Each summer you'll find us within the majestic Brecon
Beacons, Wales, near a small town called Crickhowell.
National Express will be running dedicated coaches to Green Man, to an on-site coach park from locations around the UK. To encourage eco-friendly travelling, we're offering a 15% discount on travel when you book coach & festival ticket together.
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All Cars require a Car Park ticket, tickets cost £20 each in advance and £25 on the door, our Park and Ride service costs £5 and £10 on the door, and the Settlement costs £30 in advance and £35 on the door.
Please choose the route to your gate: there are separate ones for Settlement, Orange, Park and Ride and Live in Vehicles. While travelling please follow the temporary Green Man Festival road signs to the correct car park as you may find alternate routes blocked due to heavy traffic.
Park and Ride is situated a few miles from the festival site and we will be running shuttle buses to and from the festival from 10am -1.30am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and Sunday and from 6am - 3pm on Monday.
Drop Offs - If you are dropping people off or being dropped off you must head to the Park and Ride, no drop offs will be permitted at the festival site.
Road Closures - The B4558 is closed to traffic driving towards the festival on the Monday after Green Man. This means cars cannot drive up to the festival site, so anyone being collected should catch the bus to the Park and Ride and arrange to be picked up from there.
Please choose the route to your gate: there are separate ones for Settlement, Orange, Live in Vehicles and Park & Ride. While travelling please follow the temporary Green Man Festival road signs as you may find alternate routes blocked due to traffic flow.
Why not put the “green” into Green Man by sharing your journey to the breathtaking Brecon Beacons with some like-minded friendly folk?
If you are driving to Green Man why don’t you add any potential spare seats you have on GoCarShare? They connect you with people looking for a ride who contribute to your journey costs.
GoCarShare uses Facebook, so you can see if you share friends or like similar music to your potential car share buddies. It’s a great fun, green and cost effective way to travel to Green Man, so please add your journey and spare seat capacity to the website!
All Cars require a Car Park ticket, tickets cost £20 each in advance and £25 on the door, our Park and Ride service costs £5 and £10 on the door, and the Settlement costs £30 in advance and £35 on the door. All car parks are open until 3pm on Monday after the festival this year.
Orange Car Park
This car park is well suited for general, family, quiet and boutique camping areas.
Park and Ride
Is situated a few miles from the festival site and we will be running shuttle busses to and from the festival from 10am -1.30am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and Sunday and from 6am - 3pm on Monday. Tickets are available in advance or you can pay £10 cash on the door.
Settlement Car Park
This car park is for Settlement Camping. This is also the car park you need to head to for Accessible Camping.
Motorbikes should use the Orange Car Park. There is no parking charge for motorbikes, mopeds or scooters but please be aware all the parking is on grass – there is no hard standing.
Please head to the Bus Gate. You can store your bicycle free of charge in the CND Lockup in the Accessible Camping area.
If you’re being dropped off by car then please head to the Park and Ride, dropping off is not permitted at the festival site.
Settlement car park opens at 10am on Monday 17th August, all car parks close at 3pm on Monday 24th August. Please note last entry to the Settlement and Settlement Car Park is 8pm Wednesday 19th August. No arrivals after this time until the festival opens 10am Thursday 20th August. All cars arriving from Thursday will need to go to the Park and Ride or Orange Car Park, which open at 10am.
You are free to leave the festival site during the event and return as long as you retain your car parking ticket and wristbands for all passengers. Please note that the routes into the festival can be narrow so to avoid delays and traffic jams it is advisable not to leave or re-enter the site during busy periods.
There is a trolley hire service run by Mr Trolley in both car parks and at the Bus Gate. You can hire trolleys for £5 per half hour to carry your possessions to and from the campsites.
The closest station to Green Man is ABERGAVENNY.
Free shuttle buses run to and from Abergavenny train station from 10am to 11pm on Thursday and Friday, from 9am to 10pm on Sunday and from 6am until early afternoon on Monday. Please allow up to 90mins for your journey.
When leaving site, please be advised to leave approx. 1.5 hours to get from the festival site to the train station.
If you are coming from London / The East, connecting trains from Newport get very crowded. You may find it easier to travel to Hereford and change there, although there are not many trains that run this route.
Cycling to Green Man is one of the most eco-friendly ways of getting here! This year we've teamed up with Red Fox Cycling to offer guided cycle rides from Cardiff & Bristol to Green Man.
The Red Fox team will carry your bags and festival kit in a support van. They'll guide the group through the most scencic routes (avoiding busy junctions and A-roads), serve up tasty snacks and drinks along the way and they can even bring you (and your bike) back home on Monday after the festival.
As a pat on the pack for being kind to the planet, we're offering £10 off your festival ticket and ride (only applies when purchasing a cycle & festival package at same time), access to Green Man a day early (on Wednesday), a free beer and fast track entry to the site!
To find out a bit more about the route, what's included & a few more details, check out Red Fox here...