Henley Royal Regatta takes place on the River Thames, in the picturesque town of Henley-on-Thames.

The Stewards' Enclosure and Regatta Enclosure are located on the Berkshire bank, within easy walking distance of Henley town and train station.

To reduce the impact of traffic on the town, we encourage you to use public transport, where possible.

Henley-on-Thames is located 13 miles from Junction 8/9 on the M4, and 16 miles from Junction 4 on the M40.

The most convenient taxi drop-off during Regatta is in the town, on the A4130, a short walk from the Regatta site.

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Travelling by Public Transport

information on travelling by public transport

Our Enclosures are located on the Berkshire bank, within walking distance of the town centre.

by taxi

The main taxi drop-off point during Regatta is on the A4130, a short 5 minute walk from the Enclosures.

For a list of local taxi firms, please get in touch with us at email@hrr.co.uk.


by train

Trains run frequently to Henley-on-Thames from London (Paddington), with a special timetable operated by Great Western Railway for the duration of the Regatta.

Visit the GWR website for the latest information and timetable.

Visit GWR

by bus

Schedules for bus services will be published nearer the to event. The closest bus station is in Henley-on-Thames town centre, a 10-minute walk from the Enclosures.

Please visit the Reading Buses website for more information.

Visit Reading Buses

Travelling by Car

information on travelling by car


Henley-on-Thames is located 13 miles from Junction 8/9 on the M4, and 16 miles from Junction 4 on the M40.

Please use postcode RG9 2LP to find your way to the Official Car Parks on the Berkshire side, and as you approach Henley, follow the directions provided for either RECTANGULAR or CIRCULAR labels.

Use postcode RG9 2HY to find your way to our Official Hospitality at Fawley Meadows, and as you approach Henley, follow the directions provided for TRIANGULAR labels.

Traffic Flow

A one-way system operates in Henley-on-Thames town centre during the event.

Depending on what time you arrive and leave site, there is a different route in and out of the event.

View the relevant maps below to make sure you don't get lost!

Before 16:00 After 16:00



Car Parks

we recommend Booking parking in advance

Daily parking can be booked online in advance or can be purchased on the Car Park gate during the event (subject to availability).

Car Parks are open daily from 07:30 to 21:00 - overnight parking is not permitted and the gates will be locked at 21:00.

Please note the Official Car Parks are not suitable for coaches, caravans, motorbikes or commercial vehicles. For information on minibus and disabled parking, please contact the Badge Office on 01491 571900.

Please ensure that you follow the signage that matches your Car Park Hanger (CIRCULAR, RECTANGULAR or TRIANGULAR symbol) when travelling to the event.

If you have opted to collect your Car Park Hanger, then please note you are required to collect your Car Park Hanger prior to the day of your visit.  On the day you attend, you will not be permitted access to the Regatta Car Parks if you do not have the valid Car Park Hanger with you to show on arrival.

Further details on travel & parking can be found in our FAQs.

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Terms & Conditions

Official HRR Car Parks

It is a condition of using the car parks that neither Henley Royal Regatta nor its Agents or Servants shall be liable for any loss, injury or damage to:

(a) any vehicle and/or motor or pedal cycle, or motorised or manual wheelchair;

(b) anything in or about any such vehicle or conveyance;

(c) any other belongings left in the car park, whether unattended or not;(c) any injury to any person coming on to the car parks, however such loss, damage or injury may be caused or sustained. PLEASE LOCK YOUR CAR.

Noise nuisance and/or socially unacceptable behaviour will bring the Regatta into disrepute and measures will be taken against anyone acting inappropriately.

Failure to comply with our conditions or show a lack of consideration to others may result in the loss of your space.

To enable us to help you, if you do experience problems that cannot be resolved by the parking attendant, please report them to the Badge Office immediately on the day of your visit.

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