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Saturday, 11 November 2017

Saturday Walk Maidenhead to Marlow

Maidenhead to Marlow T=swc.56

Length: 8.8 miles (14.1 km) or 11.7 miles (18.9km)
3 out of 10

A pretty stretch of the Thames to Cookham in the morning. After lunch, a hill with a view of the Thames valley before descending into Marlow. If it's a fine day, you can extend the walk along the Thames Path to Bourne End, or even further to Cookham..

Trains:
Get the 1000 London Paddington (Ealing Broadway 1008) Arr Maidenhead 1045. Buy a return to Marlow.

Return trains are hourly at xx06 from Marlow and xx13 from Bourne End (the same train, changing at Maidenhead for frequent trains to London).

Lunch
Various pubs: The Bel and Dragon t: 01628 521263 (up market) The Kings Arms t: 01628 530667 The Crown t: 01628 520163 The Teapot Tea Shop t: 01628 529 514

Tea
Various places in Marlow including The Marlow Donkey close to the station. There is nothing at Bourne End Station, and I would recommend crossing the river on the railway bridge to go the walker friendly Bounty, which you will have seen across the river on the approach to Bourne End.


2 comments:

Bill S said...

n=5 on this walk. w=mizzle,-cloudy,-and-the-occasional-sunny-spell in that order. Weather aside, which was not to bad overall, it was an enjoyable walk.

Mike A said...

Following on from Bill's comments, we were pleasantly surprised to find a nice new electric train waiting for us at Paddington, a nice change from the smelly diesels.
Walkers were a little concerned when a a passenger alighted at Maidenhead with a rather large surfboard. However there was no Thames bore just delightful autumnal colours along the Thames path.
Lunch at the Kings Arms was good and well priced with an open fire and settees scattered about.
Onward to Marlow after lunch with better weather and a leisurely tea for most at Burgers to finish off the walk -