Rowing boats at rest besides the River Thames
Month: January 2018
The present 1912-built lock replaces those dating from the late 16th century and that of 1772 built by the Thames Navigation Commission.
Bridge Gardens at Maidenhead Riverside
Riverside Gardens are next to Maidenhead Bridge, and within the gardens is the Ada Lewis monument. Further upstream is Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island.
Maidenhead Clock Tower
The clock tower was put up in 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.
St. Peter’s Church
Some lovely views of St. Peter’s Church in Furze Platt, bathed in sun.
Pinkneys Green on Pinkneys Drive is part of the National Trust, wide open spaces for walking and a host of other outdoor activities.
Sunrise over Town Centre
Brilliant sunrise over Maidenhead Town Centre
Maidenhead Thicket is a huge area near Pinkneys Green and it is owned by the National Trust and all open to the public all year around.
Maidenhead Bridge is a Grade I listed bridge carrying the main traffic on the A4 road over the River Thames, it links Maidenhead in Berkshire with Taplow in Buckinghamshire. The first bridge on this site was built of wood in 1280 in what was then the hamlet of South Ellington. The Great West Road to Reading, Gloucester and Bristol was diverted over…
Views looking across the fields from Pinkneys Farm in summertime