- Start – 2.7 miles from Bloxham
- Length of walk – 2.8 miles (4.5 km)
- Fairly flat
- Dog – friendly
The walk starts at the village green, heads off towards Bodicote and then to the end of Bloxham Grove before heading back to Adderbury.
Adderbury is about 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Banbury and 9 miles (14 km) from Junction 10 of the M40 motorway. The Sor Brook divides the village in two and each part has its own green and manor house.
GPS Data and route instructions
Start at the village green. Head for the hairdresser’s shop and along Croft lane
As the lane opens into a field head NW across scrub.1
Stay on the path through a gateway and along ther edge of the field.
Turn left through a kissing gate and head diagonally right to a gate in ther corner of the field
Through the gate, along the field edg. Just past a wide gap in the hedge head diagonally NW downhill.
Go through a gap in the hedge (across a plank bridge) then turn left and follow the ditch as it turns the corner, then turn left to cross over it and immediately right to go along a grass track.
Go through a gate and turn left. field towards the small building near Lower Grove Mill.
Head past a reservoir (on your right), turn left onto a wide track, over the bridge and between the buildings and through a field gate.
Along the field edge track, through a gate ato where you can see the windmill Bloxham Church in the distance.
Turn left at the track junction and go down the tree lined avenue.
See views of Adderbury Church in the distance on your left. Follow the path diagonally SE, up a slope, across the centre of a field and over a stile.
Cross the next field, through a woodland strip down to a gate with a stile to its left.
Over the stile, across the meadow and through a kissing gate.
Cross the Sor Brook via the footbridge and a gate.
Turn right and head uphill, then through a gate between two stone walls and along the alleyway into Manor
Turn left and head down Manor Rd back towards the village green.
Click here for a google map of the walk.
You can get an online OS map here.