[CANCELLED] Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford

Date: 6th February (end 3rd week)

[Update 5/2/2016]: This week’s local walk is cancelled. The weather conditions are especially bad – heavy rain and wind gusts of up to 50mph are expected and a weather warning is issued. Sorry to all who intended to join the walk!

This walk starts on the Thames Path, diverts onto the Ridgeway at Wallingford, before re-joining to the Thames Path at South Stoke and finishing at Goring.

Note: Walking shoes/boots will be essential for this walk, as bits of it are likely to be muddy!

Meet: Train station
Time: 8.45 am
Return: approx. 5:30pm
Distance: 20km (13 miles)
Fare: Approx £5 with student railcard, approx. £7.50 without (for return to Goring)
Lunch: Packed
Leader: Simon Lewis (simon.lewis@univ.ox.ac.uk)
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From Mr Toad to Mr Poirot

Date: 30th January (end 2nd week)

Visit the countryside known from the illustration to the Wind in the Willows. Start in Pangbourne, the former home to Kenneth Grahame, enjoy one of the most dramatic sections of the river Thames and in the end of the day visit the tomb of Agatha Christie in Cholsey.

Meet: Train station
Time: 8.45 am
Return: 4.30 pm
Distance: 16 km
Fare: £7
Lunch: Packed
Leader: Christian Weinzetl (christian.weinzetl@physics.ox.ac.uk)
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