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Parking & Directions


Parking is available at the University, a 0.8 mile walk from Summer Lane. Roads are closed (from 5.00pm) to ensure a safe walk to our event.

Limited Disabled Parking is available. Please see the Marshalls at either end of the road closure.

There is no parking in and around the village including the main Hackington Road. Please do not move the cones. This is to ensure that Police, ambulance etc. can get through in case of an emergency.


From Canterbury Town Centre there are buses 9provided by Stagecoach) available to Darwin College and follow the crowds to the Village.

For bus service updates from Stagecoach, please click here.

DirectionsDirections to the Tyler Hill Bonfire


  • BBQ and Refreshments
  • Children's Rides
  • Music
  • Fantastic Fireworks
  • A variety of stalls
  • Huge bonfire
  • Toilets (including disabled)
  • St John Ambulance
  • Limited disabled parking
  • Drop off point for people with limited mobility


Can I buy tickets online?

Yes – tickets can be purchased securely online via this link.

Where are tickets available locally?

Tickets are available from:-

  • The Tyler’s Kiln, Tyler Hill
  • Blean Village Londis
  • Rough Common Stores
  • One Stop, Tenterden Drive
  • Meadow Grange Nursery, Blean
  • Hales Place Londis and Post Office
  • Londis at Longport
  • St Stephens Newsagents


Can I bring sparklers to the event?

No – we ask that no sparklers or fireworks are brought to the event for safety reasons.

Is alcohol allowed?

No – we ask that no alcohol be brought to the event. There is also no alcohol on sale.

Where can I park?

There is secure parking at the University, which is a safe 0.8 mile walk from Summer Lane.

What happens if the event is cancelled?

This is a rare occurrence, but if it does happen we will put a notice on this website and on social media.

Can I get a refund?

Refunds will not be given.