DUBTOBERFEST is held at Cheltenham Race Course HOWEVER Cheltenham Race Course do not have any involvement with the show, please direct all enquires to the Dubtoberfest Facebook page or contact forms at the bottom of this page.

‌Cheltenham Racecourse,
Southam Lane Entrance,
Cheltenham,
GL52 3NY

Check out some useful info below and FAQ - still need help?
Fill out the form at the bottom of the page or contact us via the Facebook page, please note the same person monitors both of these, so please only use one of these options. Thanks!


USEFUL INFO

Friday, Saturday and Sunday camping

Friday, Saturday AND Sunday camping is included in the full weekend ticket price.

SORRY BUT THERE IS NO CAMPING AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY DAY VISITORS, YOU WILL NEED A FULL WEEKEND ADULT  TICKET IF YOU WISH TO CAMP ON SATURDAY

Tickets purchased for the Sunday also include one nights camping.
ALL UNDER 18’S MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PAYING ADULT

Pitch sizes

All individual camping pitch sizes are approximately 6m wide x 7m deep although there are areas onsite that may have larger spaces. If you wish to camp next to friends, we will try to arrange this on arrival.

Club camping pitch sizes will vary according to the amount of vehicles per club.

VW club camping areas

If you are a member of a VW club then you can book a camping area exclusively for your group. Club camping areas are only available when booking weekend tickets. Please book your free club camping pitch on our ticket page.

Please remember only book 1 pitch per vehicle not 1 pitch per person.

Food, drink and fires in the camping areas

We do ask our guests not to bring any glass on site for health and safety reasons Please feel free to enjoy your own alcoholic drinks but no bottles or glassware in the licensed bar areas at any time. Please dispose of all waste in the areas provided. No Sky/Chinese lanterns can be bought or used anywhere on site during the weekend. These stipulations are an important part of our licence.


Security

We do not envisage any problems during our festival, however, for everyone’s comfort and safety, we do employ a very discreet security firm to help look after us over the weekend. They will not tolerate any disruptive or abusive behaviour towards staff or fellow festival goers, just loads of good old family fun!

Waste management

We have a number of large skips and litter drop off points nearby for all campers, day visitors and traders to dispose of their own waste.
We will be doing 3 tours every day with our rubbish trailer so please feel free to put your waste on the trailer as we pass through.
Please help us keep the site tidy. It was very good in 2017. Thank you! In the interest of safety we do politely ask you not to bring any glass on site.

Campsite access times

Campsite access is from midday on Friday.
Gates will be locked between 9pm and 9 am. If you  need to  get in or out between these times please bear this in mind.
Visitors to leave site by 10am on Monday.
Strictly no vehicle movement onsite between 9pm and 9am, park up and stay parked.
There is a strict 5 mph maximum speed limit onsite at all times.
Please obey all signage throughout your stay.

PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 9AM ON THE WEEKEND AS WE CAN NOT OPEN THE OUTER SOUTHAM LANE GATE BEFORE THIS TIME.  IF YOU DO, YOU WILL HAVE  TO WAIT OUTSIDE THE VENUE ON SOUTHAM LANE WHICH IS A VERY NARROW ROAD, AND THIS WILL CREATE AN UNNECESSARY HAZARD ON THE ROAD. IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY, PLEASE BARE IN MIND, THAT THE OUTER GATES WILL NOT BE OPENED BEFORE 9 AM, AND PLAN YOUR JOURNEY ACCORDINGLY. 


Family camping

Please select a free family camping pitch on our ticket page if you are looking for a pitch amongst other families, with no loud noise permitted after 10pm.

PLEASE BEAR IN MIND NOISE WILL TRAVEL AND THERE WILL BE AMPLIFIED MUSIC UNTIL 11PM.

Toilets and showers

Once again we have plenty of quality, well maintained, serviced toilets on site. A portaloo disposal unit will be available on general, club and family camps for your convenience.
Guests are respectfully reminded NOT to pour waste from your portaloo into the WC’s.
It fills them too quickly, causes  problems and distress to other guests.

Unfortunately our previous showers provider has let us down this year and we do not have showers on site, so please bear this in mind.

Dogs

Well behaved dogs and owners are most welcome! Dogs must be kept on lead at all times, and all ‘doggy business’ must be collected in bags and disposed of in bins. There are drinking bowls around the site. For their comfort etc, no dogs allowed in the main entertainment marquee after 7pm as there are so many people dancing/loud music etc.

Wristbands

Adult wristbands must be worn at all times for both weekend and day visitors. Any adult without a wristband will be asked to leave the site immediately.

Generators and electrical hook up

Unfortunately we cannot allow generators in the camping areas and there is no electrical hook up for caravans.

First Aid

We have 24hr onsite provision from County Medics with professional first aiders and a frontline ambulance.


If you haven't already found what you are looking for, check out some frequently asked questions below.

- I don't have a van can I come?
Yes


- I have a van but it's not a VW can I come?
Yes


- Can I come for just one day?
Yes you can, day ticket available on the gates on Saturday and Sunday, there are no other day tickets!  


- Can I stay for longer?
You can book tickets to arrive on Thursday to have an extra night on site.


- Can I bring my dog?
Yes! Friendly dogs are welcomed across the site. 


- Are there electric hook up pitches?
There are no electric hook ups at Dubtoberfest. 


- Can I camp with my friends?
Yes you can, but there are allocated pitches so you really need to book together as a group or contact the organisers.


- Can my club come and camp together?
Yes you can, if your club is not listed on the tickets page when you go through to the club section on the tickets page please email us.

- Where is the show?
‌Cheltenham Racecourse,
Southam Lane Entrance,
Cheltenham,
GL52 3NY



- When will I receive my tickets / wrist bands?
Approximately four weeks before the event. 


- Can I try on my wrist band before the show?
You can, but remember once they are on they don't come off! 

- When do the gates open?
The gates open for camping at 12:00 on Friday until 21:00. There are no day visitors on Friday.
The gates are open from 09:00 - 21:00 on Saturday and day visitors must be off site by 19:00
The gates are open from 09:00 - 16:00 on Sunday with no entry / re entry after 13:00

- Can we have a fire or BBQ?
Open fires are not allowed, monitored contained fires / BBQs, raised off the ground are permitted.

- Can I fly my drone?
No unauthorised aerial drones of any kind are permitted over the site.


FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SEE OUR TERMS OF BOOKING AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE OR FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE PLEASE EITHER USE THE FORM BELOW OR FACEBOOK MESSENGER.

(THE SAME PERSON MONITORS BOTH OF THESE ACCOUNTS SO PLEASE ONLY USE ONE)

 


Have you seen our digital and interactive show guide below?

There will be physical printed copies available at the show but why not get one step ahead and have a look before you arrive. If you like the sound of one of the artists or sponsors, click the links to take you to through to their own websites to see more about them and be sure to follow them on social media!
See you soon :)


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