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Boulter's Lock and Ray Mill Island

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Autumn Walk

Lovely park to walk round and you can walk up close to the weir.Plenty of benches to sit on and a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Beautiful place to visit!

Our second visit to Ray Mill Island. Beautiful setting, convenient snacks and icecream, lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St. Paul
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Boulters Lock Island, Maidenhead SL6 8PE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely park to walk round and you can walk up close to the weir.Plenty of benches to sit on and a cafe with toilets.Park is clean and well looked after.You can watch the boats going through the locks.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second visit to Ray Mill Island. Beautiful setting, convenient snacks and icecream, lovely walks and views.

Thank Jwriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the water constantly flows like a waterfall effect.. in all very nice to learn about the history to it... Nice little fishing area beside it.. and swans and duck for children to enjoy...such a delightful park to visit... has to be my favourate bit of...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting from New Zealand with very good English Friends. Situation perfect even though it was raining.Service and food very good.

Thank stemarguttery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to feed the ducks and have an ice cream on a hot summer's day. Regularly go there to clear out heads and relax

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to take visitors and children. Lots of wild life, pleasant picnic spots and soon to open a new footbridge accross the Thames for extended walks

Thank cliff3232016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great little spot, Boulters inn has great terrace looking down the river to Maidenhead Bridge. There is a choice of formal or informal dining, or you can just chill out with a few drinks. The lock itself is a great place to...More

Thank paul t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I nice park on n the island between the lock and the weir there is a cafe, and public toilets. Several bits of play equipment for younger children to climb on and aviaries with small birds to look at. Benches to sit on and watch...More

Thank grilkmobile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped to view the lock and saw this place lovely location by the river, recommend the food - staff were friendly - ideal for all the family

Thank bakdeb
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Great place to unwind & relax. We enjoyed walking around & exploring. We will return one day. It certainally helped with sun shine & gentle breeze.

Thank blissey1965
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May 3, 2018|
Response from mikecollins1 | Reviewed this property |
100 yards on the left, after passing Boulters Lock on your right, is a free public car park, which does not too full, even on high days and holidays. Parking outside Boulters restaurant and the entrance to the island itself... More
November 27, 2017|
Response from sirpike | Reviewed this property |
Hi , Ray Mill Island Island closes ( gates locked ) at 9pm . Boulders lock is open 24/7 there is a car park approximately 100yards away and I am sure weather permitting you could light a candle and toast your Boyfriends... More
William M
November 14, 2017|
Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
Ray mill island is open every day. There is no one on site permanently and it is run by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Info and phone numbers are on their website. Hope this helps!