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shane😁😁
Northamptonshire, UK14,209 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Couples
We only managed a photo stop and a brief 2 miles walk of the Thames path and enjoyed it so much,we are returning in spring to do a large stretch of the path.We walked from Iffley locks almost reaching Oxford city before returning to our car.We past a few rowers,many cyclists and plenty of joggers and wildlife was evident as we managed to see red kites,ducks,swans and even a muntjac deer.It was a very peaceful wander and we will continue it next year. Visited nov 26th 2017.
Written November 27, 2017
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rayrest
Fenton, UK7,859 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
A walk along the Thames path in Oxford on a clear day is a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. The surrounding green areas and woods with the flow of the river make you feel that you are not in a city at all.
Written February 5, 2018
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wombatdavid
Hobart, Australia2,618 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
We were staying at the Mercure in Iffley and enjoyed 2 days of walking into the centre of Oxford along the Thames. You get to see the houseboats, rowing clubs and lots of swans and geese.
Written March 18, 2022
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lazenlondonuk
London Uk305 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Solo
The rather grandly named 'Thames Path' is a long riverside meandering footpath
that cuts through dense foliage,open meadows and locks and wooded areas from
Oxford to Abingdon-on-Thames.
I tried it out on a sunny June morning travelling about some 5 miles.
This is the long way round.
There are some highly beautiful waterside spots in places though difficult to
see properly for all the high foliage obscuring the bank.In a few places this foliage has been beaten down by walkers to enable them to actually access the riverbank proper.
For very long stretches the footpath is only 1' wide of caked mud and one is constantly getting brushed by stinging nettles,plants and crops and the like.
Tree roots and fallen trees actually block the path in one or two spots.
Barbed wire fences & crop filled fields on one side,and the river on the other make deviation impossible.
Signposting is so so.Guesswork in one or two forks.
Stick by the river and you will be OK.
Its a very lonely walk and should any misfortune occur you would be heard pressed to summon rescue.
All around is thick wooded foliage and trees 100 or more'high.-more like dense jungle.
In 2 hours I passed only 1 scruffy male cyclist,1 tramp,2 fishermen and 2 other guys.
Each time we had to stand aside to let pass so narrow was the 'Path'
At night or in muddy winter the going would be almost impossible.
The safety and security I suspect is more down to the boringly distinct lack of suitable
passers for scoundrels to waylay by than any inherent feature in the path.
Carrying an emergency number for The Thames Riverboat Police if it patrols here
would be more likely to yield results than any vehicle or air ambulance.
We are talking real jungle here for 4 miles.Total silence.No facilities.
Having said all that the unpoilt since the dawn of time views and butterflies are in many places breathtakingly serene and beautiful.
No cars here.
Written June 27, 2018
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ripto
Hartlepool, UK114 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Family
On a brief visit to Oxford we found the Thames path. Even though our visit was brief we found this to be an oasis of calm. When we visit Oxford next we will definitely be taking a stroll along here. This is so different from the Thames in London and so tranquil. Definitely worth a visit.
Written December 6, 2017
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Mariliava
Araraquara, SP493 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2016 • Couples
The Thames Path is just behind the train station. From the city center, go to the train station, then in Botley road go under the bridge and go until the first bridge, Osney Bridge. Then go down the river to your right and there it is.. Here begins the Thames Path in Oxford. It is a very nice walk, a calm place.
Written October 31, 2016
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Deb Edwards
Oxford, UK1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
A lovely walk on a winters day. Wear you wellies as it can get boggy in certain parts.
You might spot some wildlife too if you are lucky!
Written January 21, 2021
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JeffTheChairman
Exeter, UK1,073 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Couples
On a bright but chilly Sunday morning we took a lovely stroll along a section of the Thames Path at Oxford
Still pretty muddy in places due to all the winters rainfall
Looking forward to returning on a dry sunny spring day
Lots to see and lots of peace and quiet
Written March 1, 2020
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regm889
Bangkok, Thailand878 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
Good walkways along sides of Thames for morning and evening walk, some part are well kept and wide, but some stretches are narrow and bicyclists also come along, you can get fresh air along river
Written April 19, 2019
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Betterxtogether
Oxford, UK1,057 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018
I enjoy walking this path during all seasons but particularly in summer.
You might catch a deer or a horse in a field near by.
You can do short walks or longer ones, with a few exits to the streets nearby. You can enter from town and forget the hustle of the town centre.
Often a lot of cyclists so do bear them in mind.
Written July 14, 2018
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