Attractions in Henley on Thames Reviews
Newest Review: ... Teams come from all over the World to compete, from some of the most famous rowing clubs in the World. Historically the regatta has been an opportunity for those who are very much involved in the rowing world to meet, socialise and enjoy the racing. In more recent years the regatta has become a marketing event where companies can entertain their customers. The racing has become largely incidental. There are people who come to the regatta who never watch a single race. Because, they are here to party! But that doesn’t mean that you can’t have fun too. This is because the Thames is the People’s River. The Thames Towpath is a public rig... more
Customer Attractions in Henley on Thames Reviews (1)
by - written on 04/07/05 (Very useful, 167 readings)
If I said “Henley Royal Regatta”, what would come to mind? Pimm’s? Boaters? Salmon Sandwiches? Champagne? Pompous Old Gits? Hooray Henries? Polite Applause? Calm, serene atmosphere? Rip-off prices? Yes, me too. We have just had our first ever Henley and the reality is very different from what I expected. Indeed, what we experienced was vary far from these stereotypes. OK, there was Pimm’s; there was champagne. But a calm, serene atmosphere? No way. Rip-off prices? Yes, plenty of that, though. Why we were going purely by chance. Some friends knew someone who lives on a houseboat on the Thames at Henley. Each year he ... Read the complete review
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