Thousands of music fans are today (Thursday) descending on the Isle of Wight as Bestival 2013 gets underway.
With the sun shining, spirits are high as revellers take the short cross-Solent journey before making their way to Robin Hill Adventure Park, the host location of one of the UK’s hottest music festivals.
With a comprehensive traffic management plan in place, the Island should flow with minimal delays today.
Motorists are currently experiencing delays in the Briddlesford Road and Lushington Hill areas of Wootton. If you are not travelling to the Bestival site, you are advised to avoid Briddlesford Road and find an alternative route.
Stay in touch with Island Echo are we bring you live coverage from Bestival 2013, including photographs as they happen, each and every day directly from Downend.