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Dorney Lake via Thames Path is a 4.4 mile loop trail located near Dorney, Buckinghamshire, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking.

Length 4.4 mi Elevation gain 370 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Walking Lake Partially paved River
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Waypoints (6)
Getting There

NOTE: Users have reported that the lake will be closed until at least September 2020. A circular walk starting from Dorney village in Buckinghamshire. The walk makes a complete circuit around Dorney Lake, the venue for the rowing at London 2012 Olympics. The walk includes a 1.5 mile section of the Thames Path giving you chance to watch the world go by on this popular part of the river. The walk is relatively flat with no stiles and just a couple of gates. The surfaces include country lanes, pavements, gravel paths and the towpath alongside the Thames. Parts of this towpath are narrow (so take care with children and dogs) and can be muddy, otherwise the paths make very easy walking. You will be sharing the paths with cyclists and joggers and you will also pass through Dorney Common which has cattle grazing, although these cattle seem to be at ease with the passing cars, horses, cyclists and walkers.

If you would like refreshments before or after your walk parking is available at The Palmer Arms public house in Dorney which serves food all day. This is on Village Road (B3026) in Dorney - SL4 6QW. Otherwise you can adjust the walk to start/finish at the Dorney Common car park (Waypoint 5).

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Justyna Matula
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very enjoyable walk alongside the river.

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wioletta słowik
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Marie Bass
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Normally I love this walk but unfortunately the lake is now closed until September 2020. There is no access at all.

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Danielle Goodall
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Great walk by the Thames!

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Philip Holt
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Good walk and really nice views down by the river. A bit too much road walking at the end with the dog on the lead. Very enjoyable though and would do again

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Liam Meehan
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A really nice walk with lots of off lead time for Daisy the dog. I'd have liked better views of the rowing lake but this is a minor point. The Thames Path gives great views across the river and Oakley Court is spectacular. Really good level walk for all abilities and one I'll be taking the kids on in the summer.

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Kate Kate
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Amin Chaabane
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Amin Chaabane
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Tony Ward
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Chris Edwards
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Toby Brittan
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Emily W
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Alison Becker
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Andy Gleeson
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Jerrod Latham
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Srishti Chauhan
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Neil Ferguson
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