From Shiplake Station to Wargrave Station

A walk from station to station using the Thames Path.

Technical sheet
No. 10851856
A Shiplake walk posted on 22/06/21 by The Flowing Spring pub. Update : 22/06/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 3h35[?]
Distance Distance : 7.68mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 16ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 16ft
Highest point Highest point : 131ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 102ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : No
Walking Walking
Location Location : Shiplake
Starting point Starting point : N 51.511188° / W 0.882626°
Arrival Arrival : N 51.498549° / W 0.876521°
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Description

(D) From Shiplake Station turn left. At the crossroads with the Corner Shop on your right, turn left into Mill Road.

(1) Turn left towards the river at New Road, under the railway and over the streams to the Thames. Follow the river westerly until reaching the railway bridge that crosses the Thames.

(2) Walk up the side of the bridge and then under it into Mill Lane until you reach Shiplake Lock. Follow the Thames Path from the lock back to the College Boathouses.

(3) Follow the route to reach Sonning Bridge.

(4) Cross the bridge and follow the footpath by the Great House east along the Thames.

(5) After a mile, at St Patrick’s Stream, cross the bridge and follow the road to the end. Go through the gate and across the field towards the next footpath sign. Arrive at Loddon Drive and bear left (do not turn right as this will take you to the A4). Follow Loddon Drive for a mile or so until arriving at crossroads.

(6) Turn right over the steep concrete bridge. Continue up towards Wargrave Station. Catch the train from Wargrave Station (at the end of Loddon Drive) to Shiplake (it’s the next stop and very quick).(A)

If you are visiting the village, continue along Station Road, cut through the churchyard (bearing right), through the kissing gate and proceed up to the High Street.

Waypoints :
D : mi 0 - alt. 118ft - Shiplake Station
1 : mi 0.32 - alt. 118ft - New Road
2 : mi 1.57 - alt. 112ft - Bridge
3 : mi 2.43 - alt. 128ft - College Boathouses
4 : mi 4.52 - alt. 115ft - Bridge
5 : mi 5.79 - alt. 118ft - St Patrick’s Stream
6 : mi 7.21 - alt. 118ft - Steep concrete bridge
A : mi 7.68 - alt. 118ft - Wargrave Station

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