Directions and Travel Information

Beverley Folk Festival



Directions and Travel Information


The festival is situated on the site of Beverley Racecourse which is set in the historic Beverley Westwood, about one mile from the town centre, 10 miles from Hull and 13 miles from the M62 motorway. The Racecourse is well signposted when arriving into Beverley.

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Travelling by Car

From the M62
Take Junction 37 and follow A614/A163 signed to Market Weighton. Follow the A1079/A1035 to the Racecourse.

From York
Take the A1079/A1035 via Market Weighton to the Racecourse.

From Hull & Lincolnshire
Join the A1079 and turn right at the Roundabout onto the A1035.

Free parking at the festival

Car Sharing

Got room in your car for another passenger? Looking for a lift to the festival?
You may wish to consider this option – here are 10 reasons why (PDF)
Get to the festival for an amazing price. Experience a car share for the most social and convenient festival travel option. It works by connecting drivers and passengers travelling from the same place with the same destination.
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By Train

Beverley is located on the Hull to Scarborough line. Trains from Hull to Beverley run approximately every 25 minutes.
The local rail operators are Hull Trains  / Northern Rail  and Virgin Trains East Coast 
For train times, click HERE  or call 08457 48 49 50.
The racecourse is around 1.7 miles from the train station. Our shuttle bus also picks up from the station – see details below.

By Bus

Regular bus services direct to Beverley run from Hull, York and Leeds. There’s a bus stop outside the racecourse. For up to date timetable information, please visit the East Yorkshire Motor Services website.

The Festival Shuttle Bus

During your stay you may wish to use the shuttle bus, linking Beverley town centre, train and bus station, fringe venues and the main site. It’s also a good way to see the town if you’ve never been before.
Operating all weekend and run by local company Acklams – Timetable here 


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