Reading Festival



Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8EQ
Reading Festival


One of the biggest musical festivals in the world, every year over 90,000 people flock to the Richfield Avenue site to experience the iconic event.

On top of music from some of the worlds best bands, artists and dj's, the arena is also home to carnival rides, delicious hot and cold food stands and makeshift bars serving cider, beer, wine and cocktails all day and night. The silent disco keeps the party going once the stages call it a night, with a truly unique experience that you have to see for yourself.


Book Tickets

Guide Prices

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  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Food Shop on site
  • Full liquor licence
  • Refreshments Available
  • Vending Facilities

Establishment Features

  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Live Music
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Toilets
  • Toilets on Site

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)
  • Parking next to pitch
  • Railway station within walking distance

Provider Preferences

  • Outdoor Event

Specialist Features

  • Information Point


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Do not attempt to drop off or pick up anywhere near Richfield Avenue. Follow the AA road signs to the pick up/drop off point. Once at Kings Meadow you should follow the signs to the boats and get the free shuttle boat service to the site.Private hire drop off/pick up is now on Cremyll Road, off Tessa Road.Hackney Carriages/black cabs drop off/pick up is in Tessa Road.Parents/friend drop off/pick up is at Kings Meadow.Garrard Street NCP car park, opposite Reading Train Station, is available for weekend parking. You can then use the shuttle bus that leaves from outside the train station, which costs £1.If at all possible please travel by public transport or arrange a lift share. People arriving by public transport get quicker and immediate access to the campsites as the car parks are not immediately adjacent to the main site.

Public Transport Directions

You can walk to site from Reading station which is approximately a 15 minute walk from the site.If you prefer you will be able to get a shuttle bus, as Reading Bus shuttle buses will take you from the station to near the site and back.The Reading shuttle bus stops on Caversham Road [98 service], and only costs £1. It is definitely a smart option if you are carrying a lot of baggage with you.For more information, please visit:

Opening Times

Reading Festival 2024 (21 Aug 2024 - 25 Aug 2024)

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