General Camping Information
Our campsites have room for tents, caravans and motorhomes and are located adjacent to our main Festival arena. All camping fields are just a few minutes walk from the shops and amenities of Wickham village. The campsites will be open from 10am to 9pm on Wednesday for early arrivals. This year there will be no extra free concert on Wednesday at the nearby Wickham Community Centre like previous festivals. However we do plan to have an early acoustic performance for early Wednesday arrivals in the evening within the festival site.
Campsites will then re-open from 10am onwards on the Thursday and close at 12 noon on the Monday.
Please follow signs when approaching the festival for the different types of camping. We will post any relevant news on our social channels leading up to the event that affect campers and where you should go. Groups wishing to camp together in a mix of tents and caravans should follow the signs for our ‘mixed camping’ field.
The tented camping this year is being hosted by Westlands Farm Shop who are on hand to provide you with fresh goods throughout your time at the festival. Situated at the top of the tented camping field, they sell fresh milk, fruit, butchery, bread, locally sourced alcohol including gin, ale and cider, hot drinks, and you can make your own milkshakes! Pop in to see them, open from 7AM – 6PM Monday – Saturday and 7AM – 4PM on Sunday.
There will be first-class facilities including decent toilets, ‘Posh Wash’ showers and washing facilities on all camping fields (including those for caravans and motorhomes).
There is free car parking for weekend and day ticket holders. Catering facilities will be available onsite all weekend with an excellent range of quality food outlets. In addition the village of Wickham has several award-winning restaurants, bistros and wine bars where excellent food is available at very reasonable prices.
Hotels and B&Bs
There is one hotel in the centre of Wickham, The Old House Hotel in The Square (telephone 01329 835870), website http://www.quobpark.com/accommodation. There is also The Roebuck Inn on the outskirts of Wickham (telephone 01329 832150), website http://theroebuckinnwickham.co.uk/our-accommodation/. There is also the New Place Hotel at Shirrell Heath (telephone 01329 833259), just 1 mile from our main Festival site plus other hotels and B&Bs in Fareham, just 2 miles from Wickham.
The hotels and B&Bs in Fareham, just a couple of miles south of Wickham, include:
- The Roundabout Hotel (01329 822542)
- The Red Lion Hotel (01329 822640)
- The Lysses House Hotel (01329 822622)
There are also many other nearby hotels and B&Bs in surrounding towns and villages including:
- Otters Green B&B, Botley.
http://www.ottersgreen.co.uk Telephone 01489 797181
- Strawberry Cottage B&B, Hedge End.
http://www.strawberrycottage.co.uk Telephone 01489 795289.
- The Crest Droxford (sleeps up to nine)
Other hotel accomadation can be found on CheapRooms.co.uk who offer savings of up to 55% on 3 & 4 star hotels.
Our scenic campsite is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Don’t be surprised to see foxes, badgers and deer… even if they’re surprised to see you!
Fancy some luxury camping at Wickham? We’ve teamed-up with the lovely people at Festival Glamping to offer you the chance to camp in luxury Camel Camp tents that sleep up to four people, have large doors, full head room, netted ventilation flaps and come equipped with airbeds, rugs, solar lights and other little luxuries that make them so much more comfortable than camping on rock hard ground. Have a look at their website www.festivalglamping.com for booking details and prices (check their News page for Wickham details).
If you’ve already paid £30 for a camping ticket at Wickham, Festival Glamping will give you a £30 discount if you upgrade to a luxury Camel Camp tent. All Camel Camp ticket holders will also get backstage VIP tickets for the whole Festival at no extra charge giving free access to the backstage VIP Bar, side-of-stage VIP Viewing Area and luxury loos.
Update 04/07/23 – Camel Camp now fully booked
Camel Camp now fully booked but we still have a few glamping tents available via Luna Camp for anyone seeking glamping. Click here for details.