Camping in Cotswolds

Dates

Fri-Sun Jul 1st-3rd

Organiser

Brian

Cost

£55 for 2 nights camping. Includes supplement to cover all incidental expenses (cooking gas, wood, camping chairs etc). Option to stay at fully equipped vintage gypsy wagons and camping pods, to be booked direct with venue.

Activities

We are camping at a very scenic location in the Cotswold Hills. The site (new for the group) is just 1 mile from the historic town of Charlbury and has great views of the Evenlode Valley. We have reserved our own group field (slightly higher price) and benefit from own washrooms, and fully equipped kitchen / cabin. We will have campfires and barbecues. Early arrivals on Friday will walk to Charlbury to explore the town including impressive medieval church, manors, inns and the wonderfully preserved Brunel designed GWR railway station.

On Saturday we plan a 10 mile linear walk through the Oxfordshire Cotswolds visiting several delightful stone villages on route. We follow part of the River Evenlode; its soft, easy hills and fertile countryside inspired Tolkien's Hobbit Shire. We will explore the villages of Chadlington, Sarsden, Churchill and Kingham. Possible detour to new farm shop created by Top Gear presenter. At Kingham we will stop for tea before catching train back to Charlbury. Barbecue and campfires in the evening.

On Sunday we plan to do a walk around the nearby picturesque Cotswold market town of Chipping Norton. The historic town has many outstanding 17th and 18th century stone buildings, impressive church, almshouses, plus pubs and tea shops.

Refreshments

Farm shop on site, self-catering facilities. We have spare camping stoves to use. Nearby pubs, plus shops on route of walks.

Travel

Nearest train station Charlbury, 1 mile from venue. Arranging lifts is an individual responsibility and is not arranged by event leader.

Accommodation

Cotswold Camping, Spelsbury Road, Charlbury, OX7 3LL

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