Our easy walks under 1 mile long are suggested as they are more accessible routes at the time of survey. The printable walk information is colourful and hopefully easy to use, providing a simple map and directions. The downloads also include information about path surfaces, widths and gradients.
Witney Lakes, Witney
A lakeside path with extensive water views and abundant bird life.
- Distance: up to 1.2 miles (2km)
- Witney Lakes leaflet (pdf format, 832 KB)
This site is managed by Witney Town Council - for more information contact them on 01993 704379.
Witney Meadows, Witney
- Distance: 0.7 miles (1.2Km)
- Witney Meadows leaflet (pdf format, 628 KB)
Cotswolds easy countryside walks
The Cotswolds Conservation Board have brought together a collection of walking routes in West Oxfordshire. At Oxfordshire Cotswolds, you will find lots of information about walks including routes that are fully accessible under 'walks on wheels'.
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.
- distance of 0.6 miles (0.9 km)
- Daeda's Wood leaflet (pdf format, 681 KB)
St Mary's Field, Kidlington
A walk from St Mary's church in Kidlington across open meadows to the River Cherwell.
- distance of 0.7 miles (1.1km)
- St Mary's Field leaflet (pdf format, 671 KB)
Spiceball Park and Oxford Canal, Banbury
For further information about the Oxford Canal go to Canal and River Trust and for Spiceball Park contact Banbury Town Council on 01295 250340.
Paths pass through attractive deciduous woodland with many fine trees and abundant bird life. The wide 'rides' and hazel coppice in this wood managed by Oxford City Council add visual and wildlife interest.
- Distance: 1.5 miles (2.3km)
- Brasenose Woods leaflet (pdf format, 792 KB)
For further information about this wood please contact Oxford City Council or telephone 01865 715830.
The route follows paths around the nature park and alongside the River Thames. This pleasant riverside nature park near the centre of Oxford is managed by Oxford City Council. There is a range of lovely views, including the River Thames, open grassland and areas of scrub and trees all alive with a variety of birds.
- Distance: 0.5 miles (0.8km)
- Grandpont Nature Park leaflet (pdf format, 705 KB)
For further information about Grandpont Nature Park please contact Oxford City Council or telephone 01865 715830.
Cuttle Brook, Thame
This path passes through pleasant river meadows and is rich in wildlife. This quiet mixed nature reserve has ponds, woodland, marsh and river and is home to 200 species of plants and 40 species of birds.
- distance 0.5 miles (800m)
- Cuttle Brook leaflet (pdf format, 670 KB)
This route follows a rural path from the hidden village of Waterperry to the River Thames. Fine views of Waterperry House, trees, meadow and river.
- Distance: 1.4 miles (2.25km)
- Waterperry Gardens leaflet (pdf format, 684 KB)
Warburg nature reserve mobility vehicle
Warburg nature reserve is owned and managed by the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT). A Tramper mobility vehicle is available at Warburg for visitors to use. To enquire about booking it (advance booking essential) contact BBOWT.
Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The Chilterns AONB website is a great source of information about walks that are accessible to people with limited mobility. Use their interactive map to find routes.
Vale of White Horse
Abbey Meadows, Abingdon
The path follows the peaceful Abbey Stream along the north side of the Meadows with glimpses across the Thames.
- distance 0.3 miles (0.5km)
- Abbey Meadows leaflet (pdf format, 748 KB)