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Long Meadow

Rallies and Large Groups

Northmoor Locks, Lower Lock Paddock, Barefoot Campsites, Appleton.

    • Riverside location
    • River Thames fishing permits available
    • Group campfire pit
    • Up to 100 pitches
    • Minimum booking – 15 pitches

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What we have

  • Drinking water
  • Hazardous Waste facilities Chemical Disposal Point
  • Group campfire pit

What we don’t have

    • We don’t have electric hook-up
    • We don’t have toilets facilities
    • We don’t have showers
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Directions to Long Meadow

By CarBy BusBy Train

Directions by Car

IMG_1555.JPG DirectionsThe villages of Appleton and Eaton lie 1 mile and 1.5 miles respectively from the A420 Oxford to Swindon road, which joins the A34 just west of Oxford.

The A34 links Oxford to the Midlands via the M40; to London via either the M40 or the M4; to Bath and Bristol via the M4; or on the A34 itself to Southampton and Bournemouth on the south cost, so getting to us is easy!

Directions from A420 Oxford – Swindon

Long Meadow via Appleton

Long Meadow: (via Appleton)

For Sat Nav or Google search purposes, please use the postcode OX13 5PS. This will get you to Long Meadow House, Eaton Village. Then follow the directions from (5b) below.

Directions from A420 Oxford – Swindon (via Appleton)

(1) Follow the signs for Appleton, turning off A420 into ‘Oaksmere‘

(2) Follow this road into Appleton village.

(3) When you reach the war memorial, turn right.

(4) Follow this road for just over a mile, passing Appleton Christmas Barn on your left as you leave the village onto the Eaton strip.

(5) At the end of this straight road, turn left into the hamlet of Eaton.

(6) Carry on through the village and down the single track road for just under a mile. The entrance gates to Long Meadow is just past the large house on the left, also called Long Meadow.

You may use this gate on arrival and departure, but please use the gate at the far end of the field for all other purposes.

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Long Meadow via Besselsleigh

Long Meadow: (via Besselsleigh)

For Sat Nav or Google search purposes, please use the postcode OX13 5PS. This will get you to Long Meadow House, Eaton Village. Then follow the directions from (5b) below.

Directions from A420 Oxford – Swindon (via Besselsleigh)

(1) Turn off A420 next to the Greyhound Pub, following the signs for Besselsleigh and Eaton

(2) Follow this road through Besselsleigh village and out into open countryside.

(3) At the next junction, (there should be a row of 4 cottages on your left) turn left, sign posted for Eaton, Appleton and Fyfield.

(4) After 100 yards or so, the road swings sharp left and heads for Appleton. DO NOT turn left, instead, drive carefully straight over the junction into the village of Eaton.

(5a) Carry on through the village and down the single track road for about a mile. The entrance gate to Long Meadow is just past the large house on the left, also called Long Meadow.

You may use this gate on arrival and departure, but please use the gate at the far end of the field for all other purposes.

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Directions by Bus

IMG_3349 Directions - Public TransportThough rather limited, Appleton and Eaton are on bus routes between Oxford, Faringdon and Swindon.
Oxford itself has good bus and rail connections to other parts of the country.

There are currently 2 bus routes which pass through the villages:

RH Transport: Route 63

RH Transport: Route 63

Appleton to Oxford (Monday to Saturday)
Traveline Public Transport Information: 0871 200 22 33

From Oxford to Appleton/Eaton

      • Oxford, New Road stop E4: 11.00 13.00 16.30
      • Eaton: 11.17 13.17 16.47
      • Appleton, Green: 11.20 13.17 16.47
From Appleton/Eaton to Oxford
      • Appleton Green: 09.55 12.07 14.07
      • Eaton: 09.58 12.10 14.10
      • Oxford, Castle Street: 10.18 12.30 14.30
Stagecoach: Route 66

Stagecoach: Route 66

Swindon – Appleton – Oxford – Appleton – Swindon (daily)

Download the route 66 timetable.

Please note, when the 66 does not divert through Appleton and Eaton, it can be picked up on the A420 at Besslesleigh, 1 mile further on from the bus shelter at Eaton.

Local Bus Stops

For Long Meadow, there is a stone bus shelter at the top of Eaton village, opposite the allotments on the main road to Appleton. It is a walk of approximately 1 mile from here, through Eaton Village and on down the lane to the Long Meadow campsite.

Other Bus Routes

Other Bus Routes

If you need to use public transport to get to one of the bus routes which serve Appleton and Eaton you may find the following websites helpful to plan your route:

OS map for West Oxfordshire Key in the word ‘Eaton’, click ‘Go’ then select ‘Eaton, Oxfordshire’ from the ‘Select a Place’ list. Long Meadow is located more or less in the centre of the map, roughly half way between Bablock Hythe and Eaton.

Traveline South East Public Transport Route Planner Use this to determine your best access routes to and from Eaton.

 

Directions by train

The closest train station to Eaton is Oxford. (approximately 6 miles)

From the railway station, if you’re planning on coming by taxi, be sure to ask for ‘Eaton, a small hamlet between Cumnor and Appleton’. Tell then taxi driver the turn off for Eaton is approximately 1 mile after leaving Cumnor on the Appleton Road. Carry on through Eaton village, past the 8 Bells Pub, and down the single track road for about a mile. The entrance gate to Long Meadow is just past the large house on the left, also called Long Meadow.

If friends are going to pick you up you could help them avoid the Oxford traffic by catching a bus as far as Botley (4 Abingdon, 4a Cumnor, 4b Elms Rise, 4c Dean Court, S1 Witney, X30 Wantage), Cumnor (4 Abingdon, 4a Cumnor, X30 Wantage, S66 Swindon), or Oaksmere (for Appleton) on A420 (S66)
All these buses leave from Frideswide Square, just outside the railway station, opposite the Said Business School.

 

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