Five years ago David Walliams swam the English Channel for Sport Relief. Now he is going to try swimming to London along the Thames for the same charity. He begins on Monday 5 September at Lechlade and plans to reach Westminster Bridge on the following Monday. But he warns others not to try and copy [...]
The current diversion found just before the O2 Dome on the Greenwich Peninsula is shown on a map by the path. Thanks to Walk London the pictures are here. See page 14.
Oliver’s Ait, opposite Strand on the Green, is likely to have its trees thinned and its shoreline renewed this autumn. The island is a haven for birds. The Port of London Authority is holding a drop-in consultation session on Tuesday 20 September from 2pm to 8pm at Chiswick Pier Trust, The Pier House, Corney Reach [...]
All stiles on the Thames Path within Oxfordshire have now been replaced with kissing gates. Oxfordshire County Council has care of 67 miles of Thames Path. This seems a shame but the countryside is always changing and this does make it more accessible for some.