Off Road Driving

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britishbluecat
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Hello. I am interested in doing some off-road driving at entry level with G Wagen. Any recommendations for Oxfordshire/Hampshire/Berkshire areas? Thanks

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Re: Off Road Driving

Great idea to collect this.  It has probably been discussed and shared before, but an update would be good - it is surprisingly hard to find bona fide public tracks where this is possible.  I'd suggest a google maps URL link to pinpoint where you mean when responding.

Years ago, I went up the hill here, from the B4009 near Watlington:  Up Station Road and carry on up to the top road.

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.6400447,-0.9723792,15.5z?hl=en&authuse...

Not far at all, if still there.  I will check when I get my G back.

Another place, near Blewbury off the A417... again if the rules/designation has not changed.  Looks like it might be a motoX site now, and hence possibly private:  

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Ashdown+Farm+MX+Track+turnoff/@51.5499318,-1.1744345,16.75z/data=!4m7!3m6!1s0x4876bd0847a17e33:0xe740e179707b4b51!8m2!3d51.549804!4d-1.1747653!9m1!1b1?hl=en&authuser=0  

To do a simple river fording, there is one here that is definitely OK, going into the back of Drayton St Leonards, lear Wallingford.  Hardly used (you might need to flatten some undergrowth):

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.6600413,-1.1334305,319m/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en&authuser=0 

Pop into the Aston Martin museum if you make it across! (and if open).

 

 

 

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Re: Off Road Driving

 

Right then, I'm off to Watlington. Not far for me. 

Best wishes to all.

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thanks, will have a shot near Watlington!

If there any meets in this area, pl. let me know. would be good to do a bit of off roading with other GW drivers.