Circular Pub Walks & Cycle Rides

Cycle Routes from The Tite

Cycling in the Cotswolds means there will be hills, but the rewards make it worthwhile. Stunning scenery, quiet country lanes, clean air, peace & quiet, the downhill bits and year round sunshine. Okay, not the last one.

Our friends at Cotswold Cycles have put together four routes for us, from a relatively easy local 14 miler to a more challenging 40 miler taking in Bourton-on-the-Water and the Barringtons. All routes can be sent to your Garmin GPS or saved in other formats and have been specially created to take in beautiful scenery on quiet cycle-friendly roads, avoiding busy roads wherever possible.

If your ride takes you past Cotswold Cycles in Moreton-in-Marsh, feel free to stop at the shop for coffee and cake at their Revolution Café and a mooch around the store.

Our first route passes through the centre of Chadlington before exploring nearby villages Spelsbury, Taston, Enstone and Churchill. Some excellent views of Bliss Mill and the rolling landscape of the Cotswolds. Easy ride with some short hills.

 

Pub cycle route - Easy

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This route passes through the haunting Wychwood forest to Leafield before exploring Fordwells and the valley road from Swinbrook. Returns via Bruern and Sarsden. Moderately hard with some longer climbs.

 

Pub cycle ride, moderate difficulty

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Route passes by Knollbury neolithic enclosure shortly after leaving Chadlington. You proceed through Churchill, Kingham and Evenlode to Moreton-in-Marsh. Please take the detour to Cotswold Cycles (who prepared these routes) for chat about cycling in the Cotswolds and a cup of coffee. Back on route you will pass through Todenham, Great Wolford, Barton-on-the-Heath and Long Compton before the climb upto the Rollright Stones. You will return via Great Rollright, Over Norton and Chipping Norton. Moderate route with some early hills with easy middle section before couple more climbs.

 

Pub cycle route, moderate difficulty

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Route passes by Knollbury neolithic enclosure shortly after leaving Chadlington. You will head south west before dropping down into the Windrush valley. At Sherborne the route turns north and uphill to Burton-on-the-Water and the Rissingtons. You return to Chadlington via Oddington and Cornwell. This a beautiful route passing through some amazing landscapes, it is also a challenging route will the some steep long climbs and rapid descents.

 

Pub cycle route, challenging!

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A big Thank You to Cotswold Cycles for preparing these routes for us.
Each route starts and ends at The Tite Inn (where you can park) and has been chosen help build a healthy appetite and thirst for your return!

Circular Pub Walks

Chadlington is on eastern edge of the Cotswolds, surrounded by beautiful countryside and perfect for long leisurely walks before lunch or an afternoon drink. This is hilly countryside, although the hills are gentle. Not all walks are suitable for everyone, but all are easy enough if you are reasonably fit.

A fairly easy walk, mostly on tarmac but parts will be muddy after rain. This walk takes you north-west from the pub, past a neolithic hill fort to the private Sarsden Estate, before heading back to Chadlington. Magnificent views of the Evenlode valley on a clear day are on offer, so make sure you stop frequently to look around.

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Map of circular walk from The Tite Inn

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A moderate walk leaving the village along Green Lane and returning via The Hawk Stone, Dean Manor, St Nicholas’ Church and Chadlington Manor. The route is predominantly on tracks which can be rough and muddy, with the return leg in Chadlington on paved surfaces.

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Map of circular walk, The Green LaneClick on map for Ordnance Survey

This walk takes you to the beautiful hidden gem of Dean Common. Spectacular views across the Evenlode Valley and a walk through an atmospheric wood. Easy walk with some muddy bits.

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Map of circular walk to Dean Common

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A shorter walk that takes you cross country from the pub to Greenend, joins the Oxfordshire Way before heading back to Chadlington with magnificent views over the Evenlode valley. Mostly easy going, but you’ll still build up a thirst by the time you get back to the Tite!

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Map of circular walk, a shorter walk from The Tite Inn

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