Local Area

Henley-on-Thames is a 13th century market town and one of the most beautiful towns in England. The town was recently voted by The Times as one of the best places to live in the countryside, and, regularly wins Britain in Bloom medals.

The River Thames runs along the edge of the town, along the Oxfordshire/Berkshire border, and the Henley Reach is one of the most picturesque stretches of the River Thames.

The town itself has many excellent cafes, restaurants, and public houses, +and enough shops to keep you busy, with plenty of independent and larger retailers.

Henley has a local independent cinema and theatre and is home to the award-winning River & Rowing Museum, one of the UK’s leading independent Museums. The Museum opened in 1998 to celebrate the River, the international sport of Rowing, and the town of Henley-on-Thames.

The area is also home to several highly successful rowing clubs, including Henley, Upper Thames and Leander Club, which boasts an unsurpassed record in rowing achievements.

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