Located in an idyllic setting on the banks of the River Thames, The Runnymede On Thames has prepared for the longly anticipated warmer days with the relaunch of its riverboat cruises, array of exciting outdoor pursuits, both on and off the river, and outdoor dining offerings, to welcome guests back for a memorable Spring and Summer staycation this year.
Surrounded by the beautiful British countryside and located just 10 minutes from Windsor, The Runnymede On Thames offers an unrivalled location for guests of all ages and interests to enjoy a range of exciting activities and experiences both on and off the river, and venture further afield to explore one of the many nearby local attractions.
Relaxing Riverboat CruisesThe Runnymede On Thames’ impressive fleet of boats offers guests the chance to embark on a relaxing excursion on the water. Those wishing to self-drive for the day can set sail from the private jetty and navigate their way along the river. The Antaris Sixty 6 and Corsiva 650 offer the ideal option for groups who wish to jump off for a picnic or classic pub lunch. Perfect for the warmer months, guests can take advantage of the collapsible roof, drinks cooler and Bluetooth stereo.
Alternatively, The Runnymede On Thames’ very own skipper will guide guests along the banks and share the stories behind the iconic sights that they pass, as they sit back with a refreshing drink and delicious on-board picnic, freshly prepared by the hotel team. Whether sailing upstream to neighbouring Windsor or downstream to Shepperton, guests can admire the picturesque views and local landmarks along the way, including Windsor Castle, The Runnymede Pleasure Grounds, St Peter’s Church and Pharaoh’s Island.
Exciting Outdoor PursuitsThe Runnymede On Thames will see the reopening of its spectacular, seasonally-heated outdoor swimming pool, in which guests can enjoy a refreshing dip and make use of the additional luxuries of complimentary towels and comfortable sun loungers. Ideal for water warriors, guests can enjoy fun four-hour paddle boarding sessions and glide down the river for an alternative way to admire the scenic views from the water. Back on land, those with a competitive streak can put their co-ordinations skills to the test with a laser clay pigeon shooting session, which uses impressive state-of-the-art, laser-adapted rifles or become Robin Hood for the day with a game of archery. Meanwhile, those looking to venture further afield can visit local attractions, just moments away.Ideal for water babies, this May,
Those seeking their nature fix can revel in the abundance of fauna and flora at Windsor Great Park, Savill Garden and Dorney Lake, whilst history fanatics can visit The RAF Memorial, explore the historical site of Magna Carta and wander at Hampton Court Palace and for thrill seekers, Thorpe Park and Legoland are close by too.
Indulgent Riverside DiningThe Runnymede On Thames’ outdoor dining outlet, the River Hideout, will reopen for this season. Set on a spacious, outdoor pergola means groups can enjoy a relaxed lunch or early dinner under the sun. Guests can tuck into a mouth-watering range of weekly specials, from the classic Runnymede Dirty Burger, served straight from the Robata Grill to a tempting homemade pizza made fresh from the pizza oven.The Runnymede On Thames’ extensive gin menu, including the hotel’s very own branded gin collection, offers an array of thirst-quenching combinations, all of which have interesting stories behind them; the refreshing ‘Rose in Bloom’ is a pink gin cocktail personally created by Joanne Moore, the world’s first female Master Distillers, whilst the ‘Runnymede Sunset’ is a creamy, buttery tasting gin which has been casked-aged for three to six months. Meanwhile, the Airstream Trailer, set on the expansive outdoor terrace, offers cooling refreshments and ice-cream, which can be enjoyed from the comfort of a beanbag or deckchair with beautiful river views.After a successful summer last year,
The Runnymede On Thames’ variety of activities and experiences offers guests of all ages and interests the opportunity to make the most out of a fun-filled weekend staycation at The Runnymede On Thames this Spring and Summer.