Travel Guide: Latitude Festival
What’s one of the greatest things about music festivals in general? The fact that they provide you with glorious memories that last an entire lifetime, or the fact that you truly discover uncharted territories and realms that you’ve never been to.
What’s one of the not so great things about music festivals? The complete cluelessness you are met with when trying to plan out your travel guide. Fret not, because we’re gonna try and un-complicate travel plans for you, one festival at a time. Starting with, Latitude Festival.
Here are a few ways you can reach Latitude Festival that takes place in Henham Park, Suffolk, England:
1. By Coach
Big Green Coach is the official and exclusive coach travel + festival ticket partner to Latitude Festival. Picking up from 19 locations there will be a departure point close to you.
Big Green Coach is the only coach company authorised to access the Latitude official coach park – only book from the official coach partner to avoid disappointment.
2. By Car
Please do not use a Navigation(Google Maps, iMaps,etc) system to get to the festival as there are different routes into the site depending on which direction you are approaching from and whether you are being dropped off, a family ticket holder, a weekend camper, bringing a campervan, a day ticket holder or a guest. Instead, please refer to the temporary festival road signage on your way to the festival site.
Weekend and day car parking is separate to the campsites in adjacent or nearby fields. Car Parking is included in the price of your ticket. No sleeping, camping or fires are allowed in the car parks.
Tow-away vehicles will remove any illegally parked cars. There will be a local recovery service based on site on Monday morning.
3. By Train
The most convenient station to arrive into is ‘Diss’ if attending on Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun.
4. By Air
The nearest airport to the festival site is Norwich International Airport, with flights from major UK cities including Manchester and Edinburgh. Flights are also available from a number of European cities. Find more info on the airport’s website here.
Norwich International Airport is a 20-minute taxi drive to Norwich city centre and a number of bus services are available. Once you have arrived in the city centre, travel to Diss via bus or train.
Stansted Airport, with a broader range of frequent international flights, is located 80 miles south-west of Latitude Festival and is approximately an hour and 45-minute drive away. Find more info on Stansted’s website here.
5. By Foot
There is no pedestrian access to the festival site and the roads around the site are not suitable for pedestrians.
In the event, you need to walk onto or offsite at night then please wear reflective clothing or something bright and highly visible as the roads are not lit and there are no pavements or verges.
The following is a list of distances from the festival site to nearby villages and towns by car:
- Blythburgh – 2 miles.
- Southwold – 5 miles.
- Halesworth – 6 miles.
- Darsham – 7 miles.
- Beccles – 10 miles.
- Lowestoft – 15 miles.
- Norwich – 26 miles.
- Ipswich – 34 miles.