Henley-on-Thames Town Council Services

Henley-on-Thames Town Council provides a range of services for the benefit of local residents and visitors. These parks and open spaces, events, visitor information, markets, allotments, sport facilities, grant funding, a cemetery, bus service, venue hire, moorings, and car parks.


There are two allotment sites in Henley, Watermans Allotments and Greencroft Allotments, which are owned by Henley Town Council and run by the Henley-on-Thames Allotments Association on behalf of the Council.

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Henley Town Council - Healthy allotment in Henley
Henley Town Council - Healthy allotment in Henley
Henley Town Council - park path through the trees


Just on the edge of Henley, where it meets the beautiful Chiltern hills, is the Fairmile Cemetery, which has provided a tranquil and picturesque place of remembrance since 1868.

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Henley Town Council - Park bench overlooking flower garden
Henley Town Council - Bus to Henley

Bus Services

The Henley Hopper is the Henley Town Council's bus service. It is operated by TK Travel, and runs routes 151, 152, and 153 throughout the town on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Henley Town Council - Bus sign

Grants & Support

As a result of the hard work of many of our local organisations Henley has become a vibrant town. The Town Council recognises how important these groups are to improving and enriching our community, and is committed to supporting their work through awarding grants, offering loans, and providing free use of Town Council facilities.

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Henley Town Council - Henley allotments on a sunny day
Henley Town Council - Picturesque view of the river and trees around Henley

Green Spaces & Parks

Henley has a wealth of recreation areas, green spaces and parks. These include:

Freeman's Meadow
A recreational area located next to The Fairmile that includes a children's playground.

Makins Recreation Ground
A recreation ground located on Greys Road just above the Scout Hut. It includes a childrens play area, a concrete multi-wheeled facility (skateboard park) and outdoor gym equipment.

Mill & Marsh Meadows
A large riverside recreational area that includes a fantastic new toddler play area as well as an older childrens' adventure playground, public toilets and acres of open space. There is also a wildlife walk, and the riverside towpath to Marsh Lock.  

Gillotts Field
Henley Town Council purchased Gillotts Field in the early 1990s for public recreation and has subsequently been registered as a Town Green.  

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Henley Town Council - the sign outside the information centre

Henley Information Centre

Our Information Centre is a one-stop shop for visitors wanting to find out more about what to do in the local area, and residents wanting information and support for accessing local services and information.

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Local Directory

Henley-on-Thames Town Council has developed a new Local Directory. The Directory provides information and links to websites of a range of local venues, organisations and other useful contacts if you are visiting or live in Henley.

If you would like to add your organisation to the list please contact us to let us know the details.

Henley Town Council - picturesque scene of Henley's river
Henley Town Council - Bust street within Henley town


The Charter Market
This takes place every Thursday
The Farmers Market
This takes place on the 2nd Saturday and 4th Thursday of the month 8am-1.30pm.
The Craft Market
This takes place on the 4th Sunday of the month from 10am-3pm.

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Henley Town Council - Henley town market stall


A boat trip down the Thames would be incomplete without a stay in historic and picturesque Henley-on -Thames at our visitor moorings.

The moorings are close to the town centre in the wonderful setting of Mill Meadows, complete with parking, playgrounds, fairground rides, a café, toilets, and much more.

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Henley Town Council - boats moored next to park path
Henley Town Council - boat moored in Henley

Parking in Henley

Find out more about Annual Resident Parking Permits, Season Tickets (for businesses), Car Parking Charges at Mill Meadows and information on how to pay an ECN (Excess Charge Notice)

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Sports Facilities

The Sports Facility at Jubilee Park is managed by Henley Town Council.

Jubilee Park is located at:
Henley Outdoor Sports Centre (next to Tesco),
Reading Road,
RG9 4HA.

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Henley Town Council - sports facilities sign
Henley Town Council - Room to hire for meetings

Venue Hire & Weddings

Unique venues for weddings, ceremonies, receptions, meetings, events and filming, all in the heart of picturesque and historic Henley-on-Thames.

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Henley Town Council - Couple having their first dance on their wedding day