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    Getting There

    Wildfires is held on the beautiful grounds of Wiston House Estate:

    Wiston House,
    Steyning,
    West Sussex
    BN44 3DZ

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    BY CAR

    If you are arriving by car, please use the above address in your sat nav which will direct you to Wiston Estate. 

    When you arrive at Wiston Estate, please come in the Green Gate entrance and follow signs to the Wildfires Brown Parking and Ticket Gate.  

    Parking is free in the car park and then you will continue on foot to your camping pitch. There will be trolleys available for hire to help you transport your luggage.  

    Please note: you will not be able to access the site through Mouse Lane in Steyning village or through the main Big Church Day Out entrance.


    BY PLANE

    The nearest airport to Wiston Estate is London Gatwick. The journey by car or taxi from London Gatwick to Wiston Estate is about 45 minutes, and from London Heathrow it’s about 1 hour 15 minutes.

    There are lots of trains running regularly from Gatwick Airport to Shoreham-by-Sea station. You will need to arrange your own transfer from the station to the site. 


    BY TRAIN

    The nearest station to Wiston Estate is Shoreham-by-Sea.

    You will either need to arrange a taxi transfer to the Wildfires campsite or get the Shuttle Bus. The journey between site and the station is approximately 15-20 minutes.

    Taxi: Please direct your taxi to the Green Gate entrance which will be signposted with directions to the Brown Car Park.

    Shuttle Bus: there will be a regular shuttle bus from Wildfires site to Shoreham-by-Sea train station, this will cost £3.00 per adult and £1.50 per child. 

    ARRIVAL AND TIMINGS

    If you have bought a Wildfires ticket you are welcome to arrive from the morning of Monday 30th May. The car parks open at 9am with the campsite and ticket gates opening at 10am. The first session of the programme starts at 7pm. Ticket gates will close at 10pm. However, if you arrive after this time then we will allow you to camp. You will then need to go back to the Camping ticket gate in the morning to collect your wristbands.

    Your Wildfires ticket gives you access to Big Church Day Out programme which runs from 3rd – 4th June.

    The Wildfires programme runs from Monday 30th May with our first session starting at 7pm. The programme finishes with a free hog roast at lunch on Thursday 2nd June. Gates will be open 9am-10pm daily.

    OPENING HOURS

    Monday 30th May 
    The car parks open at 9am with the campsite and ticket gates opening at 10am. Camping & ticket gates will close at 10pm.

    Tuesday 31st May – Sunday 5th June
    Car parks open at 9am and ticket gates open at 9am. Camping & ticket gates close at 10pm.

    MR TROLLEY

    There will be a Trolley service on site for anyone who would like help transporting luggage to their campsite.

    First a hire form must be completed and a £30 deposit taken (card only). Then a trolley is provided with bungees and safe use is explained.

    Daytime Hire Charges Getting in and out of the festival:
    £6 for 30 mins (minimum hire) (deposit £30)
    Every additional 30 mins: £6