A walk from station to station using the Thames Path.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(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.
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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