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Windsor and return
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Windsor and return from Aldermaston Wharf

Duration: 7 Nights
TOTAL LOCKS: 42
CRUISING TIME PER DAY: 5.5 HOURS (36 HOURS IN TOTAL)

Maps & Guides for this route: P8, N7, L20, L23, E2, E3

What to expect

Enjoy this short cruise which winds down to Reading, where you will join up with the River Thames – and continue your cruise downstream. Admire iconic history on this journey as well as beautiful canalside views, making the Windsor and Return route from Aldermaston Wharf one not to miss.

Itinerary: Windsor and Return from Aldermaston Wharf

Discover a short cruise to Reading, where you join the Thames and cruise downstream through the rowing town of Henley, the charming town of Marlow, where Shelley and T.S. Eliot once lived, and Cookham, home to the Stanley Spencer art gallery.

Moor up at Taplow for a visit to Cliveden House and, if your budget is up to it, at Bray, you could enjoy a fine meal at either Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck or the Roux brothers’ Waterside Inn. Explore the grounds of Eton College before arriving at the royal town of Windsor, famous for its castle, and nearby Legoland. 

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Featured Boats

Featured Boats from Aldermaston Wharf, Berkshire

Two to Five berth Boats

Alvechurch Bunting

Max: 5 People

Length: 47ft

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Alvechurch Weaver

Max: 4 People

Length: 49ft

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Six to eight berth Boats

Alvechurch Dove

Max: 6 People

Length: 60ft

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Alvechurch Eagle

Max: 7 People

Length: 66ft

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Alvechurch Gull

Max: 6 People

Length: 66ft

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Alvechurch Lark

Max: 6 People

Length: 66ft (63ft from Falkirk)

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Alvechurch Thrush

Max: 6 People

Length: 66ft

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Alvechurch Warbler

Max: 8 People

Length: 69ft

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Alvechurch Woodpecker

Max: 8 People

Length: 60ft

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Up to twelve berth Boats

Alvechurch Owl

Max: 10 People

Length: 70ft

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Alvechurch Swan

Max: 12 People

Length: 70ft

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