Festivals for the Summer Holidays!

Festival living

It’s hotting up and school holidays are fast approaching – yikes! For those wanting a bit more from their camping trip, there are simply loads of festivals up and down the country, with more popping up all the time. Most are the more traditional music festivals, but many have a different focus such as art, food or simply fun stuff for children.

We have searched up and down the country for festivals that have specific activities available for the kids, whatever their main focus so you are guaranteed to avoid the terrifying scenario of “I’m bored!”

Hot Air Balloon Festival
Hot Air Balloon Festival

Festivals in July

• 18th – 21st July – Blue Dot, Jodrell Park, Cheshire
• 18th – 21st July – Larmer Tree, Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset
• 18th – 21st July – Latitude, Henham Park, Suffolk
• 18th – 21st July – Nozstock, Herefordshire
• 19th – 21st July – Doune the Rabbit Hole, Stirling, Scotland
• 25th – 28th July – Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, Dorset
• 25th – 28th July – Kendal Calling, Lowther Deer Park, Lake District
• 25th – 28th July – Port Eliot, St Germans, Cornwall
• 25th – 28th July – Standon Calling, Hertfordshire


• 25th – 28th July – WOMAD, Charlton Park, Wiltshire
• 25th – 28th July – Y Not Festival, Pikehall, Derbyshire
• 26th – 28th July – Barefoot Festival, Prestwold Hall, Leicestershire
• 26th – 28th July – Campo Sancho, Hertfordshire
• 26th – 28th July – Carfest North, Bolesworth, Cheshire
• 26th – 28th July – Chilled in a Field, Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, East Sussex
• 26th – 28th July – Deer Shed, Baldersby Park, North Yorkshire
ESPECIALLY FOR KIDS 31st July – 4th August – Starry Skies Family Camp, Usk Valley, Wales

Festivals in August

• 1st – 3rd August – Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, Inverness
• 1st – 4th August – The Great Wonderfest, Isle of Wight
• 1st – 4th August – The Green Gathering, Piercefield Park, Chepstow
• 1st – 4th August – Wickham Festival, Hampshire
• 2nd – 4th August – Valley Fest, Chew Magna, Bristol
• 7th – 11th August – Boom Town Fair, Matterley Bowl, Hampshire
• 8th – 11th August – Lakefest, Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire
• 15th – 18th August – Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales
• 16th – 18th August – Beautiful Days, Escot Park, Devon h
ESPECIALLY FOR KIDS 16th – 18th August – Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

Drumming at Deepdale Festival
Drumming at Deepdale Festival

• 22nd – 25th August – Shambala, Northamptonshire
• 23rd – 25th August – Carfest South, Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire
• 23rd – 25th August – The Big Feastival, Alex James’s Farm, The Cotswolds
• 23rd – 25th August – Victorious Festival, Portsmouth, Hampshire
• 23rd – 26th August – Into the Wild, Chiddinglye, Sussex
• 23rd – 26th August – Curious Arts, Pippingford Park, East Sussex
• 23rd – 26th August – Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Shrewsbury
• 23rd – 26th August – Towersey Festival, Thame, Oxfordshire
• 23rd – 26th August – England’s Medieval Festival, Herstmonceux Castle, Sussex
• 30th August – 1st September – Off the Tracks, Derbyshire
• 30th August – 1st September – One Love Festival, Hop Farm, Kent

Festival music
Music in the sunshine – a time to remember

Festival for the End of the Season

And when the holidays are over but you are still feeling the call, why not try the Deepdale Festival in beautiful Norfolk from 26th – 29th September.

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