BLOWN AWAY

The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Travel & Indulgence -

THE River and Row­ing Mu­seum at Hen­ley-on-Thames in Ox­ford­shire is a short walk from the town cen­tre, at Mill Mead­ows. The col­lec­tion fea­tures sec­tions de­voted to the River Thames, the sport of row­ing and the his­tory of Hen­ley-on-Thames. An ar­ray of ma­te­rial cov­ers the Ox­ford and Cam­bridge Boat Race, in­ter­na­tional and Olympics row­ing events and coach­ing tech­niques. Hen­ley-on-Thames is packed with pretty shops, cafes and charm­ing laneways and, while very pop­u­lar in sum­mer, is worth a visit year­round. Open daily; about $12 en­try for adults. More: rrm.co.uk.

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