General information

We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service, helping friends, families & couples create happy memories and experiences together. Whether we are fishing phones out of porta-loos for visitors, hand delivering tickets, finding a customer some shower gel or our lovely team making visitors laugh on the phone.

We really do care and strive to offer the best Yorkshire has to offer at our festival. We might not always get it right, but we definitely try hard to listen and act upon all feedback.


Contacting Us

Get In Touch with us!

Please contact the team at tickets@yorkshiredalesfoodanddrinkfestival.com


Please fill out one of our Exhibitor application forms here or alternatively contact Leah at Exhibitors@yorkshiredalesfoodanddrinkfestival.com

Partners & Sponsors

Please fill our partner application form here

Give us a Call on 01756 796015 for any enquiries if you want to book tickets over the phone.

Site opening hours 2024

If your staying on site you must arrive on Friday 19th July 2024  anytime between 9am-8pm and can stay up until midday Monday 22nd July 2024

On Friday the Main festival field (Watering Hole and the Garden) opens at 2pm. There will be experiences, activations, live music and food and drink available from this time.

Saturday  and Sunday day ticket holders can arrive from 9am and stay until 10:45pm 

Car Parking and Vehicle Access

Car Parking is in the main car park located at Gate A. 

Weekend Parking is charged at £20 (+ booking fee) paid in advance via our ticketing page

Day Parking is charged at £9 (+ booking fee) paid in advance via our ticketing page.

Please note if you have purchased a camping or caravan pitch you will automatically receive one parking pass to park alongside your pitch.

If you need any additional parking you must purchase this via our ticketing page. 

You will not be recharged if you leave and return.

The main car park is accessed via Gate A.

Gold is Via Gate A 

Glamping is Via Gate A and a parking pass is provided for the main carpark 

Silver is Via Gate D

Bronze is Via Gate E

Travel- Getting here by Car

There is only one way to access the festival, wether you’re staying for the weekend, heading to your camping gate or coming for the day, you can only access the festival Via the A59.

There will be no Access through Carleton Village so please make sure to avoid the road closures.

Once close to the festival field please do not follow your sat nav, follow the road signs to prevent diversions in to a road closure.

Upon arrival to the festival please ensure that you have your tickets ready. 

Travel – Getting here by Public Transport

The nearest train station to the festival is Skipton Station which is 6 minute drive or a 2.4 mile walk.

here will be no buses from the station but we would recommend getting a taxi from the station 

Station Taxis 01756 700777

Skipton & Craven Taxis 01756 701122 

Skipton Taxis 01756  794994Star Taxis 01756 700505 There are no buses from the train station to the festival field and there is no public buses running over the weekend so make sure to pre-book any transport prior.  


We know it can be daunting coming to a festival for the first time with your little ones. Our festival offers changing facilities and feeding areas, as well as kids tent for you to enjoy and take a minute to relax. 

in addition we have our team who are on hand for everything else!

Lost and found children, lost property, general information and advice either at the Information hub or you’ll see us in the festival fields wearing a pink high vis.

Site Rules

If your staying on site your wristband must be worn at all times (under 7s do not receive a wristband but can pick up a white wristband from the info hub if you wanted to write a contact number on- encase of emergencies).


Please clean up after your pet pooches and ensure there are on a lead at all times.


Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


No food or drink is permitted in the festival field, there is plenty of food and drinks options provided by our traders.


Our festival is located on a working farm, so please it tidy, exposing off any rubbish in the bins/skips provided.


Treat our team with respect, abusive behaviour will not be tolerated.


You are welcome to bring your own camp chairs in to the festival field.


Fancy dress is highly encouraged.


No gazebos or pop-up Tents are permitted at the main stage.


Anyone staying on site must have a weekend ticket! 


No open Fires! Including BBQs, oil lamps, candles & fire pits. Anyone using these will be asked to put them out and may be asked to leave site.


Respect your neighbours and keep the noise to a minimum after 11pm.

NO GLASS anywhere on-site please. Your own alocohol is permitted in the campsite but not in the arena. Please decant into a non-glass container.


The camp site wardens telephone number will be displayed on the campsite information boards.

Kids Policy

All team managing the activities, experiences, workshops and masterclasses will be DBS checked, however all children must be accompanied by a adult at all times and never left unattended.


Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to attend the event without an adult.


Children are not permitted into or out of the main event fields without an adult. The main event exits have 24 hour security and the boundary is walled or has heras fence.


Water is available freely from water points dotted around the festival fields and campsite.


If you or your child requires medical attention, contact any member of staff or security who will then contact our medics. The medic tent is located next to the main campsite entrance.


 Nappy changing facilities will be available on site.

Drugs Policy

We have not had any issues with drugs and / substances at any of our previous events and we have a zero tolerance to drugs being brought into the event. Our SIA security personnel would deal with the issue and take appropriate action which may include ejection, confiscation, and apprehension to call for the police.

Age Restrictions

All under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is over 21 years old 


Under 25s will be asked to provide photo ID when purchasing alcohol on site

Driver’s licence, Passport, Citizen Card are all valid forms of ID.


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