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Food, glorious food…

Delicious, relaxed dining – nothing brings people together quite like something truly scrumptious to eat, and we at Hotel Bell Tent are firm believers that the British summer and fantastic food should go hand in hand.


We are always looking to bring an exceptional experience to our guests, which is why this year at Silverstone Formula 1 and CarFests North and South we will be providing menu options designed and cooked by chef Eamon Fullalove, former head chef of Jamie Oliver’s flagship restaurant Thirteen and outdoor fine dining expert.

Every morning, each guest will wake up to a complimentary breakfast buffet that caters for every taste. From a cooked breakfast, made with the best-sourced ingredients, to a range of cereals, fruit, juices and tea and coffee, there is something to tempt everyone. Served from 7am-10am in our wonderful dining tents (excepting Fun Run days at CarFest, when times may vary), there is no better start to the day.

Throughout the day and into the evening, those looking for something quick, delicious and freshly cooked can pick from a menu of snacks and light bites, from fresh salads with a choice of toppings, to juicy burgers, to wholesome pasta made with the best durum wheat.

Daytime Menu - Click to view PDF

As evening falls in the beautiful Hotel Bell Tent hospitality area at Silverstone Woodlands, guests can look forward to soaking up the atmosphere each night while enjoying a mouthwatering feast from a different part of the world. From incredible Indian curries to the best barbeque America has to offer, and a classic British summer feast to vibrant Mexican flavours, this is al fresco buffet dining to remember.

Feasts Offerings - Click to view PDF

To top it off, all of the above can be enjoyed in Hotel Bell Tent’s beautiful, exclusive hospitality area, complete with indoor and outdoor seating, cocktail bar, and evening fire pits…



Hotel Bell Tent & Up All Hours babysitters have got it covered!

Do you love the idea of enjoying a festival with your kids – but also get excited at the prospect of having some time for the grown ups to explore and relax, without the little ones? New Hotel Bell Tent partners ‘Up All Hours’ have got it covered with a babysitting service that is convenient and – most importantly – safe.


Up All Hours was established by a team of professionals with a background in security services who have put their skills to use providing family friendly facilities at events across the UK, with the sole aim of making parents’ lives easier!  In 2015 they created hubs of activity and much-needed R&R for parents and kids alike, as well as operating the Lost Child facilities at the Big Feastival.

At CarFest North and CarFest South 2016, Up All Hours are offering a service that gives parents complete assurance and the chance to grab some ‘us’ time and make the most of all of that fabulous entertainment that CarFest has to offer, including Bryan Adams, Billy Ocean and The Corrs.

Parents at Hotel Bell Tent will have the opportunity to pre-book up to thirty DSB-checked babysitters (each night) to sit in their pre-booked accommodation on any, or all, of the three evenings of the festival.  Each booking will be based on a 7pm to 12pm time slot.  And for real peace of mind, Up All Hours is developing a track able wristband that parents will be able to purchase for their child allowing the Up All Hours Team to secure the perimeter of the boutique camping area and monitor the whereabouts of the child.

There will also be the option to select one of twenty slots in the cosy, sleep-filled Up All Hours crèche tent, where children can nestle down with a bedtime story, then get into their own sleeping bag and go to sleep for the evening under the watchful eye of the Up All Hours team.  Older children can also be dropped off to watch a film in a separate area of the tent before being taken back to their own accommodation to sleep or if parents prefer, they could put their little ones to sleep in their own accommodation and install an Up All Hours video monitor that will then be monitored by the Up All Hours team between the hours of 7pm and 11pm. As above, there is also the option of a track able wristband.

The finishing touches of the Up All Hours booking system are currently being finalised.  Interested parents are able to register their interest here, and will then be contacted when the pre-bookable slots are released.

Up All Hours will also be providing a babysitting service at Hotel Bell Tent at Camp Bestival.  More details to be confirmed soon.


The date of the much-anticipated CarFest spring ticket release has been confirmed, causing plenty of excitement among those who can’t wait for firm family favourites CarFest North and CarFest South.

The release date is Thursday 28th April, so get it in the diary and be on your marks for two extraordinary weekends of fantastic cars, amazing music and family fun at either Bolesworth Park in Cheshire, or Laverstoke Park Farm in Hampshire. As well as the exciting CarFest track shows, the fabulous dream rides and the iconic cars in the vintage village, first music class acts such as Bryan Adams, Texas, James Morrison, The Corrs and KT Tunstall will be there to entertain too, making this a CarFest you definitely don’t want to miss!

CarFest Crowd

Ticket sales will go live on the 28th of April on the CarFest webpage. To help give you the best chance at securing yourselves tickets, why not check out the event’s vital tips for prospective CarFesters? As always, CarFest will again be working to raise money for Children in Need, with a minimum of one third of each ticket price going to the charity, so be sure to keep any eye out for Pudsey and friends while you’re there…


To make your trip to CarFest fabulously simple, why not visit our website and have a look at all the fantastic glamping packages Hotel Bell Tent has to offer. And, once you have decided on the package for you, please register your interest with us by sending us an email at, letting us know:

  1. Whether you have already purchased weekend camping tickets.
  2. The reference numbers of those tickets (if applicable)
  3. How many tents you would like to book
  4. The packages of interest to you.
  5. The best telephone number to call you on.
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