What better time to spend more time with your family and enjoy yourselves than during a long bank holiday weekend? Fortunately, August bank holiday weekend is just a day away so you’d better start planning all of the exciting events to take part in. Whether you want to explore new places in the UK or abroad, attend a summer festival or join an amusing activity, don’t forget to bring your good mood with you and create the best moments to remember! If you haven’t planned your weekend yet, here are some fun ideas to help you organize your time better and enjoy it to the fullest!
1. Explore a new city
No matter where in the UK you are, find a map and get adventurous. There are so many wonderful cities in the UK that you can explore this bank holiday weekend. Take a trip to the charismatic Liverpool, the historic New Caste, the dreamy Cambridge, etc. Go to a football match in Manchester, plan an exciting shopping in London or learn more about the UK history by visiting the ancient city of York.
2. Discover Britain’s Finest Gardens
England is the home of some of the most beautiful botanic gardens in the world. Hidcote Manor Garden in Gloucestershire, Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall, Sheffield Park in East Sussex are just some of the examples of the loveliest gardens in the UK that will leave anyone speechless. Taking a walk through these majestic places is a wonderful way to spend more quality time with your family, surrounded by the divine wonders of nature.
3. Take part in some of the best UK festivals in August
Summer festivals can be real fun especially when they are spent with close friends and family. There are lots of street festivals and music festivals taking place in the bank holiday weekend in August such as the Leeds Festival in West Yorkshire; the Creamfields Festival in Daresbury, Cheshire; the Big Feastival in Kingham, Oxfordshire and many others to enjoy.
4. Go to the seaside
Enjoy the lovely weather in the most pristine beaches in the UK. Cornwall, Dorset, Devon, Sussex, Kent are among the areas with the most picturesque beaches where you could spoil yourself and let the sun lift up your spirits. Brighton and Blackpool are highly preferred seaside resorts that you should also check out.