Glastonbury Festival 2023: Traffic delays as site prepares for 2023 festival

Thousands of people are making their way to Worthy Farm this morning. Credit: BPM Media

Road users are already facing delays as drivers make their way to Worthy Farm ahead of Glastonbury Festival.

Emily Eavis counted down from 10 before opening the first gates, with hundreds of thousands of people making their way there.

Further delays are expected over the coming days as thousands of music-lovers pour into Somerset for the renowned event.

People have joined the queue to get into the festival. Credit: BPM Media

National Highways has urged motorists to plan ahead ahead of what is expected to be a "very busy" few days.

This year's Pyramid Stage headliners are Arctic Monkeys, Guns N' Roses and Sir Elton John.

We'll bring you all the latest updates on Glastonbury traffic and road delays here.


  • A361, both directions, Pilton, Somerset

Very slow queueing traffic due to people heading towards Glastonbury Festival on A361 in both directions near the Apple Tree Inn.

Congestion to roads towards the festival including the A361 through Pilton and on the A37 south of Shepton Mallet.

Temporary one way systems are in place on roads surrounding the festival.

  • A39 Bath Road, both directions, Bridgwater, Somerset

A39 Bath Road in both directions closed, slow traffic due to accident from Frederick Road to Parkway.