Henley Royal Regatta is undoubtedly the best-known regatta in the world. It is a highlight of both the summer sporting calendar and the social season. The Regatta attracts thousands of visitors over a 5-day period. Spectators are thrilled by over 200 races of an international standard, which includes both Olympians and crews new to the event. In addition to watching the racing, visitors can take in the ambiance of the enclosures, enjoying the array of restaurants, bars, and shops available, as well as the charming views of Henley and the River Thames.