How to Get to IWA Canalway Cavalcade

We've included some information to help you plan your journey, but works are often scheduled over Bank Holiday weekends so please check your route before you travel.

Nearest Tube

Paddington (Hammersmith & City line) station leads directly on to the towpath and Paddington (Circle line) - approximately 5 minutes’ walk.

Please note that Warwick Avenue underground station will be closed and the Bakerloo Line will not be operating at all during the Cavalcade weekend. Visitors to Cavalcade should check TfL and National Rail Enquiries route planners before they travel, look and listen out for notices and announcements which may affect their journeys.

Nearest Rail

Paddington - less than 5 minutes’ walk. The footbridge over the platforms connects to the canal towpath - follow the signs for ‘Little Venice’ , ‘Sheldon Square’ or ‘Grand Union Canal’. To find the footbridge from the main concourse, walk along platform 8.

By Bus

To Bishops Bridge/Little Venice: routes 18, 46, 332.
To Westbourne Terrace: routes 7, 23, 27, 36.
To Warwick Avenue Station: routes 187, 414.

By Car

There is limited on-street parking in the area at weekends - be sure to check the signs.

By Boat

Little Venice is the junction of the Regent’s Canal and the Paddington Branch of the Grand Union Canal (GU). It can be approached from the GU main line at Bull’s Bridge (either from the Thames at Brentford or from the Midlands and beyond), or via the Regent’s Canal from the Thames at Limehouse or the Lee Navigation via the Hertford Union Canal.

Disabled Access

All parts of the festival site are accessible to wheelchair users.

Little Venice, London


2019 Festival Leaflet

Download IWA Canalway Cavalcade leaflet(1.3MB)



2018 Festival Programme

Download this year's IWA Canalway Cavalcade programme


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