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3 – 7 July 2019

What to expect

Every year, thousands of visitors from around the world attend the Henley Royal Regatta. They spend the day cheering on Olympic and international-standard rowing teams as they compete for trophies.

But the event isn’t just about racing. The regatta enclosure, located on the banks of the Thames, provides food and refreshments – including plenty of chilled Champagne. You can also sign up for exclusive food and hospitality packages to be enjoyed on the tranquil banks of Fawley Meadows or the seclusion of Temple Island.

Stretch your legs between races with a wander around the picturesque market town of Henley-on-Thames, but don’t forget to return in time for the prize-giving ceremony at the end of the day.

The event often sells out in advance, so buy your admission badges here.

Things to see and do in Thames Valley

There are many places to visit in and around the London Thames Valley near to Henley on Thames including Oxford, Windsor Castle and Marlow. To find out more about what else you can do in the area, visit our Thames Valley destination guide.

Location details

Henley Royal Regatta

Henley-on-Thames
RG9 2LY

How do I get to Henley Royal Regatta?

The nearest station to the regatta is Henley-on-Thames, with a change at Twyford. It’s only a 14-minute walk from the station to the event, located just off White Hill Road. Catching the local bus takes the same amount of time. Taxis are readily available, and only take five minutes from the station.

Peak times are expected to be between 09:00 and 13:00. Allow plenty of time to get to Henley Royal Regatta as trains will be extremely busy from London and Reading.

How do I get home from Henley Royal Regatta?

Peak times are expected to be from 16:00 until the last service. Allow plenty of time as a queuing system will be in place at Henley-on-Thames station.

We’ll be running an amended timetable in the evenings due to engineering works. Your journey could be replaced by buses and some journey times may be longer than normal.

Check your journey before you travel.

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