Overgrown Channel of the Bray Cut

< York Stream and Moor Cut Junction River Thames Junction > < Next River ThamesBray Cut Next > The channel of the Bray Cut is very overgrown and rather shallow.  Headroom is limited by several low bridges and pipe crossings.

Crossing the Bray Cut

< York Stream and Moor Cut Junction River Thames Junction > < Next River ThamesBray Cut Next > There are several metal bridges across the Bray Cut, all with low headroom for navigation.

Difficult navigation along the Bray Cut

< York Stream and Moor Cut Junction River Thames Junction > < Next River ThamesBray Cut Next > Much of the channel of the Bray Cut is overgrown and dredging will be needed when it is restored, as well as trimming back the vegetation.

The village of Bray

< York Stream and Moor Cut Junction River Thames Junction > < Next River ThamesBray Cut Next > Bray Cut takes its name from the village and parish of Bray that it passes through.

Arches for the railway bridge

< York Stream and Maidenhead Ditch Junction Bray Cut and York Stream Junction > < Next River ThamesMoor Cut Next > The Great Western Railway Line crosses the Moor Cut on an embankment with arches very similar to the crossing on the York Stream.

Footbridge over the Moor Cut

< York Stream and Maidenhead Ditch Junction Bray Cut and York Stream Junction > < Next River ThamesMoor Cut Next > Although it is normally dry, there’s a bridge to carry the foot path over the Moor Cut in Maidenhead.

Maidenhead Ditch

< River Thames York Stream & Moor Cut Junction > < Jump River ThamesMaidenhead Ditch Next > There are proposals to make the Maidenhead Ditch navigable but, for now, it carries a trickle of water to feed the York Stream.

Towpath sculpture

< Moor Cut & Maidenhead Ditch Junction Bray Cut & Moor Cut Junction > < Next River ThamesYork Stream Next > An intriguing sculpture sits alongside the path and picnic table between Stafferton Way Bridge and the Railway Arches.

Railway embankment

< Moor Cut & Maidenhead Ditch Junction Bray Cut & Moor Cut Junction > < Next River ThamesYork Stream Next > The embankment carries four tracks of the Great Western Railway Line over the York Stream near the centre of Maidenhead.