Same Great Festival, Great New Site! Your Warwick Experience

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Year on year, our visitors tell us that Warwick Folk Festival is one of the best festivals around. We’re very proud to continue this tradition on our new site. 

COVID 19 AWARE – Seating in the marquees will be spaced out in accordance with government regulations. The sides of the venues will be removed where possible so it should be possible to experience concerts from outside of the venue.  We will do our utmost to provide safe and rule abiding entertainment and activities throughout the weekend. We will take every possible action to ensure the safety of all festival attendees.

Castle Park, a flat greenfield site in Warwick town, means all the principal venues and camping will be together on one site –retaining the special friendly, family atmosphere that is Warwick Folk Festival.

COMPACT – principal venues and camping on one site • all on-site venues & amenities a short walk apart

COMFORTABLE – quality showers and flushing toilets • family-friendly location • camping on a flat site • quiet camping area available

CONVENIENT – fantastic selection of quality food & drink • general store • cashback available  • craft fair & instrument stalls • 10 minute walk from Warwick town centre

CAMPING

Tents, campervans and caravans can all camp on the site. Cars can be parked next to tents and groups can all be together, all within a short walk from the main venues.

Quiet and accessible camping areas will be cleared marked. Quality showers and toilets with running water will be provided.

WEATHER WARNING

Due to the weather we are requesting attendees to please have no open fires and no disposable barbecues.
Please also bring a bucket and fill it with water when you arrive and keep it next to your camping. If you have a fire extinguisher please keep it at hand.

Opening times

The site opens on 1pm on the Thursday for customers with Thursday – Sunday tickets and Friday morning for Weekend ticket holders. The campsite closes 12noon on Monday.

Parking

Free parking is available on site for day, evening and weekend customers.

Venues

Performances will take place in seated marquees, plus the Ceilidh Tent (standing with some seating at the sides)

Bus

As previous years there will be a shuttle bus running to Warwick town. Times and further details tbc

Tickets are AVAILABLE!

You will be able to buy tickets from the website throughout the weekend or the on site Box Office: which will be open.

  • Thursday       12:30pm to 10pm
  • Friday             10:00am to 10pm
  • Saturday        10:00am to 8:30pm
  • Sunday          10:00am to 8:30pm

Wristband collection

If you have purchased tickets in advance your wristbands can be collected from the INFORMATION point, which is near the Avon Stage.

Site Passes

Site passes that give you access to the festival site up to 6pm without going in to the venues will be available during the weekend.

£5 per person or £10 per family (2 adults & 2 children)

How do I get to the festival?

By Car

The festival entrance is Warwick Castle Drive, less than two miles from junction 15 of the M40.  Follow the signs for Warwick Castle as we will be using the castle entrance for all visitors.

Our address is: Castle Park, Warwick CV34 6AH Turn into the Warwick Castle car park entrance on Stratford Road Warwick,

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Note. It is not advisable to travel through Warwick town centre as it is very congested at busy times it is best to plan your rote to junction 15 of the M40 and come in on the Stratford Road this will miss the town centre traffic.

The festival site will open at 13.00 on Thursday 21st July please do not arrive before that because the castle day visitors will be using that entrance before that time.
Day Visitors please use the Car Park next to the Box Office on the festival site.

By Train

If you’re getting the train to Warwick folk Festival from the south, there are direct trains to Warwick station from London Marylebone, taking around 1 hour 45 minutes. For most visitors in the west and the north, the best option is to change at Birmingham Snow Hill for direct trains to Warwick. The festival site is about a mile and a half from the station, so well within walking distance. There are also taxis available from the station forecourt.

By Bus

Get a bus to the bus station on Bowling Green Street, Warwick. Then you can get the free festival bus to the festival site from 16.00 on the Thursday.

On Foot

You can enter from the castle/town gate off Castle Street Warwick, then follow the foot path down the festival site adjacent to the castle overflow carpark.

Dogs

With the exception of guide dogs, we regret NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED ON THE FESTIVAL SITE. This is a requirement from the landowner. Please note that our security company uses Patrol Dogs overnight.

Disabled Facilities & Access

Warwick Folk Festival uses a wide range of venues and all those on site are suitable for disabled visitors. Disabled toilet facilities are provided on site and a designated camping area is available if preferred.

If you need to bring a carer to assist you please call us on 07719 599684 to discuss the options that are available.

Charging facilities will be available on site.

For session & fringe concert venues in town access details will be available nearer to the festival date.

If you have a specific query, please contact our  Information Office and we’ll get back to you.

Lost Property. Did you lose anything at the last festival? Let us know.

Security: Please keep your valuables safe and secure, or don’t bring them unless necessary. The bar can provide cashback. If you have any problems on site overnight please contact our security team on 07789 381650.

Registered office: Warwick Folk Festival Ltd, 25 Nailcote Ave, Coventry, CV4 9GJ 02476 678738