Cultural festivals are some of the unique ways to incorporate entertainment to your summer. Here are 10 of the best campsites for the culture that will make your camping experience memorable.
The campsite has a couple of options, from tipis to self-pitching in a sea of “crazy” revellers. Also, there are tons of drinks and food options and participants are allowed to bring their glasses on site. This is strictly a rock and pop event where artists like the Chemical Brothers, Kasabian, and DJ shadow grace the festival.
If you are an art fan, then this is the best fit for you. It is situated within the St Ives’ Tate gallery and the Newlyn art located in Penzance. Also, visitors can grab a glance of outside drama at the Minak and a stone theatre that is constructed on the side of a sea cliff.
This campsite allows guests to camp in the fields of 17th century Mock Castle. The festival is ideal for families since it is child-friendly. There are four camping regions, all having their own car parks, eating area and amenities. This area has boutique Gypsy caravans and to pitch- your own tent place.
The festival organisers had the idea of creating a literary event where participants could come to share and exchange literal experiences. This camping site sits on 6000 acres of magnificent parkland and participants can pitch their tents.
Concealed away from the beautiful corridors of Oxfordshire is the Braziers Park – a residential community college that is home to the United Kingdom’s greenest festival. The wood festival began, partly, for environmental awareness campaign after the Oxfordshire floods that occurred in 2007.
For entertainment, the festival is a show-stopper; guests are treated to the tunes of Eliza Carthy Band, and Willy Mason.
The festival attracts guests of all walks of life and it’s a fantastic camping experience by itself. The management of the festival allows visitors to come in earlier so that the can savour every moment of the magnificent countryside of the Brecon Beacons before the festival kicks off.
Every August, the Gwyl Machynlleth festival is hosted at Gwerniago farm. This festival caters for every musical hue, from Kyle Eastwood (jazz bassist) to Welsh triple harpist and Szymanowksi Quartet.
Gwerniago campsite is ideally positioned to make the best of it. For instance, it has an area that could accommodate tons of static caravans and 20 huge tents. Also, the amenities around are simple and easy to use. Another cultural spot is the Tabernacle in Machynlleth which is a centre for performing arts.
From 3rd to 9th July of every year, the Isle of Mull celebrates commemorates the Mendelssohn during Mull festival. During this festival, musicians all around the globe are invited to perform pieces by Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms inside Glengorm, Salen Church, Iona Abbey, and the castle of Duart.
Other amazing sites on this campsite include Calgary Bay shores in the north-western shores of Mull’s Isle which is popularly known for wonderful sites for wild camping.
This campsite was renovated in the mid-80s by Hazel Peaker and Philip and has turned out to be one of the most beautiful getaways. What used to be storage sheds and dispatch yards are now elegant wooded glens and open fields with river Holme gracing the scenery.
Also, at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, which is 30 minutes drive away, you will get a magnificent wonders such drummer-boy hare of Barry Flanagan, deconstructed columns of Barbara Hepworth’s and a terrifying bird-headed totem pole which was done by Tim Paul.
The event takes place every year at the Larmar Tree Gardens in the woodlands of North Dorset. The campsite is divided into four regions: family, general, caravans, and disabled. The site has:
- Readily pitched tents in tangerine fields
- Gypsy caravans and tipis
- And FairLove Yurts
The campsite has clean showers, a good lighting system, and ubiquitous litter and water points that ensure your stay is enjoyable and safe.
Definitely, campsites are the best places that you would escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The experience is incomparable and irreplaceable.
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