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River Thames Guide

For all leisure activities
on the Thames and Wey

Whether sailing, boarding, paddling, fishing, or walking, the River Thames Guide app is your complete companion.
No Internet connection needed (except for weather and current conditions).
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River Thames Guide

App features:

Interactive Map

Overlay any combination of locks, marinas, moorings, pump-out, fuel, pubs, slipways, camping, fishing, eating, the Thames Path and much more...

Journey Planner

Get the sailing time (at 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 mph), river distance and number of locks between any two of 102 River Thames or any two of 46 Wey locations

Current Conditions

Check that it is safe to sail on the non-tidal Thames (live info on any red or yellow boards); find the next high and low tides on the tidal Thames


Check the weather for today and the next five days for selected river locations; this page also gives the time to take down your Ensign


Check the river draught (avoid running aground!)and bridge clearance (every bridge from Lechlade to the Queen Elizabeth II bridge!)

Advice &Guidance

Everything you need to know for a river journey and what to do in case of emergency (RNLI approved); searchable glossary and more...

Works on your device!

Multiple Platforms

The app

Some screenshots from
River Thames Guide:

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Interactive map, journey planner, lock info, current conditions, weather, bridge clearances, river draught

Time, sailing, distance and no of locks

Between any pair of 102 locations (Thames) or 46 (Wey)

Live river conditions

For non-tidal and tidal Thames and Wey Navigation

Every lock in detail

Distance to next up and next down; tap for full lock info

Weather forecasts

Choose a location for five-day forecast

Tide predictions

Times and heights for forthcoming tides