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West Kent Walking Group

We are the West Kent Walking Group. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

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  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

This is the 8th leg of our route along the Thames footpath.  You do not need to have walked any of the other stretches – you are welcome to come along just for today!  Dogs are also welcomed

Because it is a relatively short distance we will meet at Maidenhead station at 11am.  We start by walking through town to get to Maidenhead Bridge where we can start our walk.  It is the classic Thames Footpath – river boats, locks and some stunning houses

There is the option of a drink/early lunch at Cookham after c3miles.  We then continue for c3.5 miles to reach Marlow.  Marlow is a small bustling town – think White Stuff, The Ivy and Focaccia with Pepperoni (rather than a bacon butty!)

Marlow station is c0.5 miles outside of town. Trains from Marlow to Paddington take c1 hour with a change at Maidenhead.  I have given up trying to work what is in and outside of the London zones…

Distances to and from stations are included in the estimated mileage

Saturday, 2 March 2024
Start time:
11:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
linear

Features

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Dog friendly

Starting point

Grid reference:
SU 88700 80781
Nearest postcode:
SL6 1HN
what3words:
chins.fonts.moving
Start time:
11:00 am

We will meet outside of the main station entrance at 11am

Finishing point

Grid reference:
SU 85619 86513
Nearest postcode:
SL7 1AN
what3words:
feel.velocity.escalated
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking