More to Dorset than Camp Bestival! {Featuring Wyke Dorset Cottages}

‘This is a paid partnership with Wyke Dorset Cottages’ For the last four years — during the last week of July — we’ve made our annual pilgrimage down to Dorset for Camp Bestival. We arrive on the Thursday afternoon and generally leave on the Monday; never setting foot outside the grounds of Lulworth Castle. It’s …

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Learning how to make pom poms at Camp Bestival

When I talk to people about our festival antics, some people occasionally express surprise about the kind of things we get up to when we’re there. I guess, festivals come in all shapes and sizes, and if you’ve only ever witnessed Glastonbury on the TV, you could be lulled into thinking that all festivals resemble …

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The soggiest Camp Bestival ever — summer 2017

Camp-Bestival-2017

What makes Camp Bestival 2017 stand out from any other year we’ve been? It rained. And rained and rained and rained. But as a very wise man, called Gilbert K. Chesterton, once said; ‘When it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.’ And I think that perfectly sums up …

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5 Weird and Wonderful Things To Do at Camp Bestival

Hurrah! The clocks have gone forward!! This annual event literally makes me smile from ear to ear. Goodbye winter. We’ll miss you! Said no-one. Ever. It’s that time of year where I start coming out of hibernation and begin to look forward to the warmer months that lie ahead. We bought a family calendar a …

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181 weeks and 2 days | Camp Bestival 2016 — Out Of This World

Camp Bestival 2016. What an epic adventure. Unbelievably it was a few weekends ago now that we were packing up Dolly The Caravan; to make the journey down to Lulworth in Dorset. I took almost 1000 pictures over the 4 days that we were there (!). And have been ploughing through them, trying to work out what to write about …

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Lizzie’s Way at Camp Bestival

*KLAXON SOUNDING* One week to go folks — roll up, roll up — the circus is on it’s way! There are just seven more sleeps until the gates of Camp Bestival open for another year. Weeeeeeeeeeee! Excited much? Can you tell ;) I keep saying to the boys; It’s nearly time for the FESTIVAL! Bless them. I’ve no idea if …

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