Welcome to Midsomer in Henley!
Henley-on-Thames, aka Causton, has appeared in numerous episodes of Midsomer Murders. Fans of Detective Barnaby will recognise many of the filming locations within the town including Gabriel Machin’s butcher shop, Tudor House Antiques and the Argyll Public House.
Best ways to visit Midsomer in Henley
Guided Walking Tours
Henley Hosts operate weekly guided walking tours of Henley and its Midsomer Murders locations. The tour takes visitors around the streets of Henley and down to the River Thames, revealing the buildings which have appeared in the show and also talking about Henley’s history as a market town.
The tours operate EVERY Saturday at 11.00am, from March 18th through till October 28th .
The tour starts from inside The Argyll Pub, Market Place, Henley. RG9 2AA. The tour costs Advanced Booking – Adult £10.00 and £5.00 per child. Costs on the day – Adult £12.00 and £6.00 per child and lasts one hour.
Self-Guided Walking Tours
An easy to follow, self guided walking tour is available to down here or call into the Visitor Information Centre in the Town Hall and pick up a free copy.
Midsomer by River
Henley’s two boating companies both offer Midsomer opportunities on the river:
Rent Midsomer Maiden from HSC Boats, ideal for parties of 10-12, must be booked in advance.
Hobbs of Henley are one of the town’s longest established businesses. You can hire or charter a boat or go on a Midsomer Cruise.
There are two Midsomer Murders Driving Trails, the southern trail and the northern trail. Both trails pass through Midsomer Murders countryside, with the southern trail taking in Henley and the surrounding locations such as Wallingford and Mapledurham House.
Download the Midsomer Murders Southern trail
Southern trail: Henley on Thames – Nettlebed – Wallingford – Moulsford – Goring – Mapledurham – Rotherfield Peppard/Rotherfield Greys – Henley on Thames (total drive time approximately 3 hours).
Download the Midsomer Murders Northern trail
Northern trail: Dorchester – Wallingford – Ewelme – Watlington – Lewknor – Aston Rowant – Chinnor – Thame – the Miltons and the Haseleys – Dorchester (total drive time approximately 3.5 hours).
For more information www.visitmidsomer.com
An Earthly Paradise: William Morris at The River and Rowing Museum
River and Rowing Museum, Mills Meadow , Henley on Thames, RG9 1BF,
Date(s): 01/02/2019 - 14/07/2019
Time:10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Last Hurrah! At the Bohun Gallery
Bohun Gallery, 15 Reading Road, Henley on Thames, RG9 1AB
Date(s): 09/02/2019 - 30/03/2019
Time:10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Fire and Ice at The River and Rowing Museum
River and Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, RG9 1BF
Time:10:30 am - 04:00 pm
Gin Tasting Cruise - Hobbs of Henley
Hobbs of Henley, Station Road, Henley on Thames, RG9 1AZ
Time:06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Winter Sporting Supper - Henley Rugby Club
Henley Rugby Club, Marlow Road, Henley on Thames, RG9 2JA
Henley House and Garden Show
Henley Town Hall, Kings Arms Barn, Market Place, Henley on Thames, RG9 2AQ
Date(s): 02/03/2019 - 03/03/2019