Get Active

Swim in the river, cycle the Chiltern way or trot around Windsor Great Park

Family on cycling holiday in the Chilterns


The Chilterns Cycleway is a 170-mile circular route that passes right around the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Komoot have 20 cycle routes that you can follow 

With access to some of the best cycling in the Chilterns Henley Cycles, offers bike hire and we can supply you with cycle maps of the local area.

Horse Ridding whilst on holiday in Marlow

Horse Riding 

Checkendon  give lessons and walks in the woods on ponies, which is ideal for young children.

Snowball Farm specialise in riding lessons and Tally Ho  will take you for a ride in Windsor Great Park. 


Get jumping at Rush in High Wycombe. This is an indoor activity so good for the odd rainy day. 

Kayaking on holiday near the river thames London

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise with numerous positive impacts on well-being. Henley open water Swimming club can show you the best and safest places to swim in the Thames.

Canoeing / Kayaking / Stand Up Paddle boarding

Moose Hire rent out Canoes, Kayaks and paddle boards, they’re based on the River at Bisham Abbey a few miles away.  If you would like a bespoke canoe tour try


You can hire your own motor boat from our local Higginson Park based on the banks of the River Thames, they have a small fleet of boats from rowing boats to self drive motor boats.

Shooting in Marlow


Just down the road you will find EJ Churchills set amidst 40 acres of woodland on the stunning West Wycombe Estate, the shooting ground – having won a number of prestigious accolades over the years – comprises of over 120 clay shooting stands and 6.

Clay shooting disciplines offering varied and extensive practice and tuition.


Stroll along the Thames Path in Marlow or hike through the woods and trails that surround Shillingridge. Marlow Common is only minutes away, discover the beautiful ancient woodland that is on our doorstep. 

We have numerous books and Maps in the lodges.