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Barnes to Richmond along the Thames Path
Introduction to Walk 3054

Photo from the walk - Barnes to Richmond along the Thames Path

County/Area - London

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 100 feet / 30 metres

Time - 3 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy

The Thames Path provides easy walking and interesting surroundings. The section from Barnes to Richmond covered by this walk also includes the option to visit Kew Gardens and enjoy the riverside 'attractions' at Richmond. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1326
1.4 miles / 2.3 km away
The Thames Path from Putney to Barnes
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3448
2.6 miles / 4.2 km away
Richmond Park and Petersham Circular
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.9 miles / 14.5 km
Walk 3069
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Queensway to Buckingham Palace
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1322
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Green Park to Trafalgar Square
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 2360
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Green Park to Westminster via Sloane Square
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3012
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Green Park to Trafalgar Square via Lambeth Bridge
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 3698
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Central London from Green Park
Grade - easy
Length - 5.2 miles / 8.5 km
Walk 1570
5.6 miles / 9.0 km away
Westminster to Green Park via St. Paul's
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3013
5.7 miles / 9.2 km away
A circuit from Trafalgar Square
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 1734
6.3 miles / 10.0 km away
Hampton Court Parks and Gardens
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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The Thames Path Map Booklet

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