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The very best family friendly UK festivals this summer revealed, from Yorkshire to the Recent Forest

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The very best family friendly UK festivals this summer revealed, from a kite-themed extravaganza in Yorkshire to the Recent Forest’s quirky ‘Dogstival’

  • Giant inflatable kites shall be on display at Bridlington Kite Festival, East Yorkshire
  • Family pets are the celebrities of the show at Dogstival within the Recent Forest
  • July brings the last probability to go to Cornbury Music Festival in Oxfordshire

Every week our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth have a look at a superb holiday topic, doing all of the legwork so that you don’t must. This week: festivals for all of the family.

Festival-lovers shall be spoiled for selection this summer with capability crowds welcomed back to big-name locations corresponding to Glastonbury, Latitude and Camp Bestival.

A number of smaller, family-friendly events are also planned across the country, with the fun starting later this month.

Crowd-pleaser: Families absorb the sun on the Cornbury Festival in Oxfordshire’s Great Tew Park

On May 21 to 22, a number of the biggest inflatable kites on the earth shall be on display on the free Bridlington Kite Festival in East Yorkshire. Aerial experts will fly every little thing from huge, vibrant dragons to frogs over the town’s cliffs and beaches. Visitors can take the reins in flying lessons or just benefit from the funfair and food stalls. bridlingtonkitefestival.co.uk

Book-lovers will gather for the Wild Words Festival at Colesdale Farm in Hertfordshire from June 3 to five. There are many family-focused events, corresponding to write your personal stories and make your personal comic. Also on offer are guided nature walks and silent discos.

Day tickets start at £35, or stay the weekend in a glamping tent or campervan pitch (late-night hot chocolate and early-morning coffee included). wildwordsfest.com

Family pets aren’t just welcome to some festivals this summer – at Dogstival within the Recent Forest they’re the celebrities of the show.

On June 4 to five, every little thing from puppies to ‘golden oldies’ can strut across the show ring in competitions, or head to the paddling pool for dog-diving, a ‘Barking Mad’ comedy show, pampering, grooming sessions and a chill-out doggy den. Locally sourced foods and drinks stalls shall be there for owners. Tickets from £9. dogstival.co.uk

July brings the last probability to go to a hugely popular, family-friendly festival – because it’s set to be the ultimate Cornbury event from July 8 to 10 in Oxfordshire’s Great Tew Park.

Wacky: Bridlington Kite Festival will see aerial experts fly everything from huge, colourful dragons to frogs over the town’s cliffs and beaches

Wacky: Bridlington Kite Festival will see aerial experts fly every little thing from huge, vibrant dragons to frogs over the town’s cliffs and beaches

Headliners include James Blunt, Bryan Adams and Jools Holland, while circus school, samba drumming sessions, storytelling, discos and yoga await kids. Arts and crafts sessions are also big, with every little thing from willow-weaving to screen-printing on offer.

The previous few camping, glamping and campervan pitches are on sale now. Day passes from £99, weekend camping from £367. cornburyfestival.com

Something different runs from July 15 to 17 with the tenth Beverley Puppet Festival, where puppet-masters from world wide exhibit their art. There’s a combination of indoor shows, outdoor street theatre, puppet-making workshops and more. The likely highlight? Puppet performances of the Eurovision Sock Contest at East Riding Theatre. Tickets and costs being released soon. beverleypuppetfestival.com

Freebie: Expect quirky comedy and seaside silliness at the Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts in Great Yarmouth

Freebie: Expect quirky comedy and seaside silliness on the Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts in Great Yarmouth 

Dance, art, comedy, health and fitness are all on the set list on the quirky Campo Sancho festival within the gardens of Hertfordshire’s Walkern Hall on July 30 to 31. There are bush crafts, den-building and a kids’ disco, plus loads of events for too-cool-for-school teens. Food and drinks ranges from craft beer and cocktails to curries, paella and toasties. 

Camp for the weekend and also you’re promised hot showers and smart eco-loos. Three-day tickets cost £139. sanchopanza.org

Prefer a free festival where you don’t must sleep in a tent? Great Yarmouth hosts the Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts from September 16 to 18. Expect quirky comedy and seaside silliness across town, indoors and out. outtherearts.org.uk

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