Hylands Park is in the parish of Writtle approximately 2 miles outside of Chelmsford on the A414.
If you are arriving on foot, please follow the signs from Chelmsford to the V Festival site and use gate 6 or 1. Unless you are camping in Yellow campsite then please follow the signs worded Yellow from Gate 1.
ARRIVING BY SHUTTLE BUS: The best way to travel to Hylands Park from the train station (and vice versa) is by using the V Festival shuttle bus. First Buses Essex Ltd operate a return service for £5 return from Chelmsford rail station. The shuttle bus station at V Festival is close to the Yellow Car Park and is sign posted; please note its location on arrival.
First Buses will operate a shuttle service between Chelmsford Rail Station and Hylands Park for £5 return. Buses run from Coval Lane, exit from the front of the rail station and turn left info Fairfield Road. The shuttle service from V Festival will run from the bus station near yellow campsite. Check national rail for train times and routes.
Friday 16 August – Chelmsford to V Festival: 8.30am until 7pm.
Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August – Chelmsford to V Festival: 9.30am until 7pm.
V Festival to Chelmsford: 7pm until 1am.
Monday 19 August – V Festival to Chelmsford: 6am until 12 noon.
A request from Greater Anglia: Please note that if you are travelling by train from London that Oyster Cards are not valid to Chelmsford. This includes Pay as you Go credit and London area zone Travelcards. A separate rail ticket to Chelmsford will be required. You must by your ticket before you board the train. You cannot offer to ‘pay the difference’ in any fare once you arrive in Chelmsford. If you arrive without a valid rail ticket you may have to pay a penalty fare. Please ensure you have the correct ticket before you travel. If you have any queries please visit www.greateranglia.co.uk
BY CAR: If you are travelling from East Anglia follow the A12 to Chelmsford. If you are travelling from the South or West take the M25 and exit at junction 28 to the A12. At Chelmsford exit from the A12 to the festival site along the A414. Once on the A414 be sure to check the signs and follow the appropriate directions. If you are travelling from the north via the M11 follow the signs from Junction 7 to Chelmsford on the A414. Once at Chelmsford you will pick up the directions for the V Festival.
Day Visitors: Follow the signs showing a P.
Camping: Follow the signs depicting a tent. If you are in yellow campsite you should have received a hanging card showing you are in yellow campsite please ensure you follow the signs with the word Yellow. There are a limited number of gates into the park and traffic movement can be slow especially on Friday.
Caravans, Campervans, Trailer Tents: Follow the signs depicting a caravan. This is within an area of red car park.
For information on traffic on major roads CLICK HERE to visit The Highways Agency website and for information on roads around the county but not for Hylands Park specific information please CLICK HERE to visit Essex County Councils Traffic website or follow them on twitter http://twitter.com/Essex_Travel
For information on routes directly surrounding the venue please contact the Hylands Traffic Information Line on 020 7195 2049
GETTING A LIFT? There is a pick up and drop off point use the following information only: Please exit the A12 at junction 17 and follow the signs for V Festival. The A414 at junction 15 will be closed and no vehicle will be able to access Hylands Park from this junction. To avoid distress when you are being picked up please ensure your driver has this information.
CAR PARKING: for information regarding parking your car CLICK HERE