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Amazing! More than I'd expected

What an incredible experience. I had been to reading festival but so much effort is put into the... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
hannah_louise_5
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Back with vengence

Third year going to Bestival. After an excellent 2015 and a disappointing 2016, mired by cut backs... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
banbury_phil
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Banbury
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27 Nov 2017
“Amazing! More than I'd expected”
8 Aug 2018
“Almost evaporated in hospitality squirt ”
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Each September, festival lovers of all ages flock to the award-winning Bestival, for its friendly atmosphere, carefully curated lineup and scenic Isle of Wight setting. Having won ‘Best Medium Sized Festival’ on numerous occasions, Bestival is a...more
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I literally could have melted into a pool of human being inside our squirt each day and night. I’d of thought a mere tenner of the £2000 we paid for 4 days could have contributed towards a fan. Also if I was melting nobody would...More

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

What an incredible experience. I had been to reading festival but so much effort is put into the decor and ambiance of this festival. Everywhere you looked you were overwhelmed. The acts were amazing and a great mix of genres. Something for everyone. Although there...More

Thank hannah_louise_5
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Third year going to Bestival. After an excellent 2015 and a disappointing 2016, mired by cut backs and poor sound systems, the jury was out for 2017 at its new home in Lulworth. But they didn't disappoint. An excellent weekend. the party atmosphere was back...More

Thank banbury_phil
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Of all the festivals I have visited, Bestival has it all. Perhaps because it is at the end of the summer holiday period, it seems to attract a different audience from others: more civilised, friendly a safer feel than others (V, Glastonbury etc). Great lineups,...More

Thank Tim121home
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my dad went to bestival for just the sunday and went for the evening. There was music EVERYWHERE and it was a friendly atmosphere. I wouldnt reccomed bringing children older than 9 becuase there was quite a lot of maroana being smoked... that...More

Thank hannah123lovsit
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was my eighth Bestival and I was really looking forward to it. There were way less people there this year and it felt like it which was OK because it was easier to get around and less crowds obviously so I didn't mind that....More

Thank Adair1969
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Bestival's choice of headlining act this year appeared to draw a different crowd from last year's Bestival. There was graffiti on the toilets and attractions, I witnessed criminal damage occurring and the security staff appeared to be far more active than last year. The atmosphere...More

Thank AshleighJosie
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Just such a fabulous festival experience. Wonderful fun Good music. Great food. Clean(ish) camping and toilets. By far my favorite festival.

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Dear Bestival This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending your annual gathering of music, food and mud and had an excellent time with a group of friends. I would like to point out a couple of improvements that maybe you could think about...More

1  Thank Geoff J
Reviewed 12 September 2016

my 20 year old son went last year and found it amazing he could not stop talking and bigging it up, so him and his mates all planned another trip this year, He has just arrived back today not amused! apparently they arrived with nowhere...More

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darrenwhite50
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Response from Tim121home | Reviewed this property |
The in-site areas are definitely tents only but I am sure there are areas for motor homes/campers on the outer sites. Check their website.
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