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Self-Guided Walking Holidays in the UK
Walking Holiday in the UK on Oxford Canal Towpath
from Oxford to Coventry via Banbury
10 day itinerary with 8 days walking and 9 nights
Oxford Canal is one of England's most peaceful waterways and the walk on
the towpath is a distance of 85 miles which links the cathedral cities of
Oxford and Coventry.
The route can be walked in either direction and for those looking for a
longer walking holiday it can be linked to a
walking holiday on the Thames
Path or the Shakespeares Way.
10 day itinerary from Oxford to Coventry
Itinerary: Day 1: Arrive at Oxford Optional Day in Oxford Day 2: Oxford to Kirtlington 10
miles Day 3: Kirtlington to Clifton 11
miles Day 4: Clifton to Banbury 7.5
miles Day 5: Banbury to Fenny Compton 13
miles Day 6: Fenny Compton to Upper Shuckburgh 13
miles Day 7: Upper Shuckburgh to Hillmorton 11
miles Day 8: Hillmorton to Brinklow 8
miles Day 9: Brinklow to Coventry 11
miles Day 10: Depart after breakfast
is an excellent way to explore the industrial heritage and see the beauty
of the North Oxforshire countryside, abundant wildlife and birdlife, as
well as picturesque villages and wild flowers. Utilizing the towpath all
the way, this predominently level walk passes over some of the canal's many
stone, wooden and iron bridges, through a tunnel and past 43 locks.
Tour Duration: 9 nights, 8 days walking Total Distance: 85 miles Min/max daily distance: 7.5/13 miles Average Daily distance: 10 miles Grading: easy
junction with Grand Union Canal
This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer
or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point
and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.
Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England
or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.
Online booking available. A deposit of £85 per person is required
to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
in your Walking Holiday
on the Oxford Canal Towpath:
accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on
a bed and breakfast basis
room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
daily luggage transfer
support should there be any problems on route
map of Oxford Canal Towpath
?? guide to Oxford Canal Towpath
Oxford Canal 10 day itinerary:
Oxford to Coventry 8 days walking and 9 nights accommodation
£1,224pp single occ
£1,314pp solo traveller
prices subject to change
Extra nights from £48 per person
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let's Go Biking Ltd accepts
no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions
and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.
for your Walking Holiday
on the Oxford Canal Towpath:
upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels,
transfers back to car or station
inn to inn walks, where available
Telephone Lines are open 7 days a week.
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or +44 (0)207 193 1252
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These are not included. Evening meals:
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation
or in the town/village. Packed lunches:
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local
store, or cafe or inn along the route.