The Thames Path is sign posted from the High Street allowing the walker to explore both east and west of the pretty little town of Marlow in Buckinghamshire. The Grey Traveller chose west and headed towards Temple Lock. Cutting through Higginson Park and stopping for a photo by the large Steve Redgrave statue the path soon came […]
First time in Marlow and it certainly won’t be my last, upscale small English town on the Thames with a wide range of foodie haunts including a slew of eateries from the lovely Tom Kerridge which you apparently have to book some weeks, months nay years in advance. I was there not to eat but to walk […]
Cobbled streets, quaint ale houses, walks in park, a castle, close to Eton, Thames Path, independent and chain stores, boat trips, swans and ….home to Royalty.
Say the place name Kew and most people think Gardens. This upscale London ‘village’ boasts its own cricket green, can claim part of the Thames path and of course is host to many visitors as they visit Kew House and it’s grounds. But it’s not all about the gardens for me. Walking the Thames path […]
In recent years I get to visit Oxford maybe once or twice annually and each time I go I learn something new. This time I learned that Charles Dodgson aka Lewis Carroll was a maths master at Christchurch College. I had been wondering why so many Alice references in the area! Not least at Cafe […]
There is nothing better than catching the last of the autumn sun by walking alongside one of our national treasures – the Thames. The pathways might be a bit muddy but the views are polished and the terrain relatively flat. Parking by the National Trust cafe on the Windsor Road at Runnymede you can make […]