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Maldon Museum of Power. Housed in a former Water Pumping Station, the Museum contains a fascinating collection and they are kindly operating a PARK & RIDE bus from their site at Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex CM9 6QA. For just £5 you can park all day. The Museum is located at Langford on the B1019 approximately one mile from Maldon and three miles from Hatfield Peveral (Junction 20a/b on the A12 between London and Ipswich).


There is good access to the Maldon via the A12, M25 and A13. From the A12, take either the A414 (Junction 18) or the B1019 (Junction 20) for Maldon. Follow the many the AA signs that will take you directly to Promenade Park and the festival grounds. Please note parking is limited and is on a first come basis. There is however plenty of car parking in and around town, but why not use the Park & Ride which runs a regular service throughout the festival weekend.


Maldon has direct bus links with Chelmsford, Colchester and Witham Burnham-on-Crouch has a direct connection with Maldon and Chelmsford.  National Express coaches serve Chelmsford, Colchester and Witham. Regular local bus services connect these towns to Maldon.  For more information about bus travel in the Maldon District, please call 01621 856503, or email tic@maldon.gov.uk. Alternatively, you can visit the Traveline Southeast website.


Greater Anglia mainline services from London (Liverpool Street Station) and East Anglia serve Chelmsford, Witham and Hatfield Peverel. Regular local bus services connect these railway stations to Maldon. This mainline service also serves Colchester, and Manningtree where you can change lines to go to Harwich International. The mainline also serves Ipswich, Stowmarket, Diss and Norwich.


It was good enough for the Vikings and Maldon has always been a popular destination for sailors from around the UK and Europe. The festival site is right on the banks of the river Blackwater with the River Crouch to the south so easy to get by boat. More information and navigation advice is available from the Maldon Harbour Improvement Commissioners and the Crouch Harbour Authority. If you are planning a voyage, day trip, overnight trip or longer and need any help or advice, please contact the River Bailiff on 01621 875837 / 07818 013723 or email river.bailiff@maldon.gov.uk