24th June 2019 by Matthew Broughton


Festivals are a key element of British Summer, and with many families choosing to attend family friendly UK festivals as an alternative to expensive holidays abroad, we thought we would give you the ultimate guide to some of the best the UK has to offer this year. Perfectly suited to families of all ages, these festivals have areas for children to play, where entertainment is constantly on offer, and visitors will benefit from family friendly performers, appealing to all generations.

Latitude Festival

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With the 2019 headliners including Snow Patrol, George Ezra, Lana Del Rey and Churches, Latitude is a family friendly festival which has something for everyone of all ages. In 2018, Latitude festival won the Best Family Festival Award, due to its huge array of family-friendly activities for both children and parents. Curated with love and imagination, the children's area of Latitude festival features a vast amount of activities and entertainment for children of all ages.
Date: 18-21 July 2019 Location: Henham Park, Suffolk

Deer Shed Festival

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Boasting in a variety of family entertainment, the North Yorkshire based festival focusses on the fun of science, along with the enjoyment of music, comedy and arts. With heaps of kid-friendly science-related activities and events, the festival will keep your kids thoroughly entertained at all times. Make sure you don't miss the water bottle rockets, tree climbing and a game of giant hungry hippos!
Date: 26-28 July 2019 Location: Topcliffe Park, North Yorkshire

Just So Festival

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As enchanting as it is entertaining, Just So Festival is a Cheshire based festival that boasts a secret, enchanted fairy city for young explorers, as well as family film nights under the stars. For those on adult duties, the festival benefits from feeding, changing and bath tents, making festival life a little bit easier. Make sure you don't miss The Retrosettees, he Whiskey Rebellion and The Destroyers performing on the stage.
Date: 16-18 August 2019 Location: Rhode Heath, Cheshire

Chagstock Festival

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Just the ticket for first-time festival goers and the budget-conscious, tent camping is free, as is admission for children under the age of 12. Chagstock also offers an array of concessions for families with children over 12, not to mention, stunning views over the northern edge of Dartmoor. Chagstock is fully family friendly, with entertainment for people of all ages, as well as performances from Fun Lovin' Criminals, From The Jam and Chainska Brassika.
Date: 19-20 July 2019 Location: Whiddon Down, Devon

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