Oxford Hill Witney to South Leigh circular walk. A leisurely walk with some nice scenery, a lake and a bird sanctuary. The Masons Arms pub at South Leigh. Mostly B roads and single-track roads.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(D/A) Leave Oxford Hill and turn into Stanton Harcourt Road.
(1) Cross the road bridge over the A40 and continue along the single-track road.
(2) Pass over the bridge of the disused railway line.
(3) Keep going with the Wildlife sanctuary on your left.
(4) At the far end of the lake, turn left through the gate, footpath sign to South Leigh. Follow the footpath.
(5) On entering South Leigh, turn left onto the road. You'll pass in front of The Masons Arms, public house, on your left.
(6) Turn left toward Winey and follow Chapel Road.
(7) Pass under the A40 and you'll be back to Oxford Hill.(D/A)
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 308ft - Oxford Hill
1 : mi 0.6 - alt. 266ft - A40, Witney bypass
2 : mi 1.37 - alt. 262ft - Disused railway track
3 : mi 1.88 - alt. 236ft - Wildlife sanctuary
4 : mi 2.42 - alt. 236ft - End of the lake
5 : mi 3.49 - alt. 246ft - Station Road
6 : mi 3.62 - alt. 249ft - Chapel Road
7 : mi 4.84 - alt. 315ft - A40
D/A : mi 5.42 - alt. 308ft - Oxford Hill
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