Starting on Sunday 1 September a journey with a difference will be taking place. Taken from the source of the River Thames in the Gloucestershire countryside, a small bottle of Thames water will be passed down from person to person, boat to boat, travelling all the way through to central London and out to sea making this, the first River Thames Relay. Continue reading
Thames Path, Cricklade towards Water Eaton
This morning, it looked like summer had finally arrived. We dropped J off at school for Saturday Active, enjoyed a hearty breakfast at Stacy’s, then walked off the calories along the Thames Path.
We took the Water Eaton direction. Last time we tried, we had to head back due to flooding (the water was over the tops of my wellies). It couldn’t have been more different this morning. On the way back, we even saw some kayaks on the river.
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Posted on June 8, 2013 by sarah
The Cricklade Court Leet are leading a Winters Walk to learn more about the North Meadow. Meet at the Thames Hall, at the Thames Bridge at 1.30pm. Stout footwear is advised as the duration of the event will take approximately 2 Hrs (including refreshments and Slide show.
All are welcome.
Have a look at the Poster:-New_Years_DayWalk
230 miles down the Thames
JOURNEY’S END: Celebrating after a 230-mile journey down the River Thames are Ivy Maddocks, Kristian Maddocks, Alex McLeese and Matthew Lowry. www.visitthames.co.uk
A PADDLING foursome from Barnstaple have completed a 230-mile trip along the River Thames in blow-up dinghies.
The self-proclaimed “crazy paddlers”, Alex McLeese, Matthew Lowry and Kristian and Ivy Maddocks, paddled from near the source of the Thames, near Cricklade, to Gravesend in ten-foot long rubber boats.
The two-week trip, which the group embarked on “just to do something different”, was to raise money for Help for Heroes.
Read the full story at http://www.thisisnorthdevon.co.uk/news/Row-row-row-boat-8212-230-miles-Thames/article-2540570-detail/article.html