The Watts Russell Arms is in an isolated location (you really will be lost in the hills). There is no scheduled public transport within walking distance. However there are some options:
If you’re planning on camping:
Moorlands Connect bus is an advance booking only service that can take you from Ashbourne. There are limited spaces you MUST book in advance here:
The service runs from 8am - 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
We would encourage you to car share where possible.
If you’re driving to the festival, please try and fill your car. If you get a lift please chip in for fuel and running costs!
There are car parking spaces at the following locations:
Alstonefield Village Memorial Hall (0.6 miles, 12 mins)
Astonefield cricket club car park (0.5 miles, 10 mins walk)
Alstonefield Car Park & Public Toilets (0.7 miles, 14 mins walk)
Milldale Car park (0.9 miles, 19mins walk)
Wetton Car Park (1.1 miles, 21 mins walk)
For anyone who struggles with mobility there will be a drop off at the Watts Russell Arms.
Thinking of camping over? Here’s a summary of the local camping and caravaning sites:
Caravaning, glamping and camping
Various - see website for details
Hulme end campsite
First come first serve policy but plenty of spaces at that time of year.
£7 per person for one night.
0129884261 (no website) Call to book, but you can just turn up on the day and there will be
plenty of availability at that time of year
Distance: 3.7 miles
Showers and washing facilities