Michaelmas Term 2016 Local walks

  1. Amazing Abingdon : Sunday 16th October (end of Week 1)
  2. Mr Toad to Mr Poirot : Saturday 22nd October (end of Week 2)
  3. Charlbury to Blenheim Palace : Sunday 30th October (end of Week 3)
  4. Wytham Woods and Farmoor Reservoir : Sunday 6th November (end of Week 4)
  5. ***CANCELLED***Down to the River We Walk. Thames Path from Newbridge to Oxford : Saturday 12th November (end of Week 5)***CANCELLED***
  6. Kingham to Charlbury : Saturday 19th November (end of Week 6)
  7. Dawdle to Dorchester : Sunday 27th November (end of Week 7) – PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE
  8. Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford : Saturday 3rd December (end of Week 8)
  9. ***CANCELLED***Check out the Chilterns : Saturday 10th December (end of Week 9)***CANCELLED
  10. Walk the Windrush : Saturday 17th December

Broughton Castle

Saturday 6th May (end of 2nd week) This 14th-Century castle, the home of the Barons Saye and Sele, was the set for Oxford Blues (1984), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982), and Shakespeare in Love (1998) among other films, as well as the 2015 TV series ‘Wolf Hall’. **This walk is likely to be muddy, so walking shoes/boots are strongly advised** Meet: Oxford Railway Station Time: 8:55 am (for 9:12 train) Return: Approx 4pm Distance: 19km (could be shortened to 16 or lengthened to 21, depending on group) Cost: £6.40 return to Banbury (£4.25 with railcard/group discount) Lunch: Please bring a packed lunch Leader: Alex Beckett (alexander.beckett@hertford.ox.ac.uk)

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