Ready to stretch your legs?
Riverside rambles or woodland walks – Take your pick!
The Thames Path follows the River Thames for 184 miles from its source in the Cotswolds to London and the English Channel.
Although close to Oxford, along this stretch of the Thames between Newbridge (upstream) and Oxford (downstream), there is a real sense of remoteness and rural tranquillity as the river winds its way through flat water meadows grazed by cattle, sheep and wild geese.
To find out more about the Thames Path, visit the National Trails website here
From Northmoor Lock, it’s a pleasant 45 minute walk upstream to Newbridge and the Rose Revived pub and a 30 minute walk downstream to Bablock Hythe and the Ferryman Inn.
These and numerous other local walks are shown on these handy laminated maps:
“Around and About Barefoot Campsites”
Based on the Ordnance Survey Explorer maps they’re easy to read, easy to hold, easy to fold and fit in your pocket and are available from the campsite staff tent for just £4
You can view our location on an OS map for Oxfordshire For Northmoor Lock Paddocks, key in the word Appleton, click Go then select Appleton, Oxfordshire from the Select a Place list. Northmoor Lock Paddocks are located more or less in the centre of the map where the word Weir appears.
If you’re wanting to start or end your walk along the Thames Path at Northmoor Lock Paddocks, there are 3 bus routes which stop close by. Please refer to Directions how to get to us using Public Transport.