Thames Path (Oxfordshire)

Near the source of the Thames © Reiner Tegtmeyer
Footbridge over the Thames near Lechlade © Chris Gunns
The Thames at Henley © Andrew Smith

Follow the greatest river in England from its source in the Cotswolds almost to the sea. Passing through peaceful water meadows, unspoilt rural villages, historic towns and cities, and finally cutting through the heart of London to finish at the Thames Barrier in Greenwich.

This trail covers the section of the footpath from the river's source near Kemble in Gloucestershire to Oxfordshire's border with Berkshire at Henley on Thames. For the section from Henley on Thames to the Thames Barrier at Greenwich please click here.

Holiday Cottages

Beautiful holiday cottages across the Oxfordshire countryside and ideally located in the historic towns and cities

Cottages and self-catering accommodation perfectly located for walking and cycling the trails of the Cotswolds