El Dorado is a magical little festival located at Eastnor Castle Deer park in Herefordshire.  Now in its third year, we are looking forward to seeing how it’s evolved, creating a fabulous camp, and sitting back to enjoy the wonder & sparkle! 

To get more of an insight prior to the event we interviewed the founders Jack Burbage and Luke Wolfman, who have given us a glimpse at all things EL Dorado and what we can expect for 2018.

What’s new in store for El Dorado in 2018?

We have been working all year around to improve the site and bring our family something special for 2018. This year we've added 3 immersive stages including a woodland arena, more delicious food, exciting performers and a better drinks selection.  And, of course there will be few little surprises along the way!

El Dorado is in its third year now - how has it progressed over the years?

Naturally as word gets out the festivals popularity is growing, and we are finding that people are travelling from much further afield this year including places such as France and Australia.  For 2018 with the addition of Sister Sledge and the inclusion of local musicians, breweries, colleges and more we are hoping to attract more locals and produce a festival they can be proud of.

Where do you see it going in the future?

We would like to grow El Dorado slowly to maintain its boutique feel and make sure we don't lose our magic.  We have a lot of great ideas that we can’t wait to execute over the coming years!

You’ve stayed in Hotel Bell Tent before - how did you find your stay previously?

Hotel bell tent never fail to impress!  They have been our boutique provider for the last two years and always go above and beyond to make sure we have the best accommodation for our guests and team. 


Exciting stuff!  Here’s to an exciting El Dorado 2018 Festival.  Long may it last