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Dorney Lake

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Address: Off Court Lane | Eton College Rowing Centre, Dorney SL4 6QP, England
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Great bike ride

We visited Dorney Lake on a bike ride from the nearby Oakley Court Hotel, the lake is really fantastic to ride around when we visited it was just before sunset offer beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
ldgp14
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Dorney Lake on a bike ride from the nearby Oakley Court Hotel, the lake is really fantastic to ride around when we visited it was just before sunset offer beautiful views. Although there was quite a few people around the lake still managed to be serene if you are anywhere near Windsor take a look around.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here for the first time at the weekend. Lovely stroll along the river to Dorney Lake, where the 2012 Olympics rowing was held. Calming and relaxing area, - the perfect place to unwind. The lake is quite stunning and I wish I had been able to get tickets during the Olympics as it is only a few miles... More 

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New Malden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I have done quite a few triathlons at this venue. It was home to the rowing in London 2012. I have also come to the lake on a day where people were just walking, jogging and enjoying themselves. You are not allowed to RACE on bikes. There is some great birdlife here and there's lots of grass to enjoy a... More 

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Thank whereamI2day
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Not entirely sure if you’re allowed to have a picnic here – but as there’s hardly anyone ever about to police it… lovely place to go for a quiet walk or just kick a ball about with the kids – part of Eton College’s rowing centre – rooms are available for hire for functions – could make a nice venue... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

A little haven of wildlife even if you can hear the hum of the M4. The wild flowers are beautiful this year & it's great to have a walk by the river & watch the geese though look out for the poo on the paths! Well worth a visit on a sunny day.

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Thank Karen T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Visited the lake and specifically the boat house for a work event. Staff very friendly and great views from the top balcony

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Bourne End
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Dorney Lake is great for roller skating or cycling with children, the purpose-built track around the lake is flat and makes cycling easy for youngsters. It can get quite windy on occasion, but it's always good fun to go. It is often used for triathlons and / or swimming / rowing, so may be a good idea to research access... More 

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Thank Martinikitty
Burnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Not only a fine Olympic Venue, however a perfect place to be reconnected with nature again!!! Take a walk towards the river and visit one of the local locks on either ways!!! Utterly priceless!!!

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Thank Robert S
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

A man made lake from a former gravel pit with good paths to walk around this venue for the 2012 Olympic Rowing events, and frequently used for other events. It's a perfect, flat 5k run around the lake and equally good for walking the dog. The only downside is the parking charges now introduced, a flat rate regardless of how... More 

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Thank NigelnTracey
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Was here speaking at the United for Peace event. The place is gorgeous with wonderful staff and a great atmosphere. The view over the Olympic rowing lakes is fantastic. Would definitely recommend here if organising an event.

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