Attractions to explore nearby Boulters Lock
Boulter's Lock is a lock and weir on the River Thames in England north-east of Maidenhead town center, Berkshire. It is an impressive late Victorian family home filled with warmth and understanding. Elegant and welcoming, our spacious accommodation retains many of its original features to provide a safe, appealing, and comfortable home for our residents.
Ray Mill Island is an island in the River Thames in England at Boulter's Lock near Maidenhead, Berkshire. The island is now a park administered by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. The Island has an adventure play area suitable for children between 3 and 8 years, an aviary and guinea pig enclosure, and wooden animals dotted around for an imaginative play.
Maidenhead Heritage Centre tells the story of the town and its relationships to older nearby villages and towns. It collects and preserves artefacts, photographs, documents, and sound recordings, to illustrate local history. It will be a new experience exploring the lives of this area.
Cliveden is perhaps one of the best-known stately homes, revered for its fabulous setting and fascinating past. The house has been home to three Dukes, an Earl, the Astors, and a Prince of Wales, each of whom left their mark on this unique setting. One of the iconic locations in this area and it attracts a number of tourists to here.
The Stanley Spencer Gallery is an art museum in the South of England dedicated to the life and work of the artist Stanley Spencer. The gallery holds the largest collection of Spencer's works anywhere in the world. It contains examples of his religious paintings and his portraits, along with drawings, letters, and other personal items. Amongst the wonderful exhibits in a changing exhibition, there are always loans from the finest art galleries in the UK as well as from private collectors.
Cliveden is an English country house and estate in the care of the National Trust in Buckinghamshire, on the border with Berkshire. The Italianate mansion, also known as Cliveden House, crowns an outlying ridge of the Chiltern Hills close to the South Bucks villages of Burnham and Taplow.
The Bray lake offers a lot of water sports activities. Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Dinghy Sailing, and Open Water Swimming. The center is open 7 days a week and offers equipment hire, demo kit, own equipment launches, children’s holiday courses, private / group tuition, club training sessions, and excursions.
Dorney Court is one of England's most uniquely beautiful Tudor Manor Houses set amidst acres of mature parkland and encircled by well-tended yew hedges. This house has been lived in by the Palmer family for more than 450 years – this remarkable and characterful building has been passed from father to son over thirteen generations.
Dorney Lake is a purpose-built rowing lake in England. It is near the village of Dorney, Buckinghamshire, and is around 3 km (2 miles) west of Windsor and Eton, close to the River Thames. Open to the public all year round, come and experience the awe inspiring 2,200m Olympic Standard Lake or explore the 400 acres of Arboretum Parkland boasting over 30,000 trees of both native and exotic species.
Burnham Beeches is a 374.6-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest situated west of Farnham Common in the village of Burnham, Buckinghamshire. It is characterized by a mixture of ancient woodland, wood pasture, coppice, ponds and streams, grassland, mire and heathland. It is also a National Nature Reserve and a Special Area of Conservation.
Burnham Beeches and Stoke Common are located in Buckinghamshire to the West of London and are registered charities. It is characterised by a mixture of ancient woodland, wood pasture, coppice, ponds and streams, grassland, mire and heathland. It is also a National Nature Reserve and a Special Area of Conservation.
Stoke Park is a private sporting and leisure estate in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire. It has served as the filming location for several major films, including James Bond's Goldfinger and Tomorrow Never Dies, Bridget Jones's Diary, and Layer Cake. It also hosts the annual Boodles Tennis Championships as a warm-up to Wimbledon, a week prior to the Championships.
Royal Windsor Racecourse, is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Windsor, Berkshire Set in 165 acres of beautiful countryside on its very own island surrounded by the River Thames, Royal Windsor Racecourse makes for a unique venue. Perfect for anything from small scale meetings to large outdoor events, this venue offers 165 acres of outdoor space and 1,000m2 of indoor space to make use of.
Stoke Park, Europe’s leading five Red Star Hotel, Spa and Country Club, is set among 300 acres of glorious parkland, lakes, historic gardens and monuments created over the past one thousand years. It provides a unique combination of the traditions of an exclusive members’ club and the best of today’s sporting, leisure, entertaining, corporate and hotel facilities.
Alexandra Gardens is a pretty public garden near the River Thames in Windsor with seating, a bandstand and plenty of grassed areas perfect for picnics. There are lovely big trees and lovely colourful garden displays at various times during the year. The park is fenced on almost all sides so easy to contain small children and let them run and explore at a distance. There is a small fun fair that caters for children and I felt the rides were very reasonably priced.
LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort is a child-orientated theme park and resorts in Windsor, Berkshire in England, themed around the Lego toy system. the park's attractions consist of a mixture of Lego-themed rides, models, and building workshops. The facilities are mainly targeted at children between three and twelve. It is the 9th-most visited theme park in Europe and continues to get higher on the list as more attractions are invested into the park.
Saint George’s Chapel, part of Windsor Castle in the district of Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire, Eng. It is one of the finest examples of the Perpendicular style of Gothic architecture in England. This is the Queen's private chapel at Windsor Castle. has been the location of many royal ceremonies, weddings and burials.
A majestic local history museum where you can discover the history of the town and the area. Listen to the stories of people who lived and worked here. This museum is accommodated within Windsor Guildhall which is a Grade 1 listed building. The museum is managed as part of the local authority of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
The Windsor Castle is a palace and a royal residence located in Windsor, important for its ancient relationship with the British Royal Family and for its architecture. It was a medieval castle that begun to be built in the 11th century, after the English Norman conquest of William I the Conqueror. This fortification was originally designed on a motte and with three walls around a central mount to serve as the stronghold of the Norman conquerors on the outskirts of London and dominate a strategi
Queen Mary's Dolls' House is the largest, most beautiful and most famous dolls' house in the world. Built between 1921 and 1924 for Queen Mary, consort of George V, by the leading British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, it includes contributions from over 1,500 of the finest artists, craftsmen and manufacturers of the early twentieth century.
Windsor Great Park covers 4,800 acres, parts of which are open to the public. Its present area was determined in the 1360s and was popular with Saxon kings as a hunting forest. Take a wander along the famous Long Walk, the end of which is marked by the impressive Copper Horse statue which depicts King George III.