Henley-on-Thames to Windsor
This two day break along the Thames Path National Trail is a wonderful introduction to the history and heritage of the River Thames. Give yourself time to explore Henley, a delightful town famous for the Henley Royal Regatta. Over the next two days you’ll follow the regatta course, pass charming villages and enjoy picturesque views. The trip ends in Windsor, a historic market town and home of Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world.
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Thames Path - Henley-on-Thames to Windsor
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Good transport links along this route give you the option to spend your overnight stay(s) in one location travelling out by public transport and walking back or vice versa.
Day 1 - Henley-on-Thames to Marlow
Day 2 - Marlow to Windsor
There’s a wide choice of accommodation along this popular section of the Thames Path.
Rail and Bus
This route offers gentle walking with no major hills to climb. The walk can be done all year, although winter and early spring are best avoided due to the risk of the path being flooded after winter storms.
Food & Drink
You’ll be spoiled for choice with so much great local food and drink on offer. You will pass through many small villages and ancient towns with good pubs and cafes and many small bistros and sandwich shops.
Maps, Guidebooks and Merchandise
The official guidebook and map for the Trail are available from the National Trails Shop along with a wide range of gifts and other merchandise.
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