GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Carterton Walks - Near and Around

2 miles (3.4 km)

This modern Oxfordshire based town is located in the western part of the county near Witney.
This walk from the town takes you through the Willow Meadows to the neighbouring village of Alvescot. The meadows lie on the western side of the town and have some nice footpaths heading south along the Shill Brook. You'll also pass RAF Brize Norton, the largeststationof theRoyal Air Force.
To continue your walking around Carterton head south to visit the nearby village of Bampton. Here you can pick up the Thames Path and enjoy a waterside walk along the River Thames.


OX18 3JH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Carterton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Carterton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Carterton

  • Bampton - This pretty village is surrounded by some lovely Oxfordshire countryside and is only a short walk from the River Thames
  • Lechlade River Circular Walk - This lovely circular walk takes you along the River Thames and through the countryside surrounding this pretty town in Gloucestershire
  • Farmoor Reservoir - Enjoy an easy circular walk around this pretty reservoir near Oxford
  • Cotswold Water Park - This fabulous attraction has numerous waterside cycling and walking paths taking you around the park's 150 lakes
  • Fairford - The Gloucestershire town of Fairford is ideally located for exploring the Cotswolds Hills on foot
  • Tadpole Bridge - This easy riverside walk follows a section of the Thames Path National Trail from the popular Tadpole Bridge Inn to the historic old bridge at Newbridge to the east.
  • Witney Circular Walk - This lovely circular walk takes you to some of the highlights of the Oxfordshire town of Witney
  • Minster Lovell - This walk explores the pretty Oxfordshire village of Minster Lovell with its old hall, thatched stone cottages and riverside footpaths
  • Burford Circular Walk - This circular walk explores the countryside and woodland surrounding the Oxfordshire town of Burford
  • Eynsham - This attractive Oxfordshire based town is in a great spot riverside and country walks
  • Eastleach - This Gloucestershire village includes the settlements of Eastleach Turville and Eastleach Martin which sit either side of the River Leach.
  • Southrop - This Gloucestershire village lies just to the south of < href=''>Eastleach on the eastern edge of the Cotswolds.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To the west there's Eastleach where you can enjoy two noteworthy Norman churches and an ancient stone slabclapper footbridge over the River Leach. It's another picture postcard place known for its numerous historic buildings and a colourful display of daffodils in the spring. Lovely Southrop can also be visited in this area.


Willow Meadows, Carterton - - 1249573

Willow Meadows, Carterton

Car park on the edge of Carterton - - 1249554

Car park on the edge of Carterton. Used mainly by dog walkers going into Willow Meadows through the wooden gate on the right.

Runway Lights, R.A.F. Brize Norton. - - 445874

Runway Lights, R.A.F. Brize Norton. The Station is home to the RAF's Strategic and Tactical Air Transport (AT) and Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) forces, as well as host to many lodger and reserve units.

Alvescot Church. - - 445856

Alvescot Church.

Carterton Crossroads - - 347812

Carterton Crossroads

The "Taj Mahal" Carterton - - 1555736

The "Taj Mahal" Carterton. As I have heard it called by some. In reality it is the tower giving the Tower Centre its name, I am not aware of it serving any purpose other than decorative.

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