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Get Your Oars Ready for the 2024 Boat Race! How, Where And When To Watch Oxford Vs Cambridge

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Get Your Oars Ready for the 2024 Boat Race! How, Where And When To Watch Oxford Vs Cambridge

Calling all rowing enthusiasts and riverside dwellers! The legendary Boat Race returns to the Thames on Saturday, March 30th, 2024, promising a thrilling day of sporting rivalry and community spirit. Here at James Anderson, we’re excited to be part of the buzz, especially for those living close to the action.

Don’t miss the Boat Races in London on March 30th, 2024!

When and Where:

Date: Saturday, March 30th, 2024 (Easter weekend special!)

Time: Women’s Race: 2:46 PM Men’s Race: 3:46 PM

Location: River Thames, between Putney Bridge and Mortlake (4-mile course)Who’s competing? Women’s Race: Oxford vs. Cambridge (Cambridge won in 2023) Men’s Race: Oxford vs. Cambridge (Cambridge won in 2023)

How to watch:

In person:

Pick a spot along the Thames between Putney and Chiswick bridges.

Head to a fan zone: Fulham Fan Park or Hammersmith Fan Park.Check out recommended vantage points: Putney Bridge, Chiswick Pier House, Chiswick Bridge (or Barnes Bridge).Arrive early (at least 2 hours before) and dress warmly.

Experience the Excitement First-Hand: Riverside residents: Witness the crews battle it out from your balcony or garden, soaking in the atmosphere and cheering on your favourite team.

Host a viewing party: Turn your riverside home into the ultimate viewing spot! Invite friends and family for a memorable experience with decorations, themed snacks, and beverages.

On TV: Watch both races live on BBC One, starting around 1:46 PM.

Looking for a pub with a view?

Nooowww we’re talkin! The team here at james Anderson have curated the perfect round-up of the best local pubs to sit back, relax and have a pint whislt wastchig the race. Take a look Below: 

The Boathouse, Putney (starting line view)

Duke’s Head, Putney (live music, BBQ)

Crabtree Tavern, Hammersmith (festival, live music)

Blue Anchor, Hammersmith (terrace overlooking bridge)

The Dove, Hammersmith (world’s smallest bar, tiny terrace)

The Black Lion, Chiswick (marquee, Pimm’s bus)

The Bull’s Head, Barnes (panoramic views, food and drinks)

Ye White Hart, Barnes (outdoor space, BBQ, party atmosphere)

The Ship, Mortlake (finishing line view)

Other boat races to catch:

Lightweight Boat Races (March 29th)

Doggett’s Coat and Badge Race (July)

Great River Race (September 21st)

Note: Weather is unpredictable, so check the forecast closer to the date. Dress in layers!

Thinking of Moving Riverside? If you’ve always dreamt of experiencing the magic of the Boat Race from the comfort of your own home, consider making a move riverside. James Anderson boasts a portfolio of stunning riverside properties offering breathtaking views and unparalleled access to the action.

Contact James Anderson today to explore your riverside property options and be part of this iconic event! 

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