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    Event Opening Times

    Date Doors open Event start time Event finish time
    29 Feb 2020  09.30 10:00 18:00
    01 Mar 2020  09.30 10:00 17:00

    Visitors may be photographed or filmed for broadcast, marketing or security purposes during the Show.

    Travelling to the Show


    Alexandra Palace
    Alexandra Palace Way
    Wood Green,
    London. N22 7AY

    Tel: 020 8365 2121 


    How to Find Alexandra Palace:

    Alexandra Palace is situated between Muswell Hill & Wood Green and is very well served by all forms of public transport. It is easy to reach by underground, road, rail and air.

    Whilst there are 1500 free parking spaces on site we would encourage you to use public transport to the show as the car parking can get busy, particularly on Saturday morning.

    Public Transport:

    Underground: Take the Piccadilly line to Wood Green station and catch the W3 bus.

    Rail: If you are travelling by train, please be aware that there will be no trains running to and from London King's Cross Station over the weekend of the Dinghy Show. We advise you to find alternative routes to other London stations (e.g. Liverpool Street and Euston).

    Bus: The W3 bus route runs from Northumberland Park to Finsbury Park and also links Alexandra Palace with Wood Green and Alexandra Palace stations. This service runs every 6 minutes on Saturday and 9 - 13 minutes on Sunday and takes you to the door.

    Free Shuttle Bus (Saturday only): A free shuttle bus will run on Saturday from Wood Green to Alexandra Palace, via Alexandra Palace station. This will take you directly to the venue and can drop you back at the main public transport terminals locally after the show. The bus is signposted at the stations but can be picked up from the corner of Station Road and Brabant Road (just opposite Wood Green Station entrance) and runs regularly, commencing half an hour before Show opening and ceasing half an hour after the Show closes on Saturday only.

    By Road:
    Postcode - N22 7AY
    Alexandra Palace is signposted from the A1 at Highgate and other major roads.
    It is: 1 mile from the North Circular Road (A406). Take the B550 Colney Hatch Lane exit from the North Circular Road.
    5 miles from the M1 (Junction 2).
    8 miles from the M25 (Junction 25). 

    Parking: Parking onsite is free and there are 1500 spaces, however, due to the popularity of the show, parking areas can become full at peak times so if you are travelling by car arrive early and follow the guidance of the onsite attendants who will direct you to alternative parking when necessary. 

    Offsite Parking Alternatives: There are two big car parks in Wood Green which have very reasonable day rates.
    To find: Head for Wood Green and look for the signs to Shopping City West or East (postcode N22 6YQ). Exit the car parks through the shopping centre onto High Road and make your way towards Wood Green tube Station where you can catch the W3.

    Disabled Access: Alexandra Palace has parking spaces near the main entrance for blue badge holders. We also make a provision for an accessible shuttle bus in the event that these are full and it is necessary to park a little further away. Within the show all areas are accessible to disabled visitors, including wheelchair users. Guide dogs are also welcome.
    Please note that disabled visitors with carers / assistants can drop off at the top of the slip road and park in the Grove Car Park. 

    Alexandra Palace are providing an eight seater buggy shuttle service from BBC disabled parking location to the front of Palm Court on a frequent basis (operating hours 30 minutes prior to show opening until 30 minutes after closure).
    For more information or advice regarding disabled visitors, contact Alexandra Palace on 020 8365 2121 or visit the Alexandra Palace website for more information.
    All of the rooms at Alexandra Palace are accessible with the exception of the Palm Court Suite meeting rooms.

    Dinghy Show App

    Keep up to date with the news and exclusive announcements including travel details to make your visit to the show more enjoyable.

    You will also find everything you need to know about the exhibitors as well as a full list of the main stage talks schedule and the Coaching Area workshops in order to help you plan your visit and make sure you don’t miss any of the key features. 


    You can search for exhibitors making it easier than ever to navigate your way around the show and find the exhibitors with the relevant products, services or information you are seeking.

    Download the official RYA Dinghy Show app free from the App store, Google Play or Amazon app store.

    This link will detect your device and redirect to the correct store to download the app. 

    Thanks to for their help in developing the app.


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