Isle of Wight Festival

If you missed out on Glastonbury or prefer a smaller festival, then here’s a great early-bird offer for ferry travel and tickets to the Isle of Wight Festival between June 8-11.

The offer until February 24, includes travel for a car and up to seven people for just £35 day return/night away or £80 for a short break fare.

The Isle of Wight Festival kicks off the UK festival season. DJ David Guetta and legendary New York hip hop group Run DMC will co-headline the main stage on Friday June 9. They join Arcade Fire and Rod Stewart (above) who will top the bill on Saturday and Sunday nights. George Ezra, Rag’n’Bone Man, Clean Bandit, Bastille, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Jack Savoretti and The Vamps are also all confirmed.

Official Isle of Wight Festival tickets are available from Red Funnel, with adult weekend tickets costing £208.20 inclusive of festival site camping and booking fee (under 13s go free, teen and student discounts available).

Ferry foot passenger flexi tickets cost from £10 return (£7.50 for children), with bus shuttle (on sale soon) and river shuttle tickets to the festival site from East and West Cowes also available to purchase online.

Day ticket packages for Friday, Saturday or Sunday are also available, including foot passenger travel; a Friday package is £74.40, £95.90 for the Saturday or Sunday (£7.50 for 5-12yrs, under 5s go free).

See Red Funnel