Thames Path News Round-Up

Update on Latest Restrictions Waiting for the latest restrictions to be announced we were envisaging a complicated flowchart of “if you live in tier x and you wish to visit a part of the Thames Path that is in tier y, then” etc. As it turned out, it’s all rather simple. The entire Thames Path […]

Thames Path Detours – Windsor, the Great Park and the Runnymede Memorials

The Thames cuts between Eton and Windsor. Purists, keeping to the Path, will therefore not see the best of either town. There are two ways to solve this problem: one is to spend some quality time in Windsor, perhaps by staying the night there; the other is to follow this suggested detour. The Thames Path […]

Thames Path News Round-Up

Thames Barrier Closes!  It was a rare site. The Thames Barrier closed this week for only the 195th time in its 38 year history (and the first time this year). This was to prevent potential tidal flooding in London. The combination of a spring tide, low atmospheric pressure and northerly winds created potentially dangerous conditions […]

Stately Homes along the Thames

One of the delights of the Thames Path is the chance to see some of the finest homes in the country. From Elizabethan Manor Houses to Gothic Revivalist structures. Here we list the finest in order from the source to the Thames, together with distance from source.  Note that we’ve left out the Palaces – […]

Thames Path News Round-Up

When Autumn Leaves Start to Fall… …the houses start to reveal themselves.  This is one of the advantages of winter walking. The picture below, Mapledurham House, was taken just last week. Normally the house is hiding behind the trees. Over the course of the winter, and lockdown permitting, we hope to bring you some more […]

Nature on the Thames Path

The Thames is alive with nature: mammals, birds, fish and plants abound. Here we give you a taster of what you might see whilst walking the Thames Path. Mammals It may not be very obvious but there are mammals in abundance as you walk the Thames Path. Badgers are one of the most common, being the largest […]

Thames Path News Round Up

Another Lockdown Sadly we are back in lockdown. This has meant cancelling all our packages and baggage transport services booked for November. All refunds were processed within 48 hours of the announcement. We are, of course, able to take bookings for post lock-down. So, what can we all do now? Households (plus bubbles) can walk […]