Tuesday 1st 2.00pm SP358196 3.0 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Spendlove car park, Charlbury. A New Year’s Day stroll around Cornbury Park, by kind permission of Lord Rotherwick. Dogs are not permitted in the park. Michael Payton

Saturday 5th 10.00am SU389993 5.5 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Longworth, the Parish Council notice board near the junction of High Street and Tucks Lane (signed ‘No through road to river’). Please park considerately in the village. We take a track from Longworth to join the Thames Path along the upper reaches of the river, returning via Duxford and Hinton Waldrist, enjoying open views for much of the route. Near the end of the walk we’ll pass Longworth Manor, and then stop to look inside St. Mary’s Church. The terrain is generally undemanding, and there are no stiles, but there could be slippery mud in places in which case walking poles could be useful. There is an attractive village pub at start/end of the walk. Bring refreshment for en-route break. Two sections of road walking on quiet country lanes. Assistance dogs only. Marsaleete

Wednesday 9th 10.00am SU343850 8.0 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Sparsholt Firs Car Park on the Ridgeway off the B4001. A circular walk on the Lambourn Downs, with broad vistas and wide open skies, returning via the Ridgeway. Bring refreshment for en-route break and a picnic if weather permits. Dogs on leads. Jim Parke

Sunday 13th 10.30am SP451061 4.0 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Farmoor reservoir car park, off the B4017, Car park £2 when you leave. A flat winter walk around the reservoir on tarmac surface. 360⁰ views. Maybe see Coots, Cormorants, Grebes & Tufted Ducks. Toilets. No stiles. Dogs are not permitted in the reservoir grounds. [name removed at their request]

Saturday 19th 10.00am SU739997 5.5 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Kingston Blount Village Hall car park off Bakers Place. A voluntary contribution to hall funds would be appreciated. A circular level walk along the base of the Chilterns through the spring line villages of Aston Rowant and Sydenham. Bring refreshment for en-route break. Assistance dogs only. Jenny Byrne

# Sunday 20th 10.00am SP509063 10.0 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Oxford Bus Station, George Street entrance. A walk to Summertown and Marston, the exact route will depend on whether or not there are floods. Bring refreshment for en-route break, picnic or pub lunch at Victoria Arms. Dogs on leads. Will use pavements in urban areas. David Godfrey

Saturday 26th 10.00am SP316153 4 or 8 miles Other coordinates
Meet at Leafield, by the school. Park considerately in the village. This walk is a figure of eight and can be shortened to 4 miles in adverse weather conditions. It uses several ancient tracks and crosses the site of an important Roman villa. We pass Shaken Oak Farm which may be familiar to lovers of mustard ! We also pass the site of a World War 2 dispersal airfield. Bring refreshment for en-route break. The Fox pub at Leafield is now open. Dogs on leads. Joe Coulson