GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Wargrave Walks

5 miles (8.2 km)

This Berkshire village is located in a nice spot next to the River Thames with some lovely surrounding Chilterns countryside. The historic settlement includes many old listed buildings, a picturesque marina, a 12th century church and a very fine riverside pub for post walk refreshment.
This circular walk from the village visits the woodland around Bowsey Hill before heading to Cockpole Green and Crazies Hill. There's some pleasant woodland and grassland with views of the surrounding countryside to enjoy on the way. On Bowsey Hill there are a number of different routes to choose from with walkers, horse riders and cyclists well catered for. This includes the Chiltern Way and the Knowl Hill Bridleway Circuit.


RG10 8HY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Wargrave OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

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Walks near Wargrave


On the High Street there's the St George & Dragon. The stylish pub serves good quality dishes which you can enjoy in the courtyard or garden. It's located in a lovely spot close to the river with fine views from the pub.

Dog Walking

The woodland and country trails make for a fine dog walk. The George mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

If you head to the opposite side of the river you can pick up the Thames Path at nearby Shiplake.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Berkshire Walks page.


Church Street in Wargrave - - 2377509

Church Street in Wargrave

Wargrave Marina - - 947820

Wargrave Marina. On the south bank of the river close up to Shiplake railway bridge. Accessible by road from Waterman's Way off Station Road.

Grassland and woodland above Wargrave - - 1048344

Grassland and woodland above Wargrave. A small uncultivated field stands beside Bottom Boles Wood on the shallow western slopes of Bowsey Hill.

Bowsey Hill - - 16683

Bowsey Hill. An intersection of routes in beech woods high in the Chilterns.

Ways to go on Bowsey Hill - - 1245897

Ways to go on Bowsey Hill. Plenty of choice on foot, bike or horse!

Pasture, Crazies Hill - - 762468

Pasture, Crazies Hill. Longhorn cattle graze with Worleys Farm in the background.

Highland cattle near Cockpole Green - - 764731

Highland cattle near Cockpole Green. Beside the footpath between Cockpole Green and Hatchgate House. Bowsey Hill is in the background to the right.

Gates to Cayton Park - - 1352793

Gates to Cayton Park


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