Thames Barrier to Oxleas Meadows

Route information

  • Section start: Thames Barrier
  • Nearest public transport to the start: Charlton (Rail)
  • Section finish: Oxleas Meadows
  • Nearest public transport to the finish: Oxleas Wood (bus stop on Shooters Hill/ A207) or Falconwood (Rail)
  • Section distance: 3.9 miles (6.3 km)


  • Severndroog Castle
  • Oxleas Woods

Terrain and surface

After a hilly start with steep slopes and one, very long flight of steps (there is an alternative route), this becomes more level. This is mainly a mixture of tarmac paths, pavements, grass and rough paths and tracks. There are no stiles along this route.