Walking

Walking trail

Buscot Red Walk

Walking trail

Starting a Buscot village car park walk through Buscot village and countryside. Discover the smallest lock currently on the River Thames at Buscot Weir, two Second World War bunkers and the site of a former pub whilst walking a section of the 180 miles of the Thames path.

Map

Start:

Buscot Village National Trust Carpark SN7 8BY

1

Park in the National Trust visitors car park in Buscot which is on the right hand side as you drive through the village. Once parked, turn right out of the car park and walk down the the road to Buscot Lock.

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The track from the car park to Buscot lock

2

Cross the lock gates and turn right onto the Thames Path

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The gate from Buscot lock onto the Thames path

3

Follow this path over a bridge and continue with the river to your right. You will pass Second World War bunkers.

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One of the two Second World War bunkers

4

Eventually enter a willow spinney through at a gate. Continue and cross a wooden bridge over the Thames to the right.

The bridge over the Thames to the Anchor Boat Club

5

Pass through the Anchor Boat Club onto a farm track. Bear right diagonally across field to the opposite corner by 2 trees

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The stile next to Anchor Boat Club

6

Cross a stile and footbridge, turn right and follow hedge. Cross a footbridge and cross field to gate beside the road. Turn right onto track.

Track from the road to Buscot Wharf

7

Turn left through gate before reaching house, follow grass track and cross stile. Turn left beside Buscot Wharf

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The gate from the track before Buscot Wharf

8

Follow grass track around field and cross a stile and footbridge back into the Weir Field.

Footbridge back into Weir Field

9

Turn left at the road to return to the carpark.

Buscot Weir pool

End:

Buscot Village National Trust Carpark SN7 8BY

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Buscot Red Walk

How to get here

Address
Buscot Village National Trust Carpark SN7 8BY
By road

Just off the A417 between Lechlade and Faringdon

Buscot Red Walk

Facilities and access

  • Toilets in the villlage and refreshments available at Buscot Tearooms