Where the River Thames meets the historic market town of Henley discover the perfect waterside retreat, a 16th-century coaching inn now reimagined for a life well lived today.

Stay, play, work, explore and enjoy the easy familiarity of spending time in one of the 40 individually designed rooms at The Relais Henley, inspired by the liveliness of the river as it flows through the surrounding English countryside.

Ideally located just 25 minutes from Heathrow airport for international arrivals and within an hour’s train ride from London Paddington. Enjoy centuries of stories, and write new ones as you discover dining at Mosimann’s, artisan deli picnics, co-working at the Palm Court and living like a local for the Henley Royal Regatta and Rewind Festival.

Visit the Clipper Restaurant to discover menus by Mosimann’s of London that introduce flavoursome ‘cuisine naturelle’ that allows the best of locally-sourced ingredients to shine. The Clipper has an easy charm and the feel of being in an English country house, emphasised by its spectacular high ceiling which is now home to an original piece of Henley history, with a suspended wooden boat from the 1800s.
Indulge on an afternoon tea inspired by the idyllic Chilterns that are home to Henley on Thames. Perfectly paired sweet treats and sandwiches are accompanied by Champagne, offering the ideal reason to treat yourself and your loved ones.


3 things to try when you’re there

  • Visit The Clipper restaurant by Mossiman’s
  • Enjoy an afternoon tea inspired by Henley’s surrounding landscape
  • Sip a cocktail featuring a local gin after a refreshing walk along the River Thames

You might not know but..

Preserving the history of the 16th‑Century Inn, Conservator Mark Perry has been resorting this original 400‑year old painting of Charles 1st Coat of Arms. Charles stayed at the inn in 1632 on his way from London to Oxford. The Coat of Arms was painted above the fireplace in the room that he stayed in. Those who stay in the Charles 1st room will have exclusive access to this rare piece of history.