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Just do not get the opportunity every year to visit the Regatta but when we do it is a first class... read more

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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Henley Royal Regatta goes back to 1888. Over 200 races over the weekend. The Regatta is part of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Said to be the world’s best known regatta, Henley’s remains a firm favourite in the social diary for those who love one of England’s most loved pastimes – rowing. Taking place on the River Thames, the Henley Royal Regatta draws in the classic...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Just do not get the opportunity every year to visit the Regatta but when we do it is a first class day out. Just watching the world go by is a treat add that to exciting racing makes this one occasion we should all make...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Henley Royal Regatta goes back to 1888. Over 200 races over the weekend. The Regatta is part of the period that ends with the trooping of the guards . Called coming out season. This is were high society girls come out looking for fun and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Best regatta I have ever been to I would highly recommend this to anyone. You don’t need to buy tickets just get there early and sit down by the river.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

As an ex Rower for Marlow, I really enjoyed my last visit here it is very well organised and is a smart and very enjoyable Event

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Within a week of the date, we were able to book a picnic spot by the river (Meadow reserved) about half way along the course. Although our parking space was not close to the bank (third tier), we could see the river and get down...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rolanders
Reviewed 23 August 2018

If you enjoy crew racing, there is no better event than the HRR! The head to head racing makes things very exciting. You can watch this for free on the river bank or buy a ticket to one of the enclosures. If you are lucky...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kitkatkib
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Throughout sculling history there has been the Henley Royal Regatta. It is accessible by a short train ride from Paddington Station in London. People do dress for the races which is an international event. The cost is reasonable.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank melanies668
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

It was a dismal day but pleasant enough to stroll down stream to the lock and back up to the tented area followed by a walk around the town. Weatherspoons was handy for a rat and drink but Sunday’s are fairly quiet so a few...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Admittedly the regatta was held in perfect weather, but it is an outstanding event. Very popular, expect major traffic delays and large crowds in popular eating venues. An event where tradition is upheld. There are certain standards of dress if participating in the marque celebrations....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank yannaki2013
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great girlie day, wearing our prettiest summer dresses and soaking up the atmosphere. Staff are great and the boat racing is interesting. Jugs of pimms and afternoon tea make a relaxing day. Would definitely recommend for a day out.

Date of experience: July 2018
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4 April 2018|
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Response from Mark T |
Friday and Saturday are usually the busiest. Sunday is relatively quiet as there it’s only finals so there are far fewer races.