Please follow the correct AA signage according to your vehicle pass.

We are currently working with the local authorities to provide you with the best routes towards Bearded Theory. Please check back soon for the official travel guidance and advised routes.



PLEASE DO NOT FOLLOW YOUR SAT NAV WHEN APPROACHING THE FESTIVAL SITE, FOLLOW THE AA ROUTING SIGNS DUE TO A VERY NARROW BRIDGE IN WALTON UPON TRENT. The Police will be enforcing a no waiting area on all routes leading off the A38. Anyone waiting in these areas will be towed away and refused admittance to the festival.


Travel Sustainably

Read more about how you can arrive at Bearded Theory in a more sustainable way, from taking public transport, to making use of our shuttle buses, travelling lighter, and even incentivised cycling – we’re not kidding! Our sustainability hub is full of ideas for you to check out.

Read the FAQs

For lots more information about arriving at Bearded Theory, travelling, camping, what to bring (and not bring!) and everything else… have a read through our FAQs and familiarise yourself with the answers.