Muddy fields, wellie boots and soggy tents are synonymous with the UK’s music festivals… so why not upgrade your festival experience – in a campervan? Ditch the canvas and do it in style, with running water, a fridge for your beer, and everything you need to rustle up a bacon butty just when you need it. Freshen up, refuel, and keep your best boho chic festival outfits out of the mud (for now!) in one of our vans.
There’s a festival for everyone, whether it’s a world famous event like Glastonbury, or a smaller family oriented affair. Below are just a sample of some of the South’s finest, easy to get to from our base in Bournemouth.
Our campervans are already booked for some of these festivals – in fact, three of our vans will be at Camp Bestival this year! Wake up in the heart of the festival, soak up the atmosphere, connect with the music and the crowd, and dance like nobody is watching – all whilst content in the knowledge that your valuables are secure and there is a warm, dry bed to go back to afterwards!
Enjoy the IOW’s micro climate with 55,000 other festival-goers! In its 51st year, the Isle of Wight Festival 2019 is headlined by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, George Ezra, Biffy Clyro and Fatboy Slim.
One of the world’s most famous music and performing arts festivals. After a fallow 2018, at the end of June people of all ages, backgrounds, and lifestyles will be descending upon Worthy Farm to share in the magic of Glastonbury Festival.
This long-standing, family-friendly festival is set a Victorian pleasure ground in Cranborne Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The 2019 line-up includes Kate Tempest, The Cat Empire, Gomez, Jack Savoretti, The Shires and KT Tunstall, plus comedians Josie Long and Nish Kumar.
The perfect family festival, set in the grounds of Lulworth Castle. Alongside the music (including headliners Jess Glynne and The Human League), the festival also offers comedy shows, literature programmes, a kids area and a huge range of creative workshops.
Boomtown Fair takes place at the Matterley Estate near Winchester. It is made up of immersive unique areas and follows a storyline that evolves each year to create a world within a world. Heading into its 11th chapter, the 66,000 capacity event a diverse line-up of underground and global music (headliners include Ms Lauryn Hill, The Streets, Prophets of Rage and Chronixx) alongside immersive art, theatre and performance.
Purbeck Valley Folk Festival is a small family-friendly festival set on a farm on the beautiful Jurassic coastline. Featuring outstanding, original young folk, roots and world music, national and international folk acts and a good variety of local music too, there’s something for everyone.
Located in Portsmouth, just a stone’s throw from the sea, you can see headliners James Bay, Clean Bandit, New Order, Rudimental and The Vaccines and much more over the August Bank Holiday.
Winning the NME’s “Best Small Festival” Award for the last three years, the End Of The Road Festival is a rock and indie music festival held at Larmer Tree Gardens. This year’s acts feature Beirut, Metronomy, Spiritualized and Michael Kiwanuka, and alongside the music there is a veritable feast of literature, comedy and cinema.