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Address: Signal Court | Old Station Way, Witney OX29 4TL, England
Phone Number: 01865 810224
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Activities: Walking, City walk sightseeing, Hiking
Description: A 184-mile path winding from the river's source in rural Gloucestershire...
A 184-mile path winding from the river's source in rural Gloucestershire to the Thames Barrier in London.
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Great way to see London and some of the history

We have previously walked the north bank Greenwich to Westminster which is a cracking walk along the river. This visit we did Putney Bridge to Westminster on the South Bank, We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
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Beverley, England
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Beverley, England
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161 reviews 161 reviews
65 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We have previously walked the north bank Greenwich to Westminster which is a cracking walk along the river. This visit we did Putney Bridge to Westminster on the South Bank, We also invested (well worth it) in the National Trail Guide - Thames Path cost £12.99 before our visit. This is of great value as it has detailed maps on... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

we walked the section from Tower Bridge to Canary Wharf and it was super. Lots to see, and very good if you have done a little history 'homework' beforehand.

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Witney, United Kingdom
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228 reviews 228 reviews
123 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Thames is fascinating in its early stages, bearing in mind how large it is by the time it reaches London. The trail in Oxfordshire is however tricky to follow at times, and sometimes has to leave the river bank for quite some way.Also transport between starting and finishing points can be quite awkward. having said that, it is still... More 

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SandhurstBerkshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We walked along the path from Standlake to the pub by the river it was a warm day and a nice walk.Parts were wet so needed care but on the whole some nice views.

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Winchester
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Luckily we noted on our map that this part of the Thames Path is routed along a road. However, when we saw what a dangerous road it was, we avoided this part all together. I gather a path is being constructed away from the road.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Beautiful views a truly lovely way to see this part of rural England. Sometimes the guide book was a little vague on direction.

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Nowhere, Oklahoma, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We walked from Oxford to Abingdon. The first steps are near the railway station, and we thought: "Well, it is very dirty because of it!". Walking on, you find no trash-bins, and a lot of plastic bottles and empty packets of crisps and everything else you can imagine on the path! There are many stinging nettles on the path too...... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This was probably one of the most enjoyable and stress free vacations I've ever taken. We started in Oxford, taking the train to Kemble where we backpacked to the stone marking the Thames source then backtracked down the Thames path and our first stop in Cricklade. During the following 3 days we walked to Lechlade, then Newbridge and finally Oxford.... More 

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Carlisle
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79 reviews 79 reviews
19 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We walked the 200 miles in total over 16 days in Aug 2014. It was good to go from the wide open spaces at the start near Didcot to the widening and watering of the River Thames as it gained momentum to Lechlade the head of navigation where the first boats were seen. It passes some lovely villages/towns, many with... More 

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Oxford, UK
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

In Oxford we are fortunate to have many rivers, which add a great deal of beauty to the city. I particularly enjoy the Thames towpath from close to the rail station in Oxford, through to Donnington Bridge. You can see wildlife, lots of plants, pick blackberries at this time of year, see activity at Osney lock, have a quiet drink... More 

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