AND Festival 2017 will take take place in Castleton – a picturesque village in the High Peak District of Derbyshire, northern England. It is easily accessible by car and public transport, and there are a range of B&B’s, hotels and youth hostels in the surrounding area to host you during your stay.
How to get there?
Castleton itself does not have a train station, Hope Station is the closest, just an 8 minute drive away (45 minute walk) from Castleton’s Visitor Centre in the heart of the village. Hope Station is connected by direct rail routes to both Sheffield and Manchester.
Sheffield to Hope Station – a direct journey taking approximately 30 minutes (on the Manchester/Sheffield route).
Manchester to Hope Station – a direct journey to/from Manchester Piccadilly Station taking approximately 50 minutes (on the Manchester/Sheffield route)
There is a direct bus route between Sheffield and Castleton centre. The 272 runs direct from Sheffield – Castleton, and the 271 from Castleton – Sheffield. Full Castleton bus routes can be found here.
There is a car park at Castleton Visitor Centre, for which there are charges. There is also limited on street parking in the village.
Travelling from other locations:
From London St Pancras International – direct trains run to Sheffield daily (taking approximately 2 hours). You will have to change at Sheffield to then travel to Castleton, taking the Manchester bound train, which stops at Hope Station (3o minutes). Total journey from London – Castleton takes approximately 2 hours 40 mins.