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Towns & Cities on the River Thames

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    Oxford

    Even the name 'Oxenford' recalls the city's close links to the Thames (or Isis as it's called locally), where oxen and wagons could safely cross the river.

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    Windsor

    Windsor

    The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is a short break destination in South East England combining 1,000 years of history, contemporary shopping and fine dining with sports, leisure activities and events.

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    Runnymede

    Windsor Road, Egham

    Runnymede is famous for its monuments, the most famous being the one to commemorate the Magna Carta. The area is a riverside setting of meadows, grassland and woodland with a network of pleasant paths and pleasure gardens.

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    Marlow

    Marlow is without a doubt one of the loveliest locations on the River Thames, set amongst the rich meadows of the river valley and alongside the woodlands of the Chiltern Hills.

    The vibrant Georgian market town is made up of historic streets...

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    Maidenhead

    Windsor, Maidenhead

    The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is a short break destination in South East England combining 1,000 years of history, contemporary shopping and fine dining with sports, leisure activities and events.

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    London

    London

    The Thames flows through Central London and provides a stunning backdrop to many of the city's top tourist attractions.

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    Henley on Thames

    Henley On Thames

    Henley is inextricably linked with the Royal River Thames.

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    Eton

    On the opposite bank of the River Thames from Windsor lies the town of Eton. Connected by a footbridge, Eton has an importance of its own both historically and commercially.

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    Bray

    A pretty riverside parish with a three-mile frontage on the Thames between Maidenhead and Windsor, Bray has become a very popular stopping place for visitors to the Royal Borough as it features a wealth of cottages, houses and fine dining.

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    Streatley-on-Thames

    The village of Streatley-on-Thames stands on the opposite side of the River Thames to Goring; Oxfordshire on one side and West Berkshire on the other, linked by a bridge which was built in 1923

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    Wallingford

    Market Place, Wallingford

    Wallingford is a pretty market town nestled between the River Thames and the ancient ruins of Wallingford Castle in the glorious South Oxfordshire countryside.

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    Walton on Thames

    Walton on Thames

    Walton is a vibrant town, situated beside the River Thames in Surrey. The town centre offers numerous shops and restaurants to sample. The Heart is an exciting brand new retail and residential complex, which combines top high street fashion with...

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    Oxfordshire Cotswolds

    Witney

    The Oxfordshire Cotswolds, West Oxfordshire, covers the area to the north of the Thames from Cassington, just upstream of Oxford, to Lechlade, near the source of the Thames.

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    Richmond upon Thames

    Richmond upon Thames

    Richmond possesses a timeless charm more akin to a village than a town. Henry VII named Richmond after his favourite Earldom, Richmond in Yorkshire, and the gateway of his magnificent Palace, favoured by Elizabeth I, still remains.

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    Buscot

    Buscot is a small Thames-side village about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southeast of Lechlade. Originally part of Berkshire it is now in Oxfordshire. A short walk from the end of the village leads past Buscot Weir field to Buscot Lock on the River Thames.

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    Staines

    Staines

    Romans settled in Staines in AD43 and named the town “Ad Pontes” meaning “at the Bridges” in reference to the bridge they constructed across the Thames (at the site of the current Staines Bridge).

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    The Chilterns - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    The Chilterns AONB stretches from the River Thames between Wallingford and Marlow up through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire to Hitchin in Hertfordshire and was designated in 1965 as one of the finest areas of countryside in the UK.

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    Faringdon

    Faringdon

    The market town of Faringdon is perched on a golden limestone ridge between two river valleys – the Ock and the Thames – Faringdon enjoys panoramic views of the surrounding area.

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    South Oxfordshire

    You may find that with so many great things to see and do on offer in South Oxfordshire, you might just have to stay a little longer.

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    Chertsey

    Chertsey

    Archaeological remains show the area was inhabited long before the founding of Chertsey Abbey in 666AD.

    The Abbey, the first of its kind in the county, was immensely wealthy and powerful and at the height of its power the Abbot controlled over...

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    Reading

    Reading

    There are few places to rival Reading for its energy and ambition.

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