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Delamere Forest

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Delamere Forest 

Our concert arena at Delamere Forest is a natural amphitheatre in the largest woodland area in Cheshire. Delamere Forest sits on the Cheshire Plain, nestled between Manchester, Liverpool and Chester. The forest is mix of Conifer and Broadleaf woodland attracting over 750,000 visitors per year.

The Glade VIP

Get straight to the front with The Glade VIP Package. The Glade VIP Package is the ultimate dancing zone with access to an exclusive bar and premium food options as well as posh flushable loos all in an area right at the front of the stage!

The Glade VIP Package includes: 
•    Access to The Glade for the selected concert date
•    General Admission Ticket 
•    Premium view at the front of the stage 
•    Private Bar
•    Premium food options available to purchase
•    Premium toilet facilities
•    Souvenir Forest Live wristband
•    Separate dedicated VIP entry lane

Give the Gift of Live Music...

Join some incredible live acts when they bring the party to the nation’s forests. With a printable gift card available, Forest Live tickets make the perfect gift for any music enthusiast even if you’ve left it until the last-minute.

How to use our printable gift card:

  1. Purchase tickets to a Forest Live show.
  2. Download the printable gift card
  3. Print it out, fill in the show details and write your personal message.
  4. Put it in a card or wrap it up!

Travel and accommodation

Delamere Forest is located in the heart of Cheshire within easy reach of Chester, Liverpool and Manchester. Search for postcode CW8 2HZ to find your quickest route. When you get close to the venue, please turn your Sat Nav off and follow the yellow event signage as the event will be using different car parks and entrances to normal.

The nearest train station is Delamere (Manchester to Chester line), 10 minutes' walk from the arena.  For train times check

Only pre-booked taxis will be allowed on site, we do not have a taxi rank of cars waiting for passengers. Make sure you’ve considered your return journey before arriving and book in advance.

The drop off and pick up point is in Whitefield car park located off the B5152. To avoid the main traffic we would advise accessing the drop off/pick up point from the direction of Hatchmere. The drop off and pick up point uses a different entrance to the main concert carparks so please follow the yellow signage.

The drop off and pick up point is approx 20 minute walk from the concert arena along a dedicated lit forest track. We advise that you wear suitable clothing and footwear.

All Delamere Forest Live car parks open at 4:30pm.

Parking costs £8 per car in advance or free for Forestry England members. If you plan on arriving by car, a parking space must be booked in advance, alongside admission tickets. Book a parking space 

Accessible Blue Badge Parking can be requested via Forestry England using the Online Accessibility Booking Form, (same charges apply). 

Limited parking may be available on the day at a cost of £15, payable on arrival.







Travel in a greener way with our return shuttle bus to Forest Live at Delamere Forest. Advance booking is essential.

No camping will be allowed on site or in the car parks.

Forest Holidays, the ultimate Forest Holiday staycations in spectacular places that tick all the boxes, naturally, is situated in Delamere Forest 

Details of local accommodation can be found at

Access information

We are committed to providing an excellent standard of accessible facilities to all customers who require them, due to a disability or health condition. If you have any questions about the access facilities call Forestry England on 0300 068 0400 or email

Download a Delamere Forest Venue Accessibility Map

Accessible parking must be pre-booked (charge of £8 applies). This is provided within the main car park and the surface is tarmac.

The designated accessible arena entrance is situated 300m from the accessible car park along a compacted gravel path. Follow signage or advise a steward who will direct you.

A raised Accessible Viewing Platform is provided for customers who are wheelchair users, or who have health conditions or other disabilities where they have to remain seated for long periods of time. This is situated 50m from the accessible entrance on compacted gravel and ground protection matting. There is an incline up a slope to the platform. The platform is located approximately 75m from the stage.  All places on the Accessible Viewing platform must be pre-booked. The platform has a non-slip surface and is double level, with access ramps.

A ground-level, grass Accessible Viewing Area is provided alongside the viewing platform for customers who have health conditions or other disabilities and need a less crowded area and access to the accessible toilets. Please be aware that the ground-level viewing area will not be perfectly flat; the grass surface may be uneven and the area will be on a slight slope due to the topography of the site. There will not be an unrestricted sight line of the stage in this area, as there will be customers in front of the Ground-level Grass Accessible Viewing Area who are likely to be standing up.  All places in the Ground-level Grass Accessible Viewing Area must be pre-booked. 

Registered assistance dogs are permitted, but the live sound may disturb the animal. No other dogs are allowed on site.

Lasers and strobe lighting may be used as part of the performance.

Accessible toilets are located on the ground to the side of the platform. Additional accessible toilets and a changing place is available at the visitor centre 250m from the accessible platform.

If you have an accessibility need and are arriving by taxi, please read the Access Statement and complete the Forestry England Accessibility Booking form

Please read the Access Statement and then request a personal assistant ticket and/or use of any accessible facilities via Forestry England using the online Accessibility Booking Form.

Contact us

Forestry England Customer Relations are available Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm (plus Saturday and Sunday 9am - 5pm during concert weekends).