day 28: a british summer | 101 things to do

2014, Blogging, Culture, Food, Inspiration, July, Travel

oh i do love a good british summer. humidity, rain, festivals, complaining about the rain, complaining about the heat, wimbledon. all of it.

stuck on things to do this summer? here’s 101 things to make sure you’re not bored:

  1. pick berries
  2. go to the beach
  3. camp in the back garden
  4. go to the playground
  5. attend a festival
  6. picnic in the park
  7. stroll along a river
  8. midnight film premier
  9. shop at the local farmer’s market
  10. plant a garden
  11. watch a sunrise
  12. watch a sunset
  13. make a slip and slide in your garden
  14. wimbledon
  15. zoo lates {london zoo from 6pm – 10pm}
  16. camp out on the beach
  17. run a marathon
  18. go speed dating
  19. see a west end show
  20. take a road trip
  21. learn a new skill
  22. go to a fun fair
  23. join the punters for a day at the races
  24. customise some old clothes
  25. make your own ice cream sundae
  26. go fishing and bbq your catch
  27. go fly a kite
  28. london walking tour
  29. bike ride
  30. york maze
  31. brick lane music hall {london}
  32. the national gallery
  33. dartmouth regatta
  34. south tyneside summer festival
  35. visit a library
  36. hever castle in kent
  37. summer history trail
  38. visit downton abbey
  39. windsor castle
  40. sandringham house & estate
  41. dinner party
  42. see a play at shakespeare’s globe
  43. take a boat out
  44. fish and chips on the coast – with proper newspaper wrapping
  45. see a ballet
  46. visit a museum
  47. go to a theme park
  48. join a meetup group and do something fun!
  49. attend a carnival {bristol, reading, notting hill or leeds}
  50. play cricket in the park
  51. try a free dance class – find a class near you
  52. see a live show
  53. open top bus tour
  54. hop on / hop off river thames tour
  55. attend the chelsea flower show
  56. bristol balloon festival
  57. summer soltice at stone henge
  58. read a book in the park
  59. drinks at the pub
  60. camden beach
  61. outdoor cinema
  62. open air theatre in regent’s park
  63. visit the olympic village
  64. attend a food festival
  65. go out an outdoor swimming pool
  66. lunch at a cafe
  67. go to a theme park
  68. attend an alternative festival
  69. attend the vintage fair
  70. thames festival
  71. explore an english garden
  72. manchester international festival
  73. a day at the beach
  74. international antiques & collectors fair
  75. #rsd market, london
  76. bestival
  77. go for a long weekend {edinburgh is on my list}
  78. spa treatments
  79. a week at the lake district
  80. holi festival of colours
  81. meatopia
  82. st johns bakery rooms
  83. attend a show at the royal albert hall
  84. british folk art
  85. more london free festival
  86. film4 summer screen
  87. open square gardens weekend
  88. go butterfly spotting
  89. build a bird box
  90. play night games
  91. try a new recipe
  92. make your own beauty treatments
  93. go hiking
  94. pick a book series
  95. get rid of all your unwanted stuff at a car boot sale
  96. collect sea shells at the beach
  97. make ice cream
  98. play ultimate frisbee
  99. make lemonade
  100. go star gazing
  101. have a bbq with friends

have fun!



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