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Came here on a Sunday afternoon to do 1 lap of the lake, car park was £2.50 (charge for the whole... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ricky J
Bourne End, United Kingdom
Watching our son do a sprint distance triathlon

Very enjoyable day watching the Human Race sponsored triathlon event in which our son was doing the... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Mary D
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“olympic venue”(7 reviews)
Dorney Lake Boathouse Court Lane | Eton College Rowing Centre, Dorney SL4 6QP, England
+44 1753 832756
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 10, 2014

If you can take a bicycle and cycle along the cycle paths either side of the lake. Two kilometres one side and the same the other. Car parks either end of the lake. Be aware the lake is hired out for private triathlons and other...More

4  Thank Neale H
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Reviewed February 16, 2014

Had a lovely walk around Dorney Lake this afternoon in the sunshine. No doubt this is a wonderful location and it was great to see where the Olympic rowing events were held. However ... the parking is a complete rip-off. Not only that, but the...More

6  Thank sue190747
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on a Sunday afternoon to do 1 lap of the lake, car park was £2.50 (charge for the whole day) which ist to bad, we did one whol lap, got a refreshment at the other end. Good pacle to walk, run, rollerblade and...More

Thank Ricky J
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

As a weekly user if the lake ( once a week for over 7 years) as previous reviews state it’s great for exercise to walk/run/jog / cycle round but they do not maximise its potential. Parking expensive meaning people who like us just want to...More

1  Thank julesgrass
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Went for a walk in 30°c heat and found there was really very little to see or do. Quite disappointed and warm.

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Very enjoyable day watching the Human Race sponsored triathlon event in which our son was doing the sprint triathlon. . Lovely location where you can see all the 3 events - swim, cycle and run easily. Highly recommend. You can take the family and dogs...More

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the visit! The parking is well organized. Wonderful place to have a outing with family and watching rowing. Best to organize picnic than buy food from the cafe.

Thank bellaL001
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Dorney Common is a lovely piece of olde-ye common grazing land bang in the middle of built-up south London conurbations. As you leave Dorney village, at the cross-roads to the Common, Windsor Castle looms large on the horizon and makes a wonderful picture. From the...More

1  Thank machinmad
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

I often cycle through the Dorney Lake complex on my to and from Windsor. An amazing triathlon and rowing venue used at the 2012 Olympics and still has its iconic Olympic hoops. With a 2km rowing lake operated and owned by Eton College the venue...More

Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Took a Christmas Day walk to blow the cobwebs away and to reconnoiter with a view to bringing the bikes for an off road cycle at another time. Despite what others have written the car park charge; a very reasonable £2.50, is easy to pay...More

Thank ian19542016
Reviewed October 18, 2017

This is a lovely lake to run round and the dog can enjoy it too. HOWEVER and this is a big 'however' the car park payment arrangements seem to be set up for maximum inconvenience and would seem designed to put as many people as...More

4  Thank FMSSlough
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

A loverly autumn walk was had in a family friendly environment with adequate pushchair facilities and good parking areas and it’s nice to take an enjoyable stroll without having to be expected to pay for the privilege , well worth a visit .

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