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Henley Royal Regatta

| Henley Royal Regatta, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2LY, England
+44 1491 572153
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A good day out

We managed to get tickets for the stewards enclosure. We pinned them to our attire, as everyone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wouldieathere
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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An Exquisite day

i recently visited the Henley Royal Regatta with a couple of fellows. we easily entered as we had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DonnaDsynreviews
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Windsor, 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 English gent, those wanting to experience a slice of authentic British life and even the odd Olympian. Spanning two wars, this five-day event has taken place each year since 1839, over the first weekend in July, and consists of 200 races that are around a mile long each. As part of the ‘English social season’ the event comes with a strict dress code, so it’s a jolly good excuse to dress up, pack the cucumber sandwiches and break out the Pimms.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We managed to get tickets for the stewards enclosure. We pinned them to our attire, as everyone else seemed to do, to show we were entitled to be there. Dress of the day was trousers/chinos with a blazer or jacket and dress and hat for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i recently visited the Henley Royal Regatta with a couple of fellows. we easily entered as we had booked a ticket online we were positioned within the regatta enclosure as we weren't members. we mingled with some of the other attendees before the race started....More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

It was fun watching it and a of happening going on, terraces were full of people and the whole town was there celebrating

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

I have recently experienced Henley Royal Regatta with my colleagues. If you are keen on watching some exciting rowing events then Henley Royal Regatta is definitely an event you should attend. It is held annually on the River Thames in the picturesque town of Henley-on-Thames....More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

My wife and I had a great afternoon.evening at Phyllis Court watching the rowing and fireworks in the evening.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This annual event is great fun in many ways. You can enjoy the atmosphere and the races, alongside watching people. The most fun is watching all the overdressed wannabes getting rip roaring drunk - hilarious! Worst part of it is the traffic and the appalling...More

Thank Jo V
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Having a walk along the riverbank and although somewhat busy, it was a great way to spend an afternoon drinking, eating and chatting. Oh and some boats went past too

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

this is a wonderful thing to visit , take a picnic and champagne. Also booked afternoon tea. The weather was perfect. Plenty of space between your allocated picnic space, your car is parked by you so it is easy to unload your table and chairs.

Thank ian b
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Superbly organised, wonderful sporting event. Great opportunity to dress up and enjoy socialise whilst enjoying the day's rowing. Not ideal for children, I'd recommend the afternoon tea.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

There is something for everyone at the Henley Royal Regatta. For those lucky enough to have access badges for the Stewards Enclosure, enjoy the people-watching, from the ladies' hats and fascinators to the remarkable crew blazers worn proudly by generations of rowers! The gin and...More

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