There are a myriad of festivals out there, but which ones a really work for children? From literature to cycling to big music festivals, here's our pick of the best:
25 May–4 June. The literary festival returns for a bumper 30th year
Pedal Norfolk at Holkham Hall
27–29 May. Get pedalling at this family cycling festival in north Norfolk.
Reveal Festival at the V&A
30 June–7 July. A week-long festival to celebrate the opening of the new Exhibition Road Quarter
Henley Festival Family Sunday
9 July. A whole day dedicated to families with Matthew Bourne ballet workshops, kids pub quiz, Baby Loves Disco and more.
13–16 July. Editor Annie's favourite festival returns to Suffolk's Henham Park
Wealden Literary Festival
15–16 July. Set in idyllic Boldshaves Garden in Kent enjoy literature, arts and crafts, practical courses and workshops within a beautiful rural setting.
27–30 July. ‘A festival of ideas’, Port Eliot is the ultimate creative and literary festival
27–30 July. ‘Little sister’ of Bestival, this was one of the very first family festivals
3–6 August. Amazing for kids with STORYSTOCK and workshops galore.
The Big Feastival
25–27 August. Family fun at Jamie Oliver’s foodie festival in the Cotswolds.