One day itineraries
On the edge of the Cotswolds, the river feels fresh and youthful and the untouched countryside reveals some delightful rural gems.
Highlights include the venerable Bodleian Library, Sir Christopher Wren’s Sheldonian Theatre and boating on the River Thames.
Explore a lovely rural reach of the river on an eight-mile walk from Oxford to Abingdon, on the well-signposted Thames Path National Trail.
For a quick way to slow down, hire a narrowboat and savour life at four miles an hour.
The river is your guide on this nine and a half mile station-to-station walk from Pangbourne to Cholsey on the Thames Path National Trail.
The town is rightly popular as a relaxed and interesting place to eat and to shop. The surrounding villages in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty add their own enticing country pubs.
Marlow’s attractive Georgian-fronted High Street leads down to the green expanse of riverside Higginson Park, with its landing stage for passenger steamers and rowing boats for hire.
Plunge into the wonderful world of River Thames water sports at Longridge outdoor activity centre in Buckinghamshire, providing a wide range of exciting water sports and land-based activities for young people of all abilities.
Balance the excitement and adrenalin of Olympic rowing with relaxed and classic views of the River Thames. From Boulters Restaurant and the beautiful grounds of the Cliveden House and estate, ending with a visit to nearby Taplow Court.
Discover the area of Windsor and Eton, highlights include Windsor Castle, Eton College tour, a boat trip along the River Thames and in the summer months enjoy a trip on the Windsor wheel.
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Whether you fancy a day out with the family, a romantic getaway with your loved one or you simply want to explore the Thames' history, we've got an idea to suit you.
Why not spend some time with your loved one. The River Thames has lots to offer, whether you want to enjoy a romantic evening out or a relaxing weekend away.
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!