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Sonning Eye & Shiplake
Introduction to Walk 3082

Photo from the walk - Sonning Eye & Shiplake

County/Area - Oxfordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.7 miles / 9.3 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Time - 3 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy

This Oxforshire walk includes a pleasant section of walking along the Thames Path with a section across the rolling hills to the north of the river. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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