Terms & Conditions

General Terms and Conditions (2016) 1/ Right of admission reserved (R.O.A.R.) 2/ Camp Bestival is for nice people and is about having a good time. Anti social behaviour will not be tolerated and you will be ejected without refund. 3/ No admission without a valid ticket (so don't lose it). 4/ Weekend Ticket holders (Thursday arrival): Car parks open at 10am and the campsites open at midday on Thursday 28th July. 5/ Weekend Ticket holders (Friday arrival): Car parks open at 7am and the campsites open at 9am on Friday 29th July. 6/ No entry to the site after midnight (Thursday, Friday & Saturday or after 8.30pm on Sunday). 7/ Campsites close at 2pm on Monday 1st August. 8/ Babies in arms (up to the age of 1) can attend free of charge but you must obtain a ticket for them. Children up to the age of 12 must be accompanied at all times. 9/ Child and Teen ticket holders can only enter the festival with the person who purchased their ticket i.e. their parent, legal guardian or nominated guardian. Any Teen Ticket holders attempting to enter the festival without this person will be denied entry to the festival. For safety reasons, any persons attempting to enter the festival with a Child Ticket holder that they are not the parent, legal guardian or nominated guardian for will be denied entry 10/ Ticket holders (including all minors) give their express consent to the use of their actual or simulated likeness in connection with the production, exhibition, advertising and/or exploitation of any photos, film, video and/or audio recording of this event and/or any element thereof in any/all media throughout the world. 11/ Guests may be searched on entry to the event. If you are in possession of illegal substances you may be arrested. 12/ You are allowed to bring in your own alcohol (for personal consumption in the camping fields) but only up to reasonable amount per person. Once you have entered the event you cannot re-enter with more alcohol supplies. 13/ You will not be allowed to bring in glass bottles or any kind. Broken glass is very dangerous for kids and for animals who will be using the estate and fields after the event. Leave all glass in the car, decant it into plastic bottles or bin it. There are no exceptions. 14/ Only knives up to a blade length of 3 inches are allowed onsite for use in cooking (eg. table knife, small paring knife). 15/ Alcohol cannot be brought into the main site from the campsite. There are fully licensed bars available for you. 16/ Due to on site sanitary and hygiene considerations, personal portable toilet units are not permitted to be brought onto the festival site and customers will be denied entry to the festival should they breach this important condition of entry. 17/ There will be a communal fire for your enjoyment. No other fires, flares, fireworks, chinese lanterns, naked flames etc are allowed. Small BBQs and stoves can be used to cook food but ONLY in designated cooking areas. 18/ Strictly no tents allowed in the Boutique Camping Field. 19/ Campervans and Motorhomes are permitted as long as they fullfill the criteria laid out on the Campervan page of this website (in Camping section). 20/ Caravans and Trailer Tents are permitted but can only be taken into the Caravan/Trailer Tent area. 21/ No pet animals are allowed on the festival site other than dogs assisting the visually impaired. 22/ The following items are not permitted at Camp Bestival: drugs (illegal or legal such as laughing gas), chinese lanterns, camping gas canisters above 5kg, generators of any kind, portable/chemical toilets in the campsites, beanbags, any glass / glass bottles.  23/ The promoter reserves the right to change the line up without notification. 24/ Tickets are strictly non-refundable. 25/ You must have lots of fun, it's the law. General Information:
- We politely ask that people who set up large areas of camping chairs and blankets in the main arena do not do so when popular acts are performing, and do so completely before dusk. - Please do not climb the flag poles. - Warning - exposure to loud and excessive music may be damaging to your hearing. - Parents are reminded that there are areas of the festival site, especially immediately in front of the stages, that are inappropriate for some people including young children. - While we remind all performers to remember there are children present and to use appropriate language, we cannot ensure they will follow this advice. And some of our comedians and music acts' material may not be suitable for younger audiences (and some adults). - Strobe lighting may be used at the festival. - The Lulworth Castle site is a beautiful natural site and we want to keep it that way so please help us by keeping it clean - Keep Bestival Tidy! Challenge 25
We will be operating and enforcing a strict Challenge 25 policy at Camp Bestival. If you can’t provide valid identification when asked by bar staff, you will be asked to leave the site and come back with your ID. So if you are lucky enough to look 25 or younger, please make sure that you bring an acceptable form of identification. Valid forms of ID include:
- An in date photographic driver’s license or provisional licence.
- A valid passport (not a photocopy). Out of date passports will NOT be accepted.
- A Proof of Age Standards Scheme Card (showing the PASS hologram). Privacy Policy
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