Discover Cambridgeshire festivals by rail with Greater Anglia in July

Published on: Monday, 1 July 2024
Last updated: Monday, 1 July 2024

Greater Anglia train at Cambridge.

Above: Greater Anglia train at Cambridge. Credit: Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia is encouraging people to get out and discover Cambridgeshire’s summer festivals this July by train.

Festival goers can beat the traffic and get to their destination more conveniently by train. There are even a range of train ticket discounts - such as discounted Advance tickets, Ranger tickets, and Groupsave.

Popular festivals happening in Cambridgeshire in July which are accessible by train include:

Cambridge Folk Festival

One of the longest running and most famous folk festivals in the world, the Cambridge Folk Festival takes place from 25 – 28 July at Cherry Hinton Hall on the outskirts of the city. See for details.

Ely Folk Festival

Alternatively head to the Ely Folk Festival between 12-14 July, and enjoy a great line up of acclaimed folk musicians, on-site camping facilities, a real ale bar, lots of kids activities, morris dancing displays, ceilidhs, workshops and music sessions. More details at:

Greater Anglia’s Commercial and Customer Services Director, Martin Moran, said,

“Travelling by train is cheaper than you think, and with our price promise and no booking fees, you are guaranteed to get the lowest price when you book through our website.

“Our region has so much to offer and whether it’s a trip to the city or coast, shopping or sightseeing, or a summer festival, we are giving people more money to spend on having a great time by helping them save money on their train fare.”

Greater Anglia also offers a range of Advance fares that offer customers savings of between 60 and 70% on the standard walk-up prices, plus 2FOR1 on entry to many top attractions in London and East Anglia.

The train operator also has a range of great value fares which are available all year round, including Duo, for two people travelling together, GroupSave for people travelling in a group of three or more, a special London evening out fare for those staying overnight in the capital and a Club 50 discount for those aged 50 and over.

For the best value fares, passengers should book in advance and the earlier customers book, the more they can save.

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