SU9278 : Looking along side Dorney Lake

taken 2 years ago, near to Dorney, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Looking along side Dorney Lake
Looking along side Dorney Lake
Dorney Lake (also known as Eton College Rowing Centre, and Eton Dorney as a 2012 Summer Olympics venue) is a purpose-built rowing lake. It is near the village of Dorney, close to the River Thames.
The lake is privately owned and financed by Eton College, which spent 17 million developing it. Additional grants, totalling 500,000, were obtained from Sport England, UK Sport, the DCMS and SEEDA in order to build the lake's finish tower. The project was completed in 2006, after 10 years of construction. Although it is primarily for use by the school, the facilities are hired out for rowing, as well as for canoeing, dragon boating, open water swimming and triathlon training.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9252 7816 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.6894N 0:40.1195W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9263 7809
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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