour each way to enjoy all the mosaics along the trail.

  4. Add Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland to your Itinerary

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    Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland

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    Walking

    Faringdon

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    Folly Tower, reaching for the sky up on Folly Hill, surrounded by charming woodland, with beautiful views over West Oxfordshire, the Thames Valley, the Vale of the White Horse, the Cotswolds, and the North Berkshire Downs. England's green and…

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    Cotswold Discovery Trail

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    Activities

    Stroud

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    Treasure trails to explore the beauty, history and heritage of the Cotswolds. Have fun exploring the Cotswolds by car following trail directions and answering questions and clues.

  6. Add Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland to your Itinerary

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    Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland

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    Nature Trail

    Faringdon

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    Folly Tower, reaching for the sky up on Folly Hill, surrounded by charming woodland, with beautiful views over West Oxfordshire, the Thames Valley, the Vale of the White Horse, the Cotswolds, and the North Berkshire Downs. England's green and…

  7. Add The Carter Company - Gentle Cycling, Walking and Touring to your Itinerary

    The Carter Company - Gentle Cycling, Walking and Touring

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    Type:

    Cycling Tour

    Dates

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    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    The Carter Company offers gentle or more challenging cycling, walking and touring holidays in the Cotswolds from our bases in Stratford and Oxford. Self led, guided and bespoke tours available from 1 to 10 nights with a choice of luxury boutique…

  8. Add Undiscovered Cotswolds to your Itinerary

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    Undiscovered Cotswolds

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    Guided Tour

    Witney

    Dates

    From:
    1 May 2023to30 Sept 2024

    Explore traditional hot-spots and undiscovered hidden villages. Breath-taking scenery, meeting local animals, afternoon cream tea, punting or cycling. Group or private tailor-made tours run by us passionate and friendly locals - Graham and Ian.

  9. Add Millets Farm Centre to your Itinerary

    Millets Farm Centre

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    Farm Shop

    Frilford

    Are you looking for a memorable day out that combines the joys of nature, delicious food, and family-friendly activities? Look no further than Millets Farm Centre! Nestled in the heart of the picturesque countryside, we offer a unique and immersive…

  10. Add Punting at Cherwell Boathouse to your Itinerary

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    Punting at Cherwell Boathouse

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    Boat

    Oxford

    Punting is a truly timeless, slightly eccentric, quintessentially Oxford, idyllic pleasure.

  11. Add Brewery E-bike Experience Days to your Itinerary

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    Brewery E-bike Experience Days

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    Cycling Tour

    Kingham

    Dates

    From:
    2 June 2024to27 Oct 2024Various Opening Times

    Enjoy private tours around the historic Donnington Brewery, to learn the art of brewing traditional English ale in this stunningly beautiful setting, or if you prefer lager, discover the secrets of brewing Bavarian-styled craft lager at the Cotswold…

  12. Add Cotswold Electric Bike Tours to your Itinerary

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    Cotswold Electric Bike Tours

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    Cycling Tour

    Kingham

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2024to31 Oct 2024

    Discover the hidden treasures of the real Cotswolds on an exciting day tour with an expert guide on powerful e-bikes which flatten the hills so you can enjoy the ride!

  13. Add Wychwood Wild Garden to your Itinerary

    Wychwood Wild Garden

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    Natural Wildlife Site

    Shipton Under Wychwood, Chipping Norton

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    Wychwood Wild Garden covers 12.5 acres of avenues, woods and ponds,much of which was laid out in the 1860s, and provides a haven for wildlife including many breeds of ducks and birds. It is owned and managed by the local community and offered as a…

  14. Add The Oxfordshire Way to your Itinerary

    The Oxfordshire Way

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    The Oxfordshire Way meanders through the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, passing by the stunning village of Shipton-under-Wychwood to historic Charlbury and finally to beautiful Stonesfield.

  15. Add Grimes Meadow to your Itinerary

    Grimes Meadow

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Witney

    Grimes Meadow, consisting of two lowland flood meadows straddling the river Windrush, is a designated Local Wildlife Site.

  16. Add Faringdon Cycle Park to your Itinerary

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    Faringdon Cycle Park

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    Type:

    Cycling and Mountain Biking

    Faringdon

    The park is designed as a mini village with a road layout mirroring Faringdon, including junctions pedestrian crossings and a roundabout. Fun landscaping features include models of iconic local landmarks such as the Folly Tower, All Saints Church,…

  17. Add Ardley Wood Quarry to your Itinerary

    Ardley Wood Quarry

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    Type:

    Flowers, Plants and Wildlife

    Ardley

    Ardley Wood Quarry is a natural treasure trove in spring and summer with geological features and medieval earthworks. Warm and sheltered, the site is especially good for butterflies, and has thriving colonies of grizzled skippers, dingy skippers and…

  18. Add Foxburrow Wood to your Itinerary

    Foxburrow Wood

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Witney

    Look out for...
    Since its transition from improved grassland pastures to a nature reserve, wildlife has started to return to Foxburrow Wood. Look out for charms of goldfinches feeding on the thistles and teasels, ghostly barn owls quartering the…

  19. Add Foxholes Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Foxholes Nature Reserve

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    Type:

    Natural Wildlife Site

    Chipping Norton

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    In spring, the woodland floor is vibrant with primroses, violets and early-purple orchids. In May, Foxholes is awash with bluebells, and by summer, the tall spikes of foxgloves are in their full glory. Later in the year, you can enjoy spectacular…

  20. Add Singe Wood Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Singe Wood Nature Reserve

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Witney

    This wonderful woodland is managed by the Wychwood Forest Trust. It was kindly gifted to the Trust by Barbara and Val Payne, whose late father John wished to make the Wychwood Forest Trust the future custodians of his cherished wood. Though…

St Oswald's Church at Widford (photo Helena Sylvester)