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Boulter's Lock and Ray Mill Island

Boulters Lock Island, Maidenhead SL6 8PE, England
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Great venue for dinner

This restaurant had a unique menu, with an interesting twists to bog standard dishes you find at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wokingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
A casual stroll and a bite to eat.

It was a lovely day and we decided To visit Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island. It's so relaxing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“guinea pigs” (25 reviews)
“the river” (66 reviews)
Boulters Lock Island, Maidenhead SL6 8PE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had a unique menu, with an interesting twists to bog standard dishes you find at other restaurants. We really enjoyed the meal and had good and friendly service. Also had a great view of the weir and very relaxing.

Thank JP G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a lovely day and we decided To visit Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island. It's so relaxing watching the boats in the lock and then wandering onto the island. A small pets corner with guinea pigs, birds and budgies. More sitting down to...More

Thank MrQuiet1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like nature and walking this is a nice walk if in the area and while weather is on the sunny side

Thank Sanndee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good place to spend a couple of hours. Take bread for the many ducks and swans. It is also a perfect place for a picnic. There is a cafe where the ice cream is divine! There is also a little playground.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went to Windsor for a couple of days and was looking for somewhere close to spend a couple of hours before booking in to b&b. Went here after reading other reviews and was not disappointed. Never seen a working lock close up and it was...More

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here frequently as part of a day spent near the river. I normally park further up the road at Boulters pay and display car park and wonder down here with my little boy. We enjoy seeing the birds and guinea pigs and playing...More

Thank Abi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Something for all the family, play poohsticks, feed the ducks, enjoy the lovely flowers, see the mini farm, walk round the weir....have an icecream and latte in the cafe...and the essential toilets are closeby too.

1  Thank Lou C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

always a lovely walk, picturesque and peaceful. nice to walk along the edge of the river. perfect for children, dogs, couples, or anyone who enjoys a good walk

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 20 May 2017

If your in Maidenhead, you must visit Boulters Lock. Casual bar and restaurant. Wonderful views of the river.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This was a nice short walk around the island. Not busy even for a Sunday lunchtime stroll. The opening and closing of the locks made it all more interesting.

Thank LesleymCambridge
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Lee B
Can I fish with my son on the island with a day rod licence pass?
25 February 2017|
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Response from Cairokid | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I have no idea. At this time of year I doubt whether anyone would be checking.
Is there any disabled parking close to Ray Mill Island?
22 August 2016|
Response from Joe K | Reviewed this property |
Good question. There is parking in front of Boulters restaurant which would be accessible, but there's limited space so it would depend on how busy the restaurant was at the time. There will be space up the road a bit at a... More