Directions & Accommodations

Accomodations for Out-of-Towners

The Fanshawe College Residence is only 3.5kms from the festival site.  Click on the logo for more details.

Fanshawe has graciously donated accommodations for GWN Dragon Boat!

Click here for directions and map to Fanshawe College Residence


Directions to the Festival Site

The Doug Wells Rowing Centre is located on Fanshawe Lake.

Fanshawe Conservation Area

1424 Clarke Rd, London ON


NOTE: Exit 194 Veterans Memorial Parkway is closed! 

Detour directions updated below

FROM HWY 401 EAST OR WEST - Arriving to London on Hwy 401 (from east or west) take exit 189 to Highbury Ave. Follow Highbury Ave. approximately 1 km and turn right on to Bradley Avenue.  Follow Bradley Avenue until you reach Veterans Memorial Pkwy.  Follow Veterans Memorial Pkwy approximately 10 km until it ends at Huron Street.  Turn left on Huron Street and take the first right onto Clarke Rd.  The entrance to the Fanshawe Conservation Area is on the right.  Once into the park, follow the signs to the festival which is located at the Doug Wells Rowing Centre.  Note....if you cross the dam, you have gone too far!  The rowing centre is located on the right, just before the Fanshawe dam.



 Site and parking maps button

You can enter and exit the park by the back gate to avoid the traffic at the front gate!

The back gate is located off Fanshawe Park Road east of Clarke Road.



Camp on site at Fanshawe Conservation Area

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