Cycle ride to Radley College

November 21, 2017

Radley College
We went for a cycle ride and walk near Radley College on Sunday. We left the bikes near the Lodge Hill garage, then walked through the avenue of trees and then down towards the Radley College golf course. Most people we saw had dogs with them. This chap had a lot more than most.
Radley College
Looking down towards Didcot Power Station there were also a lot of geese at Peachcroft Farm.
Radley College
Our destination was the Womping Oak. It could have made an appearance in the Harry Potter books if Harry had gone to Radley College.
Radley College
We walked back up through the avenues of trees,
Radley College
down Lodge Hill
Radley College
passing the sign for quality Turkeys and Geese. Then back to Abingdon and a beautiful sunset looking down the Vineyard.

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7 Comments Leave a Comment

  • 1. ant  |  November 22, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    It seems you may have met the Radley College beagle pack.

  • 2. davidofLuton  |  November 22, 2017 at 8:31 pm

    Why does a school need a beagle pack?

  • 3. Daniel  |  November 22, 2017 at 9:37 pm

    We struggle to get books, they struggle to get beagles. It’s just the way it is.

  • 4. ppjs  |  November 23, 2017 at 10:29 am

    It’s part of educating young gentlemen to be able to take up their station in life. Think of the Bullingdon Club. These things are necessary – nay, essential.

    At my school we queued for rice pudding. As Daniel says…

  • 5. Elsie  |  November 23, 2017 at 10:57 am

    Stunning photos.Thank you.

  • 6. ppjs  |  November 23, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    Elsie is right. I am afraid we take Backstreeter’s photographic wizardry for granted.

  • 7. Oh Dear  |  November 30, 2017 at 9:10 am

    RIP Rodney Bewes. A regular visitor to Abingdon. We last saw him in the Broad Face on Swan Upping Day in July.

    Thanks for the memories.

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