Ten Crossings of the Thames

The idea is to walk from London Kings Cross Station to Gravesend Pier, in 37 sections, one section a month. The first section – from Kings Cross Station to Camden, was on Sunday 21 June 2015 at 1400.

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The whole journey will cross the River Thames 10 times:

  1. Hungerford Bridge – (central) crossing from the Embankment to South Bank (walk 2)
  2. Southwark Bridge – (east) crossing from Southwark to the City (walk 3)
  3. Albert Bridge – (west) crossing from Chelsea into Battersea Park (walk 5)
  4. Ferry – (east) crossing from Rotherhithe Hilton to Canary Wharf (walk 7)
  5. Hammersmith Bridge – (west) crossing from Hammersmith and walking alongside the London Wetlands Centre (walk 12)
  6. Cable Car – (east) crossing from O2 Centre to Excel Centre (walk 14)
  7. Kew Bridge – (west) crossing from Brentford into Kew (walk 21)
  8. Woolwich Ferry – (east) crossing to London City Airport (walk 26)
  9. Hampton Ferry – (west) crossing from Kempton Park into Molesey near Hampton Court Palace (walk 33)
  10. Pocahontas Ferry – (east) finishing at Gravesend and crossing to Tilbury (walk 37)

We will additionally cross the Rivers Lee (3 times), the Fleet at Hampstead ponds, Crane, Dart, Brent, Wandle, Poolor, Barking Creek, Beverley Brook, Pymme’s Brook, Roding, the Grand Union and Regent’s Canals, and many other streams and waterways. The whole route is 200 miles of walking. If you’re interested in joining, sign up.


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