Henley Women’s Regatta is the premier regatta for women in the United Kingdom. Each year more than 1,500 rowers travel from all over the UK and from across the world to compete in this prestigious event. Held on the rowing world’s most iconic stretch of the river Thames, HWR offers exciting side-by-side match racing for a wide range of competitors, from juniors to university and club to international level. Spectators are welcome to watch and enjoy the racing along the full length of the course – no tickets required!
Henley Women’s Regatta and the rise of women’s rowing
HWR deputy chairman and Olympic silver medallist Miriam Luke, who chaired HWR from 2013 to 2021, spoke about the rise of women’s rowing and the history of the regatta at a public webinar hosted by Henley Rotary Club on 17 May 2022. Watch the webinar here: Henley Womens Regatta