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Great North Folk Festival
Venue: Botton Village School
Botton Village
YO21 2NJ

Whitby Ahoy!
Various venues,
North Yorkshire
Tickets & Info @ The bandstand, Pier Road during the Festival


Great North Folk Festival

By Rail

The Esk Valley railway runs a regular service between Middlesbrough and Whitby, stopping off at Danby and most of the picturesque villages along the valley. If you plan to come to the May Fesival by train, please contact us at least 24 hours before the event and we'll arrange for our hopper bus to collect you.

By Road

Please see Map, below.(Google map)

Also, please see the Festival Village Map.

Finally, please download our printable directions document at Directions.

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Caravans (prob Campers too) - DO NOT approach the campsite from the Pickering / Kirkbymoorside direction, down 'Stormy Hall' bank as it is TOO STEEP. Approach from Danby or Castleton, through Ainthorpe and towards Botton Village. Turn off at Danby Primary School onto Yall Flat Lane (no sign) and follow winding road for 2.2 miles to Botton Village. Straight on at the crossroads and campsite is 50 yards on your right.


All GNFF venues are accessible with level entry / ramps. An accessible toilet is provided on the campsite. Any questions, please contact

Please note this is a rural location with some gentle undulations. However, all venues are connected by roads and tarmac pathways.

Please contact the Festival Office on 01947 811508 or email us at for more information.