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Things to do this summer

With temperatures on the rise and the days growing longer, the summer season is the perfect opportunity to indulge in various outdoor adventures and leisure pursuits. Whether you're seeking thrills, relaxation, or new experiences, there's no shortage of fun things to do during the sunny season. Here are some delightful activities to add to your summer bucket list.

Hit the Beach:

There's nothing quite like a day at the beach to soak up the sun and enjoy the refreshing ocean breeze. Whether you are swimming, sunbathing, or building sandcastles, the beach offers endless opportunities for fun and relaxation. Don't forget to pack a picnic, beach games, and plenty of sunscreen for a day of seaside


Hiking or Camping:

Explore the great outdoors and reconnect with nature by going hiking or camping in a scenic location. Whether it's a stroll through a lush forest or a challenging trek up a rugged mountain trail, hiking provides an excellent way to exercise, unwind, and appreciate the beauty of the natural world. For an overnight adventure, pitch a tent under the stars and enjoy a night of camping under the open sky.


Pack a picnic basket with your favourite snacks and treats, grab a blanket, and head to the nearest park, beach or meadow for a scenic outdoor picnic. Whether you're dining solo, with family, a partner, or with friends, picnicking offers a relaxing way to enjoy good food, fresh air, and the company of loved ones.

Amusement Parks:

Embark on a thrill-seeking adventure at an amusement park like Thorpe Park, Alton Towers or Drayton Manor, and you can unleash your inner adrenaline junky and ride roller coasters, have fun on the more tame rides, play games, and even win a giant teddy bear! With a variety of rides and attractions for all ages, amusement parks offer endless excitement and entertainment for a fun-filled day out.

Have a BBQ:

Fire up the BBQ! Host the BBQ in a park, at the beach (where allowed), or even in the comfort of your own back garden! Invite family and friends to join you for an afternoon of delicious food, refreshing drinks, and lively conversation. From juicy burgers and sizzling hot dogs to grilled veggies and fruity cocktails, a summer BBQ is a perfect way to celebrate the season, savour the flavours of summer and catch some rays (with sun protection!).

Go on a road trip:

Hit the open road and embark on an adventure to explore new destinations and discover hidden gems along the way. Grab some snacks and comfy clothes, whack on some tunes and you are set! Whether you're cruising along coastal roads, meandering through scenic countryside, or exploring charming small towns; a road trip offers the freedom to travel at your own pace and create unforgettable memories.


Whether you are going to Goatfest, Truckfest, Sundown, or even a local town or

village festival, summer is filled with plenty of choice of outdoor festivals and events

that showcase the best of local culture and creativity. Check out event listings in your

area and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of summer festivities.

Go Stargazing:

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and venture into the countryside for a night of stargazing. Find a secluded spot with minimal light pollution, spread out a blanket, and marvel at the beauty of the night sky. Whether you're spotting constellations, meteor showers, or simply admiring the twinkling stars, stargazing offers a peaceful and wholesome experience.

Watersports and Water-based activities:

Cool off from the summer heat by participating in water sports and activities such as swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, or jet skiing. Whether you're exploring tranquil lakes, meandering rivers, or crashing ocean waves, water sports offer exhilarating thrills and refreshing relief from the summer sun. Just be sure that the water you go in is safe to swim in!

Explore local attractions:

Take advantage of the warmer weather and explore local attractions and landmarks in your area. Whether it's visiting museums, botanical gardens, historical sites, or scenic landmarks, there's always something new to discover right in your own back-garden!

In conclusion, summer is the perfect time to embrace the sun and indulge in a variety of fun and exciting activities. Whether you're relaxing at the beach, embarking on outdoor adventures, or exploring local attractions, there's no shortage of ways to make the most of the sunny season. So grab your suncream, gather your friends and family, and get ready for a summer filled with unforgettable memories and endless fun!


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