Activities on The River Thames
The River Thames provides a great playground for those keen to enjoy outdoor activities whether for an activity day or an activity break.
As well as the numerous boating opportunities there are plenty of ways to participate for a small group of family or friends to larger special events.
These are generally tailored by an event organiser or offered through a venue such as Dorney Lake and can be on the water or land-based. What better setting than Dorney Lake which was a London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games venue.
Ideas for Activities:
- Dragon Boat Racing
- Raft Building
- Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting
- Rowing Experiences
- Scavenger Challenges in Henley-on-Thames, Marlow, Cookham or Windsor & Eton
- These are great ideas for Hen or Stag parties as well and can be combined with stays at some of the riverside hotels.
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...
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.
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...