Picturesque town of Marlow
Stroll fifteen minutes into the beautiful town of Marlow and enjoy fantastic food at one of the many superb restaurants Marlow has to offer. Alternatively, enjoy a relaxing walk through the park and along the river front where you can hire a boat to experience the full enjoyment of the river life.
The Stanley Spencer Gallery, Cookham
A short drive or train journey, or for those who prefer an hours walk, brings you to the beautiful village of Cookham and its adjacent village of Coookham Dean. As well as being the perfect location for walks along the Thames, and the inspiration for Kenneth Grahame’s ‘Wild Woods’, Cookham was also the home of the artist Stanley Spencer and has a wonderful gallery and museum in his memory which has recently been the subject of major renovation and improvement. From the gallery, you can follow a walk which takes you past the beautiful settings featured in many of his paintings.
The Old Vicarage is a short drive from the renowned town of Henley, and for the more energetic, a spectacular walk upstream, along the Thames Path, making it the perfect location for those visiting the Henley Royal Regatta and the Henley Festival of Music and Arts. The town however has something to offer in all seasons and for everyone.
The River and Rowing Museum documents the fascinating history of the town and the vital role the River Thames has played in its development. It also has galleries dedicated to the history of rowing, as well as the much loved children’s story, ‘The Wind in the Willows’.
When the weather permits it is possible to take boat trips or to row along the course of the race and to relax in the beautiful Mill Meadows Park. Additionally there are a number of good restaurants and boutique shops to enjoy.
The Old Vicarage is handily-placed for access to one of Britain’s premier venues for the sport of kings which stages the world-famous Royal meeting in June and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Gold Cup meeting in late July as well as many other events throughout the year.
One of Britain's finest inland golf courses, Wentworth stages the PGA Championship in late May and the World Matchplay Championship in October and is approximately fifteen miles from Bisham.
This celebrated house and estate was the former home of the Dukes of Sutherland and the Astors and attained a certain notoriety in the early 1960s due to its association with many of the key events and players in the Profumo scandal.
The house features high-quality restaurants and the grounds which are administered by the National Trust afford a number of excellent walks through the woods, along the river and through the formal gardens including the stunning parterre and renowned Japanese garden.
West Wycombe House
This property represents an outstanding example of an eighteenth century neo-classical house in the Italianate style set in an exceptional landscape garden. The house and the famous caves on the estate were the venue for meetings of the Hellfire Club in the reign of George III.
This National Trust property was the country home of the nineteenth century Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli.
Greys Court, near Henley-on Thames
This National Trust property is a charming Tudor Manor House with tranquil walled gardens.
The site where the historic Magna Carta was signed in 1215 is administered by The National Trust in a pleasant Thames-side setting of meadows and broad-leaved woodland. The memorial to President Kennedy is also on this site.
This historic town with its royal castle is one of England’s major tourist attractions while Windsor Great Park offers the opportunity to escape the madding crowd for a country walk. Savile Geardens and Eton are both in close proximity to Windsor.
The celebrated University city of Oxford is less than thirty miles from Bisham and visitors will be able to tour the world-famous colleges and visit other attractions including the Ashmolean Museum, the Bodleian Library, Christ Church Cathedral and the Botanic Gardens.
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