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Day out boat trips on Thames for the family at The Runnymede hotel


Our Surrey hotel and spa is nestled right on the banks of the River Thames, so we’re more than prepared to help you set sail. Our fleet is accessed via the hotel’s private jetty and includes boats suitable for beginners and experienced skippers alike; for day trips downstream or even for hosting celebrations.

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Whirlpool by the Weir

Exclusive to guests of The Runnymede, our outdoor whirlpool is situated on a private jetty on the banks of the River Thames. It’s the perfect spot to unwind with a glass of Champagne in hand. Want to give it a whirl? Contact Guest Relations on 01784 220916 today to book your experience.

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Glide gracefully across the river in this fun but relaxing activity. Providing a sense of peace and tranquility, you’ll gain a new perspective on your surroundings – and a workout – when you hire our paddleboards.

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Al Fresco Dining

Chill out on our riverside lawns and grab yourself a refreshing drink from our airstream trailer or take a seat at the brand new River Hideout, our informal, covered pergola serving daily-changing classic dishes.

The River Hideout opens on 17th May and will be open Friday – Saturday from 12 – 9pm and Sunday from 12 – 7pm. The Airstream Trailer will be open daily, weather permitting.

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Feathered Friends

Our riverside residents are always feeling peckish, so we’ll provide your little ones with bags of seed to satisfy our hungry feathered friends. Simply get in touch with Guest Relations.


The River Thames is home to a myriad of fish: bream, barbel, perch, roach and carp. Book a slot on our jetty and enjoy an early morning or sun set session. Please note – fishing is on a catch and release basis, equipment will not be provided and an appropriate license must be held.

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Dine right by the river on The Lock Bar and Kitchen terrace
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Riverside Restaurants

Leftbank, The Lock Bar & Kitchen and the Lounge all have access to outdoor terraces with glorious views across the river. So, whether you’re enjoying a morning cup of coffee, glass of Prosecco or a bite to eat with friends, there’s nothing like it on a warm summer’s day.

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Make the most of our unique riverside location and enjoy a gentle stroll or an invigorating jog along the Thames Path. We will provide you with maps, and we also offer outdoor circuit-training in the summer for the fitness enthusiasts among you.


Our reservations team are currently receiving a high volume of calls, so you may need to wait a little longer than usual. Please note, all bedroom, restaurant and spa reservations can be made online.