Camping in Webb’s Ash at Glastonbury Festival

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Should you camp in Webb's Ash at Glastonbury Festival?

This article is part of our series of guides to the different campsites in Glastonbury Festival. Webb’s Ash is a public camping ground in a great location with access to all you will need.

Updated for 2023!

If you’re wondering where to camp at this year’s Glastonbury Festival and you’re considering Webb’s Ash, keep reading to see whether it’s right for you!

Camping in Webb’s Ash

Are you wanting to camp in the heart of the action of Glastonbury – the best of all music festivals in the UK??

Look no further than Webb’s Ash, which is set slightly north west of the infamous Pyramid Stage!

This general campground offers easy access through Gates A, B, and C and is conveniently located near the Yellow and Purple car parks.

Plus, it’s just a quick 5-minute walk to the Pyramid Stage.

But that’s not all, Webb’s Ash has a few perks that make it stand out from the rest. The ground is flatter than its neighbouring areas, making it easy to find a spot to pitch your tent.

And, you’ll be right next door to all the food, drink you could need!

Overall, Webb’s Ash is a great option for anyone looking to be close to the Pyramid Stage and avoid the hustle and bustle of the Big Ground and Row Mead.

Just keep in mind that it’s not labelled on the official site map, but you can find it at the bottom of the hill below Michael’s Mead and Hawkwell.

And, don’t forget to look out for the distinctive yellow and green marquee of the Mandela Bar!


  • Close to lots of toilets (which may be a con for some)
  • A pretty central and flatter location on the site for camping.
  • Easy access for those arriving by bus or car.
  • Lots of food and drink nearby.


  • Can sometimes be very busy (not always)
  • Toilets nearby can be pretty busy at peak times of day.
  • The area will be noisy, from passing people to music from stages and stalls.


Best Place to Park Webb’s Ash

You could reasonably park either on the West side in Yellow or on the East side in Purple.

Best Gate to Access Webb’s Ash

The closest gates to Webb’s Ash are Gate A or B depending on what parking you choose.

Is Camping in Webb’s Ash Right for You?

Webb’s Ash is right for you if you:

  • Want to be more central with easier access to main routes through the festival.
  • Want to be close to The Pyramid stage.
  • Don’t mind a bit of a hill.
  • You’re not arriving early but the other fields nearby are full.

Michaels Mead Alternatives

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!

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