Lovely natural surroundings within easy walking
distance of the New Forest
Caravans, tents and motor homes all welcome
and just a few minutes walk to the arena
Great music on the main stage from 12 noon
(Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Very relaxed weekend in great company
..... don’t forget your folding chairs
Beer tent opens Wednesday evening with Morris
Dancing, Singarounds, Real Ale, Lager, Cider & Wine
Thursday in the Fringe provides entertainment
from local artists, singarounds & Matt Black
Well behaved dogs are welcome
You may want to dance but it is not compulsory
Very popular is a pleasant morning stroll in the
New Forest with a guide so you don’t get lost
Lots of trade tents to browse in your free time
You can park your cars alongside your tents
Home cooked food a speciality with
a good variety of vegetarian dishes
Make a date in your diary
July 5th -
Everything you need to know to make your visit
relaxing & enjoyable
Wednesday meet & greet, gates open 12 noon. Arena opens at 18.00 and closes 23.30
If you are planning to camp, why not join us on Wednesday. Come along and meet new friends or reunite with those you met last year. The campsite will open at 12 noon and the arena opens from 18.00
Highlights for Wednesday evening include Morris Dancers and sing-
Thursday arena opens at 10.00 and closes 23.30
Thursday will be a full day again centred around the bar/workshop marquee area with sing-
Friday/Saturday/Sunday arena opens at 10.00 and closes 23.30
Three days full of music from the main stage, and workshops from the workshop marquee. Programmes are available from the Merchandise Tent.
Facilities provided for on-
Parking for non-
Home cooked food will be served from our cafe from 11.00 to 22.30 each day
Our bar is open from 11.00-
Having already established a reputation as one of the friendliest festivals, we want to keep that image with home cooking, local crafts-
If you need basic supplies such as newspapers etc we have Landford Garage within walking distance. We also have other local shops in the next village of West Wellow, just 2 miles away. These include a hardware shop, chemist, butcher and two general stores. Our nearest town is Romsey which is 6 miles.
Where to find us
The festival site is situated in the beautiful village setting in the Test Valley district of Hampshire on the A36, between Southampton and Salisbury. If you are travelling from afar head for Junction 2 of the M27, Ower Roundabout, and follow the signs to Salisbury. The site will be found 4 miles along the A36 on the right hand side at the small village of Plaitford. To get to the main entrance turn right into Sherfield English Road just after The Shoe Inn.
The address for your satnav is SO51 6EF. Our nearest railway stations are Southampton, Salisbury and Romsey.we also have local Airports near Southampton and Bournemouth.
Festival Site Address
Powells Farm, Salisbury Road, Plaitford, Romsey, Hants SO51 6EE
Main Entrance is in Sherfield English Road -
Frequently Asked Questions
WHERE IT IS, PARKING AND TRANSPORT
Q. Where is it?
A. On the A36 between Salisbury and Southampton, 6 miles from Romsey
Q. What time do the gates open?
A. Daily at 10.00 for singarounds with performances starting at midday
Q. Are there any parking facilities?
A. Yes, parking is free and just a short walk to the arena with access from Sherfield English Road
Q. Where is the nearest railway station?
A. The nearest railway station is Romsey, which is six miles. There are taxis available however, but very few buses.
Our best connected railway stations are Southampton and Salisbury with a good bus service (X7) which travels through our village (Plaitford) during the daytime but not in the evening.
WHAT CAN I BRING?
Q. Are children welcome?
A. Yes, we have entertainment available in our new children's area
Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: Yes, dogs are welcome except in the eating areas and they must be kept on a lead at all times.
Q. Can I bring fold up chairs, wind breaks or gazebos?
A. Fold up chairs are allowed but wind shields or gazebos cannot be brought into the festival arena. And don’t forget your flags!
Q. Can I bring alcohol?
A. Yes, you can bring alcohol into the campsite but you are not allowed to bring it into or take it out of the arena because of our licensing law
Q. Can I bring glass into the arena?
A. Glass is not allowed in the arena
Q. When is the site open/closed?
A From noon on Wednesday 6th July until noon on Monday 11th July.
Q. Can I park my car next to my tent?
Q. Are there toilet facilities (including disabled facilities) on the camp site?
Q. Can I have a barbeque or fire at the camp site?
A. Open fires, sky lanterns, flares and burning lamps are not permitted. Regular gas cooking equipment is fine.
Any dangerous equipment will be condemned by the festival safety team and may be confiscated.
Q. Is there a water supply on the campsite?
More safety information HERE
Q. What about disabled facilities?
A. For those that are not camping there is a disabled parking area adjacent to the festival entrance. On arrival please let the stewards know that you are disabled and they will direct you to the parking area.
Q. How accessible is the site for the disabled?
A. All access. Disabled toilet facilities are available for the festival and disabled campers will be situated close to disabled toilets on the campsite.
Q. Is there a separate viewing area for the disabled?
For more information on booking, carers and our disabled policy click here