Music Festival

Music Festival is expecting to see a spike in hotel bookings around key UK festivals this summer, as music lovers flock to festivals up and down the country.

After last year’s disappointing British Summer, festival goers are taking no chances and snapping up rooms early.  

Take a look at’s pick of this year’s summer festivals and perfect choice of hotels where you can stay:

The Cheltenham Festival - 1st May

Line up: Noisettes and Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum

If you are lucky enough to be a ticket holder to this event it will get you access to nine stages across the spa town of Cheltenham for an experience that promises more music for your money than any other jazz festival in the country. There's no better way to experience jazz and beautiful Cheltenham at the same time. - 2 nights in Cheltenham from £120 per couple. Staying at the 4-star Thistle Cheltenham in Cheltenham on room only - 3rd May 2013. 

The Sunrise Festival - 30th May

Line up: The Dub Pistols, The Beat, Krafty Kuts

Hilton Bath City

Four days of fantastic music and food for thought in the beautiful surroundings of Somerset's rolling green hills await you at this year’s Sunrise Festival.

More than just a festival of amazing musical entertainments, Sunrise also celebrates human creativity and potential, featuring all manner of inspiring talks and workshops to encourage communities to be more conscious of the environment. - 2 nights in Bath from £180 per couple. Staying at the 4-star Hilton Bath City Hotel in Bath on room only – 30th May 2013.

The Eden Sessions - 3rd June – 30th July 2013

Line up: The Kaiser Chiefs, The XX, Jessie J and Eddie Izzard

The Kaiser Chiefs

The Eden Sessions festival is set in the iconic Eden Project. The events are held throughout June and July and offer a mix of world famous music acts, comedy and theatre. 

While you’re there soak up the natural beauty of Cornwall and stunning coastlines of Devon, while staying in Cornwall’s biggest town St Austell. - 2 nights in Cornwall from £237 per person. Staying at the 3-star Trvalsa Court Hotel in St Austell on bed and breakfast - 5th July 2013.

Download Festival -14th June 2013                                                                                   

Photos of Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre, Derby
This photo of Hampton by Hilton Derby City Centre is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Line up: Slipknot, Iron Maiden and more

This one isn’t for the faint hearted, a Rock and metal festivals like no other, Download is three days of music mayhem. With two outdoor stages and a chill out area in the woods, Download has attached big names every year, with 2013 being no different. - 2 nights in Derby from £212 per couple. Staying at the 3-star Hampton by Hilton in Derby on room only - 14th June 2013.

Blissfield’s Festival – 5th July 2013

Line up: Mystery Jets, Bastille

Dan - Bastille 

Blissfields once again returns with the best local acts, mixed in with some of the most exciting up and coming performers and nationally recognised headliners.

Offering a mix of music, comedy, workshops and shopping, Blissfields is perfect for a festival first timer, stay in historical Winchester to avoid the campsites and take in the sights of sounds of this stunning city. – 2 nights in Winchester from £152 per couple. Staying at the 4-star Holiday Inn Winchester in Winchester on room only - 5th July 2013.

Latitude Festival - 18th July 2013

Line up: Bloc Party, The Maccabees and Kraftwerk 

The Maccabees

The Latitude Festival caters for a variety of musical tastes, run by the same team who host the Reading and Leeds festivals it offers something a little bit different to your average music festival. Offering elements of theatre, art, comedy, cabaret, poetry, politics, dance and literature as well as headline music acts. - 2 nights in Ipswich from £98 per person. Staying at the 3-star Holiday Inn Ipswich in Ipswich on room only - 18th July 2013.

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