Lechlade Walk

Walking trail

Our Lechlade Walk from Buscot village to Lechlade and back follows brown way markers and is along the River Thames. It takes in the first lock on the River Thames as well as a Second World Bunker.

Looking out from one of the Second World War bunkers along the Thames

Map

Start:

Buscot Village National Trust car park

1

Park at Buscot village National Trust visitors car park. Walk down the track alongside the weir field to Buscot Lock.

Walking along the Thames

2

Cross the lock and weir and turn left onto the Thames path. Continue on the Thames path until you get to Lechlade.

The view of the River Thames

3

Cross the footbridge and continue to the road bridge.

4

Pass beneath to St John's Lock, the first lock on the River Thames.

The road bridge near St. Johns Lock

5

Bear left and cross the bridge, taking care on the road. Turn right along the road after the Trout Inn.

6

After a short distance turn to the right and rejoin the Thames path back the way you came to return to Buscot.

Looking out from one of the Second World War bunkers along the Thames

End:

Buscot Village National Trust car park

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Lechlade Walk

How to get here

Address
Buscot Village National Trust Car park (postcode SN7 8BY)
By road

Please park at Buscot Village National Trust car park

Lechlade Walk

Facilities and access

  • Toilets in Buscot Village
  • Tearoom in Buscot Village (not National Trust)