A summary map of the Thames Path can be downloaded below.
Following England's Greatest River
On its way the Trail passes peaceful water meadows rich in wildlife, historic towns and many lovely villages
The Thames Path follows England's best known river for 184 miles (294km) as it meanders from its source in the Cotswolds through several rural counties and on through the bustle of the City of London. It is a long distance walking route only for most of it is a public footpath which CANNOT BE CYCLED (anyone wishing to cycle any of the Path should see our FAQs about cycling) .
On its way the Trail passes peaceful water meadows rich in wildlife, historic towns and many lovely villages, finishing at the Thames Barrier near Greenwich. Easy to reach by public transport, the Thames Path is accessible for walkers of all ages and abilities.
This National Trail can be enjoyed in many ways, whether for an afternoon's stroll, a weekend's break or a full scale, but relatively gentle, trek of its whole length.