Oh, so English
Henley-on-Thames is undoubtedly the place to go for that little fix of riverside fun and couldn’t be more quintessentially English if it tries.
Just on the border of Oxfordshire and Berkshire this historic, picturesque market town, can trace its roots back to 12th century.
Where is Henley & how to get there
- By Car
If travelling from the east either take Junction 9 of the M4 motorway, or Junction 4 of the M40, onto the A404 and follow the signs to Henley.
Or from the west Junction 12 of the M4 and scoot through Reading, or Junction 6 of the M40 and again follow the signs to Henley.
- By Train
You can catch a train from London Paddington to Henley-on-Thames Station which takes around 1 hour. You'll need to change at Twyford onto the branch line.
Henley-on-Thames MarketsA little crafty
Point to Note
Historical Henley-on-ThamesTake a look
Where to stay in Henley
- Phyllis Court Club - Set in a 14th-Century manor house with beautiful gardens, set on the River Thames' edge. Free parking and a 10-minute walk to the centre of Henley
- The Row Barge Henley - A traditional pub that offers cosy rooms in a central location. It features a courtyard garden & parking is on road.
Henley-on-Thames RiversideWater is calling
Without further ado we head down to the hustle and bustle of the River Thames. The river offers such a wonderful backdrop and welcomes all kind of boaters.
The name Henley-on-Thames may be ringing bells with you, as this part of the Thames has been made famous by the annual Henley Royal Regatta.
Henley Royal RegattaThe Big Event
Across the countiesOxfordshire to Berkshire
If you're intrigued by Oxfordshire, a historic UK county, then why not check out "The Little Book of Oxfordshire". Full of facts and obscure information. It's a fun read on the region.
You won't be able to put it down. You can pick it up for your Kindle or in good old paperback.
Henley LifeRelaxing pace
A pit stop
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