Charlbury is a charming little Cotswolds town set in the Evenlode Valley amidst the remains of the ancient forest of Wychwood, once one of England's greatest royal forests.
The town is an ideal walking base - Charlbury is a Walkers are Welcome town - with a number of pubs and cafes and a main line railway station on the Cotswold Line with hourly trains towards Oxford and London to the east and Moreton in Marsh and Worcester to the west.
There are a number of downloadable walks:
Charlbury Visitor Guide
The guide includes a map of the town marking buildings of interest - making a pleasant and interesting walk.
Charlbury Circular Walks: Route 1
Route 1 (8 miles) starts from Charlbury's old town centre and takes in the only Public Right of Way through the ancient Wychwood Forest within Cornbury Park.
Charlbury Circular Walks: Route 2
Route 2 (4 miles) runs to the north-west of Charlbury, following the pretty Evenlode valley and uses a section of the Oxfordshire Way.
Charlbury to Finstock
An easy, picturesque 5 mile walk that passes Charlbury's four pubs and the Plough Inn in Finstock! It takes in Cornbury Park, the River Evenlode, and the Cotswold Line railway.