Top 5 Summer Festivals for Children


Summer is just around the corner, and we know that families will be looking for a variety of child-friendly activities to fill the holidays. And what better way to spend a summer’s day out than at a festival! Read on to find our top 5 summer festivals that can be enjoyed by all the family.

And if you’re looking for more fun-filled activities for your child, why not take a look at our award-winning Holiday Camps! Scroll to the end of the article to find out how you can give your child an unforgettable Summer too.

1. Godiva Festival

Taking place in the heart of Coventry, Godiva Festival guarantees to create some great family memories! In addition to the highly anticipated performances from music artists Paloma Faith and Beverley Knight, there is plenty of child-friendly fun to have within the park, including circus and dance workshops. Within the festival, there is also a designated family area called The Family Field, with a fab variety of performances designed for children.

Tickets from £0 – £55 (under 5s go free)

5 July – 7th July, War Memorial Park, KenilworthRd,, Coventry, CV3 6PT

2. Cotswold Fest

Looking for a family festival with a more relaxed feel? Cotswold Fest takes place in the beautifully scenic Cotswolds, and celebrates the local community with live-music, great food, and a host of family activities. With the option to camp for the weekend, this festival gives families the opportunity to fully enjoy the breath-taking countryside that the Cotswolds has to offer!

Tickets from £10 – £99 (under 5s go free)

26th – 28th July, South Cerney Airfield, Cirencester, GL7 5RD

top 5 family friendly summer festivals


3. Gloworm Festival

This festival has been designed especially for families and is filled with exciting shows and workshops that your little ones will love! From performances by your children’s favourite TV stars, to interactive workshops and play areas, this festival promises a weekend that is entertaining for all the family. Gloworm also has its own fairground, which makes it one of our top recommendations for a memorable weekend.

Ticket from £38.50 – £93.50 (under 2s go free)

16th – 18th August, Holme Pierrepont Country Park, Nottingham, NG12 2LU

4. Kool Kids Fest

Kool Kids Fest is a great option if you’re looking for a more budget-friendly festival that still has a range of fun activities and performances aimed at families. Included in your ticket, you’ll have access to crazy golf, a family fun fair, circus workshops, live music and character meet and greets! There are also plenty of areas within the festival to get food and drink, in addition to face paint, glitter tattoos and more.

Tickets from £18.15 – £27.50 (under 2s go free)

6th & 7th July, Montrose Park, Montrose Avenue, Edgware, HA8 0DP

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5. Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival is the perfect festival for those families looking for an adventure filled weekend away! Located in the picturesque grounds of Lulworth Castle, this festival has been created by families for families and has a huge variety of activities and workshops. As well as live music acts, the camp famously delivers extraordinary circus performances that are sure to wow the crowds. Camp Bestival also has a huge focus on child safety, with Kids Help & Welfare points located throughout the camp.

Ticket prices range from £16 – £91

25th – 28th July, Lulworth Castle,East Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS

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