FAQ

Q. When is the festival?
A.

The festival will take place on the weekend of July 21st-23rd 2017.

Q. Where is the festival?
A.

The festival takes place at Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland, PH2 6BD.

Q. How do I get there?
A.

By Road:

From Dundee, Edinburgh or Glasgow, follow the signs for the ‘A93 Braemar’.  Scone Palace is situated two miles north of Perth on the A93.  There will be festival road directions as you approach Perth.

By Bus:

We would like to advise customers that a shuttle bus service will operate from Kinnoull Street to Rewind Scot Festival, Scone Palace from Friday 21 to Monday 24 July.
Fares will be £3 for single journeys, and £4 for return journeys.
Please note that the shuttle bus will now leave from Kinnoull Street, Perth (Stop R) and not Perth Concert Hall, as with previous years.
The bus service will operate during the following hours, with additional journeys operating, if required, due to customer demand:


Perth - Scone Palace
Friday 21 July: Every 30 mins from 1200-0000
Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July: Every 30 mins from 1030 until 0100
Monday 24 July: Every 30 mins from 0830 until 1430
Scone Palace - Perth
Friday 21 July: Every 30 mins from 1215-0015
Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July: Every 30 mins from 1045-0115
Monday 24 July: Every 30 mins from 0845 until 1445


Further information, including a full timetable, can be found at www.stagecoachbus.com

By Rail:

The nearest train station is in Perth, which is situated approximately 3 miles from Scone Palace.

By Air:

The nearest International and Domestic Airport is Edinburgh (40 minutes). The following airlines fly to Edinburgh: Easy Jet, British Airways, flybmi.

There is also an airport at Scone (Perth Airport) for small charter planes.

 

Q. Is there car parking?
A.

We have lots of on-site parking which is free. Follow the car park signs on arrival.
Note: You cannot park by your tent. Car parks are an approximate 5 minute walk from the campsite and you cannot stay in vehicles in the car park overnight.

Q. Is there a place where I can get dropped off and picked up?
A.

Yes there is a designated drop off/ collection point near the festival entrance. Parking is not permitted here. 

Please note that the access to the drop off/ pick up point has changed from last year- Please follow the signs to the new entrance.

We advise that you pre-book any taxis if you wish to be picked up after the festival.

Q. What time does the festival open?
A.

The campsite opens at 2.00pm on the Friday, campsite car parks will open at 12.00pm. If arriving on Friday to access the campsite you must do so by 10.00pm

For weekend ticket holders The Silent Disco, Kids Zone, Funfair, Theme Bars, Restaurants, Food Outlets and Trade Village will all be open from 6.00pm on the Friday.

On Saturday and Sunday, car parks for day ticket holders open at 11.00 am. The festival site opens at midday and the entertainment on the main stage starts at 2.00pm.

Q. What time does the festival close?
A.

The campsite closes at midday on the Monday.

On Friday the arena will close at approximately midnight.

On Saturday and Sunday, the entertainment on the Main Stage will finish at approximately 10.30pm. The entertainment area will remain open on both days until approximately 1.00am.

Q. Can I camp for one night?
A.

You can camp for one night, two nights or three nights as long as long as you have a camping weekend ticket. The cost for camping is the same however long you stay.

Q. Where can I find information on Hotels, B&Bs etc?
A.

If you are looking for an alternative to camping over the weekend, Visit Scotland's Perthshire website offers a comprehensive rated list of Hotels, B&Bs, Self-Catering Apartments.  CLICK HERE to check out the list.

For additional information on accommodations near the event CLICK HERE to visit the trivago website.

Q. Can I park by my tent?
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For safety reasons you cannot park by your tent. Campsite parking is an approximate five minute walk from the campsite.

Q. Is there a limit on the size of tent I can bring?
A.

There is no limit to the size of your tent within reason, however we do ask you to please consider other campers and only bring the size of tent you require.

Q. Can we bring our caravan/trailer tent?
A.

No, unfortunately neither caravans nor trailer tents are permitted on site; however there are a number of touring caravan parks nearby.

Q. Are there any facilities for the disabled?
A.

The accessible facilities onsite are for festival goers with permanent disabilities or impairments as stated in the Equality Act 2010. Broken legs, recent injuries or pregnancy do not qualify for these facilities.

Site Layout and Ground Conditions

Rewind Scotland is located in the beautiful Scone Palace parkland, adjacent to the River Tay.

It is accessible to visitors with mobility impairments as the site is mainly level access with a few slight inclines and short cut grass. There are some stone paths and metal trackways are used. Please take the weather into consideration when planning what to bring as it can have an impact on mobility due to muddy patches etc.

Disabled Parking

There is disabled car parking available to blue badge holders, located in both the day and camping car parks and close to the respective entrances. This is free of charge and does not need to be pre-booked.

Medical Facilities

Rewind’s on site medical tent is well staffed with experienced crews 24hrs each day.

Toilets

Accessible toilets will be located at the viewing platform and at locations throughout the festival site.

Disabled Campsite Area

The disabled area in the campsite will have accessible toilets. 
Please note: you cannot drive or park vehicles in the disabled campsite area. We are unable to offer electrical hook-up to tents or campervans.

Viewing Platform- PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SCOTLAND VIEWING PLATFORM IS NOW AT FULL CAPACITY AND WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCEPT ANY FURTHER APPLICATIONS. 

There is a disabled viewing platform located in the Main Arena. It is available for use people where necessary and the access ramps will meet Building Regulations Part M:2004 gradient requirements.

Spaces on this platform are limited and granted on a first come first serve basis so if you want to secure a place please apply sooner rather than later via our application form which will be released in the new year- please check back for further details. 

If you require seating on the platform please bring your own seat with you.

PA 2 for 1 Ticket Scheme

In our continuing effort to make Rewind Festival accessible to everyone, we may provide those disabled ticket holders who are in receipt of the higher rate of DLA (or can otherwise supply supporting evidence of their necessity for personal assistance e.g. doctor’s note) with 1 free ticket for a PA.  Please note: this scheme only applies to general admission tickets, not the VIP pass.

****DISABLED APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED****

Please download the application here

FOR QUERIES PLEASE EMAIL disabledenquiries@rewindfestival.com

 

Q. Are dogs allowed on site?
A.

With the exception of guide dogs, no animals are allowed on site.

Q. Can I bring my own food and drink?
A.

If you are camping you can bring your own food and drink into the campsite only. No food or drink can be taken into the main festival site, but don’t worry we have lots of great food units and fun bars.

Note: No glass is allowed anywhere on site. Please decant into plastic containers.

Q. Can I bring my own alcohol?
A.

You can bring alcohol for personal consumption into the campsite, not into the main festival site.

Note: No glass is allowed anywhere on site. Please decant into plastic containers.

Q. Can I bring chairs, blankets and gazebos into the main festival site?
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Fold up chairs and blankets are permitted, however if you intend to bring them into the arena we request that they are not used in the area between the stage and the mix tower.  

Note: Gazebos and large parasol type umbrellas are not as they restrict other festival goers' views.

Q. Can I bring my camera?
A.

You may bring a “domestic” camera however anything deemed professional (i.e. with detachable lenses etc.) is prohibited.

Q. How do I volunteer at the festival?
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If you would like to volunteer to work at Rewind this summer, you will find all the latest job opportunities on the Festaff website:

http://www.festaff.co.uk/festival-info/rewind-festival-scotland

 

Q. Is there anything I shouldn't bring to the festival?
A.

Personal food and drink is permitted in the campsite, but not in the festival arena.

Please do not bring any glass or sharp objects into the festival site and campsite.

Small gas camping stoves are permitted in the campsite only, but please note BBQs, disposable BBQs and open fires are not.

The sale or use of legal highs is banned at the festival.

Please do not bring large trailers with you, they will not be allowed into the campsite. Small trolleys are fine. If it is designed to be towed by a vehicle, oxon, horse or yak then it’s too big!! 

Don't put temptation in front of the bad people - keep valuables close and to a minimum.

 


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