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Great Event for Rowing Enthusiast and Newbies alike

If you enjoy crew racing, there is no better event than the HRR! The head to head racing makes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sculling for the cup

Throughout sculling history there has been the Henley Royal Regatta. It is accessible by a short... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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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
| Henley Royal Regatta, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2LY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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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

1  Thank jonathansouthgatet
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

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.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic event every year for all the family , great memories lovely eating places beautiful English place to visit

Thank Aleksandar K
Reviewed 18 July 2018

An Edwardian time-warp (with draconian dress codes) - but all rather lovely for it. An astonishing array of tented "buildings" (posh loos, glorious restaurants, and a champagne bar); monogrammed deckchairs ... and the excitement of the rowing. Everyone should experience this at least once. (You...More

Thank FlorenceNewt
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Might not be on everyone Bucket List to do but it should be. A great day out and enjoyed by everyone regardless of class and bank balance. Great Sport, Beautiful Countryside, Cold River and plenty of Character and Characters, it is quintessentially english.

Thank Shaun A
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I attended on a Wednesday and a Friday. Wednesdays are quieter and less crowded and are better if you want to avoid the rush. On Friday we were based in the Remenham Club which is an exclusive club for members and their guests. The riverside...More

Thank BSC-Reviewer
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Visited the regatta for the first two days as spectators, not buying any hospitality packages, as we weren't sure of the set up. This worked well given the great weather although getting out of the sun was an unforeseen problem. From the town, crossing the...More

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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.