Camping and Glamping

There are several options available when deciding on campsites when booking Cambridge Folk Festival

Cherry Hinton Campsite

Cherry Hinton Hall campsite is a beautiful 36 acre park complete with a duckpond, sculptures, lovely trees and a country house. The campsite is just a short walk from the main arena and all the Festival’s facilities and has a wonderful atmosphere. Also within the campsite is a free crèche and purpose build children’s paddling pool and playground, nearby wilderness area, catering, bars, craft stalls, stages, internet café with free wifi, phone charging and 24 hr grocery.

Coldham’s Common Campsite

Coldham’s Common Campsite, which is more peaceful and child friendly, is situated approximately 1.5 miles from the main Festival site. Facilities include: on-site parking; showers; catering; grocery services; family campsite entertainment; floor-singers’ stage; late night bar; craft stalls; phone charging; nearby local swimming pool and a shuttle bus service to the main Festival site at Cherry Hinton.

Full Circle Eco-Friendly Hygiene Pack

Add to your Festival camping experience and help the environment by purchasing a Full Circle Eco-Friendly Hygiene Pack.
Full Circle created this re-usable and waterless eco-friendly hygiene pack to help reduce the amount of single-use plastic and water consumption at festivals. More than 10% of every purchase is donated to their official charity partners, and your delivery will arrive in the post 3 weeks in advance of our weekend.
At just £19.99 (inc. postage), it’s the perfect pack to keep your family clean at Cambridge Folk Festival: sustainable, compact and unbelievably convenient. You can purchase the pack HERE.
Pack contents:
• Unisex antiperspirant in recyclable aluminium can
• Natural peppermint toothpaste in reusable aluminium pot
• Biodegradable bamboo toothbrush
• Anti-bacterial hand gel in a zero-waste reusable aluminium bottle
• No-rinse body wash in a zero-waste reusable aluminium bottle
• Tropical dry shampoo in recyclable aluminium can
• Biodegradable wet-wipes
• Biodegradable eco-towel
• 100% recycled eco-leaf toilet paper

Glamping - Sold out for 2019

The exclusive Brook Bell Glade is a luxury camping area providing a reception tent and chill out area based in a spectacular 7m Bell Tent and open to glamping guests only. Decorated with cushions, comfy seating and beautiful fairy lights this is the heart of your festival stay. The massive tent also provides guests with free phone charging, and complimentary tea, coffee and juice each morning. The Brook Bell Glade also offers exclusive toilets and showers, open only to the Glamping guests, and a bag carry service to make every aspect of your stay that little bit special. There is a turn down service operating every day and experienced staff will be available throughout the festival and on call 24 hours a day.

There are four Glamping experiences – The Classic Package, the Luxury Package, the Super Luxury Package and for those of you that want something extra special we have the Cambridge Suite. You can find specific details about each below. Glamping is located at Coldham's Common Campsite.

Glamping prices

  • Classic - 2 guests - £460
  • Classic - 4 guests - £560
  • Luxury - 2 guests - £520
  • Luxury - 4 guests - £680
  • Super Luxury - 2 guests - £630

Classic Package

The Classic package is the entry level Bell Tent package and sleeps up to 4 people. These Bell Tents come with dressings and furnishings and you can choose any combination of single and double beds.

Each tent comes fully equipped with;
  • Luxury double height inflatable mattresses
  • Magical lighting from old fashioned hanging storm lanterns with dimmable LED bulbs
  • Low level hand painted Bajot Tables
  • Hanging vanity mirror
  • Cosy Indian rugs
  • Doormat and boot tray for your boots
What do I need to bring?
Plenty of warm bedding and cosy bed wear. We also recommend you bring a torch for late night trips to the loo and lots of layers for when the sun goes down.

Luxury Package

The Luxury package includes all the glorious interior furnishings of the classic package along with home luxuries such as bedding and can sleep up to 4. You can order any combination of single and double mattresses to suit your individual requirements.

Each tent comes fully equipped with;
  • Luxury double height inflatable mattresses
  • 100% luxury cotton bedding
  • Super warm duvets
  • Magical lighting including old fashioned style LED hanging lanterns
  • Low level hand painted Bajot Tables
  • Hanging vanity mirror
  • Cosy Indian rugs
  • Doormat and boot tray for your boots
What do I need to bring?
Just yourselves, no need to bring along heavy duvets or acrylic sleeping bags although a cosy throw if you get chilly at night would not go amiss to keep you super cosy! We also recommend you bring a torch for late night trips to the loo, lots of layers for when the sun goes down and cosy bed wear.

The Super Luxury Package

Our Super Luxury Package includes all of the above, but in addition to the 100% Egyptian cotton bedding and warm duvets you also receive a cosy throw/blanket and matching cushion set, fluffy towels for use in the exclusive glamping showers, and additional mood setting interior fairy lights. This package adds a touch of luxury to all aspects of your stay with an iron bistro twin set outside the tent and to top it off a bottle of wine and glasses on arrival (non alcoholic option available). This package sleeps up to 2 people only.

The Cambridge Suite 

Offering guests the ultimate glamping experience. The package includes all the above but provides a real double bed with sprung mattress (2 singles also available), the tent will also come equipped with full height bedside tables and full toiletries pack with fluffy towels. To make sure your weekend starts with a bang we provide Champagne and Champagne glasses on arrival. This package sleeps up to 2 people only.

Please note: Accommodation is for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. Full Festival tickets need to be purchased in addition to Glamping tickets. Customers purchasing Glamping tickets do not need to purchase the Festival's own Camping tickets. Brook Bell Tents staff are responsible for looking after Brook Bell Glade guests.

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