The Accessibility Zone is a new development for 2021 – an area dedicated to charities and organisations providing the ways and means for disabled people and those with adaptive needs to get the most out of their time in the outdoors.
Our vision is to become a hub of outdoor information for everyone – open to one, open to all. This journey will take a few iterations of the Festival and we welcome any feedback you can give us.
The Accessibility Zone is located just inside the main entrance to the Festival Village and features a number of charities and businesses with information to inspire you and kit to try out. You can see the list of organisations here. United Utilities are sponsor of the Accessibility Zone and their funding has paid for us to hire a mobiloo for the weekend as well as invite charities to attend for free. The mobiloo can be found towards the rear of the Accessibility Zone and is also close to the disabled viewing area which has a good view of the live music stage.
Experience Community will operate a wheelchair ramble and an adapted bike ride on the paths in Cockshot Woods and along the lakeside. Please visit their stand to confirm timings.
Free carer tickets are available, the free ticket will be the same as the ticket you buy. Once you have bought a ticket (you can buy music and festival tickets here). Please email [email protected] with your ticket booking number and proof of your need for a carer (PIP, DLA or other) and we will send you a coupon code to book an additional ticket for free. Please note this applies to weekend, music and camping tickets and activity wristbands only. Carer tickets cannot be provided for sports entries.
The Primus pop up campsite is open to all and includes 2 accessible toilets. When you book your camping pitch please ensure you tick the box for an accessible pitch at checkout.
There is disabled parking in Lakeside Car Park – a local council run, pay & display car park, with 3 hours free for blue badge holders. This is very close to the entrance to the Festival Village. Alternatively you can book an all day parking ticket in the Festival car park at Keswick Rugby Club. Please ensure that you book an accessible parking ticket and supply your blue badge number. From the Rugby Club to the Festival entrance there is a road and a wheelchair accessible path – approximately 800m in total.
Please note that the Festival Village and campsite are both on fields, often with tufty grass, and the Festival Village slopes upwards from the main entrance.
Both the road sportives and the DexShell gravel ride are open to adapted and electric bikes. Individual visitors will need to judge whether sporting events are suitable for them. For more information on all sporting events please see individual sports pages here.
If you have any queries please contact us at [email protected]Buy Accessible Parking ticket