The following shows a sample of the multitude books written about the River Thames

Map of the River Thames

Published by Imray

This complete guide covers the Barrier to Cricklade with the River Wey, Basingstoke Canal and the Kennet & Avon Canal to Great Bedwyn.

Chris Cove-Smith's text describes the navigation with support of clear and detailed mapping.


The River Thames Book

Published by Imray

The River Thames Book contains the information from the Map of the River Thames above.

The book also lists in exhaustive detail the facilities to be found along each section of the navigation. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and is now in full colour with new colour photographs and mapping.


Navigating the Thames through central London

Published by Imray

This is an ideal book for someone who has not yet travelled the tidal Thames to see the sites of London.

The book has extensive information on bridge heights, distances, place names etc, and creating a catalogue of these. It also has clear detail on recognizing and avoiding hazards along the way, navigational lights and symbols, as well as a pull out "map" with all the bridges and wharfs shown.


Exploring the Thames Wilderness

A guide to the natural Thames

Published by Bloomsbury

The River Thames is an often undiscovered haven of stunning scenery, wonderful wildlife and brilliant natural beauty. As well as the famous stretches passing through our biggest cities and towns, there is a hidden side to the river - wild and natural, but surprisingly accessible.

Organised geographically, the book provides information on the history and character of each stretch of the river and the featured sites within it. Illustrated with maps and photos, the text highlights which plants and wildlife to watch out for.


These books and many more can be seen on the River Themes News Website and can purchased from Amazon UK