Strawberry Fields Festival 2014

Strawberry Fields Festival 2014
Cattows Farm
Swepstone Road
Leicestershire
LE67 2RF
United Kingdom
Dates: 8th - 10th Aug 2014

Festival Information

Strawberry Fields Festival 2014 Overview

The Strawberry Fields Festival is now in its 5th year and once again returns to the strawberry fields of Leicestershire.  The festival has multiple stages and offers both a local and international line-up. Strawberry Fields Festival is hosted  at Cattows Farm, which is a locally renowned pick your own strawberry and soft fruit farm with Farm Shop and Tea Rooms on site.

Cattows and the entire 100 acre festival site is fully licensed. There are superb camping facilities adjacent to the festival site – right next to the main stage field to be precise.  

Artists booked to appear include: Reverend & The Makers, The Rifles, Catfish & the Bottlemen, The Struts, Twisted Wheel, Goldie Lookin Chain, Dexters, By The Rivers and The Family Rain.

Strawberry Fields Festival 2014 Event Info

Strawberry Fields Festival is widely regarded as one of the fastest growing and most exciting new festivals in the UK. Nestled in the heart of the National Forest in beautiful rural Leicestershire, its Cattows Farm home is within easy reach of the M1 and A42 and all major cities in the East and West Midlands.

From it's inception in 2010 SFF has played host to some of the biggest names in music including Example, Kelis, Rizzle Kicks, Mystery Jets, Beardyman, The Rifles, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, The Moons and The Holloways to name a few. As well as some huge main stage artists, SFF has a strong dance element each year and has welcomed some of the worlds top DJ's including Jaguar Skills, Kissy Sell Out, Funkagenda, Graeme Park, A:Skillz, Nutone & Logistics, Micky Slim plus many more.

In addition to the well known and established acts, SFF embraces emerging and local talent and showcases a diverse mix of musical styles across it's many stages.

Aside from the music, SFF is well known for it's hugely popular Strawberry Glam vintage fair and countless other activities, stalls, bars and arenas which make it so wonderfully unique.

Strawberry Fields Festival 2014 Travel Info

Strawberry Fields Festival is held at Cattows Farm Heather Leicestershire - they are close to the M42 & M1 motorways & have excellent access roads.

BY TRAIN

The nearest stations are Leicester and Loughborough. They recommend Leicester as being the more convenient station to travel to as there are more options to get to the festival site from the station itself.

Leicester station, on London Road in Leicester, is 18 miles from the festival site.

You can catch a taxi direct from the station or you can walk to St Margerets Bus Station in Leicester, approximately 10-15 minutes walk, and take the 9/9A local bus service with Arriva from Leicester to Coalville.

This bus service runs twice every hour from St Margarets Station.
From Coalville you can then take a taxi to the festival site in Heather which is 6 miles away.

BY BUS

If you are travelling from any major town or city they recommend that you travel into St Margarets Bus Staion in Leicester.

From there you can take the 9/9A local bus service with Arriva from Leicester to Coalville.

This bus service runs twice every hour from St Margarets Station.
From Coalville you can then take a taxi to the festival site in Heather which is 6 miles away.

BY CAR
The festival site is well placed for all major roads from the North or South. They are around 10 minutes from J22 of the M1 and 10 minutes from J12 of the A42.

For the best available route by car they recommend using an online route planner. The festival site is located on Swepstone Road in Heather, Leicestershire. Their post code is LE67 2RF.

Certain Satellite Navigation systems may not take you directly to the farm so please look out for the signs when you arrive on Swepstone Road!!!


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Strawberry Fields Festival 2014 Hotels

Hotel Miles Location Rating  
Champneys Springs 1.85 Ashby De La Zouch Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Royal Hotel 3.74 Ashby De La Zouch Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Hermitage Park Hotel 3.78 Coalville Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Broadlawns Guest House 3.82 Coalville Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Fallen Knight Hotel 3.85 Ashby De La Zouch Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Hermitage Park Hotel 3.85 Coalville Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
The Victoria 3.86 Coalville Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Smithy Studio Bed & Breakfast 3.98 Ashby De La Zouch Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Charnwood Arms by Good Night Inns 4.37 Coalville Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Appleby Inn Hotel 4.52 Swadlincote Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Bosworth Hall Hotel Spa & Leisure Warwickshire 5.12 Market Bosworth Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Sunshine Cottage 6.05 Newbold Verdon Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Millers 6.50 Nuneaton Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Royal Arms Hotel 6.85 Nuneaton Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Bulls head 6.88 Hartshorne Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
The Mill Wheel Inn 7.26 Burton on Trent Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Field Head 7.39 Leicester Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Kirkby House 7.98 Kirkby Mallory Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
The Staff of Life 8.13 Derby Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ambion Court Hotel 8.18 Nuneaton Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Melbourne Arms Hotel Cuisine India 8.65 Derby Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Link Hotel 9.23 Loughborough Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Atherstone Red Lion Hotel 9.25 Atherstone Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel 9.31 Castle Donington Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Lady Gate Guest House 9.45 Diseworth Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
The Hardinge Arms 9.51 Melbourne Derbyshire Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
The Chestnuts 9.64 Atherstone Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Travellers Inn 9.70 Leicester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Burleigh Court Hotel and Leisure 9.70 Loughborough Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Castle Hotel by Good Night Inns 9.77 Kirby Muxloe Leicester Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Abbey Farm Bed and Breakfast 9.84 Atherstone Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Old Boot Garden Cottages 9.96 Long Whatton Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info

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