Where to Stay

Campervans and Motorhomes

Campervans and Motorhomes can use the Knockcushan Street Car Park – serviced bays are £10 per night with a maximum stay of 4 nights during the Festival weekend (3 nights the rest of the year).  Facilities include on-site toilets & showers, general waste and chemical waste collection. The Quay Zone public swimming pool is directly next to the Car Park — admission charges apply.

Campervans and Motorhomes can also use the Flushes Car Park in the centre of town for the duration of the Festival.

 Please note these are public facilities and the Festival has no role in their delivery


Caravans can use the Shalloch Car Park, a 20 minute walk from the town centre along the shore via Edmiston Drive and Stair Park.

Caravans can also book into the Balkenna Caravan Park just 4 miles north of town.   A caravan pitch with hook-up is £25 per night.  Book by calling 01655 331 692.  Remember you can book the Folky Bus to take you back & forth to town!


Festival goers can camp on one of 2 small campsites on the Fishermen’s Drying Green next to the Girvan Harbour Lighthouse building.  Camping is free but must be booked online in advance of the Festival.

Facilities include on-site toilets & showers (30p charge) and the Quay Zone public swimming pool directly next to the green — admission charges apply.

Hotels, Guest Houses, B&Bs and Glamping

Accommodation in town can book up quickly for the Festival weekend – it’s best to book early.

There’s a wide range of accommodation options located a short drive from the town including Pirleyhill glamping pods and Queensland Holiday Park.

Destination South Ayrshire and Go Girvan both list a range of accommodation in the area.

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