Travel by car

Sat Nav point: Gate B, Temple Island Meadows, Remenham Lane, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 3DB.

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If you are driving to HWR, please observe the strict one-way traffic flow along Remenham Lane. The one-way system is for both spectators and competitors and must be strictly adhered to. Car Parking for spectators is Hillside accessed at Gate B



Directions from M4

  • Leave the M4 at junction 8/9 and join the A404 (M) towards Henley and High Wycombe.
  • Join the A4130 towards Henley for about 4 miles.
  • At the top of Remenham Hill, turn right into Remenham Church Lane.
  • At the T junction, turn left towards Henley.
  • Once you see the blue road signs to Temple Island Meadows, please follow these signs to Gate B for the car park.
  • The regatta will be signposted, with the car park on your left-hand side.



Sat Nav point: Gate B, Remenham Lane, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 3DB View google map

Gate B car park is free to park until Friday 21st  June when charges apply. Please note if you have left your car overnight on Thursday you will need to pay on Friday. All towing vehicles must register in advance for a free pass.

Vehicles and boat trailers must NOT enter via the Henley Bridge junction & must follow the one way system not just on race days but during the week prior to racing. Please make sure that your trailer driver is aware of this. 

GATE B Car Park

  • Competitor and Spectator Parking
  • Trailer (Towing Vehicle) Parking –you must register online for your pass otherwise pay the full on the day price. (see below for how to register)
  • Pre registered Volunteer Parking – Please contact HWR if you have not received you volunteer parking pass.

Gate D Car Park

  • Disabled parking – this must be pre-booked please click here 

Gate G – Car Park

Pre booked Remenham Club Chairman’s Enclosure – Friends and Victrix

Car Park Prices Gate B and D for 2019 and booking .


Pre-bookings will close on Wednesday 19th June at midday after which tickets can be purchased on the day at the higher rate.

Disabled Parking is charged at the same rate but is in an accessible area. For accessibility information please click here.

Registering your towing vehicle for free parking – bookings close Thursday 20th June at 12 noon

All towing vehicles must be registered in advance, if you don’t know the vehicle details you can still register and log in to update the details pre event once the details are confirmed. If you arrive with a registered ticket and the registration number is not that registered then you will have to pay full price per day onsite.

Your ticket will be valid for your towing vehicle when delivering, collecting or staying onsite. If your vehicle is not a genuine towing vehicle you will be charged full price on the day per day. You will NOT be allowed to enter without a trailer on this ticket unless you are collecting your trailer.

Cars bringing sculling boats may apply for a trailer pass but will only be allowed in with this pass as long as they have a boat on top of the car and will only be allowed back in to collect the boat.

Register your towing vehicle

Programmes are available on the £5

Car parking fees are paid directly to The Venue. Please have your cash or printed tickets  ready at the car park entrance. Tickets on phones are not accepted. If you have no ticket or money you will not be able to park. The Venue and HWR accept no responsibility for vehicles or property in Gate B Car park, Please do not leave valuables in your vehicle.

Please note there is a parking suspension along Remnham Lane, Remenham Church Lane and by The church and your vehicle is likely to be towed, as well as blocking the lane you will face a hefty fine and inconvenience of retrieving your car.

Terms and Conditions apply to all parking


HWR-site-plan 2019


Travel by rail

Rail travel to Henley Women’s Regatta is simple, as there is a National Rail Station in Henley.


  • From the station, the Regatta site is a short taxi ride or a 2o minute walk (approx. 2km)

Travel by air


The nearest airport to Henley Women’s Regatta is London Heathrow. From Heathrow there are several travel options:

  • Hire a taxi (approximately £60-£70) . Uber or pre-booking a taxi using a Henley company is often cheaper. (See “travel by taxi” below)
  • Rent a car (the drive is approximately 35 minutes).
  • Take the train to Henley Station (approx 90 minutes): Take the Heathrow Express to London Paddington. Take the GWR towards Oxford to Twyford Station. At Twyford switch platforms to take the GWR to Henley-on-Thames.
  • Helicopter charters can be booked through

Travel by taxi

Please contact these companies directly to pre-book. Please also note that other firms are available. You will need to book direct and HWR accepts no responsibility for the service provided. Other taxi companies are available.

Please give the driver the Gate Location you require e.g Gate B (Temple Island Meadows, Gate F – Upper Thames Rowing Club, Gate G – Remenham Club, and advise of the one way system.

AA Henley Taxis 01491 575799

County Cars 01491 579696/576062

For accessibility information please click here.