FAQ’s

When can I arrive?
This year at The Good Life Experience the festival site itself will be open from 2pm on Friday 16th, but we look forward to welcoming -and encourage- campers who would like to get there early and make a long weekend of it and arrive on Thursday night. And if you do arrive early you won't be bored, here's what we have in store on the Friday:
1. Hawarden Old Castle ruins will be open to the public from 10 am until 2pm.
2. Tour of Gladstone’s Library at 12pm. 
3. Barbecue and beer tasting at The Glynne Arms from 12:30 until 2:30pm.
4. Hawarden Park will be open to walkers all day.
5. Pedlars Warehouse Open Morning 10-2pm.

Is there disabled access?

Yes, The Good Life Experience is a weekend for everyone to enjoy, and we try our best to make the site as accessible as we can. Although part of the site is tarmac, there is a lot of grass, which can make difficult if it rains. Please prepare for all weather conditions and consider the ground conditions when deciding what equipment to bring. 

We have disabled parking and toilet facilities. If you require disabled access and/or a carer's ticket, or any further information, please contact Vicky on info@thegoodlifeexperience.co.uk or call Monday-Friday between 9am-5pm.

Can I bring my dog?
Yes, dogs are very welcome and actively encouraged to come, and this year they are welcome at the campsite too. We ask that all dogs be kept on leads for the duration of the festival.

Can I camp in the car park?
No. 

Can I park beside my tent?
No, there is a separate car park for campers.

Can I light a fire in the car park?
No. We have campfires aplenty in the festival.

Can I light a fire in the campsite?~
No, but you are welcome to use a camping stove or a barbecue that is raised off the ground.

What time will the festival site close each night?
The site itself will close at 2am on Friday and Saturday night and 6pm on Sunday.

Am I allowed to leave and re-enter the site? 
Yes

What if the weather is bad?
We have marquees and the shop for most activities, we will not cancel. Bring waterproofs and warm clothes for the evening, and huddle by the campfire.

What are the car parking arrangements?
There is a £10 Car Parking charge for the weekend. This does not apply to campervans which are subject to a separate £20 surcharge. Car parking for the day is a short walk away, max 10 minutes.
We have a disabled car parking area.
The Car Parks are lit and patrolled by security all day and into the evening.
There is a s
eparate entrance and car park at the Campsite which is a 10 minute walk from festival and fully lit and patrolled by security in the evening.

What are the camping facilities?
At the campsite there will be showers and loos in the camping field itself.
There is no electric hook up for caravans/campervans, or chemical waste disposal.

What will cost me money on the day?
Almost all activities are free and available to anyone fit and well enough to have a go.
Food and drink, some retail opportunities and a handful of the workshops are the only things to spend money on.
There will be cash facilities on site on the day.

If you have any other questions, call us on 01244 784122.

 

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