- Start the day with a morning kayak or paddleboard from the kiosk down by the River & Rowing Musuem. A peaceful way to start any day.
- Download the free Brakspear app for loads of circular walks that start and end at all of the Brakspear pubs in the area. It’s always good to get the heart rate up before you enjoy a pint and a pub lunch at the end.
- If walking isn’t your thing, take on the world-famous Henley ale trail visiting each of the 10 Brakspear pubs in the town for a drink. You’re rewarded with a free t-shirt at the end.
- If there’s still time, enjoy a round of Adventure Golf down at Mill Meadows or you can pay and play up at Badgemore Park for the serious golfer.
- Henley is a great place to start a bike ride for cyclists at all levels. Families enjoy flat rides along the riverbank towards Hambleden, mountain bikers can quickly reach some fabulous off road tracks while road bikes can enjoy some challenging Chiltern Hills. There are signs to the Chilterns Cycleway from the centre of the town. Cycle Chilterns has a huge amount of information about cycling in the area while Henley Cycles has a small number of bikes to rent, but remember to book them in advance. There are numerous short and long routes around the area at Map My Ride
- Henley is easy to walk around so a self-guided tour is an simple option. But to help you, download the leaflet and map to discover the history of the town’s buildings in this fascinating and easy walk around historic Henley.
- If you want to delve further take a guided tour with Henley-on-Thames Heritage, including Ghost Tours, Murders, Buildings, Men of Power and other fascinating walks.
- If you would like a light-hearted “Blue Badge” guided walk around Henley-on-Thames, where a whole range of topics are covered in addition to local history, such as culture, art, local legend, music and sport, the whys and wherefores of rowing and dress-codes, places to eat, shop, food to taste and new crafts to try, choose Bobbie Blue Badge, guiding in Henley for 20 years.