Short easy walks in Cherwell

Walks suitable for push chairs and wheelchairs around Deddington, Kidlington and Banbury.

You can view the routes of these walks on our interactive countryside access map of the county.  It is possible to print small areas of this map out. 

Our easy walks under 1.5 miles are designed to be suitable for push chairs and wheelchairs. The downloadable walk information is colourful, friendly and easy to use, providing a simple map of the walk and easy to follow directions. The downloads also include information about path surfaces, widths and gradients for those in wheelchairs.

Daeda's Wood, near Deddington

The path provides glimpses of the River Swere and views of rolling countryside. This peaceful riverside site was bought and planted by the Woodland Trust in 1996. It contains a mixture of tree species including ash, oak, alder and various willows. In spring it is alive with bird song.

St Mary's Field, Kidlington

A walk from St Mary's church in Kidlington across open meadows to the River Cherwell.

Spiceball Park and Oxford Canal, Banbury

A network of paths providing choice of route length and a range of attractive landscapes including canal side, riverside, formal and informal parkland.

For further information about the Oxford Canal contact British Waterways on 01923 201120, and for Spiceball Park contact Banbury Town Council on 01295 250340.

Stoke Wood, near Bicester

Stoke Wood is an ancient woodland at least 400 years old. It is now owned and managed by the Woodland Trust. In spring, many woodland plants flower including bluebell, dog's mercury and wood spurge.