Meet at Reading Station by the Three Guineas in time for a 2pm start. The walk will start by going through Forbury Gardens and the newly re-opened Reading Abbey before heading along the Kennet and Avon Canal. We’ll then walk along the Thames to Sonning and the village of Sonning Eye before stopping at the Flowing Spring for a drink.
The walk will then take us along the edge of the Chilterns to Binfield Heath before ending in Shiplake. We will catch the train back from here. If you want to drive, please park in Shiplake and catch the 13:12 train to the start, changing at Twyford.
Please note no lunch stop on this walk, but please bring a snack and plenty of water.
Sat Nav (Reading Station): RG1 1LT or 51.4586 -0.9723
Grid Ref: SU714737