The Britannia Times
Why We're The Best Festival For....Families! Top 10 Edit!Published on 27th. April 2018
As well as the Ride, Eroica Britannia is world famous for our magical 3-day family festival! Our theme this year - for our 5th birthday is a giant vintage spectacular! We've rustled together our top ten 'can't miss' family moments that will keep you and yours entertained from sunrise till the stars twinkle in the sky.
Don't just take our word for Eroica Britannia being your perfect weekend escape for the whole family...
5 Star Family Festival!
"Family-centred fun in 100 acres of woods with food, drink, shopping and live music."
"Eroica Britannia is one of the key events of the year on the cycling and festival calendar! Prepare for a Great British Adventure in the Peak District"
The Yorkshire Post
"...Nonetheless, even if you’ve not hopped on a saddle since childhood, there’s plenty else for revellers to enjoy, including vintage shopping, family-friendly activities and an array of great food."
Here’s Our Top Ten!
1. It’s Easy!
We’ve cut out the long haul! Parking is super close to the campsite so you can pitch up and settle down with great ease! The Festival is a short stroll from there! Rainbow Barrow Hire are handily available for swift move-ins!
2. FREE ENTRY!
Mini adventurers - 12 years and under go FREE!
3. Dance Off!
The Little Ceilidh is hosted by 'Cut a Shine' - stars of Saturday's Great British Barn Dance - this is the ultimate kids dance off!
4. Free Ice-Cream!
Join the British Cycling Family Ride! For little heroes and their parents, with added brilliance - a halfway sweet treat pit-stop for FREE ICE-CREAM!
5. FREE Kids Club!
The BEST EVER Adventure Kids Club! Think den hunting, face painting, woodland crafting, mini-snapper photo booth and HEAPS more!
Mini Cine returns with adventure and magic for the whole family - screening classic films at sun-down, across the festival weekend.
7. TOP PRIZES!
The prize for best dressed family is up for grabs! Round up the troops and dress to the nine for Saturday's spectacular - Best in Show!
8. SCREAM IF YOU WANNA TO GO FASTER!
Thrilling vintage family Fairground Rides. Ride the Steam Gallopers and slide the Helter Skelter, dodge on the Dodgems and much much more!
9. MINI ZOO!
One for the little animal lovers! Come and say hello Thornberry’s Mini Menagerie!
10. GET COSY!
From dawn 'til dusk, we've got it covered. Turn down the lights after a day of mischief and adventure for a magical bedtime story - under rugs, snug as bugs!
Be sure to register your 12yrs and under for FREE and guarantee your entry!