Dorney Lake, Windsor SL4, UK
About Dorney Lake
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.
Attractions near Dorney Lake
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Discover more attractions in Berkshire, where Dorney Lake is located
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.