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Shotover Country Park

Headington, Oxford, England
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Great for walks

Lovely place to take a walk even in winter. With different routes to take that are different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Betterxtogether
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Oxford
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Beautiful Park

This Country Park is very pretty, the views of Oxford and surrounding countryside makes for a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Howlo
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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“lovely walk” (4 reviews)
“sunny day” (3 reviews)
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Headington, Oxford, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to take a walk even in winter. With different routes to take that are different distances. There are also leaflets on the local wildlife and trees that you can help yourself to at the gate.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Country Park is very pretty, the views of Oxford and surrounding countryside makes for a great place for a good walk. Very nice area.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with my daughter and had a lovely walk around a tiny percentage of it. Stunning views and great trees

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

In muddy conditions it is grim for Mountain bikes and needs to be more mountain biking friendly. I enclose an image of my bike anyway if bikers want to compare. Will visit in the summer holidays perhaps, though. There is some🤘🤘🤘 however. Skinnies and wood...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Country Park high up overlooking the city of Oxford and beautiful views of the Oxfordshire countryside. Plenty of walks, large parking area. Naturally, a country park is best visited on a bright sunny day!!

Thank Les R
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Up the steep hill, past the posh houses, and there you are: high grassland with views out towards Wantage and the hills or down to Cowley and the city, and steep hillsides with tall oaks, birch and beech. Great for kites in a windy spring,...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a nice walk on a sunny day. Good for walking the dog. There is also plenty of free parking.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Shotover Country Park is situated on top of a residual iron Stone Mountain, hence the rusty red sand. The park offers several walks of varying lengths through well established woodland with views over Oxford. There are picnic areas and ample free parking.

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

This under publicised park overlooks south Oxford and covers many acres of broadleaf woodland and meadows. It has a long history of both public and private use and access and remains a firm favourite of the locals who can navigate to the free car parks...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We recently returned with our 5 year old for the yellow walk which was about an hour long. There are various sign posted walks to follow. After setting off in the wrong direction we got back on track & loved the walk, it was hilly...More

Thank Claire C
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Response from Deb092 | Reviewed this property |
No catering at shotover. There are pubs in Wheatley like the cricketers but I don't know if they accept dogs. The Mole in Toot Baldon will allow dogs in their beer garden.
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