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Visited the nature reserve as an alternative to Christmas Common and somewhere new to walk the dog... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Neil H
Frieth, United Kingdom
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country walks

we did the midsommer murders trail, great weather for the walk and lots of interesting places to see

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Sharon N
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the nature reserve as an alternative to Christmas Common and somewhere new to walk the dog. Car park is located at the end of the road which cuts through the woods. Took the trail to the right by the disabled parking bay. Followed the...More

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 3 September 2017

A detour to Aston Rowant to see Red Kites seemed a good idea, en route to a show in Oxford. You cannot take anything away from the views and walks but it's surprisingly poorly signposted and when you arrive at the end of the road,...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Varied countryside with many options for walks and hilly so good for a bit of a workout! A good place to see red kites soaring overhead as well. Unfortunately you can't escape the noise from the nearby M40 which is pretty constant. In fact the...More

1  Thank BackinBracknell
Reviewed 28 August 2016

we did the midsommer murders trail, great weather for the walk and lots of interesting places to see

1  Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

A very pleasant and varied walk across fields, woodland and meadows. There is also a sculpture trail on route.

1  Thank Emma Louise H
Reviewed 26 March 2016

When ever I drive along the M40 I always say I must stop one day to get closer to the Red Kites, this week I did just that, and was so glad I did. The scenery was beautiful and the Red Kites are one of...More

1  Thank carol g
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We drove past this on Saturday night, today being monday and decided to investigate further. Parking in the forestry commission car park opposite one of the walks we went for a stroll around there first, all the walks are clearly sign posted for those that...More

1  Thank Christian A
Reviewed 5 November 2015

The Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve is divided by the M40. I recently explored the "North" side, spending a couple of relaxing hours on autumn day. I picked up a free leaflet and started down the Sunken Way before walking up the hill adjacent to...More

5  Thank Tilly41
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Beautiful scenery and country walks. A short drive into Oxford with its historic buildings and great shopping in nearby Bicester Shopping Village

1  Thank Judy H
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Good walk for all ages, wild flower meadow en route, great views and good pub for a lunchtime stop. Took about two and a half hours, with the odd rest to take in the view.

1  Thank JBC_123_12
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