Each summer you'll find us nesstled within the majestic Brecon Beacons, Wales, near a small town called Crickhowell. These Black Mountains offer one jaw-dropping backdrop like no other...
National Express will be running dedicated coaches to Green Man 2017, to an on-site coach park from 15 locations around the UK. Great value fares are available from across the country, starting at just £28 return. A discount of 25% for those travelling in a group of 4 or more is also available making it even easier to get to the festival. Coach travel is one of the greenest modes of transport, generating around five times less CO2 emissions per person, compared to those travelling to the festival in a car alone.
Here are FIVE simple reasons why you should take the coach...
All Cars require a Car Park ticket, tickets cost £15 each in advance and £20 on the door, our Park and Ride service costs £5, and the Settlement costs £20 in advance and £25 on the door.
Please choose the route to your gate: there are separate ones for Blue, Orange, Park and Ride and Live in Vehicles. While travelling please follow the temporary Green Man Festival road signs to the correct car park as you may find alternate routes blocked due to heavy traffic.
Park and Ride is situated a few miles from the festival site and we will be running shuttle busses to and from the festival from 10am -1.30am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and Sunday and from 6am - 2pm on Monday.
Drop Offs - If you are dropping people off or being dropped off you must head to the Park and Ride, no drop offs will be permitted at the festival site.
Please choose the route to your gate: there are separate ones for Blue, Orange, Live in Vehicles and Park & Ride. While travelling please follow the temporary Green Man Festival road signs as you may find alternate routes blocked due to traffic flow.
Why not put the “green” into Green Man by sharing your journey to the breathtaking Brecon Beacons with some like-minded friendly folk?
If you are driving to Green Man 2018 why don’t you add any potential spare seats you have on GoCarShare? They connect you with people looking for a ride who contribute to your journey costs.
GoCarShare uses Facebook, so you can see if you share friends or like similar music to your potential car share buddies. It’s a great fun, green and cost effective way to travel to Green Man, so please add your journey and spare seat capacity to the website!
Please be aware that if you’re travelling to Green Man by car you need to purchase a Car Park Ticket. They cost £20 and can be bought on the door (£25 for Settlement)
Blue Car Park
This car park is well suited for the Family and Settlement Camping areas in particular. This is also the car park you need to head to for Accessible Camping.
Orange Car Park
This car park is well suited for General, Quiet and Boutique Camping. If you don’t buy a Car Park Ticket in advance you’ll be able to pay £20 cash to park here on the day.
Park and Ride
Is situated a few miles from the festival site and we will be running shuttle busses to and from the festival from 10am -1.30am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and Sunday and from 6am - 2pm on Monday. Tickets are available in advance or you can pay £10 cash on the door.
Motorbikes should use the Orange Car Park. There is no parking charge for motorbikes, mopeds or scooters but please be aware all the parking is on grass – there is no hard standing.
Please head to the Bus Gate. You can store your bicycle free of charge in the CND Lockup in the Accessible Camping area.
If you’re being dropped off by car then please head to the Park and Ride, dropping off is not permitted at the festival site.
Blue Car Park opens at 10am on Monday 13th August for Settler's Pass holders and at 10am on 16th August for all other ticket holders. Orange Car Park and Park and Ride open at 10am on Thursday 16th August. The car parks will remain open 24 hours throughout the festival and will close at 3pm on Monday 20th August.
You are free to leave the festival site during the event and return as long as you retain your car parking ticket and wristbands for all passengers. Please note that the routes into the festival can be narrow so to avoid delays and traffic jams it is advisable not to leave or re-enter the site during busy periods.
There is a trolley hire service run by Mr Trolley in both car parks and at the Bus Gate. You can hire trolleys for £5 per half hour to carry your possessions to and from the campsites.
The closest station to Green Man is ABERGAVENNY.
Free shuttle buses run to and from Abergavenny train station from 10am to 11pm on Thursday and Friday, from 9am to 10pm on Sunday and from 6am until early afternoon on Monday. Please allow up to 90mins for your journey.
When leaving site, please be advised to leave approx. 1.5 hours to get from the festival site to the train station.
If you are coming from London / The East, connecting trains from Newport get very crowded. You may find it easier to travel to Hereford and change there, although there are not many trains that run this route.