"Henley-on-Thames - A Riverside Jewel" Henley on Thames by KennetRose

Henley on Thames Travel Guide: 24 reviews and 67 photos

Party time in Henley is in the first week of July every year when the Henley Royal Regatta is held. At that time of year the town is full of athletic young men and women, together with an assortment of well-heeled people with striped blazers, boaters and Fortnum's hampers. It's a matter of taste - not much to mine I'm afraid.

The rest of the year it's an attractive, affluent Thames-side town with lots of restaurants, caf├ęs, pubs and tea-rooms. It's also a staging post on the Thames Path with lovely riverside walks.

For me it's the objective of strolls from Reading - 30 km return trip or take the train for part or all of one leg. See the travelogue!

  • Last visit to Henley on Thames: Oct 2002
  • Intro Updated Jan 16, 2003
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  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Apr 30, 2006 at 7:52 AM

    I'm staying in Henley this June/July - and going to the regatta. I think I'll have to get busy with my camera! Cheers (with a Pimms) - leyle

  • sue_stone's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2005 at 1:56 PM

    Went to Marlow last weekend. Next time I'll make it Henley!

  • nygaston's Profile Photo
    Dec 12, 2004 at 3:21 PM

    Good Tips ! I love this small town, the market and the area around is very beautiful. I remebre the very small train station going to reading... Merci ! Tom

  • Maline's Profile Photo
    May 20, 2003 at 2:05 PM

    Great photos. England can obviously be quite beautiful!

  • JudyinPA's Profile Photo
    Apr 16, 2003 at 8:33 AM

    A walk along the river looks wonderful. That is something I would do if I ever get the chance to visit.

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2003 at 3:55 AM

    Rosie the page is cool..
    One day i should visit it once i'm in U.K.

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2003 at 3:23 PM

    now this is more my cup ot tea Rosie, lovely travelogues, loved the tree on the hill

  • Carmela71's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2003 at 1:33 AM

    looks interesting the regatta... lovely photos in travelogues!

  • Jan 21, 2003 at 1:48 AM

    the regatta has always been on my to-do list. rower's paradise :)

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Jan 14, 2003 at 11:56 PM

    I love the name of this town!!! Looks very beautiful!! The Regata looks like fun except for all of the tourists!! hahaha Great Page!

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