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Walk The Thames Path with a Cicerone guidebook

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Availability
Reprinted
Published
11 Feb 2013
ISBN
9781852844363
Edition
Second
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.4cm
Weight
270g
Pages
224
No. Maps
32
No. Photos
65
1st Published
1 Dec 2005
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The Thames Path

From London to Source

by Leigh Hatts
Published by Cicerone Press

A handy pocket sized guidebook for anyone planning to walk the Thames Path. The easy riverside route heads upstream from the Thames Barrier to the source of the Thames 180 miles away. Opened as a National Trail in 1996, you walk past London's historic buildings to the tranquil countryside at the source in Gloucestershire.

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Description

The Thames Path towpath route officially opened as a National Trail in 1996, and has been improved by the addition of footbridges and the creation of 20 miles of riverside path. More than 90% of the Thames Path is either public footpath or bridleway.

The river Thames, once an important water highway, links a string of historic sites. In the capital there is Greenwich, the Houses of Parliament and Lambeth Palace. Hampton Court Palace lies just outside London, and before reaching Windsor there is riverside Runneymede where King John agreed to the Magna Carta.

An easy riverside trail, the Thames Path uses roads, tracks and paths, climbing very gently from sea to source, with only occasional slopes.
 

 

  • Seasons
    Throughout the year.
  • Centres
    Windsor, Maidenhead, Marlow, Henley, Dorchester, Abingdon, Newbridge, Oxford, Cricklade
  • Difficulty
    Easy riverside walking. The Thames Path is 180 miles in 20 stages, described in sections between 4 and 16 miles long.
  • Must See
    Royal Naval College, Greenwich; Hampton Court; Runnymede; Windsor; Cliveden; Hardwick House; Oxford; Kelmscot Manor

Updates

Updates

May 2011

Mrs Terry Boswell and the Abbey Guest House has moved from its previous address (3 Burgess Close, Abingdon) to 36 Oxford Road, Abingdon.
Email: info@abbeyguest.com
Telephone: 07976627252

Contents

Contents
Introduction
The Route
1. Thames Barrier to Tower Bridge
2. Tower Bridge to Putney
3. Putney to Kingston
4. Kingston to Chertsey
5. Chertsey to Staines
6. Staines to Windsor
7. Windsor to Maidenhead
8. Maidenhead to Marlow
9. Marlow to Henley
10. Henley to Reading
11. Reading to Pangbourne
12. Pangbourne to Goring
13. Goring to Wallingford
14. Wallingford to Dorchester
15. Dorchester to Abingdon
16. Abingdon to Oxford
17. Oxford to Newbridge
18. Newbridge to Lechlade
19. Lechlade to Cricklade
20. Cricklade to Source
 
Appendix Bibliography
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