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Festivals in Great Britain

Trust us, the British know how to throw a party! If Great Britain wasn't on your summer itinerary already, it will be after reading all about these amazing festivals we selected for you. Plan your time well and visit at least one, we promise you it will not be disappointing.

Glastonbury Festival

Dates: 24 June - 28 June 2020

Location: Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England

Headliners: Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey

Website: glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

What started out as a small gathering of people, is now one of the world’s biggest 5-day festivals with amazing musicians, dancers and other artists. Attending Glastonbury will be an experience you’ll never forget!

The nearest train station is Castle Cary. From here you can take a free shuttle bus (if you have a ticket to the festival) to the festival grounds.

Creamfields

Dates: 27 - 30 August 2020

Location: Daresbury, Cheshire, England

Headliners: Afrojack, Alesso, Armin van Buuren, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Martin Garrix

Website: creamfields.com

If dance music is your thing, Creamfields is the place to go! Dance the night away with some of the most famous dj’s and producers from all over the world. There are 30 stages and 300 artists to see, plenty for you to choose from. You'll have a great time.

If you are traveling to Creamfields by train, you get off at Warrington Central, Warrington Bank Quay or Liverpool Lime Street. From here you can take a Creamfields shuttle buss to the site. 

Latitude Festival

Dates: 16 - 19 July 2020

Location: Henham Park, Suffolk, England

Headliners: Haim, Liam Gallagher, The Chemical Brothers, The Lumineers, Snow Patrol

Website: latitudefestival.com

Do you love festivals but hate the impact most of these events have on the environment? Than Latitude Festival is the one for you! Good music goes hand in hand with recycling at this 4-day festival. You can dance all day long without a care in the world.

There is no direct connection by train to Latitude Festival, so your best option is taking a bus or share a ride with other festival travelers. 

Download Festival

Dates: 12 - 14 June 2020

Location: Donington park, Leicestershire, England

Headliners: Iron Maiden, System of a Dawn, Deftones, Alter Bridge

Website: downloadfestival.co.uk

Rock and metal lovers, unite! In June it is time to rock together with 80.000 like-minded people, to some of the best rock music there is today. You are guaranteed of a great festival, Donington Park has been the ‘spiritual home’ of rock since its inception.

There are two train stations close to the festival: Derby and East Midlands Parkway. From both stations there are shuttle busses that go directly to the festival grounds. A return tickets costs £10.

Reading & Leeds Festival

Dates: 28 - 30 August 2020

Location: Little John's Farm, Reading, England

Bramham Park, Leeds, England

Headliners: Stormzy, Liam Gallagher, Rage Against The Machine, Run The Jewels

Website: readingandleedsfestival.com

One festival in two cities, that's Reading & Leeds Festival! The festivals take place simultaneously and the same artists are performing in both cities, just on different days and on different schedules. This year's line-up includes the Foo Figters and Post Malone, so be prepared to rock!

Both festivals are reachable by train. From Leeds train station you take the festival bus to the festival grounds. From Reading train station it is a 15 minute walk to the festival.

Isle of Wight Festival

Dates: 11 - 14 June 2020

Location: Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle of Wight, England

Headliners: Lionel Richie, Lewis Capaldi, Snow Patrol, The Chemical Brothers, Duran Duran

Website: isleofwightfestival.com

Isle of Wight Festival has been called the ‘Woodstock of England’: just like Woodstock, the festival was originally a counterculture event. Some of the best and most popular artists are taking the stage on this 4-day festival, so you better come prepared to party.

Take a train to any of the 4 ferry ports at Southampton, Portsmouth, Lymington or Southsea. From here you take a ferry to the island.

Explore Great Britain with Interrail

You can hit one (or more!) of these music festivals in Great Britain with an Interrail Great Britain Pass. Have the freedom to move from one place to the next by train - it's all up to you.

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