Aston Rowant, a hilly scenic walk (ref 49)

Wednesday 16 October ~ 10:00 AM

Walk starts at Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve. Great views and hilly walk from Beacon Hill via Cowleaze Wood, Bald Hill, village of Lewknor and back to Beacon Hill. It is a hilly walk with some wonderful far-reaching views over the Oxfordshire Vale, passing through chalk downland and beech woodland landscape.

Route Details

9.5 miles
Fairly strenuous (challenging - steep gradients, rough terrain)


Free of charge

Meeting arrangements

Meet at Aston Rowant nature reserve car park SU732966

Walk Leader

Henley & Goring Ramblers

Further Information

Walk leader Marilyn Payne, Henley & Goring Ramblers

How to Book

Booking is now closed for this walk - if you are really keen to join please email or call 07546 121261.
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