what to do....
Set right on the Thames Path, Benson Waterfront offers a haven
for relaxation, boating, walking and fishing. Ideal for touring
the Cotswolds, the Chilterns, the Thames Valley, Windsor,
Oxford and even London.
The village of Benson is within easy walking distance and
has its own selection of shops, including a post office, a
butcher and a pub.
Wallingford is the next closest town offering a more comprehensive
range of stores.
Easily accessible is the stunning university town of Oxford
and is a must to visit with its’ river walks, architectural
tours, shops and restaurants and only 15 minutes drive from
Benson. Tour buses run from Oxford to Woodstock and Blenheim
Windsor and its’ castle are approximately an hours drive
away. Windsor also has Legoland situated on its’ outskirts
and Thorpe Park is another half an hour beyond.
a guide to cruising from
Benson by river....
Hourly: Relax in our reach, one of the longest
stretches between locks on the river Thames with wonderful
wildlife to see and tranquil countryside to travel through.
Half day cruise: A cruise to Clifton Hamden
and time for a drink by the river or downstream to Moulsford
- 1 lock each way.
Day cruise: Downstream to Goring / Streatley
and return, or upstream to Abingdon and return.
Pictures by kind permission
of Chris Andrews Publications www.cap-ox.co.uk