WESTON AIR FESTIVAL: Where do I park and what roads are closed?

PUBLISHED: 18:30 20 June 2019

Crowds enjoying the Weston Air Festival.

Crowds enjoying the Weston Air Festival.

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Tens of thousands of people are set to flock to Weston this weekend to enjoy the two-day free family festival.

A few photos of the Red Arrows and other aircraft during the weekendA few photos of the Red Arrows and other aircraft during the weekend

Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend sees hundreds of thousands of people visit so traffic and parking can be a challenge close to the seafront.

MORE: Full schedule for Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Day?

This year will feature Gazelle Squadron, Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers, RAF Tutor, T67 Firefly, The Great War Team and RAF Red Arrows.

The exciting, action-packed programme will host an astounding line-up of aerial entertainment as well as trade stands, food, fair rides and charities.

MORE: Hot air balloons to ascend at Weston Air Festival.

If you plan to attend the events, there are a number of things to be aware of:
Road closures

Marine Parade will be closed to motorists between Royal Sands and the Sand Sculpture Festival during the event on Saturday and Sunday from 11am-7pm.

MORE: Views from the cockpit of the RAF Red Arrows.

Parking will be available on the beach at Royal Sands, please follow signs to Seafront South.

Day parking is £10 per vehicle and can only be paid in cash.

There are alternative pay and display parking options which can be found at www.n-somerset.gov.uk

MORE: A bit more about who is at this year's festival.
Travelling by train

The closest stop to the air festival is Weston Railway Station.

It takes 15 minutes to walk to the seafront and Beach Lawns.

Coach drop-off

For those travelling by bus or coach, there is a drop-off point on the Promenade, available until 11am and after 6pm.

Parking is available at Locking Road car park for £10 per coach.
Disabled access

There is no disabled parking directly on the beach, however there are limited spaces along Marine Parade, so be sure to arrive early to guarantee a spot.

There is also disabled parking at nearby car parks.

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