Terms and Conditions


Festival Arrival
If arriving by car, use the designated car parking areas and not the approach roads
Parking is free of charge

Festival site Entry Condition
We reserve the right to refuse entry
Entrance fee not refundable unless festival cancelled
At all times whilst on site:
     Dogs must be kept on a lead and under adult control
     Clean up after your dog
     If required dog waste disposal bags are available at the festival gate
     A dog waste bin is available outside the main toilets facility
    Under 18's are to be supervised by a responsible adult (18 or over)
     In all bars both Dogs and Under 18's are not allowed in alcohol serving areas
There is a total no smoking or vaping policy in all tents and marquees
Be aware antisocial behaviour is not tolerated and may result in offenders removal from festival site

Site Awareness - FIRE
Make yourself aware of the fire exits when you first arrive, there are no fire alarms
In the event of the need for evacuation of the site:
     leave in an orderly fashion, preferably via the main entrance gate
     proceed to the large field outside the event area
     remain for a people count, to ensure all are off site 

Site Awareness - RIVER
Keep well away from the river
Do not use the Rowing Club launch steps as seating, this is private property

Site Awareness - GENERAL
Use the litter and recycle bin facilities provided as appropriate
Every adult will be holding a Souvenir Festival Glass, so lookout for breakages
     If you break a glass you must advise a member of staff immediately
     Use the recycle bin facilities provided
If you do not wish to take home your Souvenir Festival Glass, you may leave the glass at the festival entrance for recycling 

Alcohol Awareness
It is an offence to buy alcohol on behalf of someone who is already drunk and for staff to continue to serve such a person
No alcoholic drinks will be served to anyone appearing to be under 18, you must provide proof of age on request
Alcoholic drinks must not be purchased for or given to under 18
Drink sensibly as some of the beverages are very strong!!
Alcohol can decrease awareness, take care moving around the site, especially after dark
Be aware of the drink driving laws when leaving the festival site, Taxi contactdetails are available at the entrance gate


Ross Beer & Cider Festival (Rotary Club of Ross-on-Wye and Ross-on-Wye Lions Club) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. It provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of its Privacy Policy and practices and of the choices you can make about the way your information is collected online and how that information is used. We make this notice readily available on our website.

What information we collect from you

There are two types of information we collect: information that allows us to identify specific individuals and information of a more generalised nature.

Personal information

Whenever we ask for information that enables us to identify you it will be clear that we are doing so and in every case you will have a choice of how we use the information that is asked for. Information of this type will only be asked for on those parts of our website that allows transactions to be performed, in contrast to those parts of our website that are merely informational in their function.

Information of this type will also be collected when you contact us directly by email for any reason or if you specifically request that we send you information.

Anonymised information

This website uses cookies to help you in your interactions with the site. No personally identifiable data is collected. This type of information helps us to enhance the website and improve its navigability. It also helps us to improve the quality of the online services and information you can access. In order to facilitate this, we use cookies to identify specific information about your visits to the site.

This site uses Google Analytics www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics) to allow us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personally identifiable information, but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site.

From time to time, we may embed external content from third-party websites (e.g. Facebook, YouTube) within our website. These websites may utilise cookies and the Privacy Policy that will apply to such third-party content will be that published on the website of that third-party content provider.

Sites covered by this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the Ross-On-Wye Beer & Cider Festival website (rossbeerfest.org)

Links to non-Ross Beer & Cider Festival websites

The Ross Beer & Cider Festival website may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave the Ross Beer & Cider Festival website. Ross Beer & Cider Festival do not control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from the Ross Beer & Cider Festival’ website. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by the Ross Beer & Cider Festival Privacy Policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any organisation before submitting your personal information.

Children’s Privacy

Ross Beer & Cider Festival are committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests.


A “cookie” is a small data file transferred by a website to your computer hard drive. Accepting the cookies used on our site does not give us access to your personal information. Cookies are typically classified as either “session” cookies or “permanent” cookies.

  • “Session” cookies do not stay on your computer after you leave our website or close your browser. The aggregate information collected permits us to analyse traffic patterns on our site. This can enable us over time to provide a better experience on our site by improving content or personalization and making our site easier to use.
  • “Permanent” cookies are those that remain on your computer. Ross Beer & Cider Festival do not utilise permanent cookies.

 Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but you can usually refuse cookies or selectively accept certain cookies by adjusting the preferences in your browser. If you turn off cookies, there may be some features of our site that will not be available to you and some web pages may not display properly. You can find information on popular browsers and how to adjust your cookie preferences at the following website www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm.

Changes to this Policy

If there are updates to the terms of Ross Beer & Cider Festival Online Privacy Policy, we will post those changes and update the revision date in this document, so you will always know what information we collect online, how we use it, and what choices you have.

Contacting us

We value your opinions. If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please contact us