It is lovely & sunny & the dogs seek shade under the picnic bench
Walking back a virgin train races above on one of the bridges
Today we headed to Iffley & the River Thames (or Isis as it is called in Oxford), we have previously walked upstream from here into the centre of Oxford, but today we walked in the opposite direction.
We go under the bypass & there is some artistic graffiti under the bridge
This railway bridge carries only freight trains heading the short distance across the city to the BMW plant near Unipart to collect new vehicles.
After some narrow paths the area opens up into an area with cattle grazing in the distance
The Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel a 4* hotel set in a great location. They have this ex University Boat House permanently moored outside now.
A weir from the river feeds this pool covered in water lilies
Todays lunch spot The Kings Arms in Sandford
It got busier & busier with people arriving on foot, by car or by boat. When we left there was a 1hour wait for food.
These geese seem to have taken over the bottom of this garden
We are on the Thames Path which is 184miles long stretching from near Cirencester in the Cotswolds to the City of London.