Wilderness 2015 Review

I might run out of superlatives for Wilderness Festival, so let’s start with this one: Gorgeous. From the campsite dotted with shady mature oaks to the grassy slopes around the wild swimming lake, Wilderness is a very special place.

Wilderness 2014 Review

7th to 10th August 2014 Sit back, relax, and savour the delights of a quintessentially English weekend. Don’t mind if I do! We have been to a lot of festivals as a family and Wilderness has certainly topped the most idyllic setting for us. Just gorgeous. You can’t help but relax.

Wilderness 2013 Review

Wilderness Festival… Where the wild things are… Review and pictures by Vicky Lane This was our second visit to beautiful Cornbury Park the home of Wilderness festival. The organisers really couldn’t have found a more perfect place to have a festival. We were so excited and so grateful to be invited back after discovering what […]

Wilderness 2012 Review

Wilderness Festival 2012 – review by Vicky Lane I am normally a Glastonbury Lady so when asked to review a much smaller festival I really went with an image in my head of 5 stalls, 1 stage and a handful of people! The website for Wilderness (although somewhat confusing to navigate) was beautifully illustrated and […]

Deer Shed Festival 2017 Review

We are Deer Shed regulars and we have enjoyed many happy years of basking in the sun, or at most a light shower. It had to happen at some time – finally Deer Shed festival got hit by the rain. So this is Deer shed festival review – the muddy edition. Did the mud stop us […]

Wilderness

Reviews: 2016, 2015,  2014, 2013 and 2012 Wilderness Festival is a little different, billing itself as ‘A Celebration shaped by Nature, a Landscape Transformed by the Arts’ it takes place in a stunning location in the wilds of Oxfordshire.

Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival 2013 Review

27th September-13th October These days many music festivals have a “foodie” section. Camp Bestival has a farmers market, Young British Foodies and the River Cottage chefs with their wonderful workshops and gorgeous food. CarFest has dedicated marquees with local producers, Wilderness has chefs such as Valentine Warner doing cooking demos and this year Latitude had […]

Best Family Friendly Festivals 2019

People are always asking us which festival is the best! There’s no easy answer to this as everyone has their own favourites. Festivals have such a broad reach these days. There really is something for everyone. Do you want luxury or basic facilities, indie or world music, laid-back or party central? So before you dive […]

South England: Best Family Festivals 2018

These are our writers’ favourite festivals in South England. Festival-goers down south have lots to choose from ranging from small and laid back to exciting and busy – it depends what you’re into! For more festivals please see our special family friendly festival map.