PostHeaderIcon Raven Hill Circular

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  • Start: 4.1 miles from Bloxham
  • Length of walk: 3.5 milesĀ  (5.6km )
  • gentle to moderate gradients
  • dog friendly

A walk starting from Nether Worton, heading up Raven Hill and just skirting Great Tew on the homeward journey. The walk is mainly on broad tracks through the countryside and so far as I am unaware there are few points of historical interest

GPS Data

Waypoint N E N degrees N Minutes W degrees W Minutes
RH01 51.968292 -1.382625 51 58.09752 1 22.9575
RH02 51.967552 -1.388547 51 58.05312 1 23.31282
RH03 51.972456 -1.387668 51 58.34736 1 23.26008
RH04 51.973408 -1.389771 51 58.40448 1 23.38626
RH05 51.974571 -1.38947 51 58.47426 1 23.3682
RH06 51.979752 -1.396809 51 58.78512 1 23.80854
RH07 51.979885 -1.39977 51 58.7931 1 23.9862
RH08 51.979356 -1.399641 51 58.76136 1 23.97846
RH09 51.977717 -1.397495 51 58.66302 1 23.8497
RH10 51.97198 -1.396251 51 58.3188 1 23.77506
RH11 51.969151 -1.396594 51 58.14906 1 23.79564
RH12 51.966957 -1.396465 51 58.01742 1 23.7879
RH13 51.967142 -1.388655 51 58.02852 1 23.3193

Route Description

1. Set off from little “roundabout by Nether Worton House. Head West along the road to Sandford
2. Just past the bend head into a field and along the edge – still heading west.
3. Just B4 a new field follow a footpath sign NW across a field.
4. Next head basically north towards a copse.
5. Follow around the edge of the copse (Raven Hill) and then head in the general direction of Lower Grove Ash farm on the left.
6. Skirt the farm and follow the farm road up the hill to the B4031.
7. Walk along the B4031 until you get to the main farm road to Hill farm.
8. At this point cross the road and head down a wide farm road.
9. Keep going straight. You pass a neat farm with a small lake.
10. Turn left (east) into another wide track. There are supposedly some lakes on the right at the start of this track but they may be in a died-up state
11. Just keep going
12. Eventually you see the copse on Raven Hill that you passed on the outward journey.
13. Retrace the outward route back to the starting point

Google Map

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Ordnance survey maps

You need OS Map 191
You can get an online OS map here.

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