Below you’ll find out where you’re coming to and how to get there. We’ve set out car sharing and public transport options and directions!


Scapa Fest is held on the grounds of the stunning Ardkinglas Estate on the shores of Loch Fyne. Ardkinglas is situated just 1 hour drive from Glasgow and 2 hours from Edinburgh and is easily accessible by car, bus, train and even boat!  You can find out more information about the venue and the area on our page about Loch Fyne.

Please bear in mind that parking is limited and we kindly ask you to be considerate to the land and use our exclusive car sharing scheme and public transport as much as possible!

By Bus

There is a DIRECT  BUS from Glasgow Airport, Glasgow Buchanan Street Bus Station and Glasgow Westend. The stop is Cairndow War Memorial and is a few minutes walk from Scapa Fest! Check the timetable and book your return journey from the CityLink-Connecting Scotland website.

By Train

Trains leave from Glasgow Queen Street, Fort William or Oban. You alight at Arrochar & Tarbet station. There is a timetabled bus service which will bring you from the train stations to Cairndow.


By Air

From Glasgow Airport, travel west on the M8 motorway. Take the Erskine bridge and then take the A82 north to Tarbet, signposted Crianlarich. Then as above when travelling from the south.


By car

The postcode for the Scapa Fest car park is PA26 8BG.
Our car park is located off the A815 road to Dunoon.

On the road, follow the signs for Scapa Fest , then Parking and either Car Parking or Campervan Parking. Everything will be clearly signposted and our Parking Team will be there to welcome you when you arrive.

Please car share as much as possible as space is restricted, and please pack light! The campsite is a 10min-walk through the estate from the car park.

Car sharing: Life’s a journey – share it!

At Scapa Festwe are committed to making the festival as green as possible and ask you all to consider your environment and the effect your travel has on it.

Therefore we have teamed up with the friendly peeps at GoCarShare to help encourage as many of you as possible to share car journeys by offering lifts. Just click on our exclusive car sharing page  and add your journey, whether you are driving or looking for a lift, and they will match you with someone going the same way!