Summer walks in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is an undeniably pretty county and perfect for country walking. Buscot and Coleshill estates encompass wildflower meadows and woodland along the river in west Oxfordshire, while White Horse Hill offers incredible views over six counties. The Chiltern hills are home to gentle walks on the estate of Greys Court to the south.

Summer evening view towards Coleshill village, Oxfordshire

The Buscot and Coleshill Estates 

There are five circular trails for you to choose from on the Buscot and Coleshill Estates, whether you like parkland, good views or discovering wildlife in the woods.

Buttercups in front of Basildon Park house

Basildon Park 

Explore the gardens and parkland coming to life at Basildon Park in the summer months, find out what there is to see and do during this time.

Female and children walking at White Horse Hill

White Horse Hill 

The exhilarating climb to the top of White Horse Hill will reward you with a close-up of the ancient Horse as well as great views.

Girl carrying a pile of sticks to make a den

Greys Court 

Discover the wider estate at Greys Court on the estate walk, which takes in the outer areas of this peaceful place. Through woodland and fields, discover wonderful views across the rolling Chilterns Hills and find signs of spring, such as daffodils and wild flowers popping up along the route. The Spinney Woods at Greys Court becomes home to a carpet of bluebells, making for an impressive view when looking back on it from the estate walk.

Visitors enjoying the Grecian Valley at Stowe Gardens

Stowe 

Download this map and bring it with you to find the perfect spots for lazy days and summer strolls in the gardens at Stowe.