Glastonbury is a festival that everyone should do at least once in their life. After taking a year off for land management, Glastonbury is back in action!
Glastonbury is the largest festival in the world with attendances reaching around 175 000! There is so much to see and do that it is impossible to see everything. The music played at Glastonbury revolves around an eclectic mix of genres. Aside from the music there is a wide array of art available; cabaret, circus, comedy, dance and theatre.
You need to sign up for an account to purchase Glastonbury tickets. A suitable photo is required as part of registration.
Festival tickets will grant you with access to several camping sites across Worthy Farm. You will need to bring your own tent and camping gear. Buy a tent that will be able to withstand rain and wind. Accommodation packages, camper-van passes and tipis will be available for purchase in late October.
You can use the train services to reach Glastonbury. The closest stop is Castle Cary station. There is a free shuttle bus service from Castle Cary to the festival grounds. Coach is another transport option which National Express is the official bus provider.
Closest International Airport: Bristol International Airport (BRS), Bristol
1) Weather in the UK can be miserable even in the summer. Bring a high quality poncho or jacket.
2) Dress in layers to keep warm, it does get chilly at night.
3) Bring a solid pair of Wellington Boots and embrace the mud.
4) Still on the topic of footwear: You can easily rack up between 10 to 20 kms on a daily basis. Wear something durable and comfortable.
5) Check out Glasto Earth, as they have a comprehensive guide.