Each year Henley-on-Thames is brought to life by the Royal Regatta, which is undoubtedly the best known Regatta in the world. The Regatta, first held in 1839, is a unique rowing event offering 250 world class races over 5 days. Founded in 1839, it is famous both as a great sporting occasion and as a social event. People travel from all over the world to attend, either as competitors or as spectators. Ideally situated along the picturesque Buckinghamshire bank of Fawley Meadows, you will enjoy an enticing array of features including views of the racing, a river boat cruise, private outdoor area and of course hospitality including food and beverages throughout the day, ensuring a memorable occasion for you and your guests.