SO WHICH WAY ARE WE GOING?

Starting Location- Hereford Rowing Club, which will be a controlled access point allowing participants who have paid to access the waters edge.

The facility will open at 9am, first participants will enter the water around midday. 

Car parking is available at the start point on a first come first serve and will require a minimum donation of £3. We have an overflow car park located at Hereford Rugby Club.

Due to the no alcohol policy searches may be carried out by registered security officers, to ensure the safety of all participants and minimise potential environmental damages and one refusing will be removed from the site. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

E-Ticket will be exchanged for wrist bands at the entrance point.

No under 12s on the river, 12-18 year old MUST be wearing a buoyancy aid at all times and supervised by appropriate adult.

Grass area will be available to prepare for the descent down river or to wait for family and friends to arrive. 

Entrance on to the river will be supervised by stewards. Participants are only to use areas provided by Wye Float to enter the water.      

 

ROUTE MAP

Below is a map with a route indicated in blue, the blue route is the only route which Wye Float will be supervising and providing safety cover for. If you choose to go outside these areas, you do so at your own risk. The route will be cover by safety marshals who have had training to ensure the route is safe. If you choose to go outside of the route below you will not be cover by any of our policy's or insurance. You will be required to request assistance from 999. If you decide to float further then please ensure you have planned your exit thoroughly and considered weather changes and timings.

 

Finish point is located on Outfall works Road- Hereford


HOW TO GET BACK TO THE START (Rowing Club parking)

The route back to our events area (start point) will involve a short walk whilst enjoying the country side and watching other participants float down the river. We want to encorage healthy living by asking you to walk back to the start point and avoid using transport. However we do understand that some people are unable to walk the distance and arrangement can be made.

ALLOCATED PICK UP AND PARKING AREA CLOSE TO THE FINISH LINE (Vincent Carey Road)

If you don't wish to walk back to the start point we have arranged an alternative pick up area and parking close to the finish point. This area is on street parking and free of charge all day long, the area is within 5 mins from the finish line. 

Please use google maps to located:

VINCENT CAREY ROAD- HEREFORD (ROTHERWAS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE).

Below is a mapped route on how to get back to the parking area from the finish point: