GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

CulhamLock Walk

2 miles (2.7 km)

A short circular walk around the delightful Oxfordshire village of Culham, passing the 15th century Culham Manor and the picturesque Culham Lock on the River Thames.
You can start the walk from the free lock car park by the river. Then follow paths across Sutton Bridge to Sutton Pools to the north of the neighbouring village of Sutton Courtenay. You'll pass the picturesque weir and manor house before heading through the village and returning to the car park.
For a longer walk in the area try the Abingdon Circular Walk which starts from the nearby town.

Culham OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Culham Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east along the river and you will soon come to the neighbouring village of Clifton Hampden. The historic riverside settlement is well worth a visit with delightful thatched cottages, a listed 19th century bridge, a fine 14th century pub and a noteworthy church with elements dating back to the 12th century.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Culham Lock - - 19924

Culham Lock. In the top right corner of the grid square, Culham Lock is one of the 44 manned locks on the river Thames, (although the lock keeper seen here in the white hat is a female). This stretch of the Thames that cuts across the top of the grid square is called Culham Cut. The lock was built of stone by theThames Navigation Commissionin 1809.

Culham Lock - - 945017

The upstream end of Culham Lock on the River Thames at Culham, Oxfordshire

Culham church - - 2505922

Culham church

The Green, Culham - - 2505912

The Green, Culham. The parish includesCulham Science Centreand Europa School UK, which is the onlyAccredited European Schoolwithin the United Kingdom. The 800,000 square metre scientific research site includes two nuclear fusion experiments:JETandMAST.

Footbridge at Culham - - 3176201

Footbridge at Culham

New Culham bridge - - 2184869

New Culham bridge

Culham Manor (geograph 5034491)

The west wing of Culham Manor was built in the 15th century as amedievalgrange forAbingdon Abbey. It ishalf-timbered, with a stone ground floor and timber-framed first floor. The 17th-century north front also survives.The house is aGrade II* Listed building.


GPS Files

GPX File

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