Camping in Park Home Ground at Glastonbury Festival

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Park Home Ground Camping Glastonbury

This article is part of our series of guides to the different campsites in Glastonbury Festival. Park Home Ground is a popular general needs campsite close to the heart of Glastonbury and the old railway – the main public artery of Glastonbury.

Updated for 2023!

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

There have been a couple of small changes to the layout of the paths through Park Home in 2023 – the central paths have been shifted, creating multi path junction just before you can move on to the railway.

Camping in Park Home Ground

Looking for a camping spot that’s close to the action? Park Home Ground might just be the spot for you.

Located just northwest of Pennard Hill Ground, this camping ground has the advantage of being next to The Park entertainment area and just a short walk over the disused railway track to the Other Stage Field.

Plus, it has the Co-Op store at the bottom of the field for all your mid-festival shopping needs (at reasonable prices too)

Coop Supermarket at Glastonbury Festival
The Coop Supermarket at ’31 Toad Lane’ in Glastonbury Festival, 2019

But, keep in mind that Arcadia – which is literally located on Park Home Grounds doorstep and therefore endures a large amount of foot traffic and loud noises till the early hours of the morning.

So, if you’re a light sleeper, this spot might not be for you.

On the plus side, this camping ground is surrounded by toilets and water points, as well as a Medical Centre at the top of the field, giving easy access to some of the Southwest areas of the Festival site.

So, if you’re looking for a camping spot that’s close to the Other Stage and The Park area, with plenty of amenities, and easy access to some of the Southwest areas of the Festival site, Park Home Ground is worth considering.

But, keep in mind that space fills up fast

Pros of Camping Here

  • Great access to the rest of the festival
  • Close to lots of stages like the Other Stage, The Park and Arcadia
  • Great for people who want to be in the thick of the festival.

Cons of Camping Here

  • There will be a lot of foot traffic.
  • If you like a peaceful sleep give this one a miss. It will be noisy until around 3-4am.
  • Being in a prime location Park Home fills up fast.


Best Place to Park for Park Home Ground

The closest parking is in Orange parking fields.

Best Gate to Access Park Home Ground

The closest gate to Park Home Ground is Gate D.

Is Camping in Park Home Ground Right for You?

Park Home Ground would be right for you if:

  • You are looking to be more central with easier access to main routes through the festival.
  • You don’t mind noise and crowds.
  • You are arriving early! this place will fill up.

Park Home Ground 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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