Walking Holiday in England on
On this walking holiday on The Thames Path you walk 86 of the 180 miles of one of UK's National Walking Trails. The walking holiday follows the meandering course of the River Thames from Reading to the Thames Barrier.
The hiking route is a great first walking holiday experience as it is easy walking and offers a wealth of interesting places to visit en-route. The Thames Path walking trail is clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your walking holiday in Southern England.
Reading to London
6 days walking
Min/max daily distance:
Average Daily distance:
Tower of London
St Paul's Cathedral
Houses of Parliament
London Wetlands Centre
Day 1: Arrive at Reading
Day 2: Reading to Marlow 17 miles
Day 3: Marlow to Windsor 15 miles
Optional Day 1: extra day in Windsor
Day 4: Windsor to Shepperton 12 miles
Day 5: Shepperton to Richmond 14 miles
Day 6: Richmond to London Pimlico 14 miles
Day 7: London Pimlico to Thames Barrier 14 miles
Optional Day 2: extra day in London or Greenwich
Day 8: Depart after breakfast
details about this route can be found on our Downstream
Source to London Itinerary.
This walking holiday in the UK operates from March to October and can also be walked upstream.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too. Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK.
|How to get there|
Plane to London
By Car to Reading where parking is available
By Train / Bus to London or Reading
The route passes through Reading and London which are great places to visit,
with good shopping, restaurants and pubs.
This walking holiday is great hiking for visitors to the UK as it offers a taste of England's history mixed with the modern UK of today. This is a gentle walk, full of contrasts, with bustling cities and quiet river banks.
This is a popular walking tour, so we have carefully selected comfortable accommodation to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day
hiking and sightseeing.
|On this English
self guided walking holiday you hike past some of the highlights of London's
great attractions, the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London, Kew Gardens
and Hampton Court to name but a few.
London's great river is full of surprises as its path flows gently from its source and the stunning Cotswolds. On the Thames Path tour you walk through some of Southern England's most historic landscapes, full of wildlife and heritage. The highlights of Windsor are en-route so why not take rest days to explore the many galleries and museums, and take advantage of the fine selection of shops, restaurants and pubs.
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