Leisure activities in Marlow

Day trips and local attractions

 day trips from Marlow logoWithin a short drive of Marlow are a considerable number or worthwhile attractions, ranging from the world famous Windsor Castle, to the local family favourite Odds Farm. Our day-trips from Marlow page has the full listing!


Marlow has a number of regular eventsThe Marlow Town Regatta and Festival takes place over two days in June, the first being being a traditional rowing regatta with a subscribers enclosure, the second a family fun day with a live concert in the evening. Both days also have a fun fair in Higginson Park.

The Marlow Regatta, which has actually moved from Marlow to nearby Dorney Lake is an important event in the rowing calendar, attracting top internatinal competitors.

Many other events are organised on large and small scale throughout the year, details of which are in our Marlow Events Calendar. By subscribing to our events newsletter, you can receive a monthly email of all upcoming events.

Groups and societies

Many of the events featured in our calendar are organised by one of Marlow’s groups and societies. These cover a range of interests including history, archaeology, music, photography and much more.


Within a few miles of Marlow are 4 cinemas:

The Empire High Wycombe (previously called “Wycombe 6”)

Cineworld High Wycombe (at the Eden Centre)

Odeon Maidenhead

Regal Picture House, Henley.


A few miles away in High Wycombe, Wycombe Swan Theatre shows major touring productions, as well as performances covering comedy, drama dance and plenty more.


Sports in MarlowThere are a wide range os sports clubs in Marlow, covering the expected football, rugby, hockey etc as well those based on the River Thames flowing through the town- e.g. sailing, canoeing, rowing.

As well as joining or watching sports clubs, there are many regular sports events which you can take part in, including the Marlow 5 Run, the Marlow Half Marathon, the Marlow Duathlon and the Rowers Revenge Triathlon.