Revealed: The best and worst locations in the UK to buy Glastonbury tickets - so, how does your town stack up?

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  • Study reveals nan champion and worst locations successful nan UK to get your hands connected tickets
  • Dalrymple successful East Ayrshire is best, but Ringway successful Greater Manchester is worst

By Shivali Best For Mailonline

Published: 06:46 EDT, 31 October 2023 | Updated: 06:46 EDT, 31 October 2023

It's wide regarded arsenic nan champion show successful nan world, truthful it comes arsenic nary astonishment that Glastonbury is notoriously difficult to unafraid tickets for.

Over 2.5 cardinal eager fans attempted to get their hands connected conscionable 135,000 tickets past year, giving nan mean personification little than a six per cent chance of successfully securing a ticket.

Many regular attendees committedness by various strategies to boost their chances, from utilizing nan WiFi successful definite java shops to utilizing a VPN.

Now, a study has revealed nan champion and worst locations successful nan UK to get your hands connected tickets.

It suggests that Dalrymple successful East Ayrshire is nan eventual summons buying location, while Ringway successful Greater Manchester is nan worst spot to use from.

A study has revealed nan champion and worst locations successful nan UK to get your hands connected tickets. It suggests that Dalrymple successful East Ayrshire is nan eventual summons buying location, while Ringway successful Greater Manchester is nan worst spot to use from

It's wide regarded arsenic nan champion show successful nan world, truthful it comes arsenic nary astonishment that Glastonbury is notoriously difficult to unafraid tickets for

Best locations to bargain Glastonbury tickets 

  1. Dalrymple, Scotland
  2. Weeton-with-Preese, Lancashire
  3. Burgh by Sands, Cumbria
  4. North Weald Bassett, Essex
  5. South Normanton, Derbyshire
  6. Hessle, Yorkshire
  7. Bingley, Yorkshire
  8. Clapham cum Newby, Yorkshire
  9. Wilsden, Yorkshire
  10. Syston, East Midlands

Experts from National Broadband created a instrumentality called nan Glastonbury Ticket Scramble Matrix to uncover nan champion and worst spots for getting a Glastonbury ticket.

The instrumentality considers 2 cardinal factors – mean broadband speeds, and estimated web postulation connected Glastonbury waste day.

Overall, Dalrymple successful East Ayrshire was named nan apical spot to unafraid a ticket.

This was intimately followed by Weeton-with-Preese successful Lancashire, Burgh by Sands successful Cumbria, and North Weald Bassett successful Essex.

In contrast, Ringway successful Greater Manchester, was named nan worst spot successful nan UK to effort for tickets, pinch mean broadband speeds of conscionable 4.69Mbps and precocious estimated web traffic.

This was intimately followed by Argyll and Bute successful Scotland, and Corsley successful South-West Wiltshire.

For reference, Ofcom advises that 10Mb is nan minimum 'decent' velocity homes should receive.

Despite its immense web traffic, London still came retired arsenic nan apical UK region to get tickets overall, up of Northern Ireland and nan North East.

Ringway successful Greater Manchester, was named nan worst spot successful nan UK to effort for tickets, pinch mean broadband speeds of conscionable 4.69Mbps and precocious estimated web postulation (stock image)

Worst locations to bargain Glastonbury tickets 

  1. Ringway, Greater Manchester
  2. Argyll and Bute, Scotland
  3. Corsley, Wiltshire
  4. Temple Sowerby, Cumbria
  5. Bowmore, Scotland
  6. Bilbster, Scottish Highlands
  7. Narberth, Wales
  8. Portree, Scotland
  9. Pomeroy, Northern Ireland
  10. Kilvington, East Midlands

However, it's bad news for Scots hoping to get their hands connected tickets, arsenic Scotland was classed nan worst region successful nan UK to get tickets.

Ironically, nan 2nd worst UK region was nan South West - wherever nan show is held.

David Hennell, Director astatine National Broadband says: 'Come June, Glastonbury is nan spot to beryllium and for show fans these findings are somewhat alarming.

'With immoderate places successful nan UK having median broadband speeds up to 40 times faster than others, galore group aren't moreover successful pinch a chance of securing nan sought-after tickets.

'This hugely celebrated and iconic arena brings nan UK's integer disagreement into crisp focus. 

'Decent net is now an basal work for everything from banking and retail, being capable to activity efficaciously from location and watercourse TV to contacting friends and loved ones.

'But that's not all, it's besides important for experiencing and readying entertainment.

'The speeds successful places specified arsenic Corsley, Temple Sowerby and Ringway are simply unusable and location are good complete 400,000 properties crossed nan UK successful nan aforesaid vessel without entree to speeds supra 10Mbps.

'These areas that are near down connected nan incorrect broadside of nan integer disagreement request contiguous solutions to supply them pinch nan accelerated and reliable broadband we each request to behaviour our regular lives.'


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