FAQ’s

See below for more details:

10 am – 5 pm Saturday 8th June 2024
10 am – 4 pm Sunday 9th June 2024

All of our pitches are sold for 2024. To show interest for 2025, please Message Us and we will add you to the mailing list.

The event is FREE to enter thanks to our wonderful Traders and Sponsors.

We are dog friendly.
However please keep them on leads at all times, respect others and clean up after your pets.

The Festival takes place along the village High Street (Lymington Road) and also the recreation ground, The Green.

By Bus
Morebus operate the X1/X2 to Highcliffe offering regular connections from Bournemouth and Lymington. All buses accept contactless and cash. If travelling with friends or family to our event, group tickets are also available. To plan your journey or view timetables, visit Morebus.
Or download their handy APP to buy tickets, track buses in live times and much more!

By Rail
The local railway station is Hinton Admiral and is approximately a 15 min walk to the village centre directly along Hinton Wood Avenue or a few minutes by taxi. The station is on the main Bournemouth to London line and at weekends there is one train per hour that stops at our local station. Click on South Western Railway for the timetable for the weekend.

By Car
The High Street will be closed for the duration of the Festival and cars will be diverted along Wharncliffe Road if you are approaching from Christchurch or along Waterford Road at the traffic lights if coming from New Milton. Along this diversion next to the Cliffhanger Café is the Cliff Top Car Park where limited parking will be available.

Parking around the village is limited and although there is free road parking around Highcliffe, we encourage visitors to use public transport or car share where possible.

By Bicycle
Not forgetting the energetic amongst you, there are railings around The Green that can be used to lock up your cycles.

If you don’t have your own bicycle, consider taking a Beryl Bike to the Festival. Simply download the Beryl App to register and unlock a bike, enjoy your ride, and park in one of the marked Beryl bays. To find out more about how to use Beryl visit their website.

However you decide to visit the Festival, we are sure you will have a fantastic time and will enjoy all the activities we have to offer.

For more detailed information visit our ‘How to find us’ page

Blue Badge holders, please refrain from parking in Waterford Road or Wharncliffe Road while the traffic diversion is in operation. There is some disabled parking in Wortley Road and Cliff Top Car Park

Please note Parking Bays on Wharncliffe Road and Waterford Road have been suspended from Friday 7th June – 8 pm Sunday 9th June to allow the smooth running of diversion traffic. If parking on yellow lines with a Disabled badge in Wortley Road or Wharncliffe Gardens, please be considerate to residents.

Yes there are toilets located on The Green, in Wortley Road Car Park and on Waterford Road.

There is a free cash machine located within the Co-op store and outside of Tesco Local, both on the High Street.

Keep visiting our website or follow us on Facebook or Instagram for the latest updates and timetable of events.

Road Closure between 0600 hrs and 2000 hrs on Saturday 8th  and Sunday 9th June 2024

We will be running another Food and Arts Festival in the Village on the above dates along the High Street.  We really appreciate the support of the Highcliffe Village Residents as we realise this does cause a certain amount of inconvenience for you all.
 
Lymington Road will be closed to through traffic from The Globe to the junction of Gordon Road/Waterford Road and a diversion will be in place from 06.00 hrs to 20.00 hrs on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June.
 
▪ The Emergency Services have been notified, so please do not worry, as plans are already in place.
 
What if I need to make a journey?   
Very limited pre-booked access to Lymington Road can be arranged for you on the day by completing the form below.
 
 
If you attempt to access the road by vehicle, you will be stopped by a security officer and asked to show your pass. Only once this pass has been shown may you be escorted away from the event. 

Sound levels will be monitored on the High Street and Recreation Ground.  A sound meter will be used to measure the sound levels at the nearest residential properties (position A) and these levels will be recorded.  The same will be conducted at a distance of 1 m from the stage speakers (position B).  Any recordings showing levels over 75dB over a 15 min period at position A and/or 95 dB at position B will result in the noise levels being reduced.

If residents have any concerns about the noise levels during the festival, please find a Steward / visit Event Control – based at Kiteleys Solictors or call 07544372884

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