GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Deddington Circular Walk

6 miles (9 km)

A nice circular walk through the countryside surrounding the Oxfordshire village of Deddington. The route makes use of bridleways and footpaths to visit the village of Clifton and explore part of the Cherwell Valley. There's lovely rolling north Oxfordshire countryside and great views from the high points north of the village. Highlights on the route include old Paper Mill Cottages from the 18th century, the thatched 17th century pub in Clifton and views of the River Swere.
If you would like to extend your walk then you could pick up the Oxford Canal Walk near Clifton. Following the towpath north will take you to Kings Sutton.
Also nearby is Stoke Wood which includes an impressive avenue of Corsican pines and a flowers including orchids and bluebells.
The village is located just to the south of Banbury where there are several good trails to try. The large village of Adderbury is also nearby. You could try our circular walk which visits the Sor Brook.


OX15 0SP - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Deddintgon Circular Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Deddintgon Circular Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


The Crown and Tuns in Deddington is a good choice for some post walk refreshments. The 16th century pub is well known for its fine homemade pies. They also have a decking area to sit out in on warmer days. You can find the pub on New Street at postcode OX15 0SP.
On the route there's also The Duke at Clifton. The 17th Century Grade II listed pub is housed in a charming thatched building and has a good menu. You can find the pub in Clifton at postcodeOX15 0PE.

Dog Walking

The country trails are great for a dog walk. The Duke of Clifton pub mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

There's more pleasant local trails around the ancient Tusmore Park Estate. The estate dates back to the 14th century and includes woodland, streams, ponds and pleasant tree lined avenues. It can be found just to the north of the peaceful woodland trails in Stoke Wood.


Market Place, Deddington - - 407439

Part of Market Place, Deddington, Oxfordshire, seen from the southeast. The building on the left is the Town Hall.

The Deddington Arms Hotel - - 23193

The Deddington Arms Hotel

Paper Mill Cottages - - 447806

Paper Mill and miller's house on the River Swere about one mile northeast of Deddington

Castle House (geograph 5272559)

Castle House. Seen from the west from the Bull Ring

The Crown and Tuns, Deddington - - 431928

The Crown and Tuns. A historic pub to rest and relax in after your exercise.

Deddington House - - 4946905

Deddington House. Some intresting architecture here.

The site of Deddington Castle - - 1997666

The site of Deddington Castle. All that remainsof an 11th-centurymotte-and-bailey castle, with only the earthrampartsandmoundnow visible. It now serves as a park and nature walk and is located on the eastern side of the village. Deddington also includes a church dating to the 13th century.

View across countryside from Chapmans Lane - - 407455

View across countryside from Chapmans Lane to the south of the village.


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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