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Family Fun on the River Thames

There's plenty of great ideas for family things to do on the Thames now that school's out.

As well as all kinds of boating, you can walk the Thames Path National Trail. Whether you’re walking or on a boat there’s plenty to see, iconic buildings, ancient countryside and nature reserves, islands and locks for camping, churches and abbeys and historic towns and villages along its 184 miles from the Cotswolds to London.

There’s plenty of fun ideas to do along the Thames from Geocaching, kayaking, orienteering, dragon boat racing or climbing the wall at Longridge. Explore the towns such as Henley-on-Thames, Marlow or Windsor on foot or take a Scavenger Challenge.

Enjoy exploring the next few sections, we’re sure you’ll find something special for you and your family and there’s walks for all the family whether you’ve got a buggy, the dog or use a wheelchair.

These sections provide some inspiration for family days out and holidays on the River. To make it easier we’ve divided it into:

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