Lower Windrush Valley Project | Oxfordshire County Council

Lower Windrush Valley Project

Map of the Lower Windrush ValleyThe Lower Windrush Valley runs from the south east of Witney in West Oxfordshire down to meet the River Thames at Newbridge.

This is an area that has been extensively modified by mineral extraction over the last 60 years.

The project was launched in 2001 and works closely with mineral operators, landowners and the local community to co-ordinate a range of nature conservation, land management and public access initiatives throughout the valley.

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Our nature reserves

Rushy Common, Tar Lakes and Standlake Common

grebe in the water

Buying a bird hide key

How to buy a key for the bird hides at the Rushy Common and Standlake Common nature reserves.

Man using bird hide

What we do

Information about us, research, reports and volunteering opportunities.

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Lower Windrush Valley walks

Discover the Lower Windrush Valley

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