From Source to Sea : Notes from a 215-Mile Walk Along the River Thames by Tom Chesshyre 9781786852861

From Source to Sea : Notes from a 215-Mile Walk Along the River Thames

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From Source to Sea: Notes from a 215-Mile Walk Along the River Thames is a captivating memoir that takes readers on an immersive journey through the heart of England. Author Tom Chesshyre embarks on an ambitious quest to walk the entire 215-mile length of the iconic River Thames, tracing its winding path from its humble beginnings as a trickle in the Cotswolds all the way to the vast expanse of the North Sea. Along this epic trek, he encounters a vibrant tapestry of characters, each with their own unique stories and connections to the river that has shaped the landscape and culture of the nation for centuries.

Chesshyre's keen eye for detail and engaging storytelling bring to life the rich history, diverse landscapes, and ever-evolving communities that line the banks of the Thames. From idyllic rural villages to bustling urban centers, he unveils the river's enduring influence on the people and places it touches. With a blend of humor, insight, and reverence for the natural world, Chesshyre invites readers to experience the Thames as more than just a waterway, but as a living, breathing entity that has woven itself into the fabric of British identity.

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