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Information about the island can be found on my previous post.

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 1st 2022

After breakfast we walked to Windsor Castle to pick up our pre-booked free-return visit tickets. We had a mini panic when we arrived at the desk. Mr C should have received a confirmation email with a booking reference to enable us to collect the tickets but this had not arrived. Thankfully the lady on the [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 20th 2022

The island’s name dates from when the Ray family managed a flour mill here. Boulter’s weir is situated at one end of the small island.

The weir is the latest in a series built here over the last 600 years. Early weirs were solid banks of interwoven stakes filled with stones built across the river. No-one [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on Jul 6th 2022