Walks Around Reading

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Route DetailsDistanceInteractive
Ascot to Windsor8 milesWalk 1 mapGPX file
An interesting walk on good paths following the route of the royal procession from Ascot through Windsor Great Park and offering a 'surprise' view of Windsor Castle.
Bourne End to Windsor11 milesWalk 2 mapGPX file
Follow the Thames Path through the lovely scenery of Cliveden Reach. Visit Boulter's lock, enjoy the wildlife on the newly-created Jubilee River and pass close to Eton College.
Bourne End to Marlow5 milesWalk 3 mapGPX file
An energetic walk with splendid views, through a picturesque village and ancient woodland.
Marlow to Henley8 milesWalk 4 mapGPX file
A mainly level walk along the scenic Thames Path then rising to overlook the famous regatta course before descending to the much-photographed river bridge and church in Henley-on-Thames.
Sonning Common to Henley5.5 milesWalk 5 mapGPX file
A varied walk passing through the lovely Chiltern countryside with its old churches in unspoiled villages, wooded slopes and glorious views.
Sonning Common to Pangbourne8 milesWalk 6 mapGPX file
After passing through the shady woods and well-tended farms of the beautiful Chiltern Hills enjoy the extensive views over the Thames Valley, before descending to the twin villages of Whitchurch and Pangbourne.
Pangbourne to Theale5.5 milesWalk 7 mapGPX file
A hilly walk from the River Thames through bluebell woods to the hospitable village of Theale in the Kennet Valley.
Aldermaston Wharf to Theale4.5 milesWalk 8 mapGPX file
Enjoy the wildlife on this easy walk along the banks of the Kennet and Avon Canal.
Aldermaston Wharf to Mortimer8 milesWalk 9 mapGPX file
Visit a restored Norman church harbouring the remains of a bloody battle, wander through tranquil woodland and enjoy fine views of both the Kennet and Loddon Valleys.
Mortimer to Bramley7 milesWalk 10 mapGPX file
A walk into history. Visit the 12th century church of St Mary and explore the site of Calleva Atrebatum, once a main administrative centre for Roman Britain.
Bramley to Hook7 milesWalk 11 mapGPX file
Water meadows, a water wheel, gently rolling countryside, shady copses and refreshment in a traditional English pub.
Hook to Winchfield7 milesWalk 12 mapGPX file
This walk leads to the ruins of 13th century Odiham Castle and the upper reaches of the River Whitewater, then follows the towpath along the scenic Basingstoke Canal.
Crowthorne to Winchfield10 milesWalk 13 mapGPX file
This walk is level at first alongside the Blackwater River then on higher ground through forest and heathland before descending to the Hart Valley.
Crowthorne to Martin's Heron8 milesWalk 14 mapGPX file
Passing through the grounds of Wellington College and crossing ancient forest and heath to an iron age fort and a heritage centre, this walk has plenty of interest.
Martin's Heron to Ascot4.5 milesWalk 15 mapGPX file
A level walk through Swinley Park, part of the Crown Estate, then across Ascot Heath with a close-up view of the world-famous race course.