Monmouth Raft Race
Sun 2nd September 2018 at 12.00 - 17.00
All good for the 53rd Annual Raft Race on Sunday 2nd September. Come and see the amazing raft designs on the riverbank at Monmouth Rowing Club from 10:30 onwards. Car Car parking off the Dixton roundabout on the A40, then watch the big launch at 12 noon
Watch the finish 6 miles downriver at Whitebrook from 1:15pm,and enjoy the Family Fun festival at Whitebrook with plenty of parking, children's rides, tombola, bar, food including a hog roast and burger bbq and live music by the Forfeits.
There are two official car parks: One at the Start at Monmouth and one at the Finish at Whitebrook.
The car park fee of £5 gives entry to car parks at both the start and the finish.
For the START Car Park, follow the signs off the Dixton Road roundabout on the A40 trunk road at Monmouth, towards the River Wye.
To get to the FINISH car park, take the A466 valley road from Monmouth towards Chepstow. Cross the River Wye at Bigsweir Bridge, 7 miles south of Monmouth, and turn immediately right. Follow the lane for 1.5 miles. The Car Park is then on the right.
Parking fees help cover the cost of running the event and all surplus is distributed to charities supported by the Rotary Club (25%) and to St David's Hospice (75%)
All sponsorship monies received by Monmouth Rotary Club from persons taking part in the Monmouth Raft Race will be donated to St David’s Hospice Care (75%) and other charities supported by Monmouth Rotary Club (25%).