Maidenhead attractions

Maidenhead attractions

MaidenheadFrom Maidenhead you can explore the county of Berkshire, often referred to as the Royal County of Berkshire as Windsor Castle lies within its boundaries. Berkshire borders the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Greater London. It is known as one of the Home Counties and the county town is Reading. Berkshire has been the scene of many battles throughout history; it has stately homes, abbeys, castles and museums to visit, while the Berkshire Downs are part of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Attractions River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, RG9 1BF. Tel: 01491 415600. The Museum has three main galleries devoted to the River Thames, the international sport of rowing and the town of Henley. There are also three special exhibition galleries, the Riverside Café, shop, Education Centre, library and function rooms. The building is raised on columns above water meadows beside the Thames and is built of exposed concrete and glass with a terne coated steel roof, clad in green oak. www.rrm.co.uk. Location: About 5 miles west of Maidenhead in the centre of Henley on Thames.

River & Rowing Museum Henley on Thames

Attractions The Stanley Spencer Gallery, The Kings Hall, High Street, Cookham, Berkshire, SL6 9SJ. Tel: +44 (0)1628-471885. The Spencer Gallery opened in 1962, is unique as the only gallery in Britain devoted exclusively to an artist in the village where he was born and spent most of his working life. The gallery occupies the former Victorian Methodist Chapel where Spencer was taken as a child to worship. Location: About 2 miles north of Maidenhead in the centre of Cookham.

The Stanley Spencer Gallery

Attractions Bisham Abbey, Bisham, Near Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1RT. Tel: 01628 476911. Once the home of nobility and aristocracy, Bisham Abbey is now one of the UK's National Sports Centres. a carefully restored 12th century abbey with 43 acres of grounds on the banks of the River Thames. www.sportengland.org. Location: About 5 miles north of Maidenhead.

Bisham Abbey

Attractions Wycombe Air Park, Buckinghamshire, SL7 3DP. AeroExpo has found the ideal venue to host a truly all-inclusive international general aviation exhibition. Nestled between the M4, M40 and M25 (the main arterial motorways), and just a few miles from London. AeroExpo is the event to be at in the UK if you are interested in learning to fly, or are already a Pilot and want to see the latest products available. www.expo.aero. Location: About 6 miles north of Maidenhead.

Wycombe Air Park

Attractions Salters Steamers Ltd, Folly Bridge, Oxford. OX1 4LA. - Tel: (01865) 243421. We operate from all of the major locations on the Upper-Thames between Oxford and Staines. MAIDENHEAD - Salters' boats depart from the mooring on the Raymead road (A4094) approximately 100 yards below Boulters lock - nearest postcode is SL6 8PD. www.salterssteamers.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Maidenhead.

Salters Steamers

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