Travel and Accommodation: Somerley Beer & Music Festival

Somerley Beer & Music Festival will take place this year on Saturday 27th August at Somerley Estate, Ringwood, Hampshire.
Set to be another immensely enjoyable and entertaining event created for beer and cider enthusiasts, local residents and families.  With over 150+ real ales and ciders ready to be tasted – all from the South and South West region!  Along with wine tasting, Pimms and soft drinks.

Somerley Beer & Music Festival offers a great day out in stunning rural surroundings with plenty of free parking.


By Train

Driver’s hands on steering wheelNearest stations:

Bournemouth (20 mins)
Southampton Airport Parkway (20 mins)

By Car

A31 to Ringwood roundabout, A338 exit to Fordingbridge & Salisbury, 1.7miles to Ellingham turning, then follow signs


Shuttle Buses

Two shuttle busses will be running from Ringwood’s long-stay car park to the festival between 11am – 11pm. The busses cost £1.00 each way. Please pay when you arrive at the Festival entrance.

By Air

Nearest international airport is Southampton Airport. You can find taxis there as well as take a train from there.




The festival offers a camping venue adjacent to the music venue.

All camping pitches (tent and caravan) will require their places to be booked in advance. Campervans are also welcome and will need a caravan pitch ticket. Click here for further details on the tickets.


1. Original White Hart by Marston’s Inns

Distance from festival venue is 9km

Charges for a standard double bed room is Rs. 7,438 

Original White Hart by Martsons Inns combines modern hotel accommodation facilities with the character of an old world inn. The hotel has a cosy bar area and restaurant, which offers an extensive food menu throughout the day.

It also features a function room, and many rooms have a flat-screen TV.

2. Valley View Annex

Situated in Ringwood, this holiday home features a garden with a barbecue. The property features views of the garden and is 17 km from Bournemouth.

The unit is fitted with a kitchen. A TV and DVD player is offered. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower.

3. Lamb Inn 

Distance from festival venue is 9km

Charges per night is around Rs. 6615 for a room with a double bed

Lamb Inn is located in Ringwood, 15 km from Bournemouth. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.Each room includes a flat-screen TV. Certain rooms feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a kettle in the room. Lamb Inn features free WiFi .

4. Avon Accommodation

Distance from festival venue is 9.3km

Each Avon apartment features a lounge area, a well-equipped compact kitchen and a private bathroom. A welcome pack with milk, cereal and wine are also provided. Linen and towels are included at no additional charge. An optional continental breakfast can be provided for a small extra charge, and full English breakfasts can be enjoyed at the nearby cafés. A wide variety of menu options are available in the downstairs restaurant.

5. St Leonards Hotel


Distance from festival venue is 10.3km

Charges oer night for a double room is Rs. 6615

This traditional country hotel is situated in beautiful woodland, on the edge of the New Forest. It has a large garden, a restaurant and free Wi-Fi, 20 minutes’ drive from Bournemouth.

With luxury beds, a TV with Sky channels, tea and coffee making facilities and a private bathroom, each room at the St Leonard’s is well equipped with modern features. Some of the bright, airy rooms also enjoy garden views.

Whilst enjoying the views on to the garden and courtyard from the relaxed restaurant and bar, guests can sample a selection of traditional British food, ales and wines.