Camping in Lime Kiln Ground at Glastonbury Festival

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Lime Kiln Campsite Glastonbury Festival

This article is part of our series of guides to the different campsites in Glastonbury Festival. Lime Kiln is one of the quieter campsites, mostly because it’s out on the edge of the festival site.

Updated for 2023!

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

Camping in Lime Kiln Ground

Are you looking for a camping spot that offers breath-taking views and a bit of peace and quiet?

Look no further than Lime Kiln Ground, located at the northernmost point of the Glastonbury Festival site.

Adjacent to Hitchin Hill, this general needs campground offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, including a glimpse of the iconic Glastonbury Tor.

This campground tends to be quieter than others and is perfect for those who arrive late, as it doesn’t fill up as quickly.

On the other hand, if you’re looking for a camping spot that’s closer to the festival’s nightlife, then this might not be the best choice for you.

The walk back to your tent after a night of partying can be quite a hike as the festival’s nightlife areas are quite a distance away.

Additionally, the uphill slope can be quite challenging. Although that depends on your fitness and how intoxicated you are!

In summary, this is the perfect spot for those who want to experience the natural beauty of Glastonbury Festival while also having a bit of peace and quiet.

The panoramic views and secluded atmosphere make it a great choice for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the festival,

If you’re up for a bit of a workout (lets face it festivals are a work out anyway) and a peaceful camping experience, Lime Kiln Ground is the spot for you.


  • Great Views across the site and the surrounding area.
  • Lime Kiln is one of the quieter general camping grounds.
  • Lime Kiln rarely fills up quickly


  • It’s a hill, so be prepared, (it’s not that bad)
  • Quite far from the real nightlife.
  • Close to family camping, take that as you will.


Best Place to Park For Lime Kiln Ground

You should park in the Yellow car park for the best access to Lime Kiln Ground, as this is the closest.

But Orange and Pink are also close by but present a much longer walk.

Best Gate to Access Lime Kiln Ground

The closest gate to Lime Kiln Ground is Gate A.

Is Camping in Lime Kiln Ground Right for You?

Lime Kiln is a quiet and usually the last resort of late arrivals, but, it is right for you if you:

  • Are arriving to the festival on Thursday or later.
  • Are ok with long walks to and from your tent to the performances/entertainment you want to see.
  • Have friends/family staying in the family camping and want to be nearby.
  • Want a quiet night’s sleep.

Lime Kiln Ground Alternatives

If you find no space in Lime Kiln Ground, 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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