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Better line up

The festival was good this year. A better line up from 2017. Minor issues on the entrance but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Englands South Coast
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Great weather, great music, great weekend.

After being the Glastonbury lots of times I find that other festivals generally don't hit the mark... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Originally founded as a celebration of counterculture in the late 1960s, the award-winning Isle of Wight Festival is famous nowadays for kicking off the UK’s summer of major music events in style. Featuring a cool blend of legendary music icons and...more
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Reviewed yesterday

I won tickets to the festival and went with my 17-year-old daughter. We arrived on Friday having left our car in Southampton and traveled across as foot-passengers using the RedFunnel festival ticket (£20 return). We took a taxi from the port to the site which...More

Thank Iain T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The festival was good this year. A better line up from 2017. Minor issues on the entrance but sorted by the security teams who were there to keep the punter safe. Good layout and friendly staff.

Thank BigAl2781
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great bands great stages did not like the fair ground in the festival but every thing was great even the toilets

Thank phillipmarks2
Reviewed 11 July 2018

So we were two men pushing 50 who as lifelong Depeche Mode fans and liking most of the other lineup decided to go to our first ever "big" festival. And we really enjoyed it! So much so we are already planning to go back next...More

3  Thank Phil25
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I bought my husband and I tickets to the Isle of Wight Festival for his birthday. We were really excited to go, but felt completely let down and ripped off. Overall, the festival was severely overcrowded, filthy, and poorly organised. We arrived on the ferry...More

1  Thank Susansnooz
Reviewed 4 July 2018

After being the Glastonbury lots of times I find that other festivals generally don't hit the mark, but this did. Firstly for all those people whinging about headliners, there is always a great deal more going on (check out the Cirque de la Quirk stage...More

1  Thank Allister16
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Only my second festival, my first being in June 1972 (Crystal Palace Garden Party). It was crowded and you waited for everything and the drinks and food were at a cost. But it was brilliant ! I love every second I spent there. All the...More

2  Thank Neil O
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Before I visited the Isle of Wight Festival I thought of all the history and great headliners who went before. I was expecting great things with this being the 50th year. Not so! There were really Fantastic headline acts however the organisation was quite disorganised...More

2  Thank ShaneMcDonald
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Arrived Thursday. Massive 5 hr plus queues to get through "enhanced security". Here is an idea - if you know it is going to take longer to search each person employ more people to undertake searches and then people won't have to wait so long....More

3  Thank ianmLondon
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Having attended Leeds & Download Festival numerous times, I thought I was prepared for anything and that it would just be a smaller, more family friendly festival in comparison. Positives: The festival is well sign posted from arrival to the island. Car park has numbered...More

3  Thank Gemma S
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12 August 2018|
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Response from Gemma S | Reviewed this property |
They were around £100 each without booking fees, plus the £30 tent deposit per group which gets refunded after the festival. I would definitely recommend. Love your tent had 2 fields which had around 200 tents in each, you... More
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22 June 2018|
Response from RhinoKellie | Reviewed this property |
A little late to answer but most stalls take cash and card!