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Thames Path National Trail

Signal Court | Old Station Way, Witney OX29 4TL, England
01865 810224
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Ranked #5 of 20 Attractions in Witney
Type: Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Walking, City walk sightseeing, Hiking
Owner description: A 184-mile path winding from the river's source in rural Gloucestershire to the Thames Barrier in...
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Type: Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Walking, City walk sightseeing, Hiking
Owner description: A 184-mile path winding from the river's source in rural Gloucestershire to the Thames Barrier in London.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
47 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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
16 helpful votes 16 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Enjoyed a walk from Tower Bridge down to Blackfriars Bridge in hot sunshine. Although the path takes you away from the banks of the river Thames in places, you soon get back onto it. It is fascinating to see the various old wharves on the south bank, as well as having great views of the Shard, Shakespeare's Globe, the Tate... More 

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