Fulham Fan Park | How to Watch the Boat Race

The Boat Race, Fulham Fan Park​

Bishops Park, Fulham, West London​

Please note Alcohol is not allowed to be brought into the fan park.

The Fulham Fan Park is the best place to watch The Boat Race. This Fan Park is devoted to fun for all the family!​

The fan park will have big screens available for everyone to watch the BBC coverage live. There will be delicious street food and Chapel Down, our Official Boat Race Celebration Partner will be serving English Sparking Wine. There will also be beer from Shepherd Neame.

There are covered areas, seating, toilets and lots of stands from our official partners. Bishops Park is located next to the River Thames in West London. It is one of the area's most popular and well-used parks. It is Grade II listed in English Heritage's Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest.

The park is located at the very start of The Boat Race, and we are delighted to host one of two fan parks in this beautiful location.

Open from 12noon


What can I bring?
There will be security and all large bags will be briefly searched. Alcohol IS NOT allowed to be brought into the Fulham Fan Park. You can bring foldable chairs to the venue, there will be limited access to seating on the site.
The fan park is wheelchair accessible. There will be 2x accessible toilets at the Fulham Fan Park. There will be no specific space marked out for wheelchair viewing, however the screen will be positioned in order for all spectators to easily view.
What facilities are there?
The fan park will have a big screen available for everyone to watch the BBC coverage live. There will be delicious street food and Chapel Down, our Official Boat Race Celebration Partner will be serving English Sparking Wine. There will also be beer on tap from Shepherd Neame.  There are covered areas, seating, toilets and lots of stands from our official partners.
Dog Friendly
The Fulham Fan Park is Dog Friendly.
Can I smoke at the Fan Parks?
Yes there are no restrictions to smoking at the Fan Parks, we do ask that you please be respectful to others, avoid smoking in busy area’s and near any stalls/bars/vendors.
Is filming and photography allowed?
Yes. There is no limitations to filming and photography. Make sure to tag the official boat race handles on all platforms and use #TheBoatRace2023

Travel to Fulham Fan Park

Transport links

Nearest buses 74, 220, 430 (alight on Fulham Palace Road at Bishop's Park Road bus stop). Five minutes walk to the park along Bishop's Avenue. 85, 93, 265 (alight at or near Putney Bridge). Walk to the park through the subway under the bridge or down the steps from the bridge.


Putney Bridge Underground station (District Line) is approximately 8 minutes walk. Follow the path along the river and through the subway under Putney Bridge into Bishops Park.

National Rail

Putney station (15 minutes walk). On departing the station turn right, walk down Putney High Street, across Putney Bridge. Take the steps down to the park.