Backpacks are loaded, cars packed and the festival goers are heading to Latitude 2015

Latitude starts today

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This morning commuters shared the A12 with heavily-laden cars heading north towards Southwold ready to set up camp at Henham Park.

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The Latitude campsite opens at 2pm today, and there is likely to be a steady stream of traffic to the site right through the weekend

Excited campers have already started sharing photos on Instagram, showing how they have expertly packed tents, beer, wellies, sleeping bags and festival hats into the boots of their cars.

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One Instagram user shared a phots of his car, claiming he had ‘packed light’ - but there was little space to spare.

Others had even less room, and had piled in bags around their friends on the back seat.

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But others really did restrict luggage, to ensure there was room for cider.

Not everyone has the luxury of a car to take them to the festival, which has encouraged music fans to opt for greener transport options.

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Instead, festival-goers have dug out their back packs, loaded them with supplies and strapped on a tent.

Train passengers are advised to travel to Diss, where buses will be waiting to take them on to the festival site.

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Some campers use trailers, carts and wheel barrows to ship their tents from the car parks to the festival site, or to transport children around Henham Park when their little legs grow weary.

Other Latitude fans have simply been posting photos of their tickets, proclaiming their excitement as they count down the hours to the festival start proper.

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