5. Chertsey to Staines

This short section is on the left bank through countryside which has long been a centre for riverside residences and holiday homes. Although only 4 miles long there are two locks.

Refreshments

Chertsey Bridge: The Boat House. 12-11pm (Sun 12-10.30pm). Food all day.

Accommodation

Chertsey Bridge: Camping & Caravanning Club site, Bridge Road (01932 562405 before 8pm). Open all year. Non-members welcome. Go over bridge from towpath and turn right to find site on riverbank opposite lock.
Laleham: Camping Club site, Laleham Park (01932 564149). Apr-Sep. Near river to south of village.

Transport

Chertsey: National Rail.
Staines: National Rail.

Tourist Information

Staines: Spelthorne Council Office, Knowle Green, Staines, TW18 1XB (01784 451499).

Map

OS Explorer 160 (Windsor).

From the Sea to the Source