Things to do on the River Thames
The River Thames has something to offer for everyone. Whether you’re coming to the area for a break, live locally and want to take up a new hobby or just want to get to know the area better, there’s something to suit you.
As you would expect, Boating is the top activity on the River and we have plenty of ideas for how to take a boat trip or participate in a boating activity. If you’re thinking about owning a boat, check out our handy guide to buying a pre-owned boat.
If you just want to watch the boats go by you can relax in a marina, they are open for everyone and have some great places to eat by the river.
Explore the beautiful, relaxing and inspiring
From historic royal palaces to thrill-filled theme parks, the River Thames is surrounded by lots of exciting attractions.
What better way to escape everyday stress than messing about on a boat on the river.
Fancy a quick snack, or a hearty three-course meal? What about a glass of wine by the river? There’s a whole host of pubs, restaurants and tea rooms along the River Thames.