Review: Camp Bestival 2021

We have been attending Camp Bestival for the last 8 years and were waiting on tenterhooks to see if this year’s one would be going ahead, after last years cancellation due to COVID. It was a nervy wait, as the easing of lockdown restrictions was delayed, but on 19th July, things finally went our way and Camp Bestival was GO! Camp Bestival is a family festival held at Lulworth Castle in our home county of Dorset. It is set mostly outside, with a few tents hosting indoor shows and activities, which made us feel more confident in attending. Entry requirements …

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The Kids Highlights of Camp Bestival 2019

We are now seasoned veterans of Camp Bestival, with this year being our 6th annual visit and I have to say this year’s event was Camp Bestival back to its very best!! We decided to do things differently this year and booked ourselves into Camping Plus which allows you to book your camping plot before you arrive. The clever booking system is set up a bit like Theatre seats, so you can book pitches next to friends if you choose and then turn up anytime during the weekend and we booked close to Laura from TiredMummyofTwo so our kids could …

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I Love Camp Bestival

Our highlights of Camp Bestival 2018!

Well what an adventure Camp Bestival 2018 was! This was our 6th year at Camp Bestival, our first one being 2013 when Sebby was just 6 weeks old, and is now an annual event we look forward to every year. Last year was our first wet Camp Bestival, enduring thick mud and torrential rain but this year our worries turned to how the kids would cope with the heatwave conditions. Thursday We arrived at Lulworth Castle to set up our tents on the hottest day of 2018 so far and were lucky to find our preferred camping spot still available. …

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Camp Bestival 2014

You’re never too old to enjoy a festival!

I came across this “Why festivals are not for me” post this week with a fun infographic from Pryers Solicitors, where the writer claimed that now they were a grown up festivals were not for them. I was talking to Lyn from Gigsak yesterday at our local networking meeting and she was telling me that more and more middle-aged folk like us are going to festivals these days and they are not just for the young. My experience of festivals have always been good, although we currently on do family orientated festivals like Camp Bestival in Dorset where there is a …

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