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Henley-on-Thames is a town and civil parish on the River Thames in South Oxfordshire, England, about 10 miles downstream and north-east from Reading, 10 miles upstream and west from Maidenhead. It is near the corner between the counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. Henley is perhaps most famous as the home of the well-known international rowing tournament, the Henley Royal Regatta, held each year in late June and early July.

The River and Rowing Museum is an excellent museum which charts the history of both the River Thames and rowing as a sport. The museum also houses an exhibition on "The Wind In The Willows", which is popular with children aged 5 and above - additional charges apply. The museum has a superior cafe, with seating outside in fine weather.

Things to See & Do

* River and Rowing Museum
* Henley Royal Regatta
* St Marys
* Old Fire Station
* Bridge and Boat House

Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Pound Sterling (GBP)
Language – English
Population – 12,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – UTC plus zero hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44

Travel Links - The town has its own railway station, with direct service into London Paddington during peak hours. Off-peak service requires a change of train at Twyford. In addition, there are also express mainline rail services from nearby Reading to Paddington and High Wycombe which accesses London Marylebone.

Henley-on-Thames is well served by Southern England's collection of airports and actually under the flight-path of Heathrow. For travelers coming directly to Henley-on-Thames, the most convenient is Heathrow Airport.

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