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Wallingford Wander

Take a walk along the streets of Wallingford and discover a rich history from the ice age to the Anglo Saxons. The circular walk is packed with geological gems and wildlife - you may even see the rare Red Kite.

Walk details:
Start point: Wallingford Museum, Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Wallingford Museum: 01491 835065
Ordnance Survey: Landranger sheet 175 - SU606895
Distance: approx 2km (1.2 miles)
Time: approx 1 hour
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Here's an opportunity to explore Wallingford, a semi-rural town in South Oxfordshire. You will see rock formations, geological features and plant life around the conservation areas.
Getting there:
By bus:
You can catch the X39 bus from Oxford City Centre which leaves five minutes past the hour Mon-Sat and takes you into Wallingford town. For further information call Thames Travel on 01491 837988.
By car: Drive towards Wallingford Museum, just before you reach the building there is a pay and display car park on your left.

Walk conditions
The circular walk is on a level path starting from Wallingford Museum. Paths are of varying width and a mix of tarmac and compacted earth/stone.
The walk is wheelchair and buggy friendly.

The castle meadows does require some uphill walking and some steps if walkers want to get right to the top of the Motte.

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