Henley Women’s Regatta would like to welcome spectators to the Spectator Zone..

The Spectator Zone, accessed from the towpath or from the car park at Gate A, is the hub of the regatta. It is free to enter and has an array of facilities including public toilets.

Spectators can also access the footpath along the river so they can watch from any point along the course.

Relax with a drink and some food, watch the crews compete, listen to the race commentary and take home a memento of your day out.

Spectator Zone

Umpire Launch Tickets

Launch Tickets costing £6 are available when the crew names are published on the race schedule. They may be purchased at booking points located in the Spectator Zone, the Chairman’s Enclosure and the Start at least 45 minutes before race time.

Every crew receives a complimentary ticket for the coach to follow each of their races. Use of the ticket should be confirmed at least one hour before race time at one of the booking points, otherwise the seat may not be available.

Ticket holders must check in at the Launch Start 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.


Food and Drink

The Spectator Zone offers a great selection of teas, coffee, cakes, sandwiches, and hot food to serve our athletes, spectators, and supporters. Food & Drink

Please note that the picnic tables in the Spectator Zone are reserved for patrons of the food outlets.

Friends of the Regatta may book a buffet lunch or afternoon tea in the Chairman’s Enclosure at Remenham Club which is situated adjacent to the Finish..


Shopping Outlets

Henley Women’s Regatta is delighted to have the support of a number of great retail outlets featuring a superb range of branded rowing merchandise, rowing equipment and premium clothing as well as gifts and mementos of the day. In between races take some time to browse the stores.

The official Henley Women’s Regatta Shop features HWR Blazers and branded clothing and performance wear, During the regatta the HWR shop will also include unique gifts and a range of beautiful jewellery designed especially for HWR..



Henley Women’s Regatta welcomes visitors with disabilities and has a Disabled Access Policy to ensure that disabled competitors and visitors can access and enjoy the HWR races.