Bearded Theory has 8 campsite areas:

  • Walton Wood (Social festival camping): perfect for campers & festival goers looking to make friends and have fun ’til late!
  • Catton (General festival camping): your regular festival camping experience.
  • Gibbs (pre-pitched tents by Circular Camping): the convenience of rocking up and your tent being ready for you! Learn more below…
  • Family (Families & Quiet campers): quiet after 9pm, our campsite with kids loos and baby changing, perfect for families and early morning risers!
  • Trent (Campervans & Caravans only): for all you live-in vehicle folk.
  • Oaklands (Campervan & Caravans only): more space for the wheels!
  • Accessible (Accessible camping): our dedicated accessible camping area, see more information below.
  • Glamping (Tipi & Yurt): pre-booked glamping options for those looking for a few more home comforts in the fields! See more information below.
Boutique Camping

Our boutique glamping option is the perfect way to treat yourself to a little bit of luxury during your festival weekend!

Circular Camping

Turn up to the fields and get settled in right away! We’ve launched a Pre-Pitched Tent option, featuring 1-4 person tents, plus packages including all your camping essentials!


Bearded Theory has an excellent Accessible Camping Field for our guests with additional needs, as well as other facilities to help make your festival experience wonderful. Click below to read more about what’s on offer.



For those not keen on camping on site, we have compiled the below list of nearby hotels and B&Bs.


Catton Park has an abundance of hotels and bed & breakfast accommodation located nearby. If you are planning on staying off site please ensure you have read the entry and re-entry times. Be aware that in previous years the majority of local accommodation gets booked up very quickly.

  • Travelodge, A38 Northbound, Barton-under-Needwood DE13 8EG,, Tel: 0871 984 6069 (3 miles away)
  • Wychnor Park Country Club, Barton-under-Needwood, DE13 8BU, Tel: 01283 791391, (4 miles away)
  • Travelodge, A38 Southbound, Barton-under-Needwood DE13 8EG,, Tel: 0871 984 6069 (5 miles away)
  • Riverside Hotel, Riverside, Riverside Drive, Branston, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 3EP, Tel: 01283 511234 (6 miles away)
  • The Ladybridge, Bonehill Rd, Tamworth,, Tel: 08715 278000 (8 miles away)
  • Dovecliffe Hall, Dovecliffe Rd, Stretton, DE13 0DJ, , Tel: 01283 531818 (10 miles away)
  • Mercure Hotel, Newton Park Burton upon Trent,, Tel: 08448 159018 (14 miles away)

Bed & Breakfasts

  • Manor Farm, Coton-in-the-Elms, DE12 8EP,, Tel: 01283 760340 (2 miles away)
  • Harlaston Post Office, Main Road, Harlaston, B79 9JU
  • Keppel Gate Bed and Breakfast, 300 Burton Road, Overseal, DE12 6JN,, Tel: 01283 769803
  • , Tel: 01827 383324, (4 miles away)
  • Wisteria Lodge, Harlaston, B79 9JX,, Tel: 01827 383007 (4 miles away)
  • Peel Farm, Fisherwick Road, Whittington, WS14 9LJ, Tel: 01543 433461 (6 miles away)
  • East Lodge, Byrkley Drive, Rangemore, DE13 9RN,, Tel: 01283 712412 (7 miles away)
  • St Johns House, St John Street, Lichfield,, Tel: 01543 252080 (7 miles away)