Travelling to Proper Fest is extremely easy by train and will allow you to avoid any traffic problems on the road as the two local stations Clacton on Sea or Colchester are very easily accessible from Central London.
Whether you are travelling from outside or inside the London area, you will be able to find a train connection that will get you to the festival.
For train travel to Clacton on Sea or Colchester visit National Rail for up-to- the-minute timetable and pricing information.
TRAVEL TIMES FROM AROUND THE UK
To help you plan your time at the festival and to give you an approximate idea of how long it may take to arrive at either Clacton on Sea or Colchester stations from some nationwide British Rail stations, here are some approximate travel times:
Birmingham – 4 Hours 15 Minutes
Brighton – 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Bristol – 4 Hours 30 Minutes
Cambridge – 1 Hour 45 Minutes
Cardiff – 5 Hours
Hatfield – 3 Hours
London – 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Maidstone – 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Manchester – 5 Hours
Oxford – 4 Hours
Southampton – 4 Hours
Stevenage – 2 Hours 30 Minutes
TRAVEL TIMES FROM LONDON
To help you plan your day and to give you a rough idea of how long it might take to arrive in the local area from the main British Rail stations in London,
Here are some approximate travel times:
To Clacton on Sea
Euston 1h 45 minutes
Fenchurch Street 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Kings Cross 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Liverpool Street Station 1 Hour 30 Minutes
London Bridge 1 Hour 50 Minutes
Paddington 2 Hours
Stratford 1 Hour 20 minutes
Victoria 1h 50 minutes
GETTING TO THE FESTIVAL SITE
Once you arrive at either Clacton on Sea or Colchester there are a variety of options available that will get you to the Hawk Fruit Farm festival site:
Once you arrive at either Colchester (13 miles from site) or Clacton on Sea (3 miles from site) Rail Stations. Your options available are either a taxi or our shuttle bus to get you to Proper Fest.
To book your Taxi from Clacton train station Local mini-cab services Swan Taxis 01255 222280 website www.swantaxis.co.uk there is a taxi rank outside both stations.
Take advantage of the shuttle service running on the day from Clacton on sea and Colchester train stations.
This is limited as we only put enough vehicles on to ensure we meet the demand. Take advantage by booking your shuttle ticket today! Click here
We are excited to announce that Big Green Coach will be our Official Ticket and Travel partner for Proper Fest 2021.
They will be offering Day Return coach travel, direct to the heart of the festival, getting you back to your own bed once you are all partied out!
Six pick-up locations to choose from; CHELMSFORD, COLCHESTER, IPSWICH, LONDON, NORWICH & ROMFORD.
Coaches will drop you at the gates before music starts and will wait until the bitter end to get you home. You’ll miss none of the action!
No pricey hotels, no leaving for the last train home and no being the designated driver.
This is the sustainable way to travel. You’ll be lowering emissions for the festival and reducing congestion from around site. PLUS, Big Green Coach work with Cool Earth to protect 5 square ft. of rainforest for every customer that travels with them!
Seats start at just £18 return!
Book your coach ticket now as they are limited. Click here
Proper Fest shuttle is the cheapest and easiest way to get to and from the Festival. We have shuttles leaving Colchester and Clacton On Sea train stations respectively every 30 and 45 min intervals.
Book your shuttle ticket now as they are limited. Click here
Shuttles are priced at £5pp return from Clacton on Sea Train station and £10pp return from Colchester main train station. Shuttles will start leaving the festival at 9pm and run until 11pm. Spaces are limited and will be sold on 1st come 1st severed basis and are currently are 60 percent capacity
travelling by car to Proper Fest? Don’t worry as we’ve got you covered for every part of the journey. If you are unfamiliar with the area and aren’t sure where to find us the full address for the festival is as follows:
Hawk Fruit Farm
Simply put the postcode above into your sat nav and buckle up!
You can also check the AA website for up-to- the-minute traffic updates and to plan your journey by car.
CAR PARK INFORMATION
One concern that drivers may have about taking their car to the festival is finding a safe parking space during their time at the site. We’re happy to inform you there will be plenty of spaces available at the secure car park on site for a charitable charge of £2.50 if purchased in 2020 or £5 in 2021. All proceeds will go to our local charities. Click here