Held every year upon the River Thames in the town of Henley-on-Thames, the Henley Royal Regatta 2016 is taking place from 29th June – 3rd July and is one of the most renowned rowing events in England. Founded in 1839, this historical event is admired fondly by not only oarsman past and present, but by the spectators that come from all over to watch. Attracting thousands of visitors over the five days that it is held, this truly is one of the main highlights on the summer sporting calendar.
A thrilling and exhilarating experience is to be had for not only the contenders but all of the spectators, as they watch 200 races of professional rowers, Olympic champions and beginners take to the waters and compete against each other in the hope that they go for gold.
Not only can spectators enjoy the races on the water but there are a host of facilities in the enclosures. Guests tend to enjoy dressing up in the enclosures and inside you’ll find a bar serving a host of spirits, beer, wine and soft drinks, and a host of cuisine choices including fresh sandwiches, seafood and baguettes. There is even a Regatta Seafood Restaurant in the vicinity, so you certainly will be spoiled for choice here.
The picturesque landscapes, tranquil atmosphere and glorious summer weather truly make this one spectacular event that you are certain not to forget. If you are thinking of visiting the Regatta and are looking for luxurious accommodation, then we are on hand to offer only the best packages possible, to ensure that your Henley Royal Regatta 2016 experience is as hassle-free and enjoyable as can be.
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