VENUE ADDRESS: Catton Park, Walton-On-Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN, England.
Catton Park is located centrally within the triangle of 3 East Midlands towns, Lichfield, Burton On Trent and Tamworth.
Shuttle Bus Services
Bloodstock Festival official shuttle bus service - Lichfield City Train Station
Big Green Coach are once again operating the Official festival shuttle bus service between Lichfield City Train Station and the festival entrance.
The service operates as follows:
FROM Lichfield City train station TO the festival site
Thursday 10th August - departures every 20 minutes between 1100 (11am) - 1600 (4pm)
FROM the festival site TO Lichfield City train station
Monday 14th August - departures every 15 minutes between 0730 (7:30am) - 1200 (12:00 noon)
Our staff are on hand to help with luggage and loading at all times and you can choose to buy your ticket in advance or on the day.
A return ticket costs only £12 when purchased in advance online (£14 return if purchased on the day from our staff)
Big Green Coach are back in 2023 as our Official Travel Partner
Forget trains, shuttle buses, carrying your camping gear too far or being designated driver. Leave the car at home and book low-cost return coach travel. Mosh ‘til you drop all weekend and sleep all the way home on Monday!
Get your WEEKEND RETURN COACH TRAVEL with your festival ticket or on its own.
Skint? Secure your seat for a tenner. Pay the rest later!
Coaches will drop you in the heart of the festival, no one gets you closer.
This year Big Green Coach are going CARBON NEUTRAL! Coach travel is already the greenest way to travel and help bring down the emissions of the festival, but in 2023, each journey will have all carbon emissions offset.
Choose from 33 pick-up locations: Birkenhead, Bournemouth, Bradford, Bridgend, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Carlisle, Chester, Crewe, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Gloucester, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Newport, Norwich, Oxford, Plymouth, Preston, Sheffield, Southampton, Stoke-On-Trent, Sunderland, Swansea, Taunton, Worcester & York.
*100% refundable coach ticket if you choose the "Flexi ticket" option during booking.
All coaches arrive at the Official coach park at the festival site on Thursday 10th August 2023 and return for home on Monday 14th August 2023.
There will be Big Green Coach staff available during all hours of operation to assist you.
To guarantee your return seat whilst being carbon friendly
To guarantee your return seat CLICK HERE
Train ServicesMake your way to Birmingham New Street railway station. From Birmingham New Street station take the train to Lichfield City. This journey should take approximately 35 Minutes. Lichfield station is 7 miles from Catton Hall and is about 15-20 minutes drive. For info on trains from your nearest station to Lichfield City, call National Rail on: 03457 48 49 50 or check out their website: www.nationalrail.co.uk
Or you can download Europe’s leading train app and plan your journey here - https://www.thetrainline.com/
By CarLift-sharing is a convenient and sustainable way of travelling to Bloodstock Festival. You will definitely save money by sharing travel costs, and also get the chance to meet some great people on the way. Who knows, you may end up pitching tents next to each other and partying together! On Liftshare.com you can offer your journey as a driver, or book a lift as a passenger (in this case you might want to set up a journey as a passenger, so you will receive an email notification every time a new journey that matches your criteria is posted). Sign up to Liftshare Bloodstock here - https://liftshare.com/uk/community/bloodstock If you are using your SatNav, the postcode for Bloodstock is DE12 8LN. However, once you see the road signs to Bloodstock, follow them - NOT the SatNav. From the North: Follow the M1 Southbound and exit onto the A38 at Junction 28, heading West for Burton / Birmingham. Keep travelling until you pick up the B-O-A directions, which will exit you at the Alrewas / Rugely / Tamworth A513 turnoff. Follow the signs to the festival. (DO NOT FOLLOW THE SAT NAV) From the West or South (a): From the M5 (from the West) or the M40 (from London ), take the M42 Northbound. Between Junctions 8 and 9 take the M6 toll road and exit at T4 onto the A38 Northbound. Follow the B-O-A roadsigns which will exit you at the Alrewas / Rugely / Tamworth A513 turnoff. Follow the signs to the festival. (DO NOT FOLLOW THE SAT NAV) From the South (b): Take the M1 from London , and exit at Juntion 24, following the A50 to Stoke. After a few miles you will exit onto the A38 to Burton. Follow the B-O-A road signs which will exit you at the Alrewas / Rugely / Tamworth A513 turnoff. Follow the signs to the festival. (DO NOT FOLLOW THE SAT NAV)
By AirCatton Park is 20 miles from either Birmingham or Nottingham East Midlands Airport. 60 miles from Manchester and 130 miles from Heathrow.
Alternative AccommodationOther places of accommodation can be found HERE
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Local Information for TravelThis is a useful website www.traveline.info to look at or call 03457 484 950 to find details of local bus and train routes and timetables or call National Rail on: 08457 484 950 or check out their website: www.nationalrail.co.uk
TRAFFIC CONDITIONS - LATEST NEWS UPDATESGet the latest information on travel conditions and any congestions issues when journeying to the festival or heading home from the festival by clicking HERE!
TRAVEL INFO UPDATES ON YOUR MOBILELive traffic data from The Highways National Traffic Control Centre. For people heading home after Bloodstock you can now get updates direct to your mobile, or simply go to the app store and download Highway England Live traffic info.
Approximate Mileage to B.O.A from the following locations:
- London - 130
- Manchester - 85
- Bristol - 110
- Birmingham - 20
- Nottingham - 45
- Birmingham Airport & British Rail - 20
- East Midlands Airport - 20
- Tamworth British Rail - 8
We strongly recommend to using these 2 Taxi firms below to and from the festival site as they are our preferred Taxi operators and have agreed preferred rates for Bloodstock patrons. These rates are per taxi, not per person.
NEW STREET TAXIS - 01283 535353
5 TEN TAXIS - 01283 510510
FROM FESTIVAL TO AND FROM
DERBY - £40 - £50
LICHFIELD - £30 - £35
TAMWORTH - £35 - £40
BIRMINGHAM - £55 - £60
BURTON INC STATION - £17 - £25
BARTON - £18 - £20