A Circular from Didcot Parkway Station, 7 miles, easy

December 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Didcot Parkway Station
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We begin our series of walks for the Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks with our festive Christmas Jumper Walk! Come along to this walk wearing your Christmas Jumper, if you have one!

Meet at Didcot Parkway station for a 11.00am start. If you are coming from Reading, take the 10.22am train which will arrive at Didcot Parkway station for 10.49am. If the train is late, the start of the walk will be too. Parking is available at Didcot Parkway station but charges are applicable.

This walk will start with us heading out from the station and going north past Ladygrove Lakes. After leaving the sights of Didcot behind us we make our way out into the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. Stopping at a suitable location to enjoy the views and the contents of our lunchboxes!

With Didcot Power Station no longer looming over us since its recent demolition (the Oxfordshire landscape will not look the same without them!) we will head towards the Wittenham Clumps. Brushing past the clumps we will walk to Long Wittenham where we will stop for a drink in The Plough pub.

Once suitably refreshed we will start our walk back to Didcot. Heading back into Didcot we join the urban sprawl of housing estates that have popped up over the last 10-15 years.

The footpaths may be a bit muddy so please wear suitable footwear.

Part of the Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks

Sat Nav: OX11 7NN or 51.6104 -1.2427

Grid Ref: SU525904