2012's Best Summer Festivals! The Top Picks!

May 25, 2012 by Jemma Cooper at 12:39pm


isle of wight festival

What? Jump aboard the ferry and head down to Isle of Wight Festival! Packed with acts such as, Example, Jessie J, Tinie Tempah, Lana Del Rey and Professor Green you are guaranteed three full days of fun and pure entertainment. And these acts are only the most mainstream, check out the official site for full listings, but snap these tickets up quick as it’s going to be a sell out!

Where? Seaclose Park, Newport, Isle Of Wight

When? 22nd, 23rdand 24thJune 2012

How Much?  £190 for an adult camping ticket. Please note: campervans have sold out!

v fest 2012

What? V Festival! This festival boasts two locations and one of the best line ups we’ll see all year in just one place! With a mixture of music genres there’s something for everyone, with big names set to make your festival weekend! You will see the likes of The Killers, Snow Patrol, David Guetta, Rita Ora and Rizzle Kicks as well as Cher Lloyd, Olly Murs and Labrinth. This is one festival to get excited about!

Where? Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park,

When? 18thand 19thAugust 2012

How Much? £180 for a weekend camping ticket, plus a maximum booking fee of £10.50

festivals in europe 2012

What? A festival that provides great music with the bonus of an amazing tan...Benicassium! Head to Spain for four days of sun and fun with the likes of Bob Dylan, The Stone Roses, Florence and the Machine, Katy B and The Vaccines along with more acts to be confirmed!

Where? East coast of Spain

When? 12th-15thJuly 2012

How Much? Four day camping tickets are £155, plus remember the additional fee of flight costs which are roughly another £155

wilderness festival 2012

What? Now the Wilderness Festival, isn’t just a festival! With acts such as Giant, Giant, Sand, The Shout, Cloud Control, Sharon Jones and To Kill A King and Cutashine, your guaranteed to have some fun in the park with good friends. However, on top of this there’s also a chance to have a massage, sauna go to cinema screenings and go horse riding and boating! What’s not to love!

Where? Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire

When? 10th-12thAugust

How Much? Tickets start at £129 for the weekend

What? Live it up and have some festival fun in London at the 02 Wireless Festival! Party to performances by Rihanna, Jaguar Skills, Tulisa, Pitbull and Calvin Harris, as well as Nicki Minaj, Drake and Dot Rotton over a jam packed three days. Get ready get your groove on!

Where? Hyde Park, London

When? 6th-8thJuly 2012

How Much? £55.25 for a singular day ticket or £148.50 for all three days.

download festival 2012

What? Let out you inner rock chick and head to Download Festival! This festival boasts 5 stages for acts such as The Prodigy, Chase and Status, Metallica and Black Sabbath as well as Biffy Clyro, Cancer Bats and Black Veil Brides to perform and entertain you!

Where? Donington Park

When? 8th-10thJune 2012

How Much? Day tickets start at £82.50, as most weekend camping tickets have now sold out

reading festivals

What? Reading festival! Get your fix of some amazing and commercial bands with You Me At Six, Mystery Jets, Foo Fighters, The Vaccines and Florence and the Machine, as well as Kasabian and The Kaiser Chiefs. Forget pop fluff this festival is about having a good time to your favourite bands and type of music.

Where? Richfield Avenue

When? 24th-26thAugust 2012

How Much? Ticket prices start at £197.50 for weekend camping


Also contributing to this article was Charlotte at TravelSupermarket.com where you can find great deals on all of your festival holiday needs from bargain cheap flights to great deals on car hire.

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