Windsor and Maidenhead

Type:Towns & Villages

Windsor, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1RF

Tel: +44 (0)1753 743900

The River Thames, Maidenhead


Maidenhead is situated on the banks of the River Thames in Berkshire, close to the M4 motorway. The town lies on the famous Great Western Railway, famously designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. 

The town centre is only a short walk from the train station with all shops, restaurants and leisure facilities within a 5 minute walk. There are good bus links, you can get most buses from Frascati Way in the town centre, or near Boots on the high street.

Things to do in Maidenhead

The town centre has a range of over 300 shops from the well known shops you would expect to many independent stores for that something different. The Nicholsons Shopping Centre offers lots of choice under one roof and along with the rest of the town ensures Maidenhead offers you all you need in a convenient and compact location. Maidenhead boasts excellent leisure facilities including a cinema, the Magnet Leisure Centre and Tenpin Bowling.

For an opportunity to discover the past of Maidenhead, the Heritage Centre is a must with regular exhibitions and talks on the towns past. For those wishing to explore the arts and culture you can discover the Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, packed programme of theatre, dance, comedy, visual arts, music and film as well as the Norden Farm Café Bar which offers an excellent selection for a pre-show meal. On the water enthusiasts can take to the water on Georgian with Windsor & Maidenhead Boat company and enjoy lunch, afternoon tea or dinner as you sail along the River Thames from Maidenhead.

Food & Drink

There are plenty of places to eat and drink in the town centre whether you want a three-course meal or a quick snack. The selection includes pubs, cafes, Italian, Indian and Chinese restaurants. Just down the road is one of Britain's culinary capitals, the village of Bray, which boasts the Roux Brothers' Waterside Inn as well as Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck, which was proclaimed the second best restaurant in the world by Caterer Magazine and Giancarlo Caldesi.

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  1. Maidenhead Heritage Centre

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  2. Maidenhead Golf Club

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  3. Norden Farm Centre for the Arts

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    1.24 miles away
  1. Bray Marina Ltd

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  2. Bray Lake Watersports

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