26 Surprisingly Beautiful Aerial Shots Of Glastonbury 2014

Forget the mud and the portaloo toilets – this year’s Glastonbury Festival is majestic when seen from above.

1. Thousands of revellers flood through the gates of the Glastonbury Festival as the major event in the music calendar gets underway.

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3. More than 175,000 revellers will cram into the 900-acre Worthy Farm over the five-day event, which will play host to more than 2,000 acts across dozens of stages.

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5. Hundreds of pre-booked luxury tents carpet the countryside around the Glastonbury Festival, seen on Thursday June 26 from the air.

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8. Hundreds of people slept outside the Somerset site overnight to be first in the queue when the gates opened at 10am.

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Matt Tucker is the UK picture editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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