Countryside around Oxfordshire

The countryside of Oxfordshire has a dreamlike quality, with rolling hills sheltering chocolate box villages and shining river valleys. Rambling deer parks, woodlands and lush meadows invite gentle wandering to explore its beauty.

Visitors walking in winter.

Great walks around Oxfordshire 

A winter walk is great for clearing the head. Why not enjoy the views on the Greys Court estate, the woods at Ashdown or the countryside around White Horse Hill? There are lots of places to unwind on a winter walk around Oxfordshire.

Sunshine through the trees on a frosty winter day

Greys Court 

Walk in the footsteps of the Brunner family with trails all around the estate at Greys Court. There are lots of pausing points to enjoy far-reaching views over the rolling Chiltern Hills.

View across the parkland on the Coleshill Estate

The Buscot and Coleshill Estates

Villages and countryside criss-crossed with trails

Ashdown woods with the ground covered in leaves

Autumn in Ashdown woods

Ashdown woods surround the avenue of trees that lead to the house. In the Autumnal months the floor of the woods is a carpet of leaves, providing the opportunity the see the wildlife that usually hides away.

Boarstall Duck Decoy Home Pipe

Boarstall Duck Decoy

A rare survival of a seventeenth-century duck decoy

Frosty winter tree in the Basildon Park estate

Parkland at Basildon Park

Explore over 400 acres of parkland. With plenty of walks and family fun to be had, you'll enjoy celebrating the outdoors here, whatever the season.

Geese on water with the Palladian Bridge in the background at Stowe


The scale and beauty of Stowe have attracted visitors for over 300 years. Picture-perfect views, winding paths, lakeside walks and temples create a timeless landscape, reflecting the changing seasons

Dog walkers at Windmill Hill at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire


We've five different walks to enjoy both in the grounds as well as in the wider estate, all dog-friendly. There's never been a better time to explore Waddesdon estate.