How to find the festival
Positioned in the heart of England, the Showground is easily accessible by road, rail or air.
The full address is Staffordshire Showground , Weston Rd, Stafford, ST18 0BD.
The Showground is situated on the A518 Stafford to Uttoxeter road some 4 miles from Stafford. Drivers from either the North or South using the M6 motorway should exit at junction 14 and follow the signs for the County Showground.
When you arrive at the showground, entrance to the festival is via the main gate on the A518. If you arrive early you will be directed to wait in the overflow carpark on the opposite side of the road. Please be advised there are no toilet facilities here and you will not be allowed access on to the site before 12 noon when the festival opens.
The Showground is just 4 miles from Stafford Railway Station. The station is situated on the West Coast Main Line offering a direct service to London Euston with a journey time of approximately one hour and twenty minutes. It also offers direct services to Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Manchester and Liverpool. You can then pick up the bus service as detailed below. The bus stop is about 0.2 miles from the station.
Chaserider Service 841 Stafford – Weston – Hixon – Uttoxeter provides an hourly service to the Showground between approximately 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday. The 841 bus drops you about 0.2 miles from the showground. You can view travel information on Google here.
Airports – Birmingham International and East Midlands airports are both a 50 minute drive from the Showground while Manchester Airport can be reached in little more than an hour.