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Excellent first experience!

This was the first time my daughter and I have been to Download and we will be going again next... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Lots of fun!

Amazing festival, i’ve been there 2 times and never dissapoint! Great bands, nice atmosphere, good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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The Download Festival is the UK's most popular rock festival, held every June in Leicestershire, England. The festival hosts some of the biggest names in rock such as AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Metallica, Iron Maiden and Guns N' Roses, to name but a few...more
| Donington Park, Castle Donington DE74 2RP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the first time my daughter and I have been to Download and we will be going again next year! It was generally well organised and we saw some brilliant bands and the atmosphere was awesome. We were also fortunate to have good weather....More

Thank _dianechalloner
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing festival, i’ve been there 2 times and never dissapoint! Great bands, nice atmosphere, good music. Lots of options to eat, just the beer it’s ultra expensive because they know the people it’s gonna pay anyway. Something to improve? More and cleaner toilettes maybe?

Thank ChilenoUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This year was finally my first year at download. And it did not disappoint !!! The atmosphere and music were awesome!! I can’t comment on food stalls as I stuck to my diet the whole time & me & the fiancé don’t drink ! But...More

Thank kirstieannlittle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love going to Download so much. I've been numerous times, and never felt unsafe. Everyone's super nice, all staff are friendly and easy to approach should you have an issue.

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Been going to Download Festival for the last 3 years and it just keeps getting better and better! If you love rock music and the experience of camping, this is a must!!

Thank Katie T
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Went for the first time this year with my partner and we loved it. It was a great atmosphere, staff in the most part were helpful and pleasant (barring one security guard who made my partner travel a longer route when he was trying to...More

Thank TinkInWonderland
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

I cannot thank the security staff, in the disabled area, enough for their help and assistance during the Download Festival, especially Sharon (I hope I remembered her name right) (Security 658). She went above and beyond her duties to help us find a charging point...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed July 11, 2018

The staff were brilliant - really approachable, friendly and helpful. The viewing Platform - better than at arenas in my opinion. Good view of the stage and crowd which was just as entertaining. Getting around - wasnt the easiest - reality is its rough terrain...More

Thank Missie W
Reviewed June 24, 2018

2018 was for the 1st time in a long time, a sunny festival! The returnable plastic cup system is still in use this year (£2 deposit for EACH cup). The queues at the bars each day were still long, which is no surprise as some...More

Thank armo0102
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

First festival and first time at download. The line up was good and the camp site we were on was half decent. We paid an extra £20 for parking and walked across to the sites. This is a long walk - especially in the heat...More

Thank Lisa T
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Steve P
November 18, 2017|
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It’s very easy to drive and park near the arena. The parking price covers you for the full weekend, just keep the ticket in the car