Wychwood Circular Walks

Type:Walking Route

Leafield, rural landscape with metal gate

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Image of Foxburrow WoodFoxburrow Wood, West Oxfordshire 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 site in the evening, and weasels hunting in the…

Image of Singe WoodSinge Wood Nature Reserve, West Oxfordshire 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 intermittently harvested over the centuries, Singe Wood is…

Image of Dean CommonDean Common, West Oxfordshire Like many of the best nature reserves in the modern landscape, Dean Common is an exhausted quarry.

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

Image of Wigwell Nature ReserveWigwell Nature Reserve, West Oxfordshire In summer months, its steeply sloping meadows become a riot of colourful wildflowers, including birds-foot-trefoil, lady’s bedstraw, and the nationally scarce meadow clary, found at just 20 other sites across the UK.

Saltridge Woods (Credit: Ken Long)