Trains to Glastonbury Festival
The nearest train station to Glastonbury Festival is Castle Cary, near Pilton, Somerset. Each year over 150,000 music lovers travel to the festival to enjoy a range of rock and pop acts, dance music, theatre, magic, cabaret, poetry and performing arts. Alongside this, there are a wide range of crafts, art and interactive activities available to entertain both young and old visitors to the site. Established in 1970 by Michael Eavis, Glastonbury Festival is regarded as the biggest and most successful music festivals of all time.
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Because parking at the festival incurs a fee of £35 and queues of up to 9 hours when leaving the festival during peak times (between 8am - 5pm on Monday), it is recommended that festival goers arrive by train or leave very early on Monday to avoid queues.
About Glastonbury Festival
Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival typically hosted in June, consisting of contemporary performing arts and contemporary music. In addition to the live acts on offer, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and wide range of other events. The layout of the festival is somewhat open plan, with a number of varied and interesting 'zones', allowing ticket holders to explore the site at their leisure. Designated camping spots around the site are where revellers can pitch their tent and spend the night. The Glastonbury website can be found at www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk.
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Jun 22 - Jun 26, 2016. Glastonbury 2017 will take place from 21st - 25th June, 2017
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