Location

Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8JQ

Travelling by Car

From M5 Southbound
Continues along the M5 (south of junction 31) to the Devon Express Way (A38). Leave the Express Way at Kennford and loop back northbound back onto the Express Way. Head north and exit at the A379 junction. Follow the A379 to Sannerville Way and continue southbound towards Kenton and Powderham Castle. Please follow the yellow Lockdown Festival directional signs.

From the Devon Express Way (A38) northbound
Exit at the A379 junction. Follow the A379 to Sannerville Way and continue southbound towards Kenton and Powderham Castle. Please follow the yellow Lockdown Festival directional signs.

From Exeter
From Alphington Road (southbound), turn left into Church Road. Turn left again into Alphin Brook Road then right into Hennock Road Central (leading to Bad Hamburg Way). Turn left onto the A379 and follow the yellow Lockdown Festival directional signs.

Car Park Entrance
The entrance to our car parks is about 500m past the castle entrance on the left-hand side (heading south on the A379) and is signposted. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO ENTER THROUGH THE CASTLE ENTRANCE AS YOU WILL BE TURNED AWAY.

Parking

There is plenty of parking on site for anyone attending Lockdown. You can save money by buying your parking in advance – see our Ticket page for full details. As you approach Powderham Castle, please follow the yellow signs for parking. Marshalls will show you to your own Parking space.

Travelling by Rail

There is a direct service from Exeter St David’s to Starcross

Powderham Castle is less than 2 miles from Starcross You have the option of catching the bus from here. It would take about 30 minutes to walk. It is important to note the last train times from Starcross are as follows:

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Bus Shuttle Service

EXETER ST DAVID’S STATION – EXETER CENTRAL BUS STATION – EXETER BUS STATION – COUNTESS WEAR ROUNDABOUT – POWDERHAM CASTLE

Friday 1st September

10:00 – 15:00 (every 20 minutes)
Return journey 22:00 – 02:00 (every 10/20 minutes)

Saturday 2nd September

10:00 – 15:00 (every 20 minutes)
Return journey 21:00 – 02:00 (every 10/20 minutes)

Sunday 3rd September

10:00 – 15:00 (every 20 minutes)
Return journey 20:00 – 01:00 (every 10/20 minutes)

£5 day return Friday, £12 weekend return (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Tickets can be purchased in advance or on the bus on the day, except for weekend bus tickets which must be pre-booked in advance.

A selection of local taxi companies is listed below.

There will not be an official taxi rank onsite, however, there is a taxi drop off/pick up point but you will need to pre-book your taxis.

EXE Cars 01392 555555
Z Cars 01392 422888
Apple Taxis 01392 666666
Teignbridge Taxis 01626 333333
Station Taxis 01626 334488
Torbay Taxis 01803 211611
Riviera Taxis 01803 212600
Harbour Side 01803 212121