The 2013 Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race is one of London’s most popular traditional events, line the banks of the River Thames this March and cheer for your favourites. The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, being a truly historic occasion, steeped in tradition stemming back to 1829. One of London’s most famous annual events, the race takes place along a stretch of the River Thames which begins at Putney Bridge and ending at Chiswick Bridge.
Watch as the crowds come out in force to watch Oxford and Cambridge as they race their respective boats and cheer on the teams as they go head to head. The university boat race can be seen from locations along both banks of the Thames, and some tens of thousands are expected to turn up to watch the race in a lively
and festival atmosphere.
Some recommended viewpoints to see the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race include Putney Bridge, Putney Embankment and Bishops Park, Hammersmith and Barnes midway and Dukes Meadows and Chiswick Bridge at the finish. There will also be a wide selection of pubs open along the boat race route, providing an ideal stopping place to enjoy the day’s proceedings, so make sure not to miss out on this extraordinary event!