Trains to Rewind Festival

Getting to Rewind Festival

Travelling to the Rewind Festival in Macclesfield is straightforward and convenient, especially by train. Taking a train will not only reduce your carbon footprint but will also let you relax and enjoy the journey.

While Rewind Festival takes place in Perth, Henley and even Dubai, the easiest festival site to visit with Avanti is at Macclesfield.

Macclesfield Station is the closest railway station to the festival site, Capesthorne Hall. With regular direct services from major cities like London, Manchester and Birmingham, getting to Macclesfield by train is a breeze.

The festival site is approximately 5 miles away from Macclesfield Station. Taxis are readily available outside the station, making the final leg of your journey hassle-free.

If you're driving, Capesthorne Hall is easily accessible from several major motorways, including the M6 and M56. Just follow the festival traffic signs as you approach the area.

Car passes can be purchased when you buy your festival tickets, allowing you to park on-site.

What to do at Rewind Festival

Rewind Festival’s North lineup is a vibrant celebration of throwback music, featuring over 200 performances across multiple stages and venues from the 2nd - 4th August. The Main Stage has played host to iconic acts including Billy Ocean, The Jacksons, Squeeze and many others over the years.

But it isn’t just the Main Stage that’s home to all the action. For those who love to dance, the Pink Flamingo Club offers a lively atmosphere with live performances, special guests and a full bar.

The Silent Disco, housed in a big top tent, is another highlight. Here, two DJs will battle it out to have their tracks heard their most by their captive audience.

The festival also features the Inflatable Church, known for its fun and quirky events. When the summer sun calls for refreshments, there’s the Little Harp Inn. This pop-up pub serves real ales and hosts live sing-alongs, which are sure to raise spirits even higher.

For families, there is the Kidzone. Packed with circus workshops, magicians and other activities, it will keep the little ones entertained. Even thrill-seekers are catered for, with the festival’s Fun Fair offering a range of exciting rides.

About Rewind Festival

Rewind Festival, originally called the "80s Rewind Festival," first started in August 2009. Showcasing bands and solo artists that found success in the 1980s, the festival has become known as the Rewind Festival.

Since its inception, Rewind Festival has expanded to offer a range of attractions, including various weekend camping options and glamping experiences. Visitors can enjoy firework displays, theme bars, a silent disco and a roller disco.

The festival also features the Big Sing, a live karaoke stage and a lively Friday night welcome party. Beyond the music, you'll find a fun fair, street entertainment and performances from artists at The Comedy Store.

At Rewind Festival, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Ways to save on your train ticket to Rewind Festival

Using a Railcard can save you up to a third on rail travel. These cards offer substantial discounts, making your journey to Rewind Festival more affordable.

Sign up for Priority Ticket Alerts to be notified as soon as tickets go on sale. Pairing this with booking your tickets in advance can help you secure the best fares, often saving up to 70% off regular prices.

Travelling during Off-Peak hours can also save you money. Off-Peak Tickets are typically cheaper and provide more flexibility with your travel times. This makes them an ideal choice for your festival plans.

If you're travelling with friends or family, take advantage of Group or Family Tickets. Alongside children under five travelling for free, make them a great budget-friendly option for groups.

Lastly, booking directly through the Avanti website or app ensures you get the best prices for your train tickets. This way, you avoid booking fees and secure the best available fares.

Get the app

Booking your train to Rewind Festival via the Avanti app ensures you find the cheapest tickets available.

With its seat picker, multiple payment options and real-time journey updates, it’s a must-have companion for your Rewind Festival experience.

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