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Slam Dunk North is held at Temple Newsam Park within the city limits of Leeds.  If you came to our city centre site in the past you'll be glad to know Slam Dunk North will be a short shuttle bus from Leeds City Centre, and our new site will bring more of everything you love about Slam Dunk in a beautiful scenic environment! 

Slam Dunk City Shuttle:


Slam Dunk Festival (North) is held at Temple Newsam, just outside the city centre of Leeds. There will be a dedicated festival shuttle bus service operating on the day and will transfer you from Leeds city centre (Sovereign Street) direct to the festival site and home again.
The service will run continuously during the following hours. 


TO the festival site from Leeds:
First departure 0830 (8:30am) Last departure 1500 (3:00pm)


FROM the festival site to Leeds:
First departure 2000 (8:00pm) Last departure 0100 (1:00am)
Book Online – Single journey / Return journey £8
On the day – Single journey £5 / Return journey £10

Arriving by car and parking


Slam Dunk North car park is located off a junction of the M1 and A63. 

For the Sat Nav location of the entrance to the car park please search for 'Temple Newsam Park - Event Road' as your destination and then follow yellow festival signage once near the festival site.


As we are a 1-day event the car park will close shortly after the festival has finished so cars will not be able to be left overnight. The car park will open at 9am.  Driving / Car Share is the most direct route to get to Slam Dunk North due to the location directly off the M1. We advise customers to buy tickets in advance from HERE.

Pick Up and Drop-Off:

The dedicated pick-up and drop-off space on the site is at the North entrance to the site. This is accessed via the public entrance from the city into Temple Newsam Park on Temple Newsam Road via the A64. This is for all taxi's and people being dropped off by parents / friends.  

Follow the directions to Temple Newsam Road and then from there you will see the YELLOW event signage to the Pick-Up and Drop-Off point.

By Train:
Slam Dunk North is accessible from Leeds City train station via our City Shuttle or Taxi. Taxi pick-up and drop off is in the North site Entrance (city entrance) as is the City Shuttle pick-up and drop-off.

By Taxi:

There will be a taxi rank at Slam Dunk North situated at the North entrance (city entrance) and the site is a short ride by taxi from all areas of Leeds.  

By Local Bus:
By Bus: The 19 and 19A run from Leeds City Centre to Temple Gate which is a short walk from the entrance to the site.  For more information see the West Yorkshire Metro site HERE


National Coach Service - Big Green Coach:

We are delighted to welcome back Big Green Coach, once again our Official Coach Partner for 2020.

Big Green Coach are operating a variety of transport services to make getting to and from the festival hassle-free and value for money.

DAY RETURN SERVICES – from all over the UK direct to the Official Coach park for both sites. Coaches are scheduled to arrive early and don’t depart until the music is done. You’ll miss none of the action. The Coach Park is next to the main entrance, no one gets you closer.

Forget expensive hotels, leaving early for the last train or being stuck as driver. Have a few beers with your mates and we will get you home safely at the end of the night.


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