Thames Path : Reading to Pangbourne

The start - the Bridge at Reading, still out of bounds during works

The start – the Bridge at Reading, still out of bounds during works

Looking back to new footbridge being built in Reading

Looking back to new footbridge being built in Reading

Modern flats on the riverside exit from Reading

Modern flats on the riverside exit from Reading

The only bowls club in the UK that requires a boat to access it

The only bowls club in the UK that requires a boat to access it

Ferry boat to the bowls club

Ferry boat to the bowls club

Road bridge in Reading

Road bridge in Reading

Tarmac Thames path exiting Reading to the west

Tarmac Thames path exiting Reading to the west

House across the river at Caversham

House across the river at Caversham

Splendid house at Caversham

Splendid house at Caversham

Tarmac gives way to gravel

Tarmac gives way to gravel

Approaching Thames canoe hire

Approaching Thames canoe hire

Meadows now surround the path

Meadows now surround the path

Beside the mainline railway for a while

Beside the mainline railway for a while

Flowers, river, meadows and hills

Flowers, river, meadows and hills

Diversion away from the river west of Tilehurst station, due to inaccessible path through Purley

Diversion away from the river west of Tilehurst station, due to inaccessible path through Purley

Crossing over the mainline just west of Tilehurst station

Crossing over the mainline just west of Tilehurst station

The Thames Path becomes an urban road as we pass up into Purley before descending again

The Thames Path becomes an urban road as we pass up into Purley before descending again

Still on roads, but now bounded by fields

Still on roads, but now bounded by fields

Mapledurham lock

Mapledurham lock

78 1/2 miles behind me (plus a few more after The Thames Barrier) and 33 miles ahead

78 1/2 miles behind me (plus a few more after The Thames Barrier) and 33 miles ahead

Return to meadows after Mapledurham Lock

Return to meadows after Mapledurham Lock

Hardwick House

Hardwick House

Small bridge over stream as we approach the final meadow section of the walk

Small bridge over stream as we approach the final meadow section of the walk

The bridge at Pangbourne

The bridge at Pangbourne

Pangbourne weir

Pangbourne weir

Pangbourne station looking back towards Reading

Pangbourne station looking back towards Reading

 

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