Isle of Wight Festival
In June 2019, the Isle of Wight Festival will return to Seaclose Park with headliners Noel Gallagher, Biffy Clyro and George Ezra and special guest Fatboy Slim. Escape the crowds to find premium accommodation at our unique resorts across the island.
When is the Isle of Wight Festival 2019?
The 2019 festival takes place from Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 June, a short bus ride away from Rookley Park. The Isle of Wight Festival is one of the biggest and most popular music festivals in the UK, bringing nearly 100k guests to the island in 2017. Previously featuring artists like The Who, Queen, Rod Stewart, Arcade Fire, Fleetwood Mac, Pharrell Williams, and more, the Isle of Wight Festival is an unforgettable weekend that you won't want to miss.
Travelling to the Festival
From The Lakes Rookley it’s just 11 minutes by car to Seaclose Park - you can buy parking in advance with your festival ticket. Both St Helens Coastal Resort in the east and The Bay Colwell in the west are about a 25 minute car journey from the festival grounds.
Southern Vectis number 3 bus takes 20 minutes every 30 minutes from the resort entrance at The Lakes Rookley, to the centre of Newport, then it's a 15 minute walk to Seaclose Park.
Where is the Isle of Wight Festival 2019?
The 2019 Isle of Wight Festival will be held at Seaclose Park, Newport, just 15 minutes’ walk from the bus station. You can catch a bus from any Isle of Wight port except Fishbourne to the festival ground. From the end of the Festival on the Sunday until midday on Monday, the Isle of Wight bus company (Southern Vectis) will be running return Festival shuttles back to all ferry ports to connect with all departing ferries.
Relaxing Island Accommodation
With three different resorts across the island, you'll have a variety of beautiful accommodation to choose from, whether you're looking for a pet-friendly cottage or a stunning new lodge with hot tub and roof terrace.
St Helens Coastal Resort, located on the Eastern tip of the island, opens in 2019 after an extensive refurbishment, with all-new accommodation sleeping up to 8 guests. The Lakes Rookley is just 10 minutes from the festival, with a range of new accommodation including lakeside lodges and caravans with panoramic island views. Premium Cottages sleep up to 8 guests, with hot tubs available. At The Bay Colwell in the West, the beach is just a short walk away and our Cottage and Beach House accommodation sleeps up to 6 guests.
Make your festival trip into a week-long holiday and enjoy the, swimming pools, activities and entertainment at our welcoming island resorts.
The Lakes Rookley
Isle of Wight
This beautiful lakeside resort is perfectly located at the heart of the Isle of Wight, with hot tub cottages, lodges and caravans surrounded by rolling countryside. Just a short drive from the beach and the many island attractions, Rookley has two swimming pools, a bar/restaurant, entertainment and family activities.