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Coleshill orange walk


This gentle walk through our traditionally rural estates is a delight for ramblers. It passes through two picturesque working farms, open fields and bluebell woods. There's an abundance of wildlife, be it flowers, birds, butterflies or fungi, to enjoy whatever the season.

A view through the wheatfields looking over Great Coxwell Barn in Oxfordshire.
Don't miss exploring Coxwell Great Barn on this walk National Trust Images/John Miller


Map route for Coleshill orange walk
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Great Coxwell Barn car park, OS grid ref: SU269941


Take time to explore Great Coxwell Barn.

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Walk into the village and turn right into Puddleduck Lane. Continue past farm buildings and across an open field with a ridge and furrow pattern. Continue through the gate and along the field to the farm track. Turn right through Colleymore Farm.


Cross the road and follow Brimstone Farm drive.


Turn right just before the farmhouse and follow the edge of the field, continue over the footbridge into the second field. Turn left and right along the hedge and enter Badbury Woods. Follow the track straight up the hill through the woods, past a half hidden cottage until you reach the car park.

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At the far end of the car park turn left through a gateway and turn right along a permissive path beside a hedge.

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At the second gateway, turn right and cross the road. Continue along a grass track, alongside a wood. Turn left over a stile and through the corner of the wood and out the other side over a footbridge and stile.


Follow a field around to the left until a gateway where you can return to Great Coxwell Barn.


Great Coxwell Barn car park, OS grid ref: SU269941

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Coleshill orange walk


An undulating walk following farm tracks and footpaths across fields with an ascent through woods. Some tracks and footpaths may be muddy and uneven, especially after rain, so care and suitable footwear are recommended. The route goes through two farmyards and fields, where there may be livestock, so dogs must be kept under control at all times. There are a number of stiles, gates and a small footbridge, and the walk crosses the B4019 road.

Coleshill orange walk

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Coleshill orange walk

How to get here

Great Coxwell Barn, Coxwell, Faringdon, SN7 7LZ
By road

Great Coxwell Barn is on the Buscot and Coleshill Estates, 2 miles (3.2km) south west of Faringdon between the A420 and B4019.

Coleshill orange walk

Facilities and access

  • Car parking limited, but free
  • No immediate local public toilet facilities, shops, or pubs
  • Nearest toilets at the Coleshill estate yard, approximately 1.5 miles (2.4km) away on the B4019