Ridgeway Walking Breaks

Enjoy the best of the Chilterns with these 2 Day Ridgeway walking breaks, which can be easily reached by public transport from London and Oxford.

 

Henley-on-Thames to Wallingford (2 days, 21 miles)

Day 1: Henley-on-Thames to Watlington, along the Oxfordshire Way (10 miles).

Day 2: Watlington to Wallingford along The Ridgeway National Trail (11 miles).

Return to Henley by bus (direct service from Wallingford).

A two-day 21 mile walking break in the Oxfordshire Chilterns, taking in some outstanding scenery, superb country pubs and two historic market towns, famous for their Midsomer Murders connections. The route follows two popular Trails, The Ridgeway National Trail and the Oxfordshire Way, allowing you to explore the best of the Chilterns landscape, yet with the comfort of knowing you are following high quality waymarked routes.

Download Pdf of the Henley to Wallingford Walking break

See photos below for views and attractions along the route:

 

Lewknor to Goring-on-Thames (2 days, 20 miles)

From Lewknor to Goring-on-Thames, overnight in Wallingford. This is a linear route with excellent transport links to and from London and Oxford at both ends of the route.

A two-day 20 mile walking break in the Oxfordshire Chilterns, taking in some outstanding scenery and two historic market towns, famous for Midsomer Murders. The route follows The Ridgeway National Trail, allowing you to explore the best of the Chilterns landscape, yet with the comfort of knowing you are following a high quality waymarked route. The two days offer very different walking experiences. The first day passes through the heart of the Chilterns, through rolling hills, beech woodlands, a very rural landscape with some steep climbs. The second day follows the River Thames offering flat easy walking.

Day 1: Lewknor to Wallingford (13 miles). The ‘Oxford Tube’ London-Oxford bus service stops at Lewknor. This is a 24 hour bus service with buses up to every 10 minutes at peak time. Average journey time around 90 minutes from London or 30 minutes from Oxford depending on where you start your journey and on the time of day Www.oxfordtube.com    

Day 2: From Wallingford to Goring-on-Thames (7 miles).

Return Transport: from Goring-on-Thames there is a regular direct train service to London Paddington and to Oxford.

Download pdf of the Lewknor to Goring-on-Thames Walking break

See photos below for views and attractions along the route:

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