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Watlington (South Oxfordshire)


Slow Ways linking Watlington (South Oxfordshire) and Chalgrove, Henley-on-Thames, Lane End, Princes Risborough, Thame, Wallingford

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Chalgrove—Watlington (South Oxfordshire)
Chawat one Double check Distance 8km/5mi Ascent 73m Descent 33m
Chalgrove—Watlington (South Oxfordshire)
Chawat two Verify me Distance 9km/6mi Ascent 85m Descent 45m
Wallingford—Watlington (South Oxfordshire)
Walwat one Verify me Distance 14km/8mi Ascent 167m Descent 109m
Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Henley-on-Thames
Wathen one Verify me Distance 19km/12mi Ascent 309m Descent 382m
Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Lane End
Watlan one Pioneer me Distance 17km/11mi Ascent 476m Descent 410m
Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Princes Risborough
Watpri one Pioneer me Distance 19km/12mi Ascent 253m Descent 252m
Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Princes Risborough
Watpri two Pioneer me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 159m Descent 159m
Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Thame
Wattha one Verify me Distance 15km/9mi Ascent 123m Descent 90m
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Watlington (South Oxfordshire), Mon 28 November

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Watlington (South Oxfordshire)’s Slow Ways starting point

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SU6896994483

Lat / Lon

51.64493° / -1.00462°

Easting / Northing

468,969E / 194,483N

Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Watlington (South Oxfordshire)'s meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket

Restaurant

Accommodation

Accommodation < £50

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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Watlington to Henley (Wathen 1) review. We walked from Henley to Watlington on a sunny October day in 2022. Martin has posted lovely photos, so I have just posted an Autumnal view, a twisty tree, a fungal specimen and a tree laden with tiny yellow apples....

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Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Princes Risborough

yorrrick added Watpri two, a new walk from Watlington (South Oxfordshire) to Princes Risborough

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Unfortunately, there is then a long section along Clack’s Lane (Photo 2), which lacks a verge in places. The Slow Way joins The Chiltern Way along a quieter lane. There’s a road walk along the Grove Lane B-road. There is then a pleasant walk south along Shakespeare’s Way (Photo 7)....

Martin Ellis

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There is a steep ascent to a tarmacked lane with a break point at The Five Horseshoes (Photo 4). There's a descent towards the B480, but the route turns back to ascend again, across fields to a tarmacked lane. The Slow Way takes a quiet lane into Middle Assendon, with a break point at The Rainbow Inn (Photo 8). The route heads east up a steep footpath (Photo 9), that turns south onto the Oxfordshire Way into Henley....

Martin Ellis

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The most challenging section was Clack's Lane, but it isn't easy to see how the route could be adapted to avoid it, without adding a significant southward loop....

Martin McGovern

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After a section from Watlington to Pyrton, the route follows the Oxfordshire Way to Tetsworth, and then continues north into Thame....

Martin McGovern

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Furthermore, the verges you'll have to take refuge on are high - up to 30cm high in places - and frequently sloping....

Martin McGovern

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There's a section of road at Pyrton, before entering the outskirts of Watlington. From Watlington to Chalgrove: you leave Pyrton on a bridleway just after the two stepped brick walls flanking a driveway, not the footpath just before those walls.....

Martin McGovern

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Watlington (South Oxfordshire)

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Chalgrove—Watlington (South Oxfordshire)

Slow Ways added Chawat one, a new walk from Chalgrove to Watlington (South Oxfordshire)

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Chalgrove—Watlington (South Oxfordshire)

Slow Ways added Chawat two, a new walk from Chalgrove to Watlington (South Oxfordshire)

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Wallingford—Watlington (South Oxfordshire)

Slow Ways added Walwat one, a new walk from Wallingford to Watlington (South Oxfordshire)

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Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Henley-on-Thames

Slow Ways added Wathen one, a new walk from Watlington (South Oxfordshire) to Henley-on-Thames

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Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Lane End

Slow Ways added Watlan one, a new walk from Watlington (South Oxfordshire) to Lane End

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Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Princes Risborough

Slow Ways added Watpri one, a new walk from Watlington (South Oxfordshire) to Princes Risborough

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Watlington (South Oxfordshire)—Thame

Slow Ways added Wattha one, a new walk from Watlington (South Oxfordshire) to Thame

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