Walton On Thames has its place in history from its Anglo Saxon origin, when it was known as Farm of the People. It is located 15 miles west of London, and is the birthplace of British actress Julie Andrews and coin designer Ian Rank Broadley.
Other places of interest include Oatlands Palace built by Henry VIII in 1538, which is a mile from the town, and New Zealand Avenue, famous for hospitalising troops from New Zealand in the first world war
Activities on the Thames include several water sports, such as Rowing, Canoeing, Sailing and Punting with the Elmbridge Leisure centre nearby, as well as other activities at The Walton Athletics Club. There are 2 non-league football clubs in the area, namely Walton & Hersham FC and Walton Casuals FC. You can also enjoy day and evening trips on the River Thames with JGF Passenger Boats.
Once you venture out of the town centre, why not enjoy the Thames path with some wonderful views of the riverside and wildlife. There is also the Ashley Park a stone's throw away and D'Oyle Carte Island along the Thames path near the new town bridge on the way to Shepperton Lock.
The Anglers of Walton
The Old Manor Inn
The George Inn
Gourmet Burger Kitchen
Day Trips on the River Thames
JGF Passenger Boats