TICKETS for camping at the home of the Glastonbury Festival go on sale on Saturday (May 1).

Demand for spots at the new Worthy Farm campsite is expected to be in high when booking opens.

The venture is the first time the site will be open to campers when the festival is not running.

Here's what we know...

When does booking open?

A new website for the campsite has been set up and booking is set to go live at 10am on Saturday (May 1).

What's the campsite going to be called?

The campsite is called Worthy Pastures.

The website has been sorted and some rather nice, retro-looking branding designed.

What is on offer?

Well, the site itself, for a start, for stays of three, four or five nights.

Plans submitted to Mendip District Council show that up to 82 hectares of the farm will be used for the campsite, including the iconic Pyramid Stage and Kidzfield areas.

The Kidzfield castle will be open to campers, and there will be local traders at nearby William's Green offering food, coffees etc, as well as a campsite bar and village store.

The Pyramid field will be open for picnics, bike rides and walks.

Showers and property lock-ups will also be available.

And oh yes, you can take in the famous Stone Circle too.

Will there be music?

No, it seems not. The Worthy Pastures website is very clear that the campsite is 'not a party venue' and explicitly says there will be no live music, and a noise curfew will be in place at 11pm.

However, a programme of additional activities is promised, on a weekly basis. 

How much will it cost?

Here's the downside for most of us - the price.

All tents are pre-erected, meaning you can't just rock up with your Tesco two-man and a crate of ale.

There are four types of tent available at Worthy Pastures, and they are all a bit pricey...

The Glastonbury Bell Tent, which sleeps four people, costs £425 for three nights, £565 for four, £695 for five and £795 for six (August Bank Holiday only).

Scout Tents, for two people, are more affordable, at £195, £255, £295 and £365 (for three, four, five and six nights respectively).

For larger families, the six-person tent option costs £560, £745, £925 or £1050.

And for the eight-person monster tent, it's £675, £845, £995 or £1,125.

So, it's not a cheap campsite, that's for sure...

When does it open?

Camping is from July 21, 2021, until the August Bank Holiday weekend (August 27-30).

Where can I get tickets?

Ticket outlet, seetickets, will be selling bookings at, from 10am on Saturday, May 1.