Fancy a side of natural beauty with your music and booze? Look no further than these brilliant isles, parks and estates, soon to be trampled all over by enthusiastic puntersMore
An indie idyll in the Brecon Beacons, the year's strong line-up sees Neutral Milk Hotel, Beirut and Mercury Rev among those serenading the sheep, some of whom occasionally stray into the path of festival-bound motorists on the scenic approach road.
A small fact about the land on which your can of Red Stripe is resting: Glanusk is owned by the Legge-Bourke family (as in Tiggy, ex-nanny of Harry and Wills) and has its own ancient Celtic standing stones. Neato.
Not one but two festivals will besmirch Larmer Tree Gardens' pretty lawns this summer. The Larmer Tree Festival is up first (16–20 July, larmertreefestival.co.uk), though a line-up including John Grant, St Vincent and The Flaming Lips makes End of The Road Festival our pick of the pair.
A small fact about the land on which that girl in crumpled fairy wings has just passed out: the titular "larmer tree" was once the centrepiece of the peacock-filled Victorian pleasure gardens that still stand (not the same batch of peacocks, though).