The Meadows Campsite during the folk festival weekend
Our official campsite is Meadows Camping, a picturesque, local, secure, well managed temporary campsite for the folk festival weekend. The site is just a 10 minute walk from the town centre over Julian's bridge.
Camping at Meadows Campsite is £7.50 per person per night (+ booking fee) when booked in advance online or £8.50 per person per night on the gate. Under 10's are free.
The site has toilets, showers and good 24 hour security. Entry to the campsite is by camping wristband only, which is available through our Online Box Office.
Please be aware that access to/from the town on foot is over Julian's bridge, which has no footpath, so please take care when crossing at all times.
For more information about the campsite, visit MerleyHallFarm.co.uk.
The usual town centre public car parks will be open (with the exception of High Street car park, which will be closed) over the weekend with normal parking rates applied. There is free parking in all town car parks from 6pm until 8am.
As well as the town's car parks, Meadows Camping offer all day parking for £3.00 per vehicle per day, which is available for non-camping visitors. Vehicles left on site overnight will not be subsequently charged unless taken off site and re-entering.
QE School will have daytime parking for £5.00 per vehicle on Friday (4pm - 10pm), Saturday (8am - Midnight) & Sunday (8am - 6pm), with no overnight parking. Access is from Blandford Road.
If you're looking for parking a bit closer to the town, Allenbourn School will have daytime parking on their school fields for £5.00 per vehicle on Saturday & Sunday only, with no overnight parking. Access is from East Borough, just off the B3078, Cranborne Road.
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