Interactive UK Map
With festival season just a tent and a ticket away, more and more parents are introducing their young families to this wonderful British tradition. Our map will give you a bird's-eye-view of the family festival circuit. Click on the balloons that interest you for more information.
Key to the Interactive Family Festival Map
Festivals have been tiered according to size. The yellow balloons indicate smaller, more intimate festivals. Blue balloons show medium-sized venues that are growing in popularity. The green balloons represent the biggest names on the festival circuit with multiple stages, fields and activities.
Family-friendly festival organisers give us their insider tips
Most festivals today claim to be family-friendly but are they really? We spoke to a few organisers who told us why their venues are perfect for the whole family.
Just So Festival
"Just So Festival is a weekend of camping like no other. Just for families, we aim to immerse children and adults alike in a world of pillow-fights, midnight-feasts and campfire singing encouraging them to indulge in a world of mischief and mayhem letting their creativity run wild. We put all of the plans in place so that families can feel safe and relaxed in a beautiful setting, singing, dancing, playing and creating with other like-minded families"
- Sarah Bird, Director of Just So Festival
Beautiful Days Festival
"Beautiful Days is a family-friendly music festival set in the heart of Devon. Our Children's Area is in the centre of the site and has entertainment and workshops over the weekend for children of every age group. We have storytelling, theatre, comedy, music, face painting and more. The campsites also boast play and storytelling zones. The Theatre Tent is a huge draw with family-friendly performances and wake-up sessions. The festival has a specific family camping field and we offer reduced price tickets for under 16's."
- The Levellers, festival founders
Underneath the Stars Festival
"Ours is a family-run event so we are very focused on welcoming other families. As well as providing great entertainment, we also offer camping and glamping facilities a cut above festival expectations - with hand-made LUSH soaps in the loos for example! And, even better the whole wonderful experience takes place beside Yorkshire's most popular visitor attraction, Cannon Hall Farm, which festival goers can visit at half price."
- Joe Rusby, Underneath the Stars Organiser
Inspired to take the family camping at a festival this summer?
If you're thinking about planning a trip to one of the above festivals, why not check out our family camping guide? It's packed with helpful tips from parents who have been there, done it and got the festival t-shirt to prove it.