The Lower Windrush Valley covers 28 square kilometres of West Oxfordshire, incorporating the floodplain of the River Windrush from Witney to where it joins the River Thames at Newbridge.
Over the last 60 years the landscape character of the valley has been transformed by mineral extraction with large areas of the riverside pasture transformed into a mosaic of open water.
With mineral extraction set to continue for many years to come the Lower Windrush Valley Project (LWVP) was created by Oxfordshire County Council to create and implement an environmental strategy for this area.
Latest news from the project
- Celebrating 15 years of the Lower Windrush Valley Project
- Good news for lakes and ponds in the Lower Windrush Valley
- Walks in the Lower Windrush Valley – Northmoor and Appleton Circular Route
- New Bird Hide Screen at Rushy Common Nature Reserve
- Standlake Common (Pit 60) Management – what a difference a digger makes!
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The Windrush Path
The Windrush Path is a new route being created by the Lower Windrush Valley Project that ultimately aims to provide a path from Witney through the valley to link up with the Thames Path National Trail at Newbridge.
The Lower Windrush Valley Project is contactable via their offices at Oxfordshire County Council and ONLINE >
Tel: 01865 815426
Fax: 0845 6069614Lower Windrush Valley Project
Oxfordshire County Council
Old Station Way
Oxford OX29 4TL