IWA Festival of Water

Book now for 2019, Waltham Abbey

Boat, campsite and trader booking forms are now available for next year's IWA Festival of Water, which will bring boaters and visitors to the Lee Navigation at Waltham Abbey 24th - 26th August 2019.

To reserve your boat or campsite pitch, book online or download boat and campsite booking form.

Download trader application form.

IWA Festival of Water 2018, St Neots

The annual Festival of Water came to St Neots, Cambridgeshire over the 2018 August Bank Holiday Weekend.  A weekend of fun for boaters, campers and all who love spending time by the water.River Great Ouse, Riverside Park in St Neots, photo by Bear 1975

Highlights included a chance to drive a digger, children's rides, river trail, vintage cars, 100 boats and paddleboard taster sessions. On the Sunday there were illuminated boats and fireworks. On the Sunday and Monday John Bunyan offered boat trips. See the attractions page for more information.

See full event programme online.

The festival in St Neots, on the River Great Ouse, highlighted some of the valuable work IWA is doing to find solutions to the funding threats affecting waterways throughout the Anglian region, and encouraged boaters to cruise the under visited Middle Level Navigations.

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