The Windsor Ultra Route Directions

The Windsor Ultra

Thames Path is referenced at TP.
Kissing-Gate is referenced as k-g

Start to CP1

From Hurley Caravan & Camping continue down the river bank TP.

Through various k-g, then at 0.8 miles into wooded area (G/R 823 841), soon cross river bridge and through Hurley Lock. At 1.1 miles cross another river bridge (G/R 829 843) TP.

At 1.5 miles cross river bridge (G/R 835 842) and through Temple Lock (G/R 836 843).

At 2.5 miles cross over footbridge, shortly cross 2nd footbridge TP along river bank.

At 3.1 miles reach bridge, go left then cross road into church yard – far left corner TP continues down an alley, soon reach road – go over slightly right TP continues down another alley.

At 3.4 miles reach road (G/R 853 863) TP goes right – stay on road till 3.6 miles (G/R 856 861) where TP goes right.

At 3.8 miles go under railway bridge.

At 4.6 miles through kissing gate (G/R 867 863)

At 6.0 miles go through gate passing Upper Thames Sailing Club and at 6.2 miles cross bridge by OTT Restaurant and Bar (G/R 890 873)

At 6.4 miles go right over footbridge and at 7.3 miles pass CRSC boat yard (G/R 895 857).

At 7.4 miles TP goes right (GR 897 856), continue through churchyard reach lane and go left then soon reach road, follow TP signs then take road A4094 (Suton Road) sign Maidenhead, stay on footpath where possible.

At 7.8 miles go left into Mill Lane (G/R 897 851) and at 8.1 miles TP goes right.

At 8.8 miles cross footbridge, at 9.7 miles cross footbridge by white house (G/R 904 830).

At 9.9 miles reach Boultons Lock (G/R 903 824), which is CP1

Navigation Difficulty: Low
Course – mainly trail, well signposted Thames Path
Total CP distance – 9.9 miles

 

CP1 to CP2

From Boultons Lock continue along river sign posted TP.

0.3 miles pass Jennes Café (G/R 902 819), at 0.5 miles keep to footpath on road, away from river bank, then at 0.6 miles TP goes left across park area towards bridge.

Reach bridge with the Blue River Café and Thames Riviera Hotel opposite, go left crossing bridge and then immediate left off bridge, TP continues through k-g and under the bridge.

At 0.8 miles reach road and go right along river then under railway bridge (G/R 902 810)

At 2.1 miles reach Bray lock (G/R 910 798), continue forward TP.

At 5.6 miles reach Boveney Lock (G/R 944 777).

At 6.8 miles (G/R 956 773) go under the A332 bridge and continue forward.

At 7.4 miles reach a small road by The Watermans Arms (G/R 966 722).Continue forward on Brocas Street then turn right over the bridge then left on the signed TP.

At 8.2 miles (G/R 970 779) go through a boat yard and bear right at the bottom of the yard on TP.

At 8.5 miles go under railway line (G/R 974 780) and continue on signed TP.

At 8.9 miles meet a road bridge (G/R 978 774). Go over the bridge then turn right down the steps on TP.

At 9.4 miles (G/R 983 771) meet a road and turn right on signed TP.

At 10.1 miles (G/R 987 761) turn right on signed TP.

At 10.7 miles (G/R 984 756) go under bridge then bear left to meet a road. Turn left over the bridge then left on TP.

At 11.5 miles (G/R 992 751) reach a small tarmac lane by a bridge and continue TP.

At 11.7 miles reach Old Windsor Lock which is CP2.

Navigation Difficulty: Low
Course – mainly trail, well signposted Thames Path
Total CP distance – 11.7 miles
Total Windsor Ultra distance – 21.6 miles

 

CP2 to CP3

From Old Windsor Lock continue forward on TP.

At 3.1 miles (G/R 017 720) reach Bell Weir Lock and continue forward on signed “T/P”.

At 4.2 miles just before a road bridge, turn right on signed “T/P” (G/R 031 715) then turn left over the bridge, then right down steps to rejoin the river.

At 6.1 miles (G/R 043 695) reach Penton Hook Lock and continue forward on signed “T/P”.

At 7.7 miles (G/R 051 677) pass Laleham camping Park.

At 8.1 miles (G/R 054 672) go under the M3 motorway.

At 10.3 miles (G/R 071 659) reach Thames Court Pub, which is CP3.

Navigation Difficulty: Low
Course – mainly trail along the river bank, well signposted Thames Path
Total CP distance – 10.3 miles
Total Windsor Ultra distance – 31.9 miles

 

CP3 to Finish / Campsite 3

From Thames Court follow the path which leads into Ferry Lane.

At 0.6 miles (G/R 073 665) meet road and turn right on signed T/P.

At 1.0 miles (G/R 078 668) turn right through Manor Park car park on signed T/P.

At 1.4 miles (G/R 080 668) meet road and turn right on pavement for approx 50 yards then bear right on signed T/P.

At 1.7 miles (G/R 085 668) bear right into Walton Lane.

At 2.2 miles (G/R 091 666) reach road and turn right on signed T/P. Go over bridge then turn left on signed T/P.

At 3.8 miles (G/R 106 681) pass the Weir Pub.

At 4.1 miles (G/R 109 685) pass Sunbury Lock.

At 7.1 miles (G/R 151 686) pass Molesey Lock and continue forward.

At 7.4 miles (G/R 153 684) reach road bridge and cross over to the other side then turn right on signed T/P.

At 10.3 miles (G/R 176 693) reach road bridge and turn right on signed T/P.

At 10.4 miles (G/R 178 693) turn right signed T/P by TK Max shop then right again on signed T/P.

At 11.5 miles (G/R 179 707) reach Albany Canoe and Sailing Centre which is the finish/campsite 3.

Navigation Difficulty: Low
Course – mainly trail along the river bank, well signposted Thames Path
Total CP distance – 11.5 miles
Total Windsor Ultra distance – 43.4 miles.