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Part of the Chilterns Walking Festival, this walk will start from the 'Bull on Bell Street' in Henley-on-Thames, home of Brakspear's micro-brewery. Henley was once a thriving inland port. We will follow the historic back streets of Henley down to the River and walk along a beautiful stretch of the Thames Path National Trail towards Hambleden lock. From there we will meander along quiet lanes back to the 'Bull on Bell Street' for a tour of Brakspear’s microbrewery (not normally open to the public!) and a chance to taste their craft beers. Optional home-baked pie lunch and a chance to taste the craft beers made on the premises. The walk will be led by Richard Mayon-White, author of 'Exploring the Thames Wilderness'.

Route Details 
Capacity: 15

Distance: 6 miles 

Duration: 3 hours

Pace: moderate

Difficulty: Moderate (more challenging, for keen/active walkers)

Meeting arrangements 
Meet at the Bull on Bell Street - 57-59 Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2BA. There is all day parking at Henley on Thames railway station or at Henley Rugby Club, both a 10 minute walk away. 

Walk Leader 
Chilterns Conservation Board, Brakspear and the Thames Path National Trail 

Public Transport Links 
Henley main trainline and bus routes 


Event details

Event Type
General event
Price  Adult  Walk - free, lunch (optional) - £11 Child  Walk - free, lunch (optional) - £11
57-59 Bell St, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2BA, UK
Chilterns Walking Festival
Chilterns Walking Festival
Acccessibility Info
Accessibility  Suitable for mobility scooters