River & Rowing Museum in Berkshire, England, United Kingdom - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

Get Travalour for free on Google Play

River & Rowing Museum

River & Rowing Museum, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BF, UK

Museums

About River & Rowing Museum

The River and Rowing Museum in Henley on Thames is a museum Opened in 1999, mainly dedicated to the history of the River Thames, its culture and people. its permanent exhibition consists of three main areas: one dedicated to the history of the sport of rowing, another to the history of the town of Henley on Thames since the 12th Century and the third to the story of the River Thames from prehistory onward. Another exhibit depicts the children’s novel The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame.



Attractions near River & Rowing Museum

Friar Park Mansion1.58km from River & Rowing Museum

Friar Park House is a huge and elaborate neo-Gothic mansion surrounded by wooded parkland, originally built in the 1890s as a weekend retreat for an eccentric London lawyer called Sir Frank Crisp. It has extensive gardens and water features such as caves, grottoes, underground passages, and a multitude of garden gnomes. One of the iconic locations in this area and it attracts a lot of tourists.

Friar Park 1.79km from River & Rowing Museum

A beauituful park which was Constructed in 1889 on a 62-acre property in UK is a royal mansion that leaves one spellbound with its grandeur.  Its features include caves, grottoes, underground passages, a multitude of garden gnomes, and an Alpine rock garden with a scale model of the Matterhorn.

National Trust - Greys Court4.29km from River & Rowing Museum

A beautiful Tudor country house and garden near Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. The de Grey family settled on this site by the time of the Domesday Book.  It lies almost in the middle of the ancient parish and was built on a hillside terrace overlooking the valley to the south. This iconic building contains so many interesting things to see in and around. The house remains furnished as a family home, with some outstanding 18th-century plasterwork interiors. It is a Grade I listed building.

Sonning Bridge6.42km from River & Rowing Museum

Sonning Bridge is a Grade II listed brick arch bridge crossing the River Thames at Sonning on the Berkshire/Oxfordshire border. It was opened in 1775. The bridge has been the subject of many paintings and prints by artists and is a Grade II listed building. It was one of the architectural wonders in this area and also it is a tourist attraction too.

The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT), is a wildlife trust covering the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire in England. There is a wide variety of all ages and types of woodland within the reserve. More than 450 species of plants have been recorded, including 15 species of orchid, an incredible 900 species of fungi and the rare plant Soloman's Seal.

Stonor Park7.54km from River & Rowing Museum

Home to the Stonor family for 850 years with a rich history, art, treasure, gardens, family days out and deer. Nestled in a Chiltern Valley the house dominates a magnificent view of the beautiful deer park and woodland. Beyond the warm red brick Jacobean façade, a stroll through the house is a vivid walk through history.

Where is River & Rowing Museum

Discover more attractions in Berkshire, where River & Rowing Museum is located

Berkshire85 attractions

This romantic county is renowned for its connections with the Royal Family, the River Thames meandering along the northern edge and its many beautiful gardens ablaze with colour. Berkshire was recognised by the Queen as the Royal County of Berkshire in 1957 because of the presence of Windsor Castle, and letters patent were issued in 1974.