The eight circular walks described in this book explore the peaceful and little-known Glyme Valley from Woodstock upstream to Chipping Norton. The walks take in such features as the Rollright Stones, Ditchley Park and the Hoar Stone at Enstone, as well as some beautiful landscape and riverside scenery. Starting points for the walks include Woodstock, Wootton, Glympton, Kiddington, Enstone, Heythrop, Lidstone, Chadlington, Sarsden, Chipping Norton, Salford and Little Rollright. The walks in this book have been chosen to show just how much of our heritage can be seen in the landscape. The authors describe features including prehistoric tracks, Roman roads, medieval settlements and trading routes, eighteenth-century parkland, the process of enclosure, and modern developments. Wildlife can be found everywhere, sometimes in the least expected places, but often with a tale to tell about the past. The history of the landscape and the origins of its fauna and flora are outlined in the Introduction.