Download happens at the sacred site that is Donington Park, right next to East Midlands Airport. Donington Park lies where the three counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire meet. - The ley-lines of ROCK!!
In virtually the middle of the country, it has excellent connections being only 3 miles from the major trunk routes of the M1/M42 and A50.
East Midlands International Airport is only two and a half miles away and has comprehensive domestic and European flight schedules.
The mainline railway stations are East Midlands Parkway, Derby, Nottingham and Loughborough, which are anything up to twenty minutes drive away. Donington Park is also well served by public transport and taxi services. Download Festival's official shuttle bus partner is Notts and Derby Bus Service, who provide a continuous bus services from East Midlands Parkway and Derby train stations ONLY, throughout the duration of the festival. More info and shuttle bus timetable coming soon.
Click here to see Donington on a MAP
For all you Sat Nav users, the postcode for Donington Park is DE74 2RP
Leicestershire Police: www.leics.police.uk
Donington Park: www.donington-park.co.uk
East Midlands Tourism: www.visitheartofengland.com
Derby Tourist Information: www.derby.gov.uk/Tourism
Loughborough Tourist Info: www.touruk.co.uk/leicester/lei_loug.htm
Derby train services: www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Big Green Coach: www.biggreencoach.co.uk/downloadfestival
East Midlands Parkway train services: www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
East Midlands Airport: www.eastmidlandsairport.com
Big Green Coach are offering Coach only, and Ticket and Coach packages to get you to (and from) Download 2015.
Choose a coach pick up from: Aberdeen, Basingstoke, Birkenhead, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Bradford, Bridgend, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Carlisle, Chester, Crawley, Doncaster, Dundee, Dunfermline, Edinburgh, Exeter, Fareham, Glasgow, Gloucester, Hamilton, Hull, Ipswich, Kings Lynn, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, London (Victoria), Luton, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Milton Keynes, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newport, Northampton, Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth, Preston, Reading, Scunthorpe, Sheffield, Southampton, Sunderland, Swansea, Taunton and Worcester.
Big Green Coach is providing an extensive coach network arriving on both the Wednesday and Thursday and with a reduced service on the Friday. All coaches leave Download on the Monday. Our coaches arrive and depart at the Official festival coach park, next to the main entrance.