Festivals and Events Motorhome Holidays
Choose from our fantastic range of Festivals and Events motorhome holidays to suit everyone!
We have chosen a range of Festivals and Events for you to enjoy in one of our luxury motorhomes to hire.
If you would like a bespoke holiday, then one of our experienced team will be able to help in getting exactly what you need for your UK holiday by motor home.
The Festival of Power is an action-packed weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars, Jet Cars and National Drag Racing. There are also powerful machines off track including Monster Trucks, Stunt Displays and more.
The Truxx Factor Truck Show is an established family friendly weekend festival. There are lots of things constantly going on for 48hrs of trucking action so where better to bring this established event than the famous Santa Pod tarmac where nitro fuelled monsters cover the quarter mile distance in the blink of an eye.
Inaugurated two weeks before its first Formula 1 Grand Prix in September 1991, the Catalunya circuit near Barcelona has proved to be one of the best-designed circuits of the recent era. It is well-liked by most drivers and has therefore hosted the Spanish Grand Prix ever since. This fantastic circuit never fails to disappoint. Sell-out crowds and being on the doorstep of one of Europe’s great cultural cities helps to make it a favourite on the F1 calendar.
The French Open (known also as the Tournoi de Roland-Garros) is one of the four Grand Slam Tennis events. This French tournament has been held since 1891 for men and 1897 for women, though up until 1925 entry to the event was restricted to members of French clubs. The tournament became an Open Championship in 1968, though it was closed to contract professionals in 1972.
We Are FSTVL won Best Medium-Sized Festival prize and is about to launch into year three with more clout, more colour and more incredible EDM masters than last year. It has 16 stages, 200 DJs, stylised stages and a VIP arena with bubbling hot tubs, spa treatments, gourmet food and champagne bars for a weekend to remember!
Round 1 of the FIA/FIM European Championships is one of Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Race meetings. This hugely popular, televised extravaganza features over 200 teams and 17 classes of cars and bikes including the sports F1 class – 8000bhp Top Fuel Dragsters accelerating 0-100mph in less than 1 second, making this event unrivalled for both the quality and quantity of racing. As well as the Drag Racing there’s fun for all the family with entertainment suitable for both adults and children. This is a great family day out for the bank holiday weekend!
Brighton’s music festival is a seaside holiday with a difference, as the beachside waves mix with the sound of amazing music of all genres in 35 venues. One wristband gets you into every one! You just need to tear yourself away from the sunbathing and offers from local night clubs!
This is one of the most prestigious hard rock and heavy metal festival in the world. Download Festival took over from the legendary Monsters of Rock Festival at Derby’s Donington Park. The festival is packed full of the biggest names from the 70s right up to the newest generation over three days!
Glastonbury Festival is one of the UK’s oldest festivals but it still kicks stronger than even the youngest of pretenders. In a world of its own, those who enter can expect massive artists, circus and theatre shows, 24-hour shenanigans, the best food stalls, secret acts and contagious hippydom you’ll never shed. It really is unique!
This annual festival continues to pull in the world’s biggest guitar slingers and the hottest men and women from pop and electronic genres. Starting the summer in style, the award winning Isle of Wight Festival takes place in June every year in the town of Newport and is steeped in history and recognised around the world for its amazing line-up, mixing legendary artists with the hottest up and coming acts.The Festival is famed for its heritage and as the UK’s first major music event of the summer.
Located in the South of France at the Circuit Automobile Paul Ricard, the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France 2018 will be returning after a 10-year stint off the Formula 1 calendar. The circuit last hosted a round of the F1 French Grand Prix in 1990!
Spend a long summer weekend in the South of England experiencing an extravaganza of sound and colour. The magnificent Goodwood Estate in Chichester hosts this annual Goodwood Festival of Speed event, which celebrates the history of motor sport from the earliest Edwardian machines to the very latest F1 cars.
The Austrian Grand Prix is steeped in over 60 years of history. In the 1950’s local racing enthusiasts created an L shaped circuit in the town of Zelweg, the track was outlined using cones and hay-bales. In 1958 the track witnessed its First International race. However, it wasn’t until the 1970’s when the first Formula One race was held in Austria. The current track was opened in 2011 and the new owners introduced the redeveloped and rebranded, Red Bull Ring. The impressive Red Bull Ring set in the spectacular Austrian countryside is a thrilling 9 corner circuit, consisting of 7 right-hand and 2 left-hand turns.
Camp Bestival is a completely family friendly festival offering the novelty of fancy dress and late night silliness. It takes place in a beautiful English castle and has everything from medieval jousting to face painting with music, comedy and poets.
The Wimbledon Championships, officially called “The Lawn Tennis Championships”, is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. It is held annually at the All England Club in Wimbledon, a suburb of London, in June or July every year. The tournament starts 6 weeks before the first Monday in August and lasts for two weeks subject to extensions for rain.
Wireless Festival is the best place to see a line up of urban legends, particularly rap, hip hop and R&B. There are fairground rides, chill out areas, bars and artists singing booths to keep you busy!
F1 drivers call the Formula 1 British Grand Prix at the iconic Silverstone Circuit ‘insanely fast’. We simply call it one of the world’s greatest sporting events. Throw in a great weekend-long party and the race is on. In addition to all the exciting track action you’ll see, there is an incredible line up of concerts and entertainment activities across the weekend!
The Tour de France (French for “Tour of France”), is often referred to as La Grande Boucle, Le Tour or The Tour. The Tour de France is the world’s most high profile bicycle race. It is a very demanding event, held for three weeks every July and is comprised of approximately 20 professional teams of nine riders per team. The competitors race a total distance of approximately 3,600 km (2,235 miles) traveling through France and surrounding countries.
Taking over the idyllic English countryside, Latitude is much more than just a music festival. With DJs hidden in the woods, sheep roaming the fields, opera on the lake, film debuts in its onsite cinema, clowns under canvas, actors treading the boards, local ales, dance troupes and a huge children’s area, there’s something to keep adults and children entertained!
The International Air Tattoo is one of the world’s greatest air shows. It is one of the UK’s premier outdoor events, with entertainment for all the family. Alongside the thrilling flying action, visitors can enjoy non-stop entertainment on the ground – so whether a wide-eyed first timer or a seasoned airshow veteran, the experience is breathtaking!
The British Open’s official title is the Open Championship. However, it is referred to as the British Open to distinguish it from the US Open. The British Open is the oldest of the four Majors, dating back to the 1860s. The tournament is held in July each year.
The first F1 race on the Hockenheimring circuit was held in 1970. The circuit lacked character; it was basically a high-speed race through the forest, interrupted slightly by three chicanes and was very hard on engines. The race returned to Hockenheim in 1977, in response to the drivers not wishing to race at the Nurburgring, The track was modified and the overall length was drastically reduced. For 2002, the circuit’s 70th anniversary, there was a new look and a new name, the “Hockenheimring Baden Wurttemberg”. The popular long straights through the woods are now gone with new parts taking their place.
Cowes Week is the oldest and largest annual sailing regatta in the World and an iconic feature of the British sporting calendar. The event lasts for 8 days combining competitive racing and great fun for the competitors racing and spectators who enjoy a fantastic line up of shore-side entertainment day and night. Visitors can watch the sailing action from the shore or get out onto the water and watch it all from a boat. The famous fireworks take place on the final Friday of the event.
Boomtown Fair is a diverse festival where you can find theatre, fantasy, escapism and camaraderie and non-commercialised musical movements from all corners of the world. There are nine areas of the festival with a different emphasis in each. You may be chilling to some folk music one minute and then dancing to drum and bass in the next!
If you are looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you’ll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. There are a variety of exhibitions and the sheer scale of the show means that there is always something new to see. For the first time visitor seeing the Great Dorset Steam Fair can be quite an awe inspiring and impressive site – a sea of marquees and attractions. There are steam engines galore from through the ages. There are also vintage, veteran and classic cars, lorries, military vehicles, tractors, motorcycles and bikes.There are country crafts from thatchers to cider makers and memorabilia collections of all kinds are also well represented.
Dance brand Cream has become a global superstar, taking its legendary parties across continents. It all began as an offshoot from Liverpool’s Cream nightclub. Now in Daresbury, Creamfields attracts tens of thousands every year seeking to party to the finest names in dance, along with immense visuals, lighting and pyrotechnics. Joined by a devoted following, Creamfields continues to shape the dance scene as we know it!
Hidden amongst the swell and sunshine of the south-west coast of England, Boardmasters mixes the best boarders in the world with BMX kings and soundtracks the action with dance, folk stars and pop favourites. With cliff-top sessions and surf shack shows, it’s one of the best weekends of the year!
Green Man Festival has the backdrop of the Brecon Beacons’ Black Mountains in Wales and the folk-led line-up fits it perfectly. Hidden in the hills are 1,500 performers to discover across the comedy, theatre and literary worlds. This is complimented by the host local ales and ciders on offer!
Reading Festival is the type of event that Bank Holiday Mondays are made for, providing a platform for rising and established indie acts, metal groups, next generation dance, hip hop and alternative pop bands!
Shambala is a four day indulgence of perfectly blended creativity and participation, where revellers can enjoy circus acts, stand-up comedy, debates and interactive theatre in a selection of beautifully decorated venues. Pioneering, intimate and truly innovative, Shambala is a place for all the family to play, revitalise and make lots of new friends!
South West Four is an open-air party palace that sorts out the essentials first: music, music and more music. A coming together of the EDM world, their understudies and up-and-comings stars, the four stages of house, techno, minimal, trance and electronica will fill your ears for the evening, before you head out to one of the countless after parties!
If there’s one thing Britain’s festivals do brilliantly, it’s boutique bashes. One of the more posh and pretty gatherings in the event calendar, Oxfordshire’s Wilderness Festival is the type of place where you can watch a bona fide legend on the stage, enjoy a banquet feast, a science lecture, soak in a hot tub and watch a one man performance of Shakespeare’s Hamlet!
The UK’s award-winning boutique fiesta has as many forms of silliness and absurdity as it does musical performers. With legendary late night mischief, pianos popping up in the woods, lit-up lakesides, mass fancy dress, along with poetry, theatre, comedy and plenty more to discover, the only thing you’ll struggle with is fitting it all in!
Goodwood Revival is a truly unique event on the historic motor sport calendar. Prepare to step back in time, as spectators dress up to the nines in fifties-style clothes to marvel at the impressive cars and motorcycles which competed during their heydey at Goodwood.