The UK’s Top Festivals 2024

Published: 14th November 2023

When it comes to festivals, no one does it quite like the UK. Whether you’re into music, food or art, there’s a festival to suit everyone. We’ve done the hard work for you and have made a list of the UK’s top festivals for 2024 so all you need to do is round up your friends and family, book a coach and head to your favourite festival! 

Some dates for 2024 are still to be confirmed, this page is up to date as of November 2023.

Music Festivals in the UK

Whether you want to experience camping at Glastonbury or prefer a one-day festival like British Summertime at Hyde Park, the UK has so much to offer when it comes to music events. From dance to rock, there’s a wide variety of genres to choose from so there really is something for everyone. 

How about having your hen do at Reading & Leeds Festival rocking out to the biggest names in Rock & Pop? Or how about a family day out at Camp Bestival? With National Express Transport Solutions we can get your group right to the gates ready to kick start your day out. 

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Art & Comedy Festivals in the UK

Music, not your thing? Don’t worry the UK has you covered with a variety of art & comedy events. 

The most famous UK comedy festival is without a doubt the Edinburgh Fringe held in August. The Fringe is held across three weeks where hundreds of performers take to stages all over the city. It’s where some of the biggest names in comedy start out so you may see the next big name here! 

If you can’t make it to Edinburgh then why not try out Brighton or Bath for their fringe equivalents? Glastonbury is also home to art and comedy, it’s not all about the music there.

A few other art & comedy events worth checking out are:

Food Festivals in the UK

If you’re looking for a festival where you can take it easy and enjoy a bite to eat with friends and family then a food festival is for you. Over the years the UK has seen an increase in food festivals so we’re here to pick out some of the best.

First of all when you think of food festivals you probably think of The Big Feastival. Perfect for families this event also hosts live music and kid-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy. 

Next up is Pub in the Park hosted by celebrity chefs Tom Kerridge and Simon Rimmer. From Bath to Wimbledon, Pub in the Park visits a variety of cities across the UK so if you fancy a road trip to them all we can certainly help with your group coach hire. 

Another famous food festival is the Taste of London. This food festival is hosted in both the summer and winter perfect for trying seasonal dishes. Famous for rounding up the hottest London restaurants, the Taste of London is a must-visit for foodies.

Here are some other food events in the UK to check out:

Don’t forget that when it comes to planning your festival group travel, National Express Transport Solutions can get you there. Submit your travel requirements online and we’ll do all of the logistics for you. See you there! 


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