Track the Thames

Walks, Collections, Transport for London

Follow the River Thames (and estuary) with this selection of jaunts following the National Trail. Swipe left for walks.

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    Thames Path North Bank Section 1a

    Hampton Court, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    3hr 15m / 9.5km
    Walk the Thames Path North Bank route from Hampton Court to Radnor Gardens. Lush waterside strolling and a few river crossings en route.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport Child friendly
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    Thames Path North Bank Section 1b

    Richmond upon Thames, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    3hr 45m / 10.5km
    Follow the Thames Path from Radnor Gardens to Kew Bridge. Pubs, historic buildings & toilets en-route.
    Water feature Great views Public toilets Refreshments Public transport Botanics
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    Thames Path North Bank Section 1c

    Chiswick, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    3 hours / 8.9km
    Take on Segment 1c on the North Bank of the Thames from Kew to Hammersmith. Enjoy tree-lined sections, old pubs & beautiful architecture.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport History
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    Thames Path North Bank Section 1d

    Hammersmith and Fulham, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    2hr 45m / 8km
    Follow the Thames Path from The Crabtree in Fulham to Albert Bridge. Victorian architecture, green spaces & pubs en-route.
    Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport Picnic spot Dog friendly
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    Thames Path North Bank Section 2

    Kensington and Chelsea, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    3hr 15m / 9.5km
    Discover central London’s most famous sights along this stretch of the Thames. History, culture and views galore with detour options.
    Water feature Great views Public toilets Refreshments Public transport History
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    Thames Path North Bank Section 3

    Tower Hamlets, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    2hr 45m / 8km
    Follow the Thames Path from Tower Bridge to Greenwich. Historic wharfs, stunning river views & pubs all en-route.
    Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport History Dog friendly
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    Thames Path North Bank Section 4

    Tower Hamlets, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    1hr 30m / 4km
    Walk the Thames Path extension from the Isle of Dogs to London’s only salt marsh in Blackwall.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport History
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 1a

    Richmond upon Thames, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    1hr 45m / 5km
    Follow the Thames Path from Teddington Lock to Richmond. Historic houses, Petersham meadows & wildlife en-route.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport Dog friendly
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 1b

    Richmond upon Thames, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    2hr 15m / 6km
    Follow the Thames Path from Richmond to Mortlake. Pass the stunning Kew Palace & the brilliant Kew Gardens and under an ornate bridge.
    Wildlife Water feature Public transport History Dog friendly Botanics
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 1c

    Richmond upon Thames, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    2hr 30m / 7km
    Enjoy riverside pubs and peaceful seclusion through a nature reserve on this section of the Thames Path from Mortlake to Putney.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport History
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 1d

    Wandsworth, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    2 hours / 6km
    Walk from Putney to Battersea along the National Trail, taking in green spaces, the river’s industry and iconic bridges along the way.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport History
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 2

    Wandsworth, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    3hr 30m / 10km
    Follow the Thames Path from Albert Bridge to Tower Bridge. Pass the iconic Battersea Power Station, Shakespeare’s Globe & Tate Modern.
    Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport History Dog friendly
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 3a

    Southwark, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    2 hours / 6km
    Follow the Thames Path from Tower Bridge to Greenland Pier. Take a walk through history as you pass historic sites, wharfs and pubs.
    Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport History
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 3b

    Southwark, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    1hr 30m / 4.5km
    Follow the National Trail as it weaves past Greenwich’s landmark UNESCO Heritage Site.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Public transport History
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 3c

    Greenwich, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    2hr 30m / 7km
    Follow the National Trail around Greenwich Peninsula and enjoy an art trail and the iconic Thames Barrier as your destination.
    Water feature Great views Public toilets Refreshments Public transport History
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 4a

    Greenwich, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    2 hours / 5.6km
    Follow the Thames Path from the Thames Barrier to Tripcock Ness. Passing through Woolwich and Thamesmeade.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Public transport History Dog friendly
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 4b

    Greenwich, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    1hr 30m / 4km
    Follow the Thames Path from Tripcock Ness to Crossness Incinerator. Enjoy beautiful riverfront views.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views History Dog friendly Botanics
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 4c

    Bexley, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    1hr 30m / 4km
    Discover gorgeous nature reserves, quiet paths along the water and neat walking amid industrial activity on this varied Thames Path section.
    Wheel friendly Water feature Great views History Dog friendly Botanics
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    Thames Path South Bank Section 4d

    Erith, London

    by transportforlondon

    by transportforlondon

    2hr 20m / 6.4km
    Follow the Thames Path, on this stunning route from Erith to Slade Green, through the gorgeous Crayford Marshes.
    Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport Dog friendly Botanics
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    Thames Estuary Path Section 1

    Tilbury Riverside, Thurrock

    by theessexcoast

    by theessexcoast

    4 hours / 11.3km
    Take in two Thames-side forts, gorgeous riverfront views, and countless bird watching opportunities on this incredible Thames Estuary walk.
    Wildlife Water feature Public toilets Public transport History Botanics
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    Thames Estuary Path Section 2

    East Tilbury, Thurrock

    by theessexcoast

    by theessexcoast

    2 hours / 5.7km
    Take in rural lanes through the quiet and gorgeous natural spaces on this Thames Estuary walk from East Tilbury to Stanford-le-Hope.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Public transport Dog friendly Botanics
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    Thames Estuary Path Section 3

    Stanford-le-Hope, Thurrock

    by theessexcoast

    by theessexcoast

    6hr 30m / 17.4km
    A challenging section of the Thames Estuary Path, from Stanford-le-Hope to Pitsea, with green nature reserves and big-sky views.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Refreshments Public transport Botanics
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    Thames Estuary Path Section 4

    Pitsea, Essex

    by theessexcoast

    by theessexcoast

    2hr 15m / 6.9km
    A linear walk from between the C2C stations of Pitsea and Benfleet. Bird watching, estuary views and wildflowers enjoy-route.
    Wildlife Water feature Great views Public transport Parking Dog friendly
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    Thames Estuary Path Section 5

    South Benfleet, Essex

    by theessexcoast

    by theessexcoast

    2hr 45m / 6.5km
    A linear walk from between the C2C stations of Benfleet & Leigh-on-Sea. Bird watching, estuary views & country parks - enjoy the route!
    Water feature Public toilets Refreshments Public transport Parking History

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