South West & West
RIVER CRANE WALK
Two waymarked routes of 4½ miles or 5½ miles from Feltham to Old Isleworth or Richmond Lock.
BRENT RIVER WALK
A 7 mile walk from Brentham Open Space to Brentford High Street following the River Brent and Grand Union Canal. Waymarked.
WALKING AROUND HANWELL
A 4 mile walk from Boston Manor along the Grand Union Canal then through Osterley. Leaflet with map and instructions. Tel 020 7985 7200.
A 2½ mile waymarked trail around the estate. Map displayed at entrance kiosk.
10 walks of 0.6 - 2.7 miles around Hammersmith & Fulham devised for the Walkwell programme. The leaflets with maps and instructions can be down loaded in pdf format from www.lbhf.gov.uk (search 'Walkwell').
A linear walk from Hammersmith to Chiswick which takes about 1 hour. Leaflet from Hammersmith & Fulham Archives. Tel: 020 8741 5159.
ALONG THE THAMES: HAMMERSMITH TO
A pleasant stroll along London's river. Although nearly 7 miles, this is an easy walk and follows made up paths, with plenty to see along the way. It follows a section of the Thames Path and includes a river lock, Syon House and the site of the original Meridian. Allow a good three hours. It is a linear walk but public transport connections are excellent.
PEN PONDS & SPANKERS HILL
A 2 mile walk in Richmond Park which can be split into shorter circuits. Trail leaflet with notes on wildlife produced by the Royal Parks. Tel 020 8948 3209.
RICHMOND UPON THAMES
The official guide includes walks in the area. Available from Richmond Tourist Information Centre (charge).
RICHMOND HERITAGE WALKS
Produced by the Richmond Society. On sale at Richmond Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 020 8940 9125.
BRENTFORD TO MARBLE HILL HOUSE
This 5 mile linear walk goes from the town of Brentford, where the Brent River meets the Thames, along the Thames Path to Twickenham. It passes Syon House and Marble Hill House with views of Ham House across the river, a reminder of the time when this stretch of the river was home to many grand houses.
Four walks suitable for families covering Brentford, Isleworth, Kew, Richmond, Ham House, Petersham, Richmond Park, Twickenham, Marble Hill, Teddington and Kingston. Leaflets with maps from Richmond TIC. Available to download from Thames Landscape Strategy website. Tel: 020 8940 0654.
Ten walks suitable for wheelchair users covering East Moseley, Hurst Park, Kingston, Hampton Court, Ham, Marble Hill, Richmond, St Margarets, Old Isleworth and Kew. Available to download from Thames Landscape Strategy website. Tel: 020 8940 0654.
EXPLORE RURAL RIVER THAMES
Walking the Thames Path from Hampton Court to Albert Bridge. Leaflet with map describing walk route and places of interest. Tel 01865 810 224.
A 2.3 mile circular trail with a 3 mile riverside extension. Marked by silver oars with QR codes. Maps and information on the webpage.
KINGSTON UPON THAMES
A walker's guide to the history & archaelogy of the town centre with 2 routes (1¾ and 1½ miles) is available from Kingston Tourist Information Centre (charge). Also Kingston Royal Walkabout leaflet (free)
GUIDE TO BEDFORD PARK
Two walks around the first garden suburb published by the Bedford Park Society. On sale at Chiswick Library.
BEVERLEY BROOK WALK
A 6½ mile walk from New Malden to the Thames including Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park. Leaflet available. Tel: 020 8545 3074.
THAMES DOWN LINK
A 15 mile linear walking route linking the Thames Path and North Downs Way. Tel: 020 8541 7144.
LOWER MOLE COUTRYSIDE WALKS
Three circular walks; Chessington Countryside (5 miles), Downside Countryside (5 miles) and Leatherhead Common (3 miles).
DOWNLANDS COUNTRYSIDE WALKS
Leaflets available for; Downlands Circular (3 & 7 miles), Banstead Countryside (5 miles), Woldingham Country (4½ & 6½ miles), Sutton Countryside (5 miles), Banstead Wood Nature Trail (2 miles), Oaks Park Nature Trail (2 miles) and Blanchman's Farm Nature Trail (¾ mile). Send SAE to address on website. Tel: 020 8541 7282.
CHEAM HERITAGE WALK
A one hour trail looking at historic buildings. Also on sale at Whitehall. Tel: 020 8643 1236.
THE NONSUCH TRAIL
A trail around the site of Henry VIII's Nonsuch Palce. On sale at Bourne Hall Museum which has some material relating to the palace on display. Tel: 020 8394 1734.
THE EWELL TRAIL
Trail of 1 hour with extension taking an extra 1.5 hours. Plaques on 24 buildings of interest plus 6 storyboards. Information leaflet with map from Bourne Hall. Tel 01372 732000.
A linear walk along the Hogsmill River. Tel: 01372 741191.
THE WANDLE TRAIL
A 14 mile route from Croydon to the Thames at Wandsworth. A PDF map and guide.
A series of booklets of short walks; A Hour Passed at Mitcham Grove, Morden Hall Park, Ravensbury Park and Merton Abbey. On sale at the National Trust shop in Morden Hall Park.
WANDLE VALLEY NATURE PARK
Tel: 020 8545 3658.
WILDERNESS ISLAND NATURE TRAIL
This reserve on the River Wandle is managed by London Wildlife Trust. Tel: 020 7278 6612.
A heritage trail around the park. Small charge for leaflet produced by Sutton Leisure Services. Tel: 020 8661 5000.
Ten walks in Wimbledon, Merton Park, Morden & Mitcham of 2-3 miles. Booklet sold by Merton Historical Society. Tel 020 8543 8471.
A series of 6 walks each taking about 1½ hours produced by the Clapham Society. Old Clapham (1) Clapham North (2) Around Nightingale Lane (3) Clapham Common (4) South Side (5) & West Side (6). Leaflets 50p each + P&P. Tel 020 7622 6360.
LAMBETH HISTORY WALKS
Black History (2 hours), Brixton to Ruskin Park (2 hours) and Clapham & Slavery (1.5 miles). Download from the website.
WANDSWORTH TOWN HERITAGE TRAIL
Town Centre and River walks each taking 30mins. Illustrated leaflet with map available to download.
Exploring Wandworth's 5 mile riverfront with several new developments planned.
Heritage trail available on-line
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