Where to head offsite to in Dorset during Camp Bestival

Durlston Country Park

Camp Bestival is always the highlight of our year and there is so much to see and do onsite over four days that there is no need to go offsite at all. However, Dorset is my home county and I understand those coming from farther afield may be keen to explore some of the hidden treasures that we have to offer, so here are my top tips. My first suggestion is literally minutes from Lulworth Castle, home to Camp Bestival itself and is one of Dorset’s most loved beaches – Lulworth Cove. Tread in Brad Pitt’s footsteps and explore the… Continue Reading “Where to head offsite to in Dorset during Camp Bestival”

The Tudor’s are coming to Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival has already announced a universally joyous array of astronutters including Fatboy Slim, Tears for Fears, Jess Glynne, Katy B, KT Tunstall, Squeeze, Arrested Development, Dick and Dom, Mr Tumble and many more who will be joining them at Space Camp Lulworth this July 28-31. And with a whole galaxy of space-based high jinx and cosmological fun on offer all weekend long, Team CB’s ever imaginative arts crew thought it would be a curious delight to look in the other direction and spend some historic times working with Historic Royal Palaces to get to know one of Britain’s most intriguing royal… Continue Reading “The Tudor’s are coming to Camp Bestival”

First Acts Announced for Camp Bestival 2016

Last week we were super excited with the announcement that the theme for Camp Bestival was Outer Space and we have already started planning our fancy dress and we are over the moon (get it) with the first wave of acts that have been announced today. There appears to be plenty of cosmic goings on at Camp Bestival mission control and they’re all set to launch some amazing acts into orbit. So prepare to be dazzled by news of two of the headliners, some huge kids’ faves and a whole galaxy of space activities and fun this coming 28-31 July at Lulworth Castle in Dorset. Ticket sales are already… Continue Reading “First Acts Announced for Camp Bestival 2016”

How to Survive a Festival with Kids in Tow!

Camp Bestival

We have just returned from our third year at Camp Bestival, a multi-award winning festival that combines an all-encompassing family festival experience with an action packed camping holiday. When we say we are off to a festival with children in tow, we get comments such as “Are you mad?”, “How do you cope?” and “Is it really suitable for children?”. In answer to those questions; we are not mad, we get organised and yes, the event caters for children of all ages as it features a truly enormous kids’ area with a host of thrilling activities from soft play and circus… Continue Reading “How to Survive a Festival with Kids in Tow!”

Countdown to Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival

The wait is almost over, it is just 10 days until we arrived in Lulworth, Dorset for our third year at Camp Bestival. We have loved previous years but this year promises to be the best yet with a stellar line up that almost feels like it was chosen just for me. After the event last year we were sent an email to ask who we would like to see at Camp Bestival for 2015 and my top 5 list went like this: Kaiser Chiefs Dick n Dom Mr Tumble Underworld Soul II Soul They are all going to be… Continue Reading “Countdown to Camp Bestival”