A quintessentially English village on the River Thames, Bray has become a must-visit destination for all foodies and is best known for boasting two of the four 3-Michelin-starred restaurants in the United Kingdom - Heston Blumenthal's world-renowned Fat Duck and the Roux brother's Waterside Inn.
Five miles from Bray, Windsor - with its strong Royal connections - boasts the world's largest inhabited Royal castle. Attractions aplenty, restaurants and cafes on every street, charming English pubs and elegant wine bars, draw locals and visitors to this destination in their thousands. Very few places manage to encompass such enchanting and quintessentially British characteristics, which is why Windsor is a main-stay on many must-visit lists.
Just two miles from Bray, Maidenhead has something to offer everyone, with more than a few hidden gems to explore. The accent is on art, music, drama and dance festivals. Other highlights include an array of excellent shopping, restaurants and leisure activities.
The village of Eton is rightly described by many as one of the most beautiful villages in England. Famous for housing the most exclusive public school in the country, take a trip to the village to absorb its charm.
A beautiful market town set in the stunning Oxfordshire Chiltern Hills and home of the Henley Regatta and Henley Festival.
Ascot is just over nine miles from Bray. Home to the most famous racecourse in the country, Ascot has a bustling high street with many independent shops, restaurants and cafes. During June, thousands flock to Royal Ascot, not only for the world-renowned race, but also for the accompanying display of fashion.
Marlow is without a doubt one of the most picturesque locations on the River Thames, set amongst the rich meadows of the river valley and alongside the woodlands of the Chiltern Hills. The vibrant Georgian market town is made up of historic streets and an abundance of boutique shops, restaurants, cafes and bistros, all adding to the town's unique charm. It is only seven miles from Bray.
Just over 10 miles from Bray, the thriving market town of Wokingham has retained much of its original character over the years. The town centre offers a range of high street retailers, independent shops, restaurants and easy access to a wide range of leisure and sports facilities. One of the things that make Wokingham so desirable is the vast amount of things to see and do in the area. From long country walks at Dinton Pastures Country Park to buying fresh fruits and vegetables from the weekly town market, Wokingham has something for everyone.
The village of Dorney - two miles from Bray and on the north bank of the Thames - is home to the Eton College Rowing Lake, the venue for rowing events at the 2012 Olympic Games. Dorney also includes the Dorney Court, well known from TV and film. Both the exterior and interior of the beautiful Tudor manor house are used for a variety of productions requiring an atmospheric location, such as Midsomer Murders.
The capital city of England is a city like no other. 30 miles from Bray, London offers world-class attractions such as Buckingham Palace, the London Eye,
Hyde Park and so much more.