The Thames Path Source to Oxford walk, England

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Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: The Thames Path Source to Oxford walk, England

Environment

We are a family run business and are committed to operating a Responsible Travel Policy. We aim to provide a quality and positive experience for our customers while contributing to and enhancing the local economy and respecting the environment.

Whilst walking you are taking part in a healthy activity and visiting the area while reducing road congestion. The British government encourages people to visit the area on foot using public transport in line with their desire to encourage sustainable tourism.

The Rose Revived Inn at Newbridge is a great riverside pub to enjoy a well earned drink with a lovely beer garden on The Thames bank.

We would also recommend that guests consider visiting Kelmscott Manor this historic house is the former home of the designer William Morris.

While visiting Oxford we always suggest considering taking a tour of one of the University colleges.

There are a number of National Trust Properties & attractions in the are . The entrance fees are used to restore and conserve our heritage, and provide employment for local people.


The Responsible Travel Code of Conduct which you receive with your information pack contains suggestions on how to be an ethical traveler by reducing water usage, recycling and properly disposing of litter, and reducing damage to the environment.

The accommodations we use in the great glen are locally owned and operated and use local produce for providing you with breakfast. Wherever possible we use accommodations that are registered with the Green Tourism Business Scheme. There are local shops, pubs and cafes available for lunches and dinners. All these issues make a great difference to the economic welfare of the local community by providing employment.

During the booking process for your vacation we reduce paper usage by corresponding by email wherever possible and only printing correspondence which is legally binding. We recycle our ink cartridges and envelopes, and use low energy light bulbs. Paper which cannot be recycled is shredded and composted.

Whilst on this vacation you will be walking at your own pace in your own group. We restrict group sizes on our self-guided walking vacations to a maximum of 12 to reduce impact on the community.

We encourage you to use this walking vacation as means to support your chosen charity by way of sponsorship.

Community

When walking on the Thames Path we aim to provide a quality and positive experience for you while contributing to and enhancing the local economy and respecting the environment of countryside, towns, rivers and forests.
This section of The Thames Path has some historic inns one of my person favourites in the Inn at Tadpole bridge.

The locally owned accommodations give our guests a warm welcome and recommend local pubs, cafes and restaurants along the Thames Path for lunches and dinners. All these issues make a great difference to the economic welfare of the local community by providing employment and sustaining the local economy.

By taking this vacation on the Thames Path you are contributing to the community by providing income for accommodation providers, pub landlords, restaurant and cafe owners, luggage transfer drivers, and local farmers. There are a large number of Tourist attractions in the Cotswold area. Whilst walking on the Thames Path we encourage guests to visit attractions. The entrance fees are used to restore and conserve our heritage, and provide employment for local people.

We encourage you to use this walking vacation as means to support your chosen charity by way of sponsorship.

All our used postage stamps are collected and used to raise money for local good causes.

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