The address of the new festival site is Stuntney Estate, Soham Road (A142), Ely CB7 5TR. It is a 5-10 minute car drive and a 45-50 minute walk from Ely city centre via the footpath that runs through Stuntney villages – see link to google maps below. A free shuttle bus connects the festival site, city centre and rail station over the festival weekend. The shuttle bus will operate approximately every 30 minutes between the festival site, rail station and city centre (drop off / pick up at coach parking bay along The Gallery near the entrance to the cathedral). Buses will run at the following times: Friday 12.30 (from rail station) to 00.30 ; Saturday 10.00 to 00.30 ; Sunday 10.00 to 23.30; on Monday a bus will leave the festival site at 10.00 and 12.30 and drop off at Ely rail station and the city centre.
Check out the aerial view of the new festival site Aerial view of festival site and some pics of the site below –
Arriving by Car
The postcode for the festival location is CB7 5TR. The festival site is located approximately 1 mile south of Ely on the east side of the A142 Soham Road. It will be signposted by yellow AA signs. There may be traffic management measures in place at the festival site entrance to allow vehicles to enter and leave safely - please follow any directions given.
Arriving by Car
To be updated.
Arriving by Train
The festival shuttle bus will make regular trips between the festival site, city centre and train station. The shuttle bus will operate between the festival site and city centre approximately every 30 minutes (and to/from the station on Friday and by request at other times). Buses will run at the following times: Friday 14.00 to 00.30 ; Saturday 09.30 to 00.30 ; Sunday 10.00 to 23.30. Train timetables are available here https://www.thetrainline.com/
For those of you who can’t make it by bus, or who are coming from further afield, there is solution... GoCarShare - Car Sharing Made Fun Car sharing will allow you to find fun people to share the journey with whilst sharing the cost of travel and minimising the effect on the environment.
The process is simple … you log in via facebook; if you are planning on driving, just post a car share request to Ely with any specifics such as the contribution you need for petrol, and then sit back and wait for someone to contact you about sharing a lift.
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