Vectis Rugby Festival
Please read this information about changes the NEW FESTIVAL VENUE and the PARK AND RIDE arrangements. THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE GROUND.
The new address for the festival is County Show Ground, Northwood, Isle of Wight, PO31 8Q but you cannot park here.
Isle of Wight college
No general parking is available next to or at the Showground for all attendees, to overcome this a Park and Ride system will be operated.
There is the provision for Free parking of 350 cars at the park and ride location, Isle of Wight College. In addition, Seaclose car parking can still be used (Free on Sunday) this is around 20mins walk to the Park and ride location and will be used as an overflow if required.
There will be a charge of of £1 per car for the service.
First Bus: 8:00am (EVENT START) One Bus: 10:30 - 13:30
Last Bus: 10:30am Remaining at the Showground if needed
First Bus: 13:30 (EVENT END)
Last Bus: 16:00
Limited Disabled Parking will be available close to the ground PO31 8QU, please let tour committee know via email if you require this, include the car registration.
Park at Isle of Wight college PO30 5TA
Journey time is around 10mins bus from the Park and Ride locations to the event.
The car park is around 15minutes (4.5miles) from Thorness Bay Hoilday Park.
There will be 5 double decker busses available which will travel between the showground and the Park and ride at the college.
08:00 First bus leaves Park and Ride
08:30 Vectis Rugby Festival 2019 – Gates Open
09:30 Referees briefing - main control tent (one ref per age group)
09:40 Coaches Briefing – main control tent
10:00 MATCHES START
13:30 Park and Ride buses start leaving showground
14:00 approx Festival Ends
14:00 onwards Ferries home or back to caravan park for relaxing
16:00 Last bus park and ride bus leaves showground