Thames Path

A scenic walk following the development of the River Thames from a stream in Kemble to an established river in Pangbourne.

6 to 15 nights
88-186 miles
Moderate to Demanding / Strenuous

From £605 per person

About The Trail

The Thames Path National Trail follows the second longest river in Great Britain from its source in the Cotswolds to the Thames Barrier where it meets the sea, taking in a wealth of beautiful and varied sights along the way.

The walk features a mixture of river banks, fields, woodlands and charming settlements as it journeys through the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, before winding towards the iconic capital city of London. With its unique mix of rural landscapes and urban stretches, complimented by a wide range of amazing scenery, fascinating history and intriguing architecture, this walk offers interesting attractions to appeal to every walker.

We offer multiple holiday options along this trail. If you wish to walk the entire trail, simply select the first option from the list below.

Customer reviews from the Thames Path

“It was great having interesting hotels/accommodation arranged and having our bag transport sorted.”
Mrs Denney, Australia
“We had a great time, and VERY appreciative of the timely support and help after starting our holiday.”
Mrs Melby, USA
“Overall holiday was excellent, will highly recommend Contours.”
Mr Whittle, UK
“It has been a special trip and a very good one. We travel all over the world and this trip was one of a kind, though difficult. Thank you.”
Mr Bartal, Israel
“B&Bs were all good, some easier to find than others. Very scenic walk.”
Mrs Price, USA
“Sceneries not always as scenic as during mountain walks, but lots of nice villages, pretty churches, splendid houses; quiet and most enjoyable riversides with lots of birds. Already thinking of where to go next!”
Mr Lallemant, France
“All the accommodation was clean and we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday, thank you... Great holiday.”
Mrs Black, UK