Where to Watch

Arrive early each day to enjoy a full range of events.

Why not walk to the start and experience the excitement of the crews battling to be first to “the end of the island” to try and gain dominance for the rest of the race? Watch the racing from the river in the Umpire’s launch and see the picturesque countryside from a different angle. Select a good spot on the bank as your base, and enjoy some of the great food and shopping experiences available in the Regatta Enclosure

The Regatta Enclosure is the hub of the regatta and is also free to enter, offering great views, a fabulous vibe and lots of wonderful food vendors – details here. No tickets required!

Why not help the regatta by becoming a Friend? Enjoy the ambiance and beautiful view across the finish point at Remenham by watching Henley Women’s Regatta from the Chairman’s Enclosure.

When to arrive

Arrive early each day to enjoy a full range of events.

Arriving approximately one hour before race time will give spectators time to walk to the start and experience the excitement of the crews battling to be first to “the end of the island” to try and gain dominance for the rest of the race. Or watch the racing from the river in the Umpire’s launch and see the picturesque countryside from a different angle. Select a good spot on the bank as your base, and enjoy some of the great food and shopping experiences available.

The daily timetable can be found here

Umpire's Launch tickets

Launch rides can be booked at the Regatta Information Point in the main Regatta enclosure or at the Start.

Launch rides are available to follow every race. One complimentary ticket is issued to each crew, but other tickets can be purchased. Please note that tickets cannot be booked before the previous round has taken place and only on the day of the race and must be booked at least 45 minutes before race time. You must check in 30 minutes before the race start time. Races will not be held back in order to wait for any latecomers. Please remember that silence must be observed whilst following races.

Every crew receives a free pass for the coach to follow each of their races and these should be confirmed 40 minutes before race time otherwise the seat may not be available. Places may not be booked until the race in the preceding heat has taken place.

A £5 donation is requested for each launch ticket.

Chairman's Enclosure

Enjoy the ambiance and the view from the finish at Remenham by watching the Regatta from the Chairman’s Enclosure.

Things to do in Henley

Henley-on-Thames has a great variety of places to eat and drink. Find out more about what to do and see whilst visiting Henley.

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