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Wilderness Festival 2018

  • Cornbury Park, Charlbury, United Kingdom
  • 2-5 August 2018
Wilderness Festival 2018

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Diverse, colourful and easy-going

Wilderness brings its diverse, colourful and easy-going party to the lush woodland of Cornbury Park, part of Oxfordshire's beautiful nature reserves.

Looking to strike a balance between 'relaxation and revelry', Wilderness is all about escapism and creative freedom, and is evident across its site: think a eclectic musical lineup, immersive games, woodland theatre, a lakeside spa, paddle yoga, workshops and an endless programme of thought-provoking talks and debates. 

All held in a secluded, natural setting, Wilderness is the perfect weekend to escape the daily grind and immerse yourself in a world flourishing with creativity.



The Valley

  • Groove Armada [DJ set]
  • Peggy Gou
  • Severino
  • Mike Pickering Haçienda
  • Dom Chung
  • Counsn
  • Hot Blood

The Atrium

Ronnie Scott's presents: The Pee Wee Ellis Funk Assembly celebrating 50 Years of Cold Sweat with support from Scott McKeon's Superjam
My Baby
The Scribes
Sadler's Wells
Tavaziva Izindava
Massive Violins
The Wilderness Orchestra presents God's Jukebox
Hip Hop Karaoke
OMG It's The Church!
Sit Down, Be Quiet with Michael Wong Founder of Boys of Yoga
Mass Yoga with Stretch
Mass Dance Classes

The Forum

Letters Live
The Economist
London Review of Books
The School of Life
Sunday Papers Live
No Such Thing As A Fish
Ctrl Alt Delete
Scummy Mummies
News Roast

Food & Drink

Long Table Banquets
Yotam Ottolenghi
Joel Åhlin & Filip Fastén Agrikultur, Stockholm
Friday All Start Banquet with
Robin Gill, Merlin Labron-Johnson,
Lee Tiernan, Tomos Parry & Terri Mercieca
Opening Night Banquet
with Woodfried Canteen & Hidden Hut
Angela Hartnett's Cafe Murano
Petersham Nurseries
Berber & Q
Patty & Bun
Tim Spedding Coombeshead Farm
Santiago Lastra Mexico
Sam Buckley Where The Light Gets In
James Lowe Lyle's
Som Saa
The Quality Chop House
The Good Egg
Happy Endings

Cornbury Park is part of Oxfordshire's Cornbury Estate and is filled with rich forests, lakes and parkland for the festival to utilise.


Cornbury Park, Cornbury and Wychwood, West Oxfordshire District, Charlbury, OX7 3EH, United Kingdom



The nearest airports are those surrounding London. It is best to head to London Paddington where you are able to get a train directly to Cornbury Park (1 hour 18 minutes) and the festival.

Amsterdam - London (1 hour)

Paris - London (1 hour 10 minutes)

Berlin - London (1 hour 45 minutes)

Madrid - London (2 hours 10 minutes)


For those based in the UK, Cornbury Park can easily be reached via train, with most journeys having a change of trains part way. Charlbury is the closest station that most major train networks will run to and is a viable option to reach the festival which is just a short walk away.

Bristol - Charlbury (1 hour 28 minutes)

Manchester - Charlbury (3 hours 2 minutes)

Liverpool - Charlbury (3 hours 6 minutes)

Leeds - Charlbury (3 hours 18 minutes)

Newcastle - Charlbury (4 hours 18 minutes)

Edinburgh - Charlbury(5 hours 44 minutes)


It is possible to reach the festival by car and there will be on-site parking (which will cost £15). Driving times vary depending on your departure point.

London (1 hour 23 minutes)

Bristol (1 hour 23 minutes)

Manchester (2 hours 39 minutes)

Liverpool (2 hours 47 minutes)

Leeds (2 hours 51 minutes)

The festival is open to all ages however there are different price brackets for tickets (Child 0-5yrs / Junior 6-12yrs / Teen 13-17yrs / Adult 18+).

The following forms of ID are accepted at the festival:

  • Current Passport
  • Current Uk Driver’s Licence or Provisional Licence
  • Citizen Card
  • Oyster Photo Card
  • NUS Card

You can fill out the festival's lost property form here.


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