To help, you make the most of what the river has to offer, we have developed a set of itineraries for those new to the area, exploring the best bits of what the River Thames has to offer.
If you are short for time, why not try one of our one day or half day itineraries? There are lots of ideas to help you discover this wonderful part of Britain - from peaceful walks through stunning scenery to city breaks and time spent watching the world glide by on a boat.
Of course, you don't need to be new to the River Thames to make use of these great trip ideas - if you live near the river, may be explore a little further afield or take a short break somewhere new? Or you could take time out with a relaxing boating holiday for a real taste of this majestic river.
To find an itinerary simply choose how long a break you would like and then take your pick from the list of places to visit. Each itinerary can be downloaded and printed off so you can take it with you on your trip.
Explore the beautiful, relaxing and inspiring
If you have been to an event at Dorney Lake in the morning, why not spend the afternoon exploring the best of what the River Thames has to offer.
No tickets for today? Enjoy a fantastic day out exploring the River Thames. From Henley-on-Thames the home of rowing to the impressive Hampton Court Palace.
Got a few free days? Why not experience the academic city of Oxford or relax in the beautiful rural Cotswolds.