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Towns & Cities on the River Thames

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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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    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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    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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    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.

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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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    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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    Benson

    Benson, once known as Bensington, is a large Thames-side village in South Oxfordshire, a short distance from Wallingford

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    Henley on Thames

    Henley On Thames

    Henley is inextricably linked with the Royal River Thames.

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    Runnymede

    Windsor Road, Egham

    The Borough of 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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    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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    Nettlebed

    Henley-On-Thames

    Nettlebed was of some importance in ancient times because of its position on the point where the Henley –Oxford road intersects the Chiltern Ridgeway. Later it became a noted staging post. Legend has it that many Kings and Queens stayed at the...

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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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    Oxfordshire

    Oxford

    Changing from sparkling rivulet to magisterial river, Old Father Thames winds gently through Oxfordshire, past picturesque Cotswold villages like Kelmscott, former home of craftsman William Morris, and ancient market towns, grown wealthy from...

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    Cricklade

    Cricklade

    Cricklade is the only Wiltshire town on the young River Thames. Although there had been earlier Iron Age trackways it was the Romans who built the first metalled road, Ermin Street, to cross the low flood plains between Speen and Gloucester.

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    Chertsey

    Chertsey


    The historic town of Chertsey dates back to 666AD when Erkenwald who became the Bishop of London established an Abbey with a water mill on a tributary that loops back into the Thames, now named the Abbey River. Every year the Abbey River is blessed...

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    Kingston upon Thames

    Kingston Upon Thames

    Kingston upon Thames is a shopper’s delight, with over 500 stores to choose from. Situated on the banks of the Thames, this historic market town has a strong arts culture and a vibrant festival programme.

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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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    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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    Kelmscott

    Lechlade

    Kelmscott is a small very rural village on the north bank of the River Thames in West Oxfordshire, close to the Gloucestershire border and about 2.5 miles east of Lechlade.

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    Abingdon

    Abingdon

    The Vale of White Horse's largest town can be reached on foot from the Thames Path or by boat from the river. By road it is only 6 miles, 10 kilometres from Oxford.

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