Locks and Weirs on the River Thames

There are 45 locks along the River Thames, starting with St. John's lock near Lechlade, and the last one being Richmond lock (upstream to downstream). To see the full list, take a look at the complete list of locks and weirs on the River Thames page.

Many of the locks are a great destination for a day out, often near picturesque towns, rolling meadows or interesting landmarks.

Abingdon Lock
Abingdon Lock is steeped in history, with the original weir reputedly built by monks.
Benson Lock
Benson lock and weir offer some great views of the River Thames.
Boulter's Lock
One of the busiest locks on the River Thames.
Boveney Lock
One of the busiest locks on the River Thames.
Bray Lock
One of the busiest locks on the River Thames.
Buscot Lock
Buscot lock and weir lie right next to the hamlet of Buscot.
Caversham Lock
Caversham Lock and the weir are just downstream from George Street, Reading.
Cleeve Lock
A quiet, pretty lock and impressive weir near Goring-on-Thames.
Clifton Lock
Clifton Lock is off the beaten track, a short walk from Clifton Hampden.
Cookham Lock
Cookham Lock is within a short distance of Cookham town centre.
Culham Lock
Culham lock is one of the two deepest locks on the river.
Day's Lock
A pretty lock in beautiful Oxfordshire countryside.
Eynsham Lock
Eynsham Lock is on the southern bank of the Thames near Swinford in Oxfordshire.
Goring Lock
A picturesque lock and weir near Goring and Streatley.
Grafton Lock
Grafton Lock is a lock on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, England.
Hurley Lock
Near the pretty village of Hurley, this is a great destination for a day out.
King's Lock
A picturesque lock with beer garden.
Mapledurham Lock
A quiet lock in rural Berkshire, near Purley-on-Thames.
Marlow Lock
Marlow Lock is close to Marlow, one of the most picturesque towns on the River Thames.
Marsh Lock
Lock and weir not far from Henley-on-Thames.
Pinkhill Lock
Pinkhill Lock is close to Farmoor, in beautiful Oxfordshire countryside.
Romney Lock
One of the busiest locks on the River Thames.
Shiplake Lock
Pleasant lock surrounded by beautiful countryside.
Sonning Lock
Sonning Lock lies near the village of Sonning, in rural Berkshire.
St John's Lock
St John's Lock, near Lechlade, is home to the statue of Old Father Thames.
Temple Lock
One of the busiest locks on the River Thames.
Teddington Lock
Teddington lock is at the western point of the River Thames, before it becomes tidal.
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