Camping: Camp Bestival 2019 – FAQ’s & Even More Pictures! [AD – Press Trip]

This year, after returning from Camp Bestival, we opened up the virtual floor over on our instagram for any questions people might have before making the commitment of buying tickets. At the end of the day, the festival comes with a price tag so you want to know what you’re getting for your money and what camping options are available.

Although we’re bloggers for the festival, we still have to find the cash for petrol and food – not to mention all our camping equipment – so I’d like to hope that, by now, you can tell that we are genuine lovers of the festival. We would pay ten times over to come again and again if we had to, it’s THAT good.

If you don’t follow us on Instagram, here are a few of the most common questions that people sent us about Camp Bestival:

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Camping: Camp Bestival 2019 – Highlights [AD – Press Trip]

I can’t believe it’s already been over a week since Camp Bestival! Although I’ve just about finished washing all our post-camping clothes, the tan lines are very much in existence (including some impressive panda eyes that I’ve adopted) and I haven’t quite got used to visiting the fridge for food once again (as opposed to a cool-box!)

Now that the buzz has (sort of) worn off, it’s not surprising that our four year old is now asking when he can go back to Camp Bestival – instead of asking when he can go to school. I have a feeling it’s going to be a looooong year until Camp Bestival 2020.

Although we’ve written about our weekend, we haven’t really gone into detail about our highlights; from our favourite food vendors to our unforgettable moments. So without further ado here’s a quick run down:

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Camping: Camp Bestival 2019 [AD – Press Trip]

Camp Bestival 2019 is now our third year attending the festival, and I’m going to put it out there straight away and say that it was the best one yet. The weather, obviously, helped loads, but looking back at the programme from this year I am confident to say that even if it had rained it would have still been an incredible one.

T was under two when he attended his first Camp Bestival, and now at the ripe old age of four with three Camp Bestivals under his belt I am delighted to see how he’s grown with the festival already. Each year whilst we’re driving to the festival (and lets face it, and several weeks before!) he’s telling us what food he’s going to eat, who he’s going to see, and what he’s going to play with. I love watching the excitement grow in his eyes the closer we get to the camp site.

For the last two years we’ve been incredibly lucky to be part of Camp Bestival’s blogger team, however even if this was not the case we would absolutely make Camp Bestival a part of our summer. It’s an experience like no other and worth every penny. If you haven’t been following us over on our instagram – where most of the Camp Bestival spam has been appearing – he’s what we got up to over the weekend.

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Camp Bestival: Our First Time Camping with a Toddler

Almost two weeks ago, we ventured into the world of camping and decided to buy tickets to Camp Bestival – a family festival based in Dorset from Thursday 27th July to Monday 31st July. Sharon and I had been camping before, but not with a toddler in tow! We knew this was going to be an experience!

Arriving early on the Thursday morning after a 5am wake up (6am for the toddler) and a 3 hour drive with one stop we managed to get in line before the campsite had even opened! Naively, I didn’t think there’d be many people as crazy as us, but upon chatting to people in the queue (yes, a queue) there were people who had flown from up north or had even parked up the previous night ready to be first in line! Although we did contemplate staying in a hotel the night before, the drive wasn’t that bad from Brighton to Dorset – especially that early!

Once we got through security, we headed to find a good spot and after a few exhausting treks up and down hill(s) we had our tent up and our new home for the next few days set up by lunchtime! We were ready! The weather, however, was not.

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