Thames Path - East

Overview

Trail Details
> Prices from £ 865.00 per person
> Start / Finish: Windsor / Thames Barrier
> Distance: 57 miles (91.5 km)
> Duration: 5 - 6 days according to choice
> Availability: All year
> Grading: Easy to Moderate
> Way-marked

Thames Path - East Highlights

  • Stroll alongside the historic River Thames through picturesque countryside and quaint English villages
  • Explore the endless attractions that London has to offer, including Westminster Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London, and Tower Bridge
  • Magnificent Windsor Castle - the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world
  • Visit the site of the signing of the Magna Carta - one of the most important documents in British history - at Runnymede
  • Hampton Court Palace - the former home of Henry VIII and several of his ill-fated wives
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew - the largest botanical collection in the world
  • Visit the historic UNESCO World Heritage Site of Greenwich, rich in maritime history and home of the famous Cutty Sark

Beginning in the historic market town of Windsor, the Thames Path - East follows the river through peaceful countryside, vibrant riverside towns, and the incredible city of London, before finishing at the impressive Thames Barrier.

This National Trail is well way-marked, set largely on towpaths and through rolling countryside. The Thames Path is a fantastic entry-level walk, unchallenging yet incredibly rewarding.

For those interested in history, this section of the Thames Path offers wonderful sightseeing opportunities, such as Windsor Castle, the impressive city of London, and the Royal Borough of Greenwich. We would recommend adding rest days to this walking holiday in order to make the most of your time in this fantastic area. 

Keen to find out more about a walking holiday on the Thames Path - East? Check out our blog: London Calling: A Walking Holiday on the Thames Path