Step 1: Welcome to the Thames Path! This walk follows the South Bank of the iconic Thames Path National Trail from Mortlake to Putney.
Step 2: The Thames Bank bus stop is on this side of Chiswick Bridge, served by the 190 and 533 towards West Brompton and Hammersmith or Richmond. Alternatively, Mortlake Train station is a short walk away.
Step 3: With Chiswick Bridge just behind you, start walking along the Thames Path with the river on your left.
Step 4: Look back to see the ornate arches of Chiswick Bridge, built from Portland Stone and opened in 1933 on the site of a former ferry crossing.
Step 5: Follow the path onto Thames Bank with its pastel painted houses.
Step 6: Head past the UBR pillar. What could it mean? The University Boat Race! It has been staged between Putney and Mortlake since 1945.