Whether you love the live performances, the energy of the crowd, fantastic food and drink or just the chance to fill your lungs with some country air, there's something for everyone to love at that Great British institution, the summer music festival.

And that includes families. So if you're thinking of going, be it for the first time, with children or pregnant (or both!) we've got advice for you. Plus the best festivals for families in 2014. 


Family-friendly festivals 2014

See which five festivals we've picked from Mumsnetter recommendations as great weekend destinations for your summer family frolics this year. Plus our handy guide to the best of the rest.

Taking your kids to festivals

What to know and what to bring if you're heading to a festival with your children. Top tips including the essential things to pack, safety tips and what to do (key - don't panic) if someone goes missing.

What to pack for a festival

If you're going to brave a festival with your family, trying to remember what to pack can be a bit of a nightmare if you're not organised. Make life easier with our handy guide on what not to forget - plus MNer recommended products.

Going to a festival when you're pregnant

Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean you have to relinquish your prized festival tickets. Read these insightful tips from hardy MNers who've been there and done it. 

Best family tents

If you're going to take your kids to a festival, make sure you bring a proper tent that can withstand the elements and the test of time (and won't take forever to put up).




Last updated: 25-Jun-2014 at 3:32 PM