3.9 of 5 (3 votes)

Stanwell to Sheperton

A moderate walk (riverside) starting and finishing in Surrey, England, about 11.50km (7.15 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 3m (9ft)
Descent 6m (19ft)
Max. Elevation 30m (98ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 9m (28ft)
Distance 11.50km
Duration ~3:15h
Created by Stephen Nixey on 04 Jul 2015
Walk takes in the River Thames with the Stanwell Moor, and Sheperton, a small town. Part of this route looks over a conservation area which is rich in wildlife

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OS Grid TQ053737
Start at Stanwell village, just outside Staines.
OS Grid TQ036738
This conservation area is rich in wildlife, with rare birds often seen within this marshy land. There are open views with rivers and lakes that can be fished for chub, pike and carp.
About 1.73 km (~1.07 miles) from
OS Grid TQ036713
The old town of Staines-Upon-Thames has loads of places to eat if you have not taken a packed lunch. This starts the river part of the walk.
About 2.50 km (~1.55 miles) from
OS Grid TQ044695
A walk round the island is advised, again this is an natural spot near a lock. Fishing is permitted and it is a nice place to stop for a meal if you have a packed lunch.
About 1.95 km (~1.21 miles) from
OS Grid TQ060668
An open lowland, a nice area for a rest spot before Sheperton lock.
About 3.18 km (~1.98 miles) from
OS Grid TQ079671
This small old town is now quite modern. There are buses from here to take you back to the start or onwards.
About 1.91 km (~1.19 miles) from

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06 Jul 2015
Route Longer Than Shown

Note that this walk is probably much longer than 9 miles, as the river section wiggles considerably

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