This is a delightful walk, easily accomplished from London in three days total, including
travel. The walking is easy; the only climbing you will do is over the occasional bridge.
Our second day was rather long because instead of stopping at Cookham we went on to Maidenhead.
1. Walking days
2. Getting there & away
Train Paddington - Reading; 30 mins
Train Windsor - Paddington; just over an hour; change in Slough
3. Books, maps etc
The Thames Path, David Sharp, Aurum Press. This has all you need - map and route description.
4. The Route
Day 1: Reading Station to Henley-on-Thames: 9 miles
The B&B we stayed at has ceased business, but there should be a good choice.
Day 2: Henley-on-Thames to Maidenhead: 16 miles
Thames Hotel, Ray Mead Rd, Maidenhead. (£60)
thameshotel.co.uk (Tel 01628 628721)
Day 3: Maidenhead to Windsor Station: 7 miles.