French Brothers Ltd - Maidenhead to Windsor

Type:Boat Trip

Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8DW

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The Maidenhead to Windsor return trip with French Brothers Boat Trips offers you a tranquil river journey as well as time spent exploring historic Windsor. 

Departing Maidenhead at 11:00 your journey will take you past “millionaires' row” where you will see the riverside homes of the stars.  The boat passes through Bray and Boveney locks, past Oakley Court and Monkey Island Estate then continues past Windsor Racecourse where you are afforded magnificent views of Windsor Castle, arriving Windsor Promenade 12:30.

This enables you to enjoy some free time exploring Windsor before the return trip to Maidenhead leaves Windsor Promenade at 16:15 and arrives back in Maidenhead at 17:45.

The boat serves light refreshments on board and there are bar and toilet facilities available.  Why not pre book online a luxury afternoon tea to enjoy on the journey home?

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
2021 Adult Return Journey£23.75 per ticket
2021 Adult Single Journey£18.10 per ticket
2021 Child Return Journey£15.85 per ticket
2021 Child Single Journey£12.10 per ticket
2021 Family (2+2) Return Journey£63.35 per ticket
2021 Family (2+2) Single Journey£48.30 per ticket
2021 Family (2+3) Return Journey£71.30 per ticket
2021 Family (2+3) Single Journey£54.35 per ticket
2021 Senior Return Journey£21.85 per ticket
2021 Senior Single Journey£16.65 per ticket

Above are 'on the day' prices. Discounted tickets available online.

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  • Are you a resident of Maidenhead or fancy a different way to travel?

    Why not make your way to Windsor by boat? Beat the traffic and arrive in style!

    Leaving Maidenhead at 11am, and returning at 16.15, there’s plenty of time for lunch and shopping and enjoying all that wonderful Windsor has to offer. Don’t forget to show your advantage card for 10% discount on full price tickets!


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    Recent Reviews:

    • Bneebear53
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Very enjoyable
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 23rd April 2022
      We had a lovely 2 hour cruise along the Thames with commentary and a Ploughman's lunch. Very enjoyable. Read full review
    • EwaDublin
      Baltinglass, Ireland
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Not much to see.
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd May 2022
      The recorded information that is played during the trip is very interesting, but there is not much to see during the cruise. Read full review
    • JoR2217
      Chessington, United Kingdom
      Fantastic Event
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 20th May 2022
      We booked a private event for my father-in-laws 80th birthday. There were only 13 of us and we had been worried our small numbers would prevent us doing this but French Brothers were so helpful and... Read full review

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    Opening Times

    Open (1 May 2021 - 19 Sept 2021)
    Tuesday - SundayOpen

    * Trips run Tuesday to Sunday, 1 May to 19 September 2021. Standard Sailing Times: Depart Maidenhead Promenade 11.00. Arrive Windsor Promenade 12.30. Depart Windsor Promenade 16:15. Arrive Maidenhead Promenade 17.45.

    Please note, other trips may be added to the schedule subject to availability. For a full listing of running trips please refer to French Brothers' website (

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    French Brothers Boats on the River Thames with Windsor Castle in the backgroundFrench Brothers Ltd, Windsor and MaidenheadFrench Brothers run boat trips on the River Thames from Windsor, Runnymede and Maidenhead. Choose from a short return trip or a full-day cruise.

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