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Westival FAQ's 2021

By train – if arriving by train, purchase your ticket to Manorbier train station, which is just 300m from the site entrance. A marshal will be waiting for you when the train arrives to walk you to the festival. If traveling from Swansea, Cardiff, Bristol or London areas you will just have the one change in Swansea, making for an easy journey down.

By car – follow directions to Shipping Hill Farm, The Ridgeway, Manorbier, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, SA708LE. When you get closer to the festival, you will spot direction signs. Please make sure to purchase your car park ticket before you arrive.

By bus – TBC, more information coming soon.

Yes, if you didn’t request a refund, your ticket will still be valid for Westival 2021.

The Westival gates open at 13:00 Thursday 22nd July. Once in, you are free to leave the site at any time, but you will only be allowed back in between 10:00 and 22:00 each day.

The festival ends on Monday 26th July and we ask that all festival-goers leave site by 13:00 latest.

The car park will be open 24 hours from 13:00 on Thursday 22nd July till close at 13:00 on Monday 26th July.

If in the unfortunate instance Westival is forced to postpone to later in the year or the following year due to COVID-19, all tickets will be eligible for the new date. If you are unable to make the new dates, we will ensure a face value refund of your ticket.

At this stage no, however, if any circumstances change there may be a very small number of day tickets available. If you want to come along to the festival, please sign up to resale via Resident Advisor and stay tuned for any further announcements on our pages.

Music will start and end at the times below:

Thursday: 13:00-00:00
Friday: 08:00-03:00
Saturday: 08:00-03:00
Sunday: 08:00-00:00

A programme with set times and site map will be available on site.

Yes, there will be showers available in the campsites for all festival goers for a small fee. Remember your own towels and toiletries!

Unfortunately not. Any open fires or naked flames are prohibited at Westival for safety reasons. There will be no shortage of great hot food over the weekend from our on site stalls.

Gazebos fall under prohibited items and will not be permitted at Westival due to size of site.

- BBQs
- Firepits
- Chinese Lanterns
- Laughing gas
- Illegal substances
- Glass
- Alcohol outside of permitted allowance
- Soundsystems
- Animals
- Any object deemed as a weapon
- Gazebos

If any of these items are found on site or in the car park they will be confiscated. If any illegal substances are found, you may be handed over to the police.

No, unfortunately animals are not permitted on site. If you need to bring a guide dog please get in touch at hello@westival.wales

No, please think about your fellow campers. There will be plenty of music over the weekend starting from 08:00 and finishing at 03:00 most nights!

Yes, festival goers can leave the site at any time but you will only be allowed back in between 10:00 and 22:00 each day.

Westival is proud to offer a great range of street food stalls with plenty of vegan and gluten free options. There is something for everyone!

If you’re interested in any applying for any of these, please contact hello@westival.wales

Unfortunately, day ticket holders will not be permitted to camp.


Westival will be operating card only, however some vendors and stalls may accept cash. There will no ATM’s on site.

Westival is a small, independent festival with limited numbers of attendees and low ticket price, therefore we have to operate a limit on alcohol brought into the site. This ensures we can generate enough revenue from the bar to keep us going for future years. Don’t worry though, as the bar will serve a variety of drinks at very reasonable prices! We have permitted the following personal allowance to be brought into the festival:

10 cans of beer/lager/cider
2.25 litre box of wine per person

No spirits are allowed

You will receive your ticket 48 hours before the event via email.

Unfortunately, not. If you missed out on a ticket for Westival 2021, please keep checking Resident Advisor for resale tickets that become available. If you’d like to volunteer for a free ticket, please send an email to hello@westival.wales.

Due to space at this year’s site, campervans are not allowed. However, you can camp for free with a weekend ticket.

Yes, there will be a limited number of glamping options available. Please keep an eye on our website for more details.

If in the unfortunate event you can no longer attend the festival, there are two options for reselling your ticket.

1. If you bought your ticket via Resident Advisor, please use their resale queue option - https://ra.co/tickets/resale

2. If you bought your ticket directly through our website, please contact us at hello@westival.wales for further details.

Please do not buy or sell tickets outside of these channels. In order to avoid ticket scammers and touts, we require the ticket name to match your ID.

Westival is strictly 18+, you must bring your ID to enter the festival. If you arrive with a ticket and are under 18, you will not be refunded.

You are not permitted to sleep or drink in your car park due to licensing reasons. All weekend tickets come with free camping. If you are found to be drinking in the car park, your alcohol will be confiscated.

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