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Explore Thames is an innovative, interactive iOS App for anyone visiting the River Thames. It is fully compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPad mini range of Apple devices on iOS6 or later
The River Thames offers fantastic leisure facilities for boating. Whether you are looking for a relaxing afternoon, seeing the sights while somebody else drives, or you want to be in charge and hire a boat, punt or canoe for an hour or longer. Read more…
Swan Upping is a traditional event taking place in July. It's a colourful event with the Swan Uppers dressed in uniforms, travelling in traditional wooden skiffs, with flags and pennants. When a family is located, the boats will gradually surround the swans until they can be lifted from the water, examined and marked.
There are loads of ways to enjoy the River Thames with your family - we've come up with lots of ideas to keep your little ones entertained!
The River Thames has a great selection of marinas with great facilities, whether you are looking for a berth or somewhere to enjoy a relaxing afternoon. The marinas can be in, or near historic destinations, countryside settings popular attractions and many have excellent restaurants.