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Blenheim Estate Unveils New Permissive Paths

We've created a series of new way-marked permissive paths to provide access to our wider estate.

Four circular walks of varying distance have been made available with start and finish points near to the Hanborough Gate. This new housing development in Long Hanborough is being built by PYE Homes in partnership with Blenheim Estate Homes.

Located on the western side of Long Hanborough, the site features a selection of two, three and four bedroom homes.

Roy Cox, Blenheim Estate's Director, said:

“The aim of the permissive paths is to share the estate with others and to promote the benefits both of exercise and interacting with the countryside for mental and physical wellbeing.Our Rural Team have been hard at work clearing the various routes and also putting up way-markers and signage.

We are also planning to provide additional interpretation and information about the routes and local wildlife in the future to provide a richer experience.

One of the real pleasured of living in this area is the outstanding natural beauty and the rich history and heritage. We hope that by opening up new areas of the estate to people we will be able to share these fantastic open spaces with as wide an audience as possible."

Currently, there are four different circular routes ranging from 30 minutes to two hours.

Established in 1927, Kidlington-based firm, PYE Homes, have a recognised tradition of building high quality new homes locally in Oxfordshire and further afield.

As well as Hanborough Gate, they are also working with Blenheim Estate Homes to develop 300 properties at Park View, east of Woodstock.

Property is an integral part of Blenheim's 10-year development programme that includes tripling the Estate's contribution to the local economy and creating a £45m endowment fund to ensure the long-term future of the World Heritage Site.

Blenheim Estate Unveils New Permissive Paths

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