How does reading camping work?

Camping Plus is a fantastic camping option for Reading Festival. It’s a private campsite area with 24 hour reception and security, proper toilets, warm showers, a pamper area, and access to phone charging. Camping Plus is available for a limited amount of campers.

Is there camping at Reading Festival?

Located right by the main Red Gate entrance to the festival, Camping Plus offers something for everyone’s purse strings. Bring your own tent to save the pennies and cash in on the luxury facilities or truly pamper yourself with an Emperor Tent, Luxury Tipi, Mini Bedouin Tent, Crew Hut or more.

Where is the best place to camp at Reading?

Whilst Yellow and Green are a bit rowdy, the White campsite is a lot more peaceful and is more suited to those who want a restful night. Other campsites including Red and Orange offer convenience and ease.

What campsites are in Reading?

  • Rolling Hills Retreats.
  • Tentrr Signature Site – Peaceful by Pigeon Creek.
  • Shady Grove Campground.
  • Tentrr Signature Site – The Algonquin Gitigaan.
  • Tentrr Signature Site – A PA Dutch Dromijn – Coleman Cooking Site.
  • Sun Valley Campground.
  • Tranquil Creekside Camp.

Do people set fire to tents at reading?

Over the past two decades scenes of disorder have been reported on several occasions at the festival, with tent fires and antisocial behaviour most often occurring on the final night.

Do you have to pay for showers at reading?

Yes and yes! There are free showers on site, so you don’t have to wet wipe yourself for the whole weekend if you don’t have to. These will be clearly marked on our festival map, which will be released nearer the time.

Can you sleep in your car at Reading?

The designated campervan/caravan area of the site is the only place where ticket holders can sleep in vehicles. We do not permit sleeping in cars and security will ask you to leave the car park. We do not permit the use of any cylinder stored outside a gas locker over 7kg.

What happens to tents left at Reading Festival?

Camping equipment discarded by people at a music festival is set to be distributed to refugees in France. Herts For Refugees has collected 2,300 tents and 500 sleeping bags from Little John’s Farm, the site used to host the Reading Festival last weekend.

What is Aires campsite?

The word ‘aire’ is short for the French term ‘aire de service’, which is essentially a free or low-cost motorhome camping area where some basic services – such as water, waste disposal and perhaps toilets/showers and electricity – are provided.

Is Reading Festival rough?

Festivalgoers also complained of objects being thrown as fights broke out. Chole Rocke, who posted a video of the disorder, said: “People were throwing bottles of urine and creating tall bonfires. The fire I filmed was a couple of paces from our tent, and everyone was adding more and more stuff to it.

How many arrests at Reading Festival?

Police say 37 people were arrested, and fifty ejected for anti-social behaviour during the couraser of the weekend of Reading Festival. THAMES Valley Police have released their statistics for arrests and criminal activity during the weekend of Reading Festival 2022.

Do you need cash at Reading?

CASHLESS POLICY You can use debit/credit cards or apps on your phone, such as Google Pay and Apple Pay. For other purchases (e.g merchandise, market traders, lockers, and left luggage) cash will be accepted. On arrival look for the cabin marked ‘GUEST CHECK-IN’ on Richfield Avenue.

How do people wash at Reading?

If you’re at the festival for the whole weekend and need a proper wash, there are showers dotted around the campsites in case you didn’t book the luxury camping. The white, yellow, guest and disabled access camping areas normally have showers, but beware of queues.

Can you read on the toilet?

What does research say? According to scientists from the Columbia University Medical Center, reading on the toilet causes a spread of diseases. It happens if harmful microorganisms sit on a book and a person who comes into contact with it has weakened immunity.

Can you camp at Reading Festival with a day ticket?

DAY TICKETS Day Ticket/wristband holders are not permitted to camp in the campsites and are not permitted to sleep in the car parks. 28. Day Ticket holders may only enter the festival via the Green Day Gate and continue through Green into to the arena.

When can you start camping at Reading Festival?

Thursday, 26 August – Camping Plus + Weekend Ticket The private site is open from 8am on Thursday, 26 August to 12 midday on Monday, 30 August. Anyone staying in Camping Plus must also book Weekend festival tickets to be able to use the pitch.

What food to take to Reading Festival?

  • Sandwiches (to be eaten within the first couple of days)
  • Pasta salads.
  • Overnight oats (a filling breakfast to set you up for the day ahead)
  • Chicken or Vegetarian skewers.
  • Cocktail sausages.
  • Pork pies.
  • Sausage rolls.

Can you buy a camping chair at Reading Festival?

There are stalls to buy your Reading Festival camping equipment while you’re there – but you’ll pay a premium for this, of course. Best to pack everything you need for Reading before you go – and here’s your list.

How many tents were left at Reading?

Festival-goers have been warned it could be time for a “stick” approach after 2,300 tents were left behind at last year’s Reading Festival. A debrief to councillors also raised worries about drug testing and safety.

What is moon bathing?

Moon bathing refers to time spent basking in the moonlight and is a traditional treatment prescribed to help people keep cool in the summer. It is also believed to help promote relaxation, manage stress and anxiety levels, and even help regulate a woman’s cycle.

Can you shower at electric picnic?

These facilities include: clean toilets and hot showers, USB charging stations, the Pamper Parlour, a restaurant and bar and a sanitised area with good handwashing facilities. Pink Moon opens a 16:00 on Thursday 1st September. Pink Moon Early Entry Pass AND an Electric Picnic Early Entry Ticket are required for entry.

Can you get condoms at Reading Festival?

Practice safe sex If you’re going to have sex don’t risk it, use a condom. Head over to the Welfare tent if you forgot to bring some, they’ve got you covered.

What is the drug policy at Reading Festival?

Drugs Policy The only way to avoid risks is to not take drugs at all. This goes for new psychoactive substances (formerly known as “legal highs”) as well. We still want our festival-goers to know that you can come to us for help if you or your friends need it, without fear of getting in trouble at any time.

Should I let my 16 year old daughter go to Reading Festival?

Age Restrictions We welcome all ages to the festival. However, there are entry restrictions for under 16s and we do advise not bringing young children. Anyone 15 and under must be accompanied by a ticket holder over 18 years old at all times.

Do they have sniffer dogs at Reading?

We also have a team of sniffer dogs working around the clock.

What happens to all the tents left at Reading Festival?

“We take off as much as we can but unfortunately the rest does have to be taken off site to a recycling plant. That goes through an incredibly lengthy process.

Can you take alcohol into Reading Festival?

You cannot take alcohol into the arena. You can take in soft-sealed drinks and metal drink bottles, though. Can I bring a bag into the arena? Yes, but you are advised not to in order to reduce queue times and the bag should be less than A4 size.

What is the average age of Reading Festival goers?

Vast majority of festival goers are 26 and over. Average age at Reading was 35.8 BEFORE the pandemic.

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