Camp on the edge of the action; stay at the closest campsite to Silverstone Race Circuit…
At Silverstone Woodlands Campsite you’re only a short walk from Silverstone circuit. Choose between lively camping or family camping, depending on the kind of weekend you’re looking for. Watch our promo video (above or on Youtube) and get an idea of what it’s like to stay at Silverstone’s Official Campsite. Read on to see what we have going on in 2019 and be sure to keep checking back as we will be updating the page regularly!
Tickets are available to book now!
Camping prices start at £75 for an adult, to book visit Silverstone’s website.
“Love this campsite… the atmosphere for the F1 was great! We have tried three other campsites locally and none are a patch on Woodlands…” - Teresa. A
More than just a campsite…
“Absolutely love this campsite, very clean, facilities were spot on and located right next to the track-loved it! Went in the Petrol Head for a pint too, we’ll definitely be back next year!” - Katie. H
“Just come home from a fantastic 4 days away staying at the family camping zone. The entertainment was amazing, something for everyone… Just a wonderful time had. Thank you Woodlands!”- Celine. K
Eating & Drinking…
“Woodlands Campsite is great! So close to the circuit and so much going on. We love it and the kids have a fantastic time too! See you next year!” - Debbie. H
Please read the following information to help you plan your stay; we’re looking forward to seeing you for a great event this summer!
Can’t find what you’re looking for? Visit our full FAQs page for more information.
Directions to the campsite
There is a newly built housing estate in Silverstone Village called “Woodlands”. If you google “directions to woodlands silverstone” (or similar) you may end up at the housing estate! Please follow the directions below or, if you must, use Silverstone Circuit’s postcode (NN12 8TN) and then carefully follow the event signage for the campsite when you get to the circuit.
From M1 leave at junction 15A
From the M1 exit at junction 15a take the A43 towards Oxford and Banbury. After the roundabout at Towcester, follow the brown tourist signs (with the chequered flag emblem). On leaving the A43 signposted for Silverstone, you will enter the dual carriageway adjacent to the circuit. The carriageway is divided into 3 lanes, position yourself in lane 2 (middle lane). You will go straight over the main entrance roundabout and then position yourself in the correct lane according to the Woodlands Campsite signage. Follow signs which describe your type of camping detail below.
From M40 leave at junction 10
From the M40 exit at junction 10 take the A43 towards Northampton. A few miles after the town of Brackley follow the brown tourist signs (with the chequered flag emblem). On leaving the A43 signposted for Silverstone, you will enter the dual carriageway adjacent to the circuit. The carriageway is divided into 3 lanes, position yourself in lane 2 (middle lane). You will go straight over the main entrance roundabout and then position yourself in the correct lane according to the Woodlands Campsite signage. Follow signs which describe your type of camping.
As you get close to the circuit you will pick up event signage, follow the triangle symbol for Woodlands Campsite. This looks like the image below:
When you get very close the campsite, you need to follow the triangle with “AB” inside it. This will take you to “Gate AB”. The signage will look like this:
All Live-in Vehicles
All Electric (inc. tents)
Disabled Camping (Live-in & tents)
When you get very close the campsite, you need to follow the triangle with “C” inside it. This will take you to “Gate C”. The signage will look like this:
All Tents (excluding Electric)
Glamping (Hotel Bell Tent & Pillow pre-pitched camping )
Site opening hours
We are open from 10.00 on Wednesday 21st August* and close at midday on Monday 26th August.
The Entry Gates are open at the following times:
Wednesday: 10:00 until 23:00
Thursday: 08:00 until 23:00
Friday: 08:00 until 23:00**
Saturday: 08:00 until 23:00**
* Your weekend camping ticket entitles you to camp with us from Wednesday to Monday
** Please Note: Delays may be experienced if arriving during peak hours of 8:00am – 4:00pm on these days
We recommend that all campers arrive on Wednesday to enjoy the full build up to the event as we have a range of entertainment taking place on the campsite on Wednesday & Thursday.
Where do we start?!
There’s so much on-site it’s hard to list, but we’ve given it a go! Make sure you’ve also looked over this event specific page as there’s a more detailed section about what’s on offer for those coming to camp at Silverstone.
Campsite Convenience Store & Trade Mall
Complimentary Campsite Shuttle Service
Disabled Camping area with full facilities for disabled customers in close proximity to the circuit
Cassettes can be emptied at Chemical Toilet Disposal Points
Mobile Phone charging facilities (More info)
Powder room, complete with mirrors and sockets for you to plug in hairdryers.
When you arrive
Upon arrival, your camping tickets will be exchanged for wristbands. Please keep your wristband intact for the duration of the event. If you lose it or it comes off you will be refused re-entry to the campsite and will be charged for a new one at face value.
We do not accept card payments at the campsite entrance. To help speed up the arrival process, please be sure to have any cash you may need to pay with at the gates with you on arrival.
We do not specify a pitch size for tent camping, we just ask that you take only the space you need. As a guideline, pitches are usually the length of your car by approximately 6 metres. Additional pitches are available for larger groups at the discretion of the campsite stewards.
Standard pitch = 7 x 8 metres
Large pitch = 6 x 12 metres
Standard pitch = 7 x 8 metres
Large pitch = 6 x 12 metres
The Disabled facilities area are strictly for Blue Badge holders only.
The campsite roads must be kept clear at all times. Any vehicles blocking roads will be removed.
No generators are allowed on-site.
Silverstone Woodlands is a NO GLASS campsite! Please decant all liquids into plastic containers before arrival.
Please only take up the space you need.
Do not camp under the powerlines
Beware! DO NOT carry tall flag poles whilst walking in the proximity of the power lines!
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The Official bits…
All campsite roads are classed as Public Roads, as such they fall under the various Road Traffic Acts which could lead to prosecutions for driving offences in the event of an incident. DO NOT drink and drive.
Failure to comply with any of the rules and regulations or behaving in a manner which is deemed unsociable or potentially dangerous will result in you being ejected from the campsite without refund.
Prohibited Items on the Campsite
Monkeybikes, Minimoto, Pit Bikes, Scooters and Quads are strictly prohibited
Glass – ALL glass bottles will be removed and disposed of by campsite staff on arrival!
Gas cylinders exceeding 15kg.
Sound systems capable of creating excessive noise.
Campfires, firewood and fire starters are strictly forbidden.
Restricted & illegal substances.
Drones, kites and RC aircraft
Items that are deemed dangerous, offensive or unsuitable for the safe environment of the Campsite by Campsite Staff.
The serious bit: Silverstone Woodlands Campsite reserves the right to search any/all vehicles and/or persons on arrival. Admission will be refused to anyone carrying prohibited items, regardless of the tickets carried by the persons concerned and without refund. Silverstone Woodlands Campsite Ltd reserves the right to refuse permission of entry or re-entry to any person(s). No trading/flyering/placing of posters/stickers without prior written consent.
If queuing for a shower becomes a problem, or takes too much time, we may operate a shower token system.
More information will be given on-site but, basically, you’ll need to collect a shower token from just outside the shower blocks and pop it into the token machine near the shower to get hot water. Shower tokens are free.
Working in this way ensures everyone gets the same time in the shower.
Car & Bike Parking
We aim to have cars & bikes parked next to pitches. In the event of bad weather, or for different reasons, you may have to park your car away from your pitch. If this is the case we will try and make the distance between your vehicle and your pitch as close as possible (within reason). Please keep an eye on our facebook page and website for updated information.
Please note: All information is subject to change. If you have any more question, please look at our FAQs page. All information correct at time of publishing, please check facebook or on site for latest details and updates.