An evening walk by the Thames, 5 miles, easy/moderate

July 16, 2024 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Pangbourne station
Reading RG8 7DY

A 5-mile walk following the Thames Path from Pangbourne to Goring.

Advance booking is not required, but if you plan on attending this walk, please indicate this on Meetup if you can, so others can see that there will be plenty of people going.

Pace: gentle.

Walk details

The walk starts outside Pangbourne station, heads across the Thames to Whitchurch where we ascend through Whitchurch to meet the Thames Path.

We follow the Thames Path as it drops back down to join a forested track overlooking the river and then heads through some meadows and down to the bridge in central Goring.

We will then head up through Goring towards the finish of the walk at Goring and Streatley station.

Travel details

By public transport

If traveling from Reading take the 18:32 arriving at Pangbourne at 18:40. Anyone parking at Goring take the 18:14 arriving at Pangbourne at 18:18.

By car

Car parks are available at both Pangbourne and Goring with options at the stations and public car parks close by.

As this is a linear walk, you’ll need to either take a train back to your car at the end (if you park in Pangbourne), or to the start of the walk (if you park in Goring).


  • Please bring a drink and a snack.
  • It might be muddy – please wear suitable footwear.
  • Please feel free to contact the leader with queries about the walk, or if you are delayed on the day.