Boating on the Thames
174 Newbury *
175 Reading and Windsor
176 West London
177 East London
*only small section of 174 that can be photocopied and attached to 175, or rely on guidebook maps.
Trail Guide "The Thames Path" 2001
edition showing several material recent changes bringing several new
of riverbank onto the route. Description plus extracts from OS maps at
1:25000 and 1:16000 scales. The larger scale is very useful for London,
where the extra detail is invaluable.
Thames, the river and the path" - GEOprojects
A map of the Thames from Tower Bridge to the source with useful insets of towns along the river. Although mainly aimed at the boat user, it gives much useful information, including campsites, pubs, water taps, toilets etc. 1:60000 (Does not show latest changes to path).
Nicholson - Guide to the Waterways - London,
Grand Union, Oxford and Lee (and Stort)
GEOprojects map - Lee and Stort Navigations with the East London ring
Approx. 1 inch to the mile map with large scale additional maps of complex areas
Walked it, now thinking of doing it by boat?
"River Thames A companion and Boating Guide" 190p
Full details of the river, each lock described in detail with diagrams including awkward currents etc, watermanship, planning a cruise, buying a boat and the history of the river. Lots of interesting b&w (often old) and colour photographs.
Incidentally, if you have fallen in love with the idea of owning a boat on the Thames, look into moorings before you even consider looking at boats - unless you decide on a towable boat.
Inland Waterways Manual" Barrell 200p