Getting Here

By Bicycle

Anyone cycling to the festival can leave their bicycle securely in the Lockup in the Customer Care Centre. There is a charge of £1 per item for this service. Please bring your own bike locks.

By Bus

We run shuttle bus services from Chippenham and Kemble train stations from Thursday 26th July to Monday 30th July 2018.

There will also be a shuttle bus from Malmesbury town centre from Friday 27th July to Monday Monday 30th July 2018.

More information will be added closer to the time of the festival.

By Road

Charlton Park is situated just off the A429 between Cirencester and Chippenham, close to Malmesbury. The site is 7 miles from Junction 17 off the M4, approximately 100 miles from London, 80 miles from Birmingham, and less than 30 miles away from Bath, Bristol, and Swindon. Please follow the yellow AA signs for WOMAD. If using Satnav please use SN16 9LL as the postcode.

From the North:
Exit M5 J11a, take first exit A417 towards Cirencester. Before Cirencester take A429southbound towards Malmesbury. Turn left onto B4040, follow signs into the festival.

From the West:
Exit M4 J17, take A429 north towards Cirencester. Turn right onto B4040, follow signs into the festival.

From the East:
Exit M4 J17, take A429 northbound signposted Malmesbury. Turn right onto B4040,travel for around half a mile and follow signs into the festival.

From the South:
Take A350 northbound towards Chippenham. At the M4 J17 roundabout, take second exit A429 northbound towards Malmesbury. After Malmesbury turn right onto the B4040, travel for around half a mile and follow signs into the festival.

By Taxi

Staff at the Customer Care Centre on site will be able to help with local taxi numbers.

More information on taxi services will be added closer to the time of the festival.

By Train

Travel by train is an easy option, with the local stations at Chippenham and Kemble, Great Western Railway offering frequent rail services. 

We run shuttle bus services from these train stations straight to and from the festival from Thursday 26th July to Monday 30th July 2018.

More information will be added closer to the time of the festival.

Accommodation Outside the Festival

Please go to Malmesbury Tourist Information Centre for information on local accommodation in the surrounding area.

Car Share

Do a little bit for the environment and car share to WOMAD this year. Car sharing is a great way to meet new people, save money and reduce carbon emissions on your travel to the festival.

We have linked up with GoCarShare, so if you have a couple of spare spaces in your car or you need a lift, please register your interest on their website.

Electric Car Charging

Ecotricity’s electric vehicle charge point at Membury Services is the nearest charge point to Charlton Park.

The Ecotricity ‘Electric Highway’ now covers almost the entire motorway network in Britain. Check the Electric Highway app to see whether their pumps are online before you set off.