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

The nearest Tube and National Rail station is Paddington, which is approximately a five minute walk along the canal towpath. Warwick Avenue on the Bakerloo line is also closeby.

By Tube

Hammersmith & City and Circle lines: At Paddington the towpath is directly outside as you exit the ticket gates. 

District line: change at Earl’s Court: for services to Edgware Road and exit at Paddington station

Central line: change at Notting Hill Gate for District and Circle line services to Edgware Road and exit at Paddington

From the District and Circle line station at Paddington: follow the signs to the National Rail station and head for the footbridge over the platforms which is along platform 8. This connects to the canal towpath - follow the signs for ‘Little Venice’ , ‘Sheldon Square’ or ‘Grand Union Canal’.

By National 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.

From Victoria, Charing Cross, Blackfriars and Cannon Street: use westbound Circle line services to Paddington station.

From Euston, St Pancras International, King’s Cross and Liverpool Street: use westbound Hammersmith & City or Circle line services to Paddington station.  (If arriving into Euston make the short walk to Euston Square station for the Hammersmith & City or Circle lines)

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.

Paddington bus map     

Little Venice bus map

For further information and to plan your journey on  TFL services visit:

For further information and to plan your National rail journey visit:

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 Programme

Read the IWA Canalway Cavalcade programme online

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