Planning your Thames Path walk

In view of the current lockdown, what better way to pass the hours than start planning your Thames Path walk.  Whether it be part of the route or all of it, we explore the pros and cons of the different sections. We explore the key questions:  when to go, how long to take and how […]

How clean is the Thames?

In the midst of these extraordinary times, government advice is clear: you can exercise once per day and only with members of your household. Practically that means the Thames Path is closed to most as non-essential travel is prohibited. Only those fortunate to live close to the river will be able to visit.   There […]

Walk the Thames Route Planner

Walk the Thames are pleased to announce that the first phase of our web development is now complete and our route planner is now live. The planner helps you build your own Walk The Thames package by allowing you to choose how far to walk and where to stay. The route planner shows distances between […]

National Trust Grounds Open

A ray of sunshine in these unprecedented times: the National Trust has recently announced that “…the charity would work hard to keep as many of the Trust’s gardens and parklands open, free of charge, alongside coast and countryside, to encourage the nation to enjoy open space, if appropriate, during the pandemic, while adhering to the […]

Thames Path Volunteers

The National Trail office is looking for volunteers to help maintain the Thames Path. There are two ways of volunteering. One way is to assist with maintenance and improvements to the Path. Tasks include vegetation clearance, installation and repair of signs, gates and bridges and some workshop tasks. The National Trail are currently recruiting monitors […]

Music on the Thames Path: Dorchester Abbey

One of the delights of walking is discovering music on the Thames Path. Dorchester Abbey, which lies about a mile off the Thames Path, has a rich tradition of music. They have an exciting progranne through Lent and into Easter.  On Saturday March 7, Thames Consort will bring a varied programme of vocal and instrumental […]