This article is part of our series of guides to the different campsites in Glastonbury Festival. Bailey’s is a quite little spot in the South West corner.
Updated for 2023!
If you’re wondering where to camp at this year’s Glastonbury Festival and you’re considering Bailey’s, keep reading to see whether it’s right for you!
First up – Glastonbury is not like other festivals, the various different campsites do not have barriers between them and the arena/entertainment areas. Once you’re in through the main gates, you can pretty much explore everything inside the festival.
Camping in Bailey’s
Are you in search of a peaceful camping spot for Glastonbury that offers a surprising amount of room to set up camp?
Bailey’s is a little piece of calm is tucked away from the hustle and bustle that other camping grounds are famous for.
This makes it a just the right spot for those who are looking for a more low-key camping experience.
One of the best things about Bailey’s Field is that, even though it’s a relatively small field, it’s not often as crowded as other camping areas.
Plus, with its proximity to The Park area, you’ll be able to enjoy some amazing sights and sounds without having to walk too far.
Although keep in mind, like the other surrounding camp grounds it’s a bit further from the heart of the festival, you’ll have a fairly long-ish walk to get there, but most of it will be downhill.
The uphill fun comes when you’re trying to make it back to your tent after a long day of dancing and singing!
When it comes to getting to Bailey’s Field, the easiest way is through Gate D, which is just around the corner from the field.
And, if you’re driving to the festival, you’ll be happy to know that this field is located next to the Western Car Parks, easy come, easy go!
Bailey’s Field is perfect for those who are looking for a more low-key camping experience, and don’t mind a bit of a walk to get to the main stages and the heart of the festival.
- Lots of space, great for those arriving on Thursday
- Out of the way and very quiet.
- Great for people who need a good sleep.
- More camping room nearby since Cineramageddons demise.
- It’s a long walk to the various festival areas beyond Arcadia and The Park.
Best Place to Park for Bailey’s
It would be best if you park in the Orange carpark.
Best Gate to Access Bailey’s
The closest gate to Bailey’s campsite is Gate D.
Is Camping in Bailey’s Right for You?
Bailey’s would be right for you if:
- You are going to arrive late, so instead of wandering about, you want to go somewhere with confidence that there will be space.
- You really want to be away from loud music when sleeping.
- You don’t mind longer walks to get to what you want to see.
Other areas near by you can also try:
For those who may not know, Glastonbury Festival is one of the biggest and most iconic music festivals in the world, taking place annually in the UK. This five-day extravaganza is like a magical kingdom, where the music never stops and the good vibes flow 24/7. The line-up is always a who’s who of the music industry, with past headliners including the likes of Beyoncé, Adele, Paul McCartney and Ed Sheeran.
But Glastonbury isn’t just about the music. It’s an immersive experience that’s hard to put into words. Imagine wandering through the lush fields, taking in the colourful and eclectic art installations, and getting lost in the diverse array of food and craft stalls. It’s like stepping into an entirely different world, where anything is possible.
One of the things that makes Glastonbury so special is the sense of community. The festivalgoers are a diverse group of people from all walks of life, but for five days, we’re all one big family. The vibe is so positive and inclusive, it’s impossible not to feel uplifted and connected to everyone around you.
See you on the farm!