GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Weston On The Green Walks

10 miles (16.6 km)

This small Oxfordshire village is located near Kidlington and Bicester in the Cherwelldistrict ofOxfordshire.
The village is on the Oxfordshire Way long distance footpath. This 10 mile circular walk from the village uses part of the trail to visit Kirtlington, the Oxford Canal, Shipton on Cherwell and Bletchingdon. On the way there's some lovely views of the Oxfordshire countryside to enjoy.
The route starts in Weston On The Green and follows the waymarked Oxfordshire Way footpath north west to visit the neighbouring village of Kirtlington where you can visit the Kirtlington Quarry Nature Reserve. To the west of the village you can also enjoy a pleasant waterside stroll along the Oxford Canal Walk and the River Cherwell. Follow the towpath south and it will take you to Shipton on Cherwell where you leave the canal and river to head east.
Country trails will take you east to Bletchingdon where you will pass Bletchingdon Park, a Grade II* listedPalladiancountry housedating from 1782. From here you can follow a pleasant country lane back to Weston On The Green.

Weston On The Green OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Weston On The Green Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Weston On The Green

  • Kidlington Circular Walk - This walk takes you around the pretty village of Kidlington near Oxford
  • Bicester - This walk from the Oxfordshire town of Bicester takes you through the countryside on the Cross Bucks Way visiting a series of pretty villages
  • Oxford Canal Walk - Follow the Oxford Canal from Oxford to Coventry on this splendid waterside walk
  • Piddington - This circular walk explores the countryside and woods to the south of the Oxfordshire village of Piddington
  • Brill - This hill top Bucks village is in a great location for sweeping views and country walks.
  • Brill Tramway Trail - This short circular walk follows the bed of the Brill tramway, through Quainton, Westcott and Waddesdon
  • Tusmore Park Estate - This walk explores the Tusmore Park Estate, near Bicester in Oxfordshire.
  • Aynho - This Northamptonshire based village lies close to the border with Oxfordshire and the town of Banbury.
  • Oxford Green Belt Way - The Oxford Green Belt Way was created by CPRE Oxfordshire to celebrate its 75th anniversary and 50 years of Oxford's Green Belt
  • Blenheim Park - This circular walk starts at the magnificent Blenheim palace and takes you on a tour of the beautiful gardens
  • Wytham Woods - Enjoy miles of walking trails through this expansive wood in Oxfordshire
  • Woodstock - This Oxfordshire market town is famous as the location for the splendid Blenheim Park, aUNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Thrupp Canal Walk - A nice circular walk along the Oxford Canal around the settlements of Thrupp and Shipton-on-Cherwell, just north of Oxford
  • Kirtlington Quarry - This walk explores the Oxfordshire village of Kirtlington visiting the Kirtlington Quarry Nature Reserve, the River Cherwell and the Oxford Canal Walk.

Pubs/Cafes

After your walk you could enjoy some refreshments at The Chequers. The classic country pub serves good quality home cooked food which you can enjoy in the lovely garden area on warmer days. You can find them at postcode OX25 3QH. The pub is dog friendly.

Photos

St Mary's Church, Weston-on-the-Green - geograph.org.uk - 1916698

St Mary's Church, Weston-on-the-Green

Stocks on the green in Weston-on-the-Green - geograph.org.uk - 1916686

Stocks on the green in Weston-on-the-Green

Church Lane, Weston-on-the-Green - geograph.org.uk - 1967773

Church Lane, Weston-on-the-Green

Weston-on-the-Green, Black Sheep - geograph.org.uk - 4944354

Weston-on-the-Green, Black Sheep

Oxfordshire Way footpath east of Kirtlington - geograph.org.uk - 1967787

Oxfordshire Way footpath east of Kirtlington

The Old Bakehouse in Kirtlington - geograph.org.uk - 4657679

The Old Bakehouse in Kirtlington

Oxford Canal - geograph.org.uk - 125260

Oxford Canal

Weston Road, Bletchingdon - geograph.org.uk - 2410708

Weston Road, Bletchingdon

GPS Files

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