Within the grounds of the beautiful Fawley Court Country House is The Fawley River Club, a fantastic location approximately a third of the way along the course.
This luxurious marquee facility boasts wonderful views of the Thames, and regularly launches riverboat tours so you can your guests can get up close to the action.
The package comes with a gourmet three-course luncheon, complimentary bar, and full butler service to ensure the day goes smoothly and everything is taken care of.Skip to Full Package Content
|Location||Fawley Court Estate, Situated at the Halfway Point of the Race|
|Side of River Thames||Buckinghamshire / Oxfordshire Station|
|Catering||Gourmet 3-Course Luncheon|
|Price Guide||from £440|
Fawley Court Estate, Situated at the Halfway Point of the Race
Champagne & Canapés Reception
Gourmet 3-Course Luncheon
Henley Royal Regatta Programme
Full Butler Service
It is claimed that the magnificent Fawley Court was designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1684, certainly, the parkland was designed by ‘Capability’ Brown. It is also said to be Toad Hall in the Wind in the Willows. Fawley Court provides a spectacular setting for the Fawley River Club, which is approximately one-third of the way along the Regatta course on the Buckinghamshire side of the River Thames.
The main house is set back from the river and is aesthetically connected by the Long Water, a beautiful inlet connecting the house with the river. The hospitality marquee is situated at the mouth of the Long Water, providing lovely waterfront views of the river and racing.
The marquee used in previous years has been an attractive conservatory-style structure. The tables have been long rectangle tables, which are not ideally suited to corporate entertaining, such as round tables are. Attractive floral design completes the décor. A nice feature is a ‘floating’ bar on the Long Water.
Private tables are available for bookings of 10 guests, a smaller group will need to share a table.
An admission badge to Fawley Court Estate is included, however, generally there are no tickets required to watch the Regatta. The facility does not include admission into the Stewards’ Enclosure, which is located on the opposite (Berkshire) side of the river.
Catering is a key element of your day at Henley. A four-course luncheon is served followed by Traditional English High Tea later in the day.
There is a full complimentary bar throughout the day, including Champagne.
A Riverboat Cruise is included, from the facility’s private moorings, which runs throughout the day, you will be allocated a specific time for you and your guests. The boats accommodate only a small number of guests, so larger groups will require multiple trips. This is a popular addition to the day.
Service is left to the waiting-staff, there is not a hostess service.
There is live music playing relaxing music.
There are no TV facilities, to enable you to keep track of other sporting events, notably Wimbledon.
Reserved parking is provided at the front of the estate, which is a little walk from the riverside.
A souvenir Henley Royal Regatta Racing Programme is provided.
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.