Bestival takes place at Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Dorset. Please use the routes outlined below, following Bestival event signage as you approach the festival:
(NB. please do not use your Sat Nav – follow the directions below)
From the East (via/near Bournemouth) – follow the M27 / A31 through Ringwood to Bere Regis. Follow the signs towards Wool and then follow the event signage.
From the West (via/near Dorchester) – from the A35 Dorchester bypass take the A352 signposted for Wool and Wareham. Then follow event signage.
On approach to the event please follow the relevant signage which relates to your ticket type:
General Camping tickets: Follow signs for Camping Car Parks, then enter site via YELLOW GATE
Boutique Campers: Follow signs for Boutique Camping, enter site via YELLOW GATE
Campervans/Caravans/Trailer Tents: Follow signs for Camping Car Parks, then enter site via YELLOW GATE
Camping Plus: Follow signs for Camping Car Parks, then on approach to camping car parks enter site via GREEN GATE
Accessibility Camping: follow signs for Camping car parks, then on approach to site enter via WHITE GATE
Hospitality & Backstage Camping: follow signs for Camping car parks, then on approach to site enter via WHITE GATE
NB – Please do not follow your SatNav once you are on the A352 as we will have some road closures in place and please watch your speed as this is a rural location and likely to have heavier traffic than usual.
If you are driving home, bear in mind that it is holiday time down in Dorset so there may be traffic unrelated to the event. The A31 will be busy 8am–11am and 5pm–9pm, so why not delay your departure by visiting one of the hundreds of attractions in Dorset, visit www.visit-dorset.com for more information.
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CAR PARKING CHARGE:
Advance Weekend Car Parking: £15 (with no postage if you add onto your existing order by calling Ticketline)
Non-Advance Weekend Car Parking: £20. Payable in cash on arrival.
NB: Non-Camping Weekend Ticket holders should ensure they retain their ticket so it can be used for all 4 days.
CAR SHARING: If you are coming to Bestival by car, please fill it up with people. Even if you only have one space free in your car, please check out both options on our Car Sharing page and get yourselves signed up. Likewise, of course, to anyone who is looking for a lift. What’s more, these services are entirely free to use (you simply share the travel costs).