Attractions around Wokingham

There are plenty of places to see and visit around Wokingham. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Wokingham is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Wokingham

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    Hambleden Lock and Weir.

    Hiking Highlight

    The first record of a lock at Hambleden was in 1338. It was a flash lock, with a single gate made from removable boards called paddles, with a winch for …

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    Edvard
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    Velolife

    Road Cycling Highlight

    One of the best cake stops in the south....and the coffee isn't bad either!

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    Swinley Forest - MTB Trails

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Very good Blue & Red MTB Trails
    This route doesn't follow the exact numbered route, due to me being an idiot and missing the start of the red routes, but …

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    Stu
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    Temple Island

    Hiking Highlight

    Temple Island is situated one-and-a-half miles (two-and-a-half kilometres) downstream from Henley-on-Thames, on a particularly beautiful stretch of the river. The island marks the start of Henley Royal Regatta Course.

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    Dan
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    Henley Royal Regatta.

    Hiking Highlight

    Henley Royal Regatta (originally Henley Regatta) is a rowing event that has been held annually on the River Thames since 1839. The regatta lasts for 5 days (Wednesday to Sunday) …

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    Edvard
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    Henley Bridge

    Hiking Highlight

    Henley Bridge has five elliptical arches and constructed of stone. It was designed by William Hayward and constructed 1786. The keystones on either side of the bridge have the heads …

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    Edvard
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    Boulters Lock at Maidenhead

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Boulters Lock is famous for being one of the original places of Edwardian elegance when the train line first came to Maidenhead. Still now it is a lovely riverside Lock …

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    Dorney Lake

    Hiking Highlight

    Dorney Lake is a 2,200-metre flat water rowing lake owned by Eton College. Used for international regattas, and indeed the 2012 Olympic Venue for Rowing, Adapted Rowing and Flatwater Canoeing, …

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    Edvard
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    Hambledon

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Hambledon village is a lovely place to stop for lunch or afternoon tea, especially for cricket lovers. Backdropped against Hampshire's green countryside, the village is known as the 'Cradle of …

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    Amy
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    Not widely known but it is possible to walk over the metal walkway from Hambledon Lock right across the River Thames. A very useful alternative to the road bridges at Henley or Sonning.

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    Fawley Court.

    Hiking Highlight

    The first recorded owner of Fawley, under Edward the Confessor, was Earl Tosti in 1065. After the Norman Conquest, Fawley Manor was given by William I to his kinsman Walter …

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    Edvard
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    Dorney Olympic Rowing lake

    Bike Touring Highlight

    At the far end of the Olympic rowing lake in Dorney, you get a real feel for the distance that the Olympic champion competitors row. In the far distance you …

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    Cookham Bridge and the Ferry Inn

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The River at Cookham is very attractive. You can walk from here along the towpath below WInter Hill for miles. The Ferry is a popular pub and restaurant with a good riverside location, just below Cookham Bridge.

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    Greenlands Lodge

    Hiking Highlight

    Greenlands is a country house on the banks of the River Thames. Built in the nineteenth century, the Grade II-listed building now forms the core of the Greenlands Campus at …

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    Dan
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    Swinley Red Loop

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Trail diversions on the red trail end 31 Aug.

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    John
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    The Remenham barrier.

    Hiking Highlight

    Barrier: Times for leading crews to the barrier have been recorded since 1929. It is called the barrier because horse riders following races were required to dismount or stop at …

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    Edvard
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    Hambleden Mill

    Hiking Highlight

    Hambleden Mill is an historic watermill built for grinding flour. It was constructed on the fast-flowing and narrow Hambleden Bourne, which discharges into the River Thames at this point. It …

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    Edvard
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    The Vyne.

    Hiking Highlight

    The Vyne is a 16th-century country house outside Sherborne St John near Basingstoke in Hampshire, England.

    The Vyne was built for Lord Sandys, King Henry VIII's Lord Chamberlain. The house …

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    Edvard
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    Fernygrove Farm coffee stop

    Road Cycling Highlight

    I stumbled on this excellent coffee stop! Large, comfortable, lovely rural views, a very good selection of food including breakfasts. They already cater for large existing cycle clubs once a …

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    Development: The first "Herald" prototype with four piston engines flew on August 25, 1955. The first "Dart Herald" prototype with two turboprops flew on March 11, 1958. The second …

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