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    Chipping Norton and Glyme Valley Walk

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    Chipping Norton and Glyme Valley Walk

    The Cotswolds town of Chipping Norton has been a bustling market town since the 13th century. Start the Chipping Norton and Glyme Valley walk from its historic centre and follow the path that has been used for centuries to connect the local farms to the village. You’ll love this walk through the quintessential Cotswolds countryside as you explore the valleys and farmlands of Oxfordshire.

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    Route Description for Chipping Norton and Glyme Valley Walk

    The Chipping Norton and Glyme Valley Walk is a family-friendly hike through the Oxfordshire countryside. Begin your walk from the charming market town of Chipping Norton and then begin your exploration of the famous Cotswolds rolling hills. You’ll enjoy the beautiful views of the surrounding farms and peaceful meadows. After your walk, you’ll want to spend some time enjoying the picturesque village or visit the nearby Rollright standing stones.

    The path has some paved tracks but is mostly field paths and can be muddy. There are a few kissing gates and a narrow bridge that you’ll have to cross that may be difficult to navigate with a stroller. Your dog is likely to enjoy playing by the streams and riverbanks on the walk, but please ensure they are on their leash when you come across any of the resident livestock. The Chipping Norton and Glyme Valley loop is a great way to spend a lovely afternoon enjoying the English countryside.

    Consider a Walking Holiday in the Cotswolds

    One of the best ways to experience this stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is by booking a pre-planned adventure tour in the Cotswolds. Find the famous self-guided Cotswolds Way and other amazing guided and self-guided tours on 10Adventures Tours.

    Getting to the Chipping Norton and Glyme Valley Walk Trailhead

    To get to the beginning of the Chipping Norton and Glyme Valley walk you can park at the paid outdoor New Street car park in Chipping Norton. From the parking lot return to the main road A44, and turn left onto Market street. The walk begins from the corner of Market Street and Church Street in the centre of town.

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