Royal Yachting Association (RYA)
Tel: +44 (0)2380 604100
EasyTide - Online tidal predictions
General River Thames Information
The River Thames Society
Protecting the natural beauty of the River Thames and its adjacent lands and buildings, and promoting use of the river for all purposes
Tel: +44 (0)1491 612456
The Thames Path National Trail
The official guide to the Thames Path National Trail
Tel: +44 (0)1865 810224
Thames Landscape Strategy
Tel: +44 (0)20 8940 0654
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Tel: +44 (0)1823 337900
River Thames Tideway (Port of London Authority)
Tel: +44 (0)1474 562200
For more information about making the most of the tidal River Thames you can also visit: www.boatingonthethames.co.uk
River Wey (National Trust)
Tel: +44 (0)1483 561389
Kennet and Avon Canal (British Waterways)
Tel: +44 (0)1380 722859
Oxford Canal (British Waterways)
Tel: +44 (0)1788 890666
The River Thames connects to over 2000 miles of Britain's inland waterways. For links to other waterway managers visit the Association of Inland Navigation Authorities at www.aina.org.uk.
Attractions & Tourist Information
Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead - For details about the Royal Borough and its many attractions visit www.windsor.gov.uk. Assistance with booking somewhere to stay is also available by telephoning the special Accommodation Hotline on +44 (0)1753 743907, Fax on +44 (0)1753 743911 or e-mail.
Visit Oxfordshire's website, www.visitoxfordandoxfordshire.com is a mine of information about places to visit, attractions, walking and places to stay in Oxford and Oxfordshire. Oxford Visitor Centre's friendly staff offer excellent walking tours, discounted attraction tickets, a personal bed booking service, and have an encyclopaedic knowledge of what's on where. Tel +44 (0)1865 252200.
West Oxfordshire Cotswolds - A comprehensive site providing information on a variety of attractions to help you plan activities and enjoy the area - www.oxfordshirecotswolds.org.
Visit South Oxfordshire - www.visitsouthoxfordshire.co.uk. A very useful website containing information on all the main towns and some of the villages in South Oxfordshire - including their history, attractions to visit, events to attend, places to eat and things to do. The site also offers an on-line accommodation booking service.
Visit Buckinghamshire - A useful site providing information on a variety of attractions and activities in the area as well as event listings, town information, and Tourist Information Centre details www.visitbuckinghamshire.org.
Explore the beautiful, relaxing and inspiring
Fun on the River Thames doesn't always have to cost you. There are plenty of free ways to have a cheap day out with the kids on the River Thames. Take a stroll, get on your bike, catch a fish or play Pooh Sticks...
There really is so much to do on the river and nearby, that a day is not long enough. There are plenty of family-friendly places to stay nearby or on the river. Make your base at one of our family friendly hotels and you can discover history or enjoy a spot of camping...
Don’t forget there are endless ideas for adventure on the river. Check out our ideas for Great Family Days Out. The simplest way to explore the river is a rowing boat For a rainy day visit one of the Thames Valley Museums.