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Address: Dorney Lake Boathouse Court Lane | Eton College Rowing Centre, Dorney SL4 6QP, England
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+44 1753 832756

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Great Flat Walk

I really enjoy walking, but cannot cope with hills, so this is a really good walk, you have to be careful to avoid cycles,runner, eyc

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoy walking, but cannot cope with hills, so this is a really good walk, you have to be careful to avoid cycles,runner, eyc

Thank 13Annie13
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flat and with lovely views there is an easy 5 miles walk starting near the lake. You can go up to a vantage point and look down the length of the lake near the start of the walk. It brought back memories of watching the rowing here in the 2012 Olympics. Obviously, much quieter now except for the planes which... More 

Thank hollowa2016
Walsall, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 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.

Thank ldgp14
Windsor, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

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 

Thank jacqui1002015
New Malden, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
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 

Thank whereamI2day
London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
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 

Thank Sharan_Man
Windsor, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

Thank Karen T
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5 reviews
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

Thank Andrew E
Bourne End
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 

Thank Martinikitty
Burnham, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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!!!

Thank Robert S

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