Carnival and Festival breaks

Festivals for all the family
RHS Flower Festivals
Food and Drink Festivals
Nautical and Waterways Festivals
Motor Festivals

Carnival and Festival breaks by coach

Create a holiday you will remember for a lifetime by combining it with carnival or festival, in the UK or Europe.

Amongst our sensational packages you will find a wide selection of popular and quirky cultural carnivals and festivals of the year, celebrating everything from beer and Vikings, to motor sport and lemons. All with hotel stay, coach travel and sensational itineraries included, of course, so you can make the most of your holiday!

With so many to choose from, you’re guaranteed to find something to suit your taste. Booking is quick and easy with National Holidays.

Unmissable Carnival and Festival Events

Whatever time of the year you choose to go on holiday you’re guaranteed to find a destination that coincides with a local carnival or festival to make your break extra special. 

The UK hosts countless festivals and carnivals throughout the year. Here are some of our favourite picks!


Unique Drink Festivals

In recent years, drinks festivals have evolved to cover many different themes. From prosecco parties to Gin get-togethers, you can explore the workings behind your favourite tipple at a fabulous festival! With masterclasses, talks from the professionals, free samples plus up and coming exhibitors to discover, drinks festivals are a fun way to learn and experience new drinks!


Tasty Food Festivals

If you're looking for something to really get the juices flowing, why not try a food festival? Throughout the UK, food festivals have become an incredibly popular notion, showcasing everything from artisan sausages to Korean street food, inventive pancakes to vegan alternatives. Whether you're a savoury or sweet tooth, we will surely have the break for you! As well as getting tucked into a delicious spread, you can get tips and advice from industry experts, enjoy watching live cooking classes and even see some of the top celebrity chefs. So, whatever gets your gut, there's bound to be a festival perfect for you!


1940s Events

Step back into Wartime with the exceptionally popular array of 1940s events! With the recognisable hardy style of fitted jackets, iconic military head gear and 40s curls, you can immerse yourself in everything 40s!

Book your Festival or Carnival break now and get ready to be entertained!

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