Where are the official 'Park and Ride' parking sites positioned?

Speculators are encouraged to follow signs to The Open's official Public Parking locations and will be directed to the appropriate car park.


Can I bring my own food and drink?

Yes you can.


Can I bring a child’s buggy/pushchair?

Yes you can. However, please be aware of the uneven terrain.


I can no longer attend. Can tickets be returned, if so how?

Please contact The Open Ticket Office on 01334 460000 or tickets@theopen.com


I’m travelling to The Open and I’ve forgotten my tickets, what can I do?

Please contact The Open Ticket Office on +44 (0)1334 460000.


Do you still sell discounted tickets?

Yes, There is an early season price on general admission tickets. Additionally Youth tickets are available for spectators 16 - 24 year of age.

We also have a 'Kids go Free' policy which allows children under 16 years of age on 15 July 2017 admission free of charge on all Practice and Championship days.


Do you sell twilight tickets?

Yes, Twilight tickets are available for £25 and allow access to the course from 4:00PM on Thursday 20 July and Friday 21 July.

Twilight Car Parking passes are available for £5 and includes bus connection to and from the Course. Access to the Twilight Car Parking will be from 3:30PM on both the Thursday and Friday.


Can I bring a bag/ rucksack and is there a limit to its size?

Bags and rucksacks are permitted to The Open. There are no restrictions on size, however The Open reserve the right to refuse entry. Please note that all bags are subjected to an airport-style security check on entry.


How do I book my place at The Open Camping Village?

In order to stay at The Open Camping Village you must hold a valid Under 25 Youth Ticket (16 – 24) for The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale. You can book your ticket here. Under 25 Youth Ticket holders will be contacted by e-mail with instructions on how to reserve their place at the free accommodation site in due course.

Please note, spaces at The Open Camping Village are subject to availability.


Can I leave The Open and come back in on the same day?

The Open operates a strict no readmission policy, so spectators will not be permitted to re-enter the venue after leaving the course.