Cicerone The Thames Path
Cicerone - The Thames Path
A guidebook to walking the Thames Path, a 180-mile National Trail from the Thames Barrier to the river's source in near Cirencester, passing from central London through Windsor, Henley, and Oxford, and rural countryside. Described in 20 sections, of between 4 and 16 miles (6.5–32km), it is an mainly flat route with good access by public transport and typically takes two weeks to walk. On its way it passes historic sites such as Greenwich, Kew Gardens, Hampton Court, Runnymede, Windsor Castle and Oxford.
This guidebook features complete OS 1:50,000 scale mapping of the route and comprehensive information concerning accommodation, facilities and transport links along the route. A separate pocket-sized map booklet is included showing the full route on 1:25,000 scale OS maps, providing all the mapping needed to complete the trail in a compact and convenient form. It is crammed with fascinating details about the places and features passed along the way.
The Thames Path is an easy riverside walk that discovers the constantly changing character of the River Thames.
The River Thames is a constantly changing green corridor. While care must be taken during occasional winter flooding this is an all season walk always offering new rewards and views.
Greenwich, Southwark opposite St Paul's Cathedral in central London, Richmond-upon-Thames, Windsor, Henley, Reading, Abingdon, Oxford, Lechlade and Cricklade.
The route is described in 20 sections between 4 and 16 miles in length. This is a mainly flat walk with only one steep hill. East of Oxford, and especially in London, the paths are good and usually near public transport. The more challenging sections needing a little planning are upstream of Oxford.
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takes the walker from the Thames Barrier in London to the source of the river in rural Gloucestershire; passes historic sites such as Greenwich, Kew Gardens, Hampton Court, Runnymede, Windsor Castle and Oxford.
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