We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Walk along the waterways of Oxford and uncover its watery history.
This walk is from the Royal Geographical Society’s ‘Discovering Britain’ series. Visit their website for full route information and maps.
As well as the dreaming university town of Oxford and its well-loved canal, this walk also takes in the Oxford stretch of the Thames (or Isis), site of the historic annual boat race.
Start point: Oxford Castle, OX1 1AY
End point: Sandford Lock, OX4 4YD
Distance: five miles