River Thames Footpath Marlow to Henley-on-Thames
OS Map Sheet Sheet 125,000 OS Explorer Series Sheets 171 & 172- Chiltern Hills East & West
Start Time: Sunday 11 July 2021. Meet at 09.45 am for 10.00 am start.
Start and Finish: Liston Road Public Car Park, postcode SL7 1BY (pay & display). The charge is £1.00 for all-day parking on Sundays – payment via credit/debit card or Ringo app (no cash). From A404 roundabout on outskirts of Marlow take 3rd exit Little Marlow Road/A4155, go through 2 roundabouts and turn left onto Glade Rd. Turn right onto Claremont Road & continue onto Cromwell Gardens. Car Park is on the right.
This is a wonderful walk following the Thames Footpath National Trail from Marlow to Henley-on-Thames. There are several pubs and cafés in both Marlow and Henley-on-Thames. A shorter walk of 5.1 miles available. Stop in the village of Aston near Henley-on-Thames – meeting point The Flower Pot Hotel, Postcode RG9 3DG. The walk is linear, and at the end we return to Marlow by bus. The return bus service 800 from Henley is every hour at either 14.54 or 15.54 and takes approximately 20 minutes back to Dean Street Marlow. It departs from Bell Street, just off Market Place If you have a bus pass bring it along or alternatively the single fare is £3.80.
Difficulty: Leisurely – approx. 9.5 miles.
Leader: Diane White – Mobile No 07860 334873, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Getting there from Aylesbury – approx 21 Miles: A413 from Aylesbury Town Centre to Stoke Mandeville and the A4010 to Princess Risborough and follow to Handy Cross Roundabout which is Junction 4 on the M40. Take A404 South for 2 miles and follow signs for Marlow Town Centre.
Getting There from Oxford : approx 28 miles: M40 South from Oxford to Handy Cross Roundabout which is Junction 4 on the M40. Take A404 South for 2 miles and follow signs for Marlow Town Centre.
Waypoints – Start: Marlow Bridge GR 852861 -Footbridge GR 835844 – Hurley Lock GR826843 – Aston GR 785842 – River Bank GR786845 – Hambledon Lock GR 783853 – Remenham GR 770844 – Henley-on-Thames Bridge GR765826. Finish