Town Trails

There is an abundance of excellent walking, cycling and historical trails in and around Thame. You can pick up all the guides from the Town Hall Information Centre or you can download and print them using the links below:

Historic Town Trail (1)

A walk of about an hour around the centre of this historic market town, starting at the Town Hall.

Historic Trail 1 [PDF]

Historic Town Trail (2)

A 2 mile walk of approximately 1 hour exploring the older areas of the town and the nature reserve, starting at Thame Museum.

Historic Trail 2 [PDF]

Historic Town Trail (3)

A 2 mile walk of approximately 1.5 hours exploring the Victorian and Edwardian area, east of the Town Centre, starting at the Memorial Gardens.

Historic Trail 3 [PDF]

Midsomer Murders Trail

A self-guided walking trail that takes no more than an hour and features all the Midsomer Murder filming locations around the town. Guided tours available.

Midsomer Murders Trail – PDF version or Midsomer Murders Trail – mobile-friendly version.

The Peculiar Pot Trail 

This is the first of 3 local public art way finding trails. It is an interactive trail best enjoyed with a phone enabled with a QR code reader

Commemorative Plaques Trail [PDF]

Discover the famous people associated with our historic market town

Walking Around Thame [PDF]

 A selection of short (2-4 miles) and long (5-6miles) walks around Thame and the surrounding villages

Local Cycling Guide

We are currently updating details of local cycling routes. If you have one you would like to suggest then let us know by emailing with details. 

Thame Outer Circuit

An approximately 20 mile circular walk through the Oxfordshire countryside surrounding Thame, with linking routes allowing exploration of shorter sections.

Thame Outer Circuit [PDF]


Thame Inner Circuit

A 4 mile walking route, making use of existing paths, pavements, tracks and trails within the town. Including an alternative walk that avoids paths that could get muddy, or are not lit for evening and rainy-day walks. 

Inner Thame Circuit [PDF]



Cuttle Brook Nature Reserve [PDF]

Discover the rich diversity of wildlife on Thame’s award-winning nature reserve. There’s a network of paths with plenty to see – and its different every time you visit.