El Dorado Festival
El Dorado is an intimate boutique music festival in Herefordshire. It is the brainchild of the wonderfully imaginative team behind Cirque Du Soul.
Eclectic musical performers gather each summer in the stunning natural location of Eastnor Castle Deer Park to celebrate the weird, the wonderful and everything in between.
The lineup will delight just about every electronic music lover with house, disco, drum and bass and even some electronica.
There are a shade under 10,000 revellers at El Dorado Festival that bask in the invigorating mix of the natural world and the colourful surprises on stage.
The vibrant travelling collective of festival-goers makes El Dorado one of the best electronic music festivals in the UK.
El Dorado Festival Lineup.
El Dorado Festival Tickets.
Tickets are tiered and available via the button below. All tickets are for the full weekend and grant you full access to the festival, the general camping area and the showers.
The El Dorado Festival Venue.
The venue is the beautiful grounds of Eastnor Castle Deer Park in between the Cotswolds and the Brecon Beacons. There are 5 stage areas dedicated to one of the most delicate musical curation jobs in the UK, namely: The Garden Stage, Cirque Du Soul, El Paradisco, Mount Boom and The Nest.
Vice City is the latest immersive experience added to the storybook world of El Dorado. Think large, loud neon set amongst the woodlands.
Camping & Hotels
All weekend tickets include access to the general camping. In addition, however, several luxury boutique camping options are available as ever provided by specialists at Hotel Bell Tent, Woodville Project, and Vintents.
Each package option is tiered in pricing and provides the opportunity for every possible camping desire you may have. Add in 24-hour concierge service, piping hot showers and even bougie toilets. If sleeping under canvas isn’t your thing, Airtresms and caravans are available!
Off-sites accommodation nearby the venue can be found using the fully interactive map below.
The venue is Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Ledbury, United Kingdom. Roughly 120 miles from London and 50 miles from Bristol.
Getting there by rail
The nearest station to the music festival is Ledbury Station. There is no shuttle from Ledbury station, so you must book a taxi in advance. Great Malvern Station will have a festival shuttle running and is 2.5hrs from London Paddington.
Getting there by road
The Big Green Coach is the official travel partner of El Dorado, and the available departure points are; Bath, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cheltenham, Crawley, Cardiff, Gloucester, Leeds, London, Newport, Oxford, Reading and Manchester.
Click the links for directions from; London (central), Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, and Manchester. Parking for the duration of the festival is £20 in advance or more on the day if you haven’t booked in advance.
Live-in vehicles and campervans are welcome at the festival and should have a permit booked in advance. You are allowed a maximum of 4 people per vehicle, and each needs a full weekend ticket to access the festival venue.
What sort of music is El Dorado Festival?
El Dorado is an electronic music festival that features many different sub-genres under the electronic umbrella. Expect to hear house, disco, electronica, dub, drum and bass, jungle and garage.
Are there showers at El Dorado?
Yes, there are showers at the festival, and they are included in the ticket price when you buy a full weekend camping ticket. In addition, the boutique camping area has its own set of showers with hot water.