The UK is the home of the festival. No other country offers as many different events. Glastonbury may be the largest granddaddy of them all, but there are plenty of others of varying sizes to try, all across the country. Try these:
*Wychwood. The Cheltenham racecourse venue makes a great place to pitch up (it’s level, and there’s more space between units than you get at many such events) for this particularly family-friendly affair.
*Shepley Spring Festival. This early season folk-orientated event seems to grow in popularity be the year.
*Tenby Blues. Take the winter chill off with this unique November event, taking place in various pubs and clubs in the seaside town of Tenby, South Wales.
* Bestival, Isle of Wight. The four-day music festival is held at the Robin Hill country park. But it’s not just music on offer here, there’s surf lessons, kayaking, a kids area, crafts, hammocks, juice bars and much more.
* Festival no 6, Portmeirion, Gwynedd, North Wales. Escape into the beautiful village of Portmeiron, built in the style of an Italian village between 1925 and1975. It was also used as a backdrop for the cult TV series, The Prisoner. It’s a great location, by the sea, mountains, forest and the village.
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