How to camp, what to bring, what you need and what you don’t need. Can you bring your dog? No, you can’t. Can you build a huge fire and dance around it naked? Fire bad, naked fine.

Upgrade your festival experience with The Shire

This is where glamping meets fantasy fiction. Everyone loves comfort and warmth at an outdoor event, and, sometimes, all you want to do is take time out, curl up and escape from the party. Gentle lamp light, homely surroundings and a comfy bed to rest your head. A magical retreat, a grounded space to renew your sparkle ready for tomorrow’s adventures.

In here, you are safe and warm, cocooned and, maybe, just a little smug. So close the door, snuggle up and sleep; let your imagination guide you towards enchanted slumber. This is where glamping meets fantasy fiction. You won’t need to go on a quest to find added luxuries as these heated, lockable huts come with power sockets and lighting, as well as a mirror, bedside table, beds with foam mattress, sheet and cushions, rug, floor mat, coat hooks, bin, bespoke outside stools and a welly stand (please bring your own bedding such as a sleeping bag/duvet/pillows). Each occupant must also have weekend camping tickets.

Fully furnished 2 berth and 4 berth Shire Huts available. Along with lighting, heating, beds, electrics, lockable doors as well as lots of little added homely touches! Available to book now via our ticket page:

Please note, this is the hire price for the duration of the festival, including a £50 refundable damage deposit. The deposit will be returned once we’re happy that your hut hasn’t been damaged (e.g. destroyed by a wizard’s spell or a band of unruly orcs). And, please, even if you are in a group of halfings, the two-berth huts are for two people and the four-berth huts are for four people. So, please keep your shire hut to yourselves – and, please, no trolls – they ALWAYS smash the place up! Refunds – we can only refund the price paid for your hut if we are able to re-sell the booking before 6 weeks prior to the event. Contact the team at Shire Huts to find out more  or for any questions… except, “How do I avoid a wizard’s spell?”… we can’t help that

Can I bring my drone?

No, due to health and safety we can not permit the use of any personal drones during the festival. We have a licenced drone operator using a drone throughout the whole weekend.

Can I have a campfire?

Do you even have to ask? Sorry, no campfires allowed. Anywhere. Ever.

Disabled Access

The festival is located on the grounds of Scorrier House, spanning over level ground with some small hills down to the festival site. There is a mixture of hard gravel tracks and short firm grass land getting to and from the main arena and campsite. The camping field and main arena is located on short grass field with designated tracks to get around but be prepared this could change becoming difficult in poor weather, the condition of the ground is weather dependent. Please be aware there can be sections that may not have any solid pathways. There are disabled toilets situated throughout the festival grounds.

Contact us

Although the website does contain a lot of information, we do understand that some customers will need to contact us directly about accessibility.

Access Team Email:

Can I bring my dog, pets or animal?

We are afraid not unless of course, you have a guide dog. Dogs or any other animal are not permitted to be left in vehicles, campervans, motorhomes, caravans or tents.

Glamping Bell Tents, What’s Included?

To stay in a Luxury Glamping Bell Tent, simply choose the bell tent option in the ticket section. The 5 metre bell tents have a zipped in ground sheet and all of the following is included: 4 single air mattresses with sheets, lighting, mirror, low level table, bunting inside and out, coloured lights around the centre pole, door mat, welly boot holder, large rug and power to charge your mobile phone and devices, and a name sign outside so you know which tent is yours.  All you have to do is bring your own bedding! How good does that sound?

Please note that all luxury bell tent occupants must also purchase a weekend camping ticket each.


How does camping work?

Four day camping tickets includes Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday night, we ask that everyone vacates the camping areas by midday on Monday 6th June 2022. You can set up camp from 10am on Thursday morning. Please note, this is a very popular arrival time and there can be long queues to access the site, we would recommend arriving later if possible. If you have three day camping tickets you can arrive from 10am Friday Morning, unless you upgrade to Thursday tickets also.

Campervan, motorhome and caravan awnings are accepted but must fit within the allocated pitch of  8x4m for a motorhome/caravan.  You must ensure you purchase the correct ticket type that includes an awning. Tents are NOT permitted in any of these areas for safety. The festival is a very short walk from the parking and camping area, approximately a three-minute walk.

Camping vehicles, please bring plenty of your own water. The water and showers are supplied in the main campsite which is approximately a five-minute walk from the campervan area. There are no electric hookups on site, and generators are not permitted.

Tents are restricted to the camping area only and are not allowed next to vehicles in the car park or campervan / motorhome or caravan areas. The camping field is near the car park so it is not far to walk with your tent/belongings. People do tend to favour the use of wheelbarrows / pull along trolleys to aid with the movement of camping gear.

To stay on-site overnight on any given night, weekend camping tickets must be purchased for each person staying. It is not possible to purchase camping tickets on a per-night basis.

Toilets, showers and fresh water are all available within the main campsites, and there are further fresh water drinking points within the main festival site.

Any vehicle being slept in overnight will also need a valid campervan or motorhome pitch (depending on the size of vehicle), which can be purchased online or at the box office. Tickets  are cheaper if bought online in advance.

Trailer tents are treated the same as caravans and will require a caravan pitch ticket per trailer tent as well as weekend camping tickets per person sleeping overnight in the trailer tents.

Can I bring my own food, drink and alcohol?

You are more than welcome to bring a selection of food and drinks into the camping areas to enjoy throughout the weekend. Food and drinks are not to be brought into the main festival arena, bag searches do happen at the security points and any items found will be confiscated and disposed of.  We have a huge selection of food and drinks within the main festival site to choose from, with dietary requirements covered by most.

Bringing alcohol into the festival area is strictly prohibited, however, a small amount for personal consumption is allowed within the campsite. Up to one crate of beer or one bottle of spirits, or two bottles of wine per person per weekend camping ticket. Sadly, glass is not allowed anywhere in the festival site, so please decant into alternative carriers.

Our security team will be checking for glass containers and will confiscate any alcohol that is deemed to be more than for personal consumption.

Fresh drinking water points are located in the main camping areas, remember to stay hydrated!

What is the security situation?

There will be a vigilant security team operating within the festival, searching bags, checking vehicles and monitoring the site with CCTV. There is zero tolerance for antisocial behaviour and the use of any illegal substances.  If you see or hear anything, please let the nearest security person know about it. No glass is allowed on site, anywhere and will be confiscated if found. Knives, including Swiss Army type knives are not allowed in the festival site.  A robust fencing and security entrance system will be in operation.

What tickets do I need to stay overnight?

To stay on-site overnight on any given night, weekend camping tickets must be purchased for each person staying.

Any vehicle being slept in overnight will also need a valid campervan or motorhome pitch (depending on the size of vehicle), which must have been purchased on this website.

All occupants of the vehicle must also have weekend camping tickets. Camping tickets are for the whole weekend. Camping tickets are not available on a per night basis for day ticket holders.

If you wish to purchase weekend camping tickets and have already purchased weekend tickets, you can simply purchase the camping upgrade ticket from our ticket page here. You can also upgrade your weekend tickets at the box office, but they are cheaper to buy in advance from our website.