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Holiday home review: Beside the Thames – Hurley Riverside Park


Imagine your own place beside the Thames. River craft gliding past, a picnic on the riverbank, perhaps, or launching your own canoe; nature trails and riverside paths, watching red kites circling overhead – and with the lush green countryside of the Thames Valley all around you to explore. If you’re looking for a holiday home location in this lovely region, we may have found one for you…

Hurley Riverside Park sits alongside the Thames, between Henley and Marlow. It’s in the picturesque village of Hurley and has been run by four generations of the same family since it was established in 1926.

It’s an ideal place to buy a holiday home if you have a boat or a canoe; the park has two slipways. With all this tranquillity it’s difficult to believe the park is only an hour outside London.

Holiday homes at Hurley Riverside Park

Hurley Riverside is five miles from sophisticated Henley and 10 miles from historic Windsor.

Walking opportunities abound – country parks, the Thames Path, perfect dog walks, hilly walks, flat walks, forest walks – it’s all here. In addition, the park has a self-guided nature trail which follows the length of the park, to teach children about the local wildlife.

The park has been awarded the prestigious David Bellamy Gold Award for Conservation each year since it began in 1997 and has also won the rare David Bellamy Special Distinction Award; it’s one of only a handful of parks to gain this accolade. 

Hurley Riverside sells tickets for LEGOLAND Windsor Resort and also offers discount vouchers for many other local attractions.

Holiday Homes at Hurley Riverside Park

A great selection of holiday homes is available at the park and, considering the prestige location of Hurley, it’s surprisingly affordable to get your own place here. It’s never been easier to start enjoying life in Hurley, with prices of new holiday homes start at £30,000 and, astonishingly, pre-owned units from £5,000; this park has prices to suit all budgets.

Holiday homes can be occupied from 1 March to 31 October and at weekends during the winter.

Each holiday home has its own garden. Owners are welcome to join the park’s fishing club, which has sole use of Hurley’s private fishing lake. Owners also have access to the park’s secured boat park and moorings (fees apply) and have free use of the slipways.

There are woodland glades to explore near Hurley Riverside Holiday Park