The Flowing Spring pub walk

Lovely walk through the countryside passing by Binfield Heath - Shiplake - Thames - Sonning.

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No. 10857970
A Eye and Dunsden walk posted on 22/06/21 by The Flowing Spring pub. Update : 22/06/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h50[?]
Distance Distance : 5.76mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 177ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 187ft
Highest point Highest point : 315ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 108ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Eye and Dunsden
Starting point Starting point : N 51.484852° / W 0.926328°
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Description

(D/A) Cross the Henley Road and climb steps opposite pub. Turn right and follow the path. At the top of the hill there is a crossroads of dirt tracks. Go straight across.

(1) Arrive in Dunsden Way in Binfield Heath and turn right. Shortly after the post box on the right hand side, turn right onto the footpath, down the side of two fields.

(2) Continue through Shiplake Copse (famous for its bluebells in Spring) and all the way down towards Shiplake Cross, through an iron kissing gate and left which joins Plough Lane.

(3) Turn right and then cross the Henley Road into Church Lane. At the end of the road bear right onto the gravel track and then left towards the College boathouses.

(4) Cross the footbridge and follow the Thames Path to Sonning.

(5) Then follow the route through Sonning Eye back to the pub. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 138ft - The Flowing Spring
1 : mi 0.78 - alt. 308ft - Dunsden Way
2 : mi 1.36 - alt. 289ft - Shiplake Copse
3 : mi 2.29 - alt. 210ft - Plough Lane
4 : mi 2.84 - alt. 125ft - Footbridge
5 : mi 4.9 - alt. 118ft - Sonning Bridge
D/A : mi 5.76 - alt. 138ft - The Flowing Spring

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