Visitor Info

PLACES TO STAY
Please visit the following website for places to stay in the area during the festival. http://www.visitforestofdean.co.uk

PARKING
Free car parking is available in the field adjacent to the festival site.
Pedalabikeaway will be providing bike stands at the event so that you have somewhere to leave your bicycle.
Lydney Dial-A-Ride will be putting on a special bus, you will be able to book your space by calling them on 01594 843809.

CROWDS
The festival does get very busy especially at peak times which is between 11am – 3pm.  If you do not like crowds we advise that you visit us either when the event first opens at 10am, or you leave  it until after 3.30pm ( but run the risk of your favourite producers selling out!)

BABY CHANGING & FEEDING  FACILITIES
There are baby changing and feeding facilities available within the festival; these are based within the pavilion and contain a table and chairs for your use.

DISABLED VISITORS
Wheelchair access – The event itself is on grass and a wheelchair user may require assistance – which is readily available.
Disabled toilets can be found in the pavilion, and in the Speech House Hotel during the  Festival.
Disabled car  park spaces (for disabled badge holders) can be found in the car park

DOGS
Can I Bring my dog?
Well behaved dogs on a lead are allowed in the festival grounds, but NOT in the food marquee or anywhere food preparation is taking place ( except guide dogs).

FIRST AID
There are trained personnel on site throughout the day, if an incident occurs within the event we urge you to go to the information point at the entrance.

TOILETS
Toilets can be found near the entrance as well as in the arena during the event.

VEGETARIANS
There is a wide range of vegetable products and vegetarian food for you to sample.

COACH PARTIES & GROUPS
Can I bring a coach party or other group? Yes, coach parties – and other groups – are welcome, but please help us to help you by contacting us in advance. Discounted prices for groups available (for 15 people or more) please either forestactivitiesfestival@gmail.com or call  07980 357 747

CREDIT CARDS
Do you take credit cards? Many individual vendors do take credit cards, but mobile signals can vary on site so it is always useful to have cash with you!
At the entrance  payments for admission needs to be made with cash,

PROFITS
What happens to the profits? The Festival is organised by a not-for-profit organisation. Any surpluses can only be used for financing the next year’s festival, or for otherwise furthering the aims of the festival.

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