Travel to the Fiesta
The beautiful Ashton Court Estate is situated to the West of Bristol City Centre. It has ample parking for cars, can be reached on foot or bike from the city or via public transport
Follow the yellow road signs to the Fiesta - Public Car Parks are clearly signposted
From the North, M5 Junction 19: take the A369 towards Bristol city centre
From the South, M5 Junction 21: take the A370 towards Bristol
From the East or West, M4 Junction 20: take the M5 southbound, leaving at junction 19 for the A369 towards Bristol city centre
SAT NAV Details: If you use a SAT NAV use the postcode BS8 3TQ. Once you pick up the yellow event road signs, please follow these as they will direct you with the flow of event traffic.
Advanced car parking is available at just £6 per car per day, this guarantees a space within a short distance of the showground and a dedicated entrance and exit to the Fiesta site.
Visitors who purchase car packing passes in advance can now also opt for premium car parking. For just £10 per car per day, premium car parking guarantees a space in the parking area closest to the showground, a dedicated entrance with easier access on and off site and a complimentary event programme.
The Fiesta site is a 20 minute walk from Bristol City Centre, Clifton and South Bristol. Please use the Festival Way if you are walking from central Bristol, which is sign posted from the M-Shed museum.
Important Information regarding the Clifton Suspension Bridge
The Clifton Suspension Bridge will be closed to all vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians during the evenings of the two nightglows, Thursday 9th and Saturday 11th August 2012. It will be closed from 6.00pm, re-opening at 2.00am the following morning.
Two dedicated Bus Services will operate during the Fiesta weekend, connecting central Bristol, Clifton and Bristol Temple Meads with the Fiesta site. Download the timetables here:
Balloon One - Bristol Temple Meads - City Centre - Hotwells - Fiesta
Balloon Two - Clifton Village - Whiteladies Road - Jacob Wells - Hotwells - Fiesta
Drop Off/Pick Up Facility
A dedicated drop off/pick up facility will be loacted within a short walk from the Fiesta site. Please follow the event signs to the facility.
First Great Western run frequent, high-speed services to Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway from London Paddington. Services also run to Bristol from various locations around South Wales, Birmingham and the South West - as well as the rest of the UK.
On arriving at Bristol Temple Meads, visitors can make their onward journey to the Fiesta on the Official Fiesta Bus Service.
Further details are available from:
National Rail Enquiries
Tel: 08457 48 49 50
First Great Western
Tel: 08457 00 01 25
First Bus operates bus services throughout Bristol. Many of these services pick-up and drop-off at Bristol's bus and coach station located in the city centre.
For bus times visit www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/southwest/bristol/home/index.php
National Express runs frequent coach services to Bristol from various locations in the UK.
Private Coach Parties will be able to be dropped off within close proximity of the event site - clearly sign posted. Click here for information regarding local coach parking facilities.
Our recommended taxi service is 1st Call Taxis, who can be reached on 0117 955 8558. The Drop Off/Pick Up facility is located at Ashton Gate, a short walk to the Fiesta site.
Motorbike parking is accessible via Gate 6 and is only available to purchase on the day for 5 pounds.
Bicycles can enter the estate from Gate 3 - Kennel Lodge Road. A bike park is located on site. Please note that bicycles are left at your own risk.
The nearest airport is Bristol International Airport, visit www.bristolairport.co.uk for further details.