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Pangourne- Re-live the same boat journey on the River Thames as Jerome K Jerome in his book '3 men In A Boat' and cruise to Pangbourne. Pangbourne is also the home of Kenneth Grahame, author of The Wind in the Willows. You will also pass Mapledurham House, dating from 1588 and thought to be the model for Toad Hall and was also used in the filming of 'Where eagles Dare'.
Henley on Thames- Experience the bustling market town of Henley & the Royal Regatta or how about the Henley 80s Rewind Festival? Henley is a great place to moor up for a couple of nights and provides a great base to explore the surrounding area from. The River Rowing Museum in Henley provides interest for all the family. The parks on the banks of the Thames at Henley provide ample space for children to play, family picnics or dog walking. All amenities are within walking distance from the boat moorings on the river bank.
Oxford - Visit the City of Dreaming Spires and marvel at the unique blend of traditional and modern culture. As well as the beauty of the city's world famous colleges Oxford offers a host of tourist attractions and a vast selection of restaurants and pubs which give this historic city a vibrant and cosmopolitan feel.
Windsor Castle - An official residence of HM The Queen Windsor Castle is the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world. Visit the State Apartments and marvel at the vast amount of treasures from the Royal collection. Take a guided tour which gives you a chance to take a glance at life at this magnificent castle.
Hampton Court Palace- Discover the magnificence of Henry VIII's favourite royal residence at Hampton Court Palace. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the bustling Base Court and marvel at the breath-taking grandeur of Henry's State Rooms. Stroll through over 60 acres of enchanting gardens, lose yourself in the famous maze and appreciate the beauty of one of the greatest palaces on earth.See our other locations
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Address : Better Boating, Caversham, Reading RG4 8EX
By Road : The Sat Nav postcode is RG4 5BS. This will take you to the end of Star Road. Once there you will see a mini roundabout, take the 3rd exit into Mill green. You will see the boat yard in front. Drive into the yard and we will meet you and show you where to park. Ten minutes before you arrive, please phone or text us on 07780 88 71 72 and we will come straight away and meet you in the car park and take you to the boat.
By Rail : Take the train to Reading station which is 2 miles from Caversham. Car Hire https://www.rhinocarhire.com/
By Air : Heathrow is the closest airport, being just 21 miles away.
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Thames cruise to Marlow via Henley on Thames||Few Locks||4.00||12.00||7|
|Goring on the Thames from Caversham||Few Locks||4.00||8.00||6|
|Historic city of Windsor from Caversham along the River Thames||Few Locks||5.00 to 8.00||23.00||22|
|Abingdon a pretty busy 18th century market town along the Thames from Caversham||Short Break||5.00||22.00||18|
|Oxford and return from Caversham||Stag/Hen||8.00||29.50||26|
|Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle from Caversham along the Thames||Few Locks||8.00 to 15.00||38.75||38|
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Taxis : Caversham Taxis www.allreadingtaxis.co.uk/areas/caversham Tel 0118 324 1222
Groceries : There are various supermarkets in Caversham- Londis , Co-Op and Waitrose.
Bike Hire : N/a