Black Potts Ait

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Black Potts Ait from downstream

Black Potts Ait is an island in the River Thames belonging to Buckinghamshire. It is on the reach between Old Windsor Lock and Romney Lock near near Windsor in neighbouring Berkshire. It carries Black Potts Railway Bridge.

The island is a tree-covered triangle which is now at the mouth of the Jubilee River. It was a favourite area for fishing for Charles II, Henry Wotton and John Hales.[1]

See also


  1. Paul Goldsack River Thames: In the Footsteps of the Famous English Heritage/Bradt 2003