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We love to see people out and about. Hurley House is surrounded by stunning countryside, beautiful towns and historic places to visit. For ideas and inspiration on places to see during your stay please see our top recommendations below


Just 5 minutes down the road, explore the quaint town of Hurley. This rural agricultural village situated on The River Thames is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of town life.

We recommend:

Temple Golf Course – Established in 1909 and is ranked as the 10th best golf course in the county by the website Top 100 Golf Courses.

Peter Freebody Boat Hire– The Freebody family have been living and working on the middle Thames since the 13th Century. With many picturesque towns and villages within cruising distance of the boatyard, a trip on the River Thames is a great experience.



Only five miles from Hurley House and nestled in a valley in the Chilterns, you’ll find the delightful 12th-century market town of Henley-on-Thames. Henley’s historic centre is just a few minutes’ walk from The River Thames from where you can walk along the Thames Path, hire a rowing or motorboat or just relax and watch the world go by. Home to the Royal Regatta, quirky independent shops and a peppering of museums and galleries.

We recommend:

Humphreys of Henley– Henley’s only dedicated luxury concierge service delivering exceptional experiences in the Chilterns.

River and Rowing Museum– The River and Rowing Museum brings the river, rowing and arts to life in a series of galleries and exhibitions.

Hobbs of Henley Boat Hire– Explore the River Thames in your very own self driven boat or sit back and relax on one of their public cruises.

Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery– Offering tours and wine tastings, a visit to Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery should be at the top of your list.

Stonor Park– Set in a dramatic, sweeping valley deep within the heart of the Chiltern Hills, Stonor Park is a historic country house open to the public.


The pretty riverside town of Marlow is located just 3 miles away. Its most famous landmark is the 19th-century suspension bridge, designed by William Tierney Clark, who used a similar design for his bridge linking Buda and Pest in Hungary. The town offers a vast array of independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants plus lovely riverside walks. Every June the Marlow Town Regatta and Festival takes place providing two days of rowing and entertainment.

We recommend:

Rebellion Brewery– Take a trip to the Rebellion Brewery shop or experience their pop up bar, doors open the 1st Tuesday evening of every month. If you don’t want to travel that far, we also sell Rebellion Beer in our bar!


Crowned by the stunning Windsor Castle, the largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world and the Queen’s favourite weekend home. Linked by the beautiful River Thames, the Royal Borough has a rich mix of history, culture, heritage and fun, making it one of South East England’s loveliest short break destinations and a ‘must-see’ for everyone’s list.

We recommend:

Legoland – If theme parks are your thing, then you will love visiting Legoland.

Windsor Castle– The largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world and the Queen’s favourite weekend home.

Savill Garden– Relax and be inspired by the seasonal interest in beautiful gardens such as the Savill Garden in Windsor Great Park.

Windsor Racecourse – Enjoy a flutter on the horses at Royal Windsor Racecourse, popular for Monday evening meetings and themed race days.

With plenty to do in the surrounding area, Hurley House Hotel is within arms reach of a great day out. Whether you’re visiting us for a romantic getaway, a family escape or even for business, you’ll be guaranteed an experience you will never forget.