Saltash Regatta and Waterside Festival

25 June – 26 June

Saltash Regatta and Waterside Festival

2016 dates to be confirmed

What is the event all about?
Saltash Regatta is one of the most colourful and popular waterside festivals in South East Cornwall. You will find  traditional gig rowing championships and fun rowing events as well as entertainment on the shore.

What happens?
The regatta includes Cornish Pilot Gig rowing with over 150 crews competing in the Mixed Veteran & Junior Championships. There is also the England and Back fancy dress race and Five Towns amateur rowing events. There will also be RNLI demonstrations. On land the Regatta offers family entertainment: live bands, a vibrant street market, craft stalls and a new Childrens World with entertainers and rides.  

How can visitors take part?
The theme is “Pirates of the Tamar” – come dressed as a Pirate and you could win a prize! Entry and park and ride is free.

Did you know?
2013 was the 178th Saltash Regatta making the event older than the more famous Henley.

Dog Friendly


  • Toilets
  • Restaurant/Cafe
  • Catering


  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled toilets
  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Entrance flat / without steps

Tickets / Price Guides

Ticket Type Ticket Price
Free Admission £0.00

Opening Times

June 25, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Saturday, Sunday,


By train: catch the train to Saltash Station (extra stops arranged), or the bus to Saltash Town Centre and walk down the hill (5 mins).

By car: Park at Granada Services (A38 trunk road at Carkeel) and catch the frequent free bus service to the Waterside, Saltash. The event takes place beneath the Royal Albert and Tamar road Bridges with very limited disabled parking.


Saltash Regatta & Waterside Festival
Saltash Cornwall PL12 4EJ

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