GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Stoke Wood

1 miles (1.5 km)

These ancient woods are located near Bicester in Oxfordshire. They consist of both mixed broadleaf and exotic conifer treeswith nice footpaths to follow around the site. Highlights in the woods include an impressive avenue of Corsican pines and a flowers including orchids and bluebells. Wildlife to look out for include tawny owl and butterflies such as white admiral and silver-washed fritillary.
You can start your walk from the Stoke Woods car park at the north eastern end of the woods. It's located less than a mile west of the village of Stoke Lyne.
To extend your walking in the area you can head to Stratton Audley and pick up the long distance Cross Bucks Way.
A few miles west of the woods you can pick up the Oxford Canal Walk at Somerton.
There's also the option of exploring the Cherwell Valley around the village of Deddington.


OX27 8RS - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Stoke Wood OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Stoke Wood Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the north you will find more pleasant trails around the ancient Tusmore Park Estate. The estate dates back to the 14th century and includes woodland, streams and pleasant tree lined avenues.
Just to the north west there's neighbouring Aynho where you can explore the 17th century Aynho Park Estate. There's also a fine canalside pub to visit in this area.
To the south west there's Kirtlington where you can explore the Kirtlington Quarry Nature Reserve. It's an interesting site where the fossils of several species of extinct mammal having been found. The Oxford Canal Walk and the historic Kirklington Park estate are also located in this area.


Car Park, Stoke Wood - - 2610914

Car Park, Stoke Wood

Footpath, Stoke Wood - - 2610889

Footpath, Stoke Wood

GPS Files

GPX File

Stoke Wood.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Stoke Wood.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)