FAQS

We’ve put together a few answers
to help your festival planning

The festival takes place at Northwood House, Ward Avenue, Cowes, PO31 8AZ. Gates open at 10.30am – 8.30pm on Saturday 9th September. Sunday is 10.30am – 6.30pm.

Adults £10. Kids aged 6yrs-16yrs £5. Under 6’s go free.
Family Ticket, 2 Adults + 2 Kids, £25
Disabled ticket comes with 1 free carer ticket

We have parking for around 650 vehicles split across Northwood House and Cowes College.

For parking at Northwood House follow the parking signs to the venue, use the Ward Avenue entrance this is on a first come basis. There will be a small charge from the machine.Northwood House & Park – Rotunda – Garage (parkopedia.co.uk)

There is also an overflow car park at Northwood.

Once the parking field at Northwood House is full, you will be directed (via the red arrows) to Cowes College. Parking at both locations is £3.50 for the day. Please be advised this is ‘cash only’. Blue Badge parking is located at Northwood House.

There are also other public car parks around Cowes Town centre, a list can be found here. There is a great bus network taking you into Cowes from various parts of the Island….which helps us keep our carbon footprint down.

These can only be purchased via www.greatwightbite.co.uk and via our ticketing partner Beyonk.

Yes we do. Our disabled ticket comes with a free carer ticket. Please bring proof of disability on the day to show our gate staff. Any of the following are accepted; a photocopy of your blue badge, or a letter from PIP of the DLA

It happens. So, simply get in touch via info@greatwightbite.co.uk tell us your name and email address and we’ll be able to help.

Yes, please bring your tickets with you either printed or open the email on your phone so we can scan the QR code on the ticket gate.

Yes, we have lots of seating including hay bales, picnic benches and deck chairs. You are also very welcome to bring your own camping chairs too to gaurantee a seat!

No problem, we can do a partial check in of your tickets or please leave names of those arriving later on the gate list

Yes, you can. But only if we have capacity which is limited by our Event Premises Licence. We advise buying tickets in advance.

Tickets are non-refundable, unless there are exceptional circumstances in which case, please contact us directly via info@greatwightbite.co.uk and we’ll take a common sense approach.

Of course, we’ll have qualified medics on site across the weekend and situated by the main ticket entrance at the Northwood House end of the park.

Yes, we welcome those with four legs. Please keep you dog on a lead at all times. We have a specific dog area hosted by Ry’s Dog Training which will have a water station, dog treat stand and even a Dog Barkour agility course!

Unless the event is deemed unsafe due to high winds or prolonged, heavy rain we shall be going ahead. Dress accordingly, it’s only a bit of water!

No. The nearest cash machine is on Cowes High Street by Sainsbury. All retailers will accept debit/credit cards, most will accept Apple Pay as well as cash.

Yes, you can. Please exit via one of our two main ticket gates and make sure you get a ‘hand stamp’.

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