Flooding on the Thames Path: Update

The Thames Path submerged at Old Windsor The frequency of flood alerts in the area may be reducing as you can see on our Thames Path Status page. However water levels and the flow rate remain particularly high resulting in much flooding on the Thames Path. The picture above was taken yesterday in Old Windsor […]

Thames Path Walking Events: The Challenge

There are a number of organised Thames Path walking events. One of these is the Thames Path Challenge where registration has been extended until 28 February 2020. The Thames Path Challenge is an overnight 100km walking event starting in Putney and finishing in Henley. It takes place on the weekend of 22/23 September. Other less […]

Flooding on the Thames Path: Update

River Thames at Pangbourne looking downstream. Taken 20 February 2020 Large parts of the Thames Path are underwater as the Thames has burst its banks in multiple locations. The picture above was taken at lunchtime today at Pangbourne looking downstream. The path runs along by the benches! Although there has been further heavy rain today, […]

Thames Path Flood Warnings

This public footpath alongside the Thames at Purley is completely underwater as the Thames has overflowed into the meadow The Environment Agency has issued a number of warnings and alerts. We have established a dedicated page called Thames Path status  which replicated the warnings and alerts that are relevant to the Thames Path.  This page […]

Thames Path Events: Roundup

There have been a number of recent updates on the many Thames Path events and festivals in 2020. Here we bring you the latest news: Hampton Court Palace Festival: 3-19 June Taking place in the stunning Tudor Courtyard, this 10-night open-air evening festival provides world-class acts across 3 weeks in June. Enjoy a spectacular historical […]

Thames Path weather warnings in place

Thames Path weather warnings

There are Thames Path weather warnings currently in place. The Met Office have issued yellow warnings wind and amber warnings for rain for the areas along the Thames Path this weekend. This is a result of Storm Dennis which is “likely to bring very heavy rain, flooding and disruption to travel over the weekend”. They […]

Football grounds on the Thames Path

Many may have been inspired by Oxford United’s courageous efforts against Premier League Newcastle United in the fourth round of the FA Cup. The Kassam Stadium lies about one mile east of the river, the nearest break point being Sandford Lock. But did you know the football grounds on the Thames Path? We list the […]

Thames Path weather: Update

This is an update on Thames Path weather conditions following yesterday’s Storm Ciara, one of Britain’s worst storms in years. The Environment Agency has issued a number of warnings and alerts. Incredibly, there is only one on the Thames, although a number of tributaries have alerts. The one alert in place is between Putney and […]

Illuminated River: River Thames Boat Tours

Illuminated River is a public art project designed to transform London at night by lighting up 14 bridges along the Thames. They are offering River Thames Boat Tours to see the art work close up. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, […]

Forecast: Bad weather on the Thames Path

Storm Ciara is expected to hit England tonight bringing bad weather on the Thames Path. The Met Office has issued the following alert: “Bands of heavy rain will move southeastwards across all parts. Widespread gales, severe in places.” The weather is approaching from the west and passing through southern England. There are currently no flood […]