Join us at The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Join us at The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, the world's premier 3 day event which attracts the very best all round riders and horses in the world, in a truly international showcase of equestrian talent. The event takes place in the spectacular grounds of the Badminton Estate in the heart of the Gloucestershire countryside.

The Podpad village will be situated within a lovely secluded corner of the Campsite..  Facilities will include  - 

Nearby showers and toilets
Free tea and coffee in the Podpads reception area at specified times
Free phone charging facilities
Wristbanded access
Car parking next to your accommodation 

Dogs are welcome. We respectfully request that you bring your own bedding for your dog

Guests will also need to purchase an Event Pass from Podpads at the time of booking, which includes the camping pitch fee, two adult passes and one car parking pass for the full five days of the Trials. Additional passes are also available. Admission for children aged 12 years and under is free.

The price of admission includes the use of unreserved arena seating only throughout the dressage days on Thursday and Friday, and the cross country on Saturday. If you wish to watch the show jumping on Sunday, you will need to buy Grandstand tickets(Sunday Reserved Seats) for both adults and children.

The Podpads village will be open from noon on Tuesday, 2nd May so you will have the option to stay for a maximum of six nights!

Have a query, or need a price list? Email us at or call us on 01454 218560

Don't take our word for it, see what our guests say about Podpads

  • “It was amazing having a hairdryer, much appreciated!”

  • “The phone charging was amazing and brilliant plus and our children were very happy with the free hot chocolate every day!”

  • “Loved having more comfort!”

  • “We were drier and had electricity!”

  • “Thank you so much for our fantastic 1st time family festival. The comforts of the Octopads made it extra special. We are looking forward to returning next year.”

  • “Travelling by train so didn't want to carry own tent and mattresses.”