ChiswickPutney

Chiput one
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Distance

7km/4mi

Ascent

33m

Descent

38m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Chiswick and Putney.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Chiswick and Putney.

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This route has been reviewed by 4 people.

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Reviews - 4

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Is this route good enough? -  Yes (3) No (1)

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Start and end points

Chiswick
Grid RefTQ2119578766
Lat / Lon 51.49486° / -0.25555°
Easting / Northing521,195E / 178,766N
What3Wordsmarked.spit.crisp
Putney
Grid RefTQ2398075091
Lat / Lon 51.46122° / -0.21674°
Easting / Northing523,980E / 175,091N
What3Wordsfactories.whips.slave

Chiput One's land is

Green urban 4.8%
Urban 82.2%
Water 13.0%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

Reviews


Jane Taylor

23 Jul 2021

**Update** Hammersmith Bridge is now OPEN to pedestrians, so this route is very much back in play.

This is a route with plenty of riverside paths (parts of which may flood at high tide), refreshment opportunities, and points of interest. At the midway point it passes close to Hammersmith Broadway, which has good transport links. So all in all very pleasant.

There is scope for a more direct route, and there's a couple of points where it encounters heavy traffic - the Great West Road, and Putney High Street (a notorious pollution blackspot) - which could I think be reduced if not completely avoided. For these reasons, along with the potential for minor high tide flood disruption, I'm giving 4 stars rather than 5.

The route passes a side entry to Chiswick House gardens, and also Hogarth's House, so for anyone looking to do a bit of sightseeing on the way this was an unexpected bonus. It also passes Fullers brewery and some excellent pubs along the river.
The highlight is undoubtedly crossing the river Thames on Hammersmith Bridge - an elderly marvel which can no longer support motor vehicles. Wonderful views across the river.
This stretch of the Thames is famous for the annual Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race and you can expect to see (and hear) plenty of trainee rowing activity on the way into Putney.

There's no flights of stairs and overall the route is fairly flat and on good paths, even along the river.


Tractiveeffort

28 Apr 2021

This route isn’t possible until Hammersmith Bridge is fixed.


Barnes Raider

25 Apr 2021

This route goes over Hammersmith Bridge. But, Hammersmith Bridge is closed, and will be for years. An alternative, coming from Chiswick, is just to carry on on the same side of the river until you reach Putney Bridge. If coming from Putney, carry on past Hammersmith Bridge and cross at Barnes Bridge.


Tajd

24 Apr 2021

Hammersmith bridge is closed at the moment so you’ve got to continue to Putney Bridge to cross the Thames. It appears unlikely that Hammersmith bridge will be open any time soon. Other than that it’s quite a nice flat route.


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