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Fawley Meadows is ideally situated alongside the Thames in a wonderfully picturesque area, which offers hospitality throughout the day.
The package comes with some special features, including live entertainment, a riverboat cruise, and a private outdoor area. This fun and interactive space also enjoys a visit from a Regatta Steward to take you through the days racing.
A sumptuous 5-Course lunch featuring local produce awaits, alongside a sweet & savoury afternoon tea and full complimentary bar, including Champagne throughout the day.
|Location||Banks of Fawley Meadows, ¼ Mile from Finish|
|Side of River Thames||Buckinghamshire / Oxfordshire Station|
|Parking||1 per 2 Guests|
|Price Guide||from £337 (Stewards Upgrade from £50)|
Banks of Fawley Meadows, ¼ Mile from Finish
1 per 2 Guests
Coffee & Biscuits on Arrival
Moet & Chandon Champagne Reception with Canapés
5-Course Lunch featuring Local Produce complemented by Cellar Master's Selected Wines
Full Afternoon Tea
Regatta Steward to Introduce the Day's Racing
Henley Royal Regatta Programme
River Boat Cruise Running Regularly throughout the Day
Fawley Meadows is a large hospitality pavilion situated on the picturesque bank of Fawley Meadows, part of the Official Fawley Meadows Hospitality Village. The village atmosphere that has been created here, along the riverbank, includes fun & interactive elements, relaxing lawn games and an alfresco lounge and bar area.
Fawley Meadows is situated on the opposite side (Buckinghamshire side) of the River Thames to the Stewards’ Enclosure. It is a picturesque location along the riverbank with lovely views of the racing as they approach the closing 500m of the race.
This shared restaurant facility is a large modern hospitality pavilion with an old-fashioned twist in that the interiors feature wooden poles associated with traditional marquees. The marquee frontage is open to provide views of the River Thames from your table. There is an attractive river-fronted garden area in front of the marquee.
There are no admission tickets required to watch the Henley Royal Regatta, however, most vantage points along the river have been taken over by hospitality pavilions and the ticketed Regatta Enclosure (downstream from the Stewards). The key exception to this is the Stewards’ Enclosure itself (equivalent to Ascot’s Royal Enclosure), which sits opposite the regatta Finish Line, where tickets are usually only available for Members and their guests (there is over a 5-year waiting list to become a Member). However, the Fawley Meadows package includes the option to purchase Stewards’ Enclosure admission as an upgrade of £55 pp plus vat (boat transfers included).
Catering is a key element of your day at Henley and after morning coffee and biscuits you can look forward to pre-lunch canapés followed by a sumptuous 5-course luncheon. Later in the day, you can enjoy a Full sweet & savoury Afternoon Tea with sandwiches, cakes & scones.
There is a full complimentary bar throughout the day that includes Champagne & Pimms, wines, beers, cider, selected spirits, and soft drinks.
A riverboat Cruise is included, which runs throughout the day, you will be allocated a specific time for you and your guests. This is a popular addition to the day.
Service is left to the waiting-staff, there is not a hostess service.
A Regatta Steward will take you through the day’s racing, and there is also periodic live music.
There are a few TV monitors which enable you to keep a track on other sporting events taking place, notably Wimbledon.
Car park labels are included on a 1:2 basis and the car park is ideally located adjacent to the hospitality village.
Each guest receives an official souvenir Henley Royal Regatta Racing Programme.
There is no formal dress code, except in the Stewards’ Enclosure, where gentlemen are required to wear lounge suits, or jackets/blazers with flannels, together with a tie or cravat. Ladies are required to wear dresses or skirts, with a hemline below the knee.
The Stewards’ Enclosure requires gentlemen to wear lounge suits, or jackets/blazers with flannels and a tie or cravat, ladies are required to wear dresses or skirts with a hemline below the knee. Outside of the enclosure, the atmosphere is less formal though most dress up, wearing club blazers and other rowing apparel.
Please allow extra time to enter car parks near the Regatta due to security measures and the one-way system in place during the Regatta which is indicated by signs. The main taxi drop point during the Regatta is on the main road, just a short walk from the enclosures.