Staines-upon-Thames UK Cruise Dock – is a town on the River Thames in Surrey, England. Historically part of Middlesex, it was known to the Romans as Pontes or Ad Pontes, then as Stanes and subsequently Staines.
The town is within the western bounds of the M25 motorway, 17 miles (27 km) south-west of Charing Cross. It is within the London Commuter Belt, Greater London Urban Area and adjoins part of the Green Belt. Passing along the edge of the town and crossing Staines Bridge is the Thames Path National Trail.