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French Brothers Ltd - Maidenhead to Windsor

Type:Boat Trip

Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8DW

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French Brothers boat, Windsor Promenade

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French Brothers continue to closely monitor developments with respect to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). They are taking additional measures to safeguard the health of their employees, customers and preserve their ability to operate.

Visit for the latest information on boat trip operation.

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 The 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 15:45 and arrives back in Maidenhead at 17:15.

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?

French Brothers Ltd won the 'Best Inland Canal/Riverboat Operator' in the 2008 and 2012 Group Travel Awards, have been awarded a Tripadvisor's Certificate of Excellence and were a 'Get your guide' top partner in 2018.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
2020 Adult Return Journey£23.75 per ticket
2020 Adult Single Journey£18.10 per ticket
2020 Child Return Journey£15.85 per ticket
2020 Child Single Journey£12.10 per ticket
2020 Family (2+2) Return Journey£63.35 per ticket
2020 Family (2+2) Single Journey£48.30 per ticket
2020 Family (2+3) Return Journey£71.30 per ticket
2020 Family (2+3) Single Journey£54.35 per ticket
2020 Senior Return Journey£21.85 per ticket
2020 Senior Single Journey£16.65 per ticket

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



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Recent Reviews:

  • LetMeRateThis
    Christmas Party 2019
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 8th January 2020
    I am writing on behalf of myself & 50 other colleagues.... If you are looking for an alternate christmas party, then look no further! We were welcomed on board by very helpful & friendly team... Read full review
  • Roam23079103563
    Chippenham, United Kingdom
    Boat Charter
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th March 2020
    We chartered the 50 seater boat Bray Royale for 4 hours. Buffet food was good, bar well stocked, staff all happy and interesting and interested. Interesting trip up the Thames, interesting sites to... Read full review
  • lyndona65
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Need something in the middle
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th June 2020
    The service us great and the boats have a bar which is a great bonus, but there are two types of trips, a short one and a long one, the short one is to short and the long one is way to long, the... Read full review

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  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence 2018

Opening Times

Open (19 May 2020 - 12 Sept 2020)
Tuesday - SaturdayOpen

* Trips run Tuesday to Saturday, 19 May to 12 September 2020, apart from Saturday 27 June 2020, Friday 3 & Saturday 4 July 2020 or Saturday 29 August 2020. Each leg of the journey takes 1.5 hours. Standard Sailing Times: Depart Maidenhead Promenade 11.00. Arrive Windsor Promenade 12.30. Depart Windsor Promenade 15.45. Arrive Maidenhead Promenade 17.15.

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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