London has many annual events take place; one of the most popular is the Head of the River Race, also known as HORR. The first ever race was held in 1926 and 21 crews of 8 men took part, today in 2014 there are over 400 crews taking part in the race, needless to say it has grown over the decades. It is one of the highest participated events in London. It is a fun and exciting day to watch the races and to cheer on your team or just to support everyone who passes by.
Every March the competitors take to the water from Mortlake to Putney on the Tideway. It is an exciting day for all the family to be able to enjoy and guess who is going to win, it is a fun day out and if you are fortunate enough to be in London or travelling to London especially then you should make a full weekend of the event. Being on your feet and following the rowers can be tiresome, make sure you have comfortable accommodation to return to. London city hotels are always going to be reliable and offer you a great experience and stay.
There are many events that take place in the capital city, and if this is one that takes your fancy then you should make travel arrangements sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment, this is one of the more popular events that take place in London and many people like to travel with their teams, families and as supporters.
Watching the race on TV or following via the radio or social media cannot compare to the atmosphere and excitement of actually being there and witnessing the races in person, and knowing that you have wonderful digs to go back to will only enhance the whole experience. You will have a wonderful time in London, especially with one of the biggest annual events taking place; the whole city gets on a high and gets behind the teams.