Fun Things To Do This Spring In The UK

Ah, spring. Filled with blossoming trees, flowering plants and a few showers here and there, it's a great relief after the chilly winter we've just had. Whether you fancy dancing on a beach in the sunshine with a silent disco or sheltering from the rain at an ABBA-themed bottomless brunch, we've rounded up the best things to do in the UK this spring.

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Last updated on 17th April 2024




York & London: StreetHunt Games - The Case of Colombia's Finest

@ York City Centre on Various dates from Saturday 20th April 2024

Head on over to York or London for StreetHunt Games - The Case of Colombia's Finest. The ideal outdoor activity for those who fancy putting their problem-solving skills to the test, it'll see you becoming private investigators, using an interactive map to explore the area (including lots of spectacular landmarks) and finding clues to solve the mystery at hand.

UK-Wide: Gloryholes

Heard of that super naughty place for crazy golf? That'll be GloryHoles. As one of the best things to do this spring in the UK for adults, these courses in Nottingham, Sheffield and Lincoln are bringing you unusual courses to swing your shaft (including one creatively named The Dogging Hole), as well as cheeky cocktails and plenty of belly laughs.

Birmingham: Luna Springs

Situated in Birmingham, this alfresco party palace is ideal for warmer weather, boasting a huge outdoor courtyard, a stage where you'll regularly find live bands playing, street food stalls and epic cocktails. Luna Springs' lineup of events is pretty fun too; get ready for everything from themed bottomless brunches to full moon parties, disco festivals and club nights.

UK-Wide: Wing Fest

Wing Fest, one of the UK's favourite food festivals, is celebrating their 10th year, taking over venues in Bristol, London, Derby and Sheffield for their iconic events. It's up to you to try as many wings as possible (they're going for just £1.25 a pop) and vote for your favourite in a range of categories. But it doesn't stop there, oh no. There'll also be live bands, axe-throwing, DJs and eating contests.

Manchester & London: The Cheese Crawl

@ Richard Cobden Statue, on Every Saturday

The Cheese Crawl, found in Manchester and London, is not to be missed. You'll be taken on a quirky tour of your city of choice, where you'll discover some of the finest fromageries around. And when you're not having a cackle at your brilliant guide's cheesy jokes? You'll be nibbling on a whole host of dairy delights accompanied by bread or crackers and a few swings of prosecco.

UK-Wide: UKG BINGO

Celebrating all things UK Garage with a night of games and basslines, UKG Bingo is a fun event held all over the UK. With fantastic prizes to be won, dance competitions, tasty bites, plus UKG club classics and singalongs to keep you grooving all night long, this is one experience you have to see to believe. Tickets start at just £16 a pop, so book early to avoid missin' out.

Ipswich: Three Wise Monkeys

Three Wise Monkeys Ipswich is a stellar place to head to if you're on the hunt for fun things to do. When you're not tearing up the dancefloor at one of the club nights, swing by for everything from drinks tasting events through to themed supper clubs and so much more.

Maidstone: Ballin'

Need spring plans? Now you've got 'em with Ballin' Maidstone, which boasts brilliantly neon interiors and some seriously stellar entertainment. Whether you're looking for a wicked party with late-night DJs, a spot to watch all the games on the big screen together or a few rounds of shuffleboard and interactive darts, this venue has it all. And, if you get hungry - just check out the American-style menu of hotdogs, burgers and wings, which would go all too well with a premium beer or quirky cocktail.

UK-Wide: Best Beer Gardens

Craving a pint with a view? From beaches to riverbanks, the UK boasts all kinds of stunning boozers with beaut views and crisp ales perfect for an alfresco pint while the sun is shining. Get ready for a heck of a ride as we unveil the country's top-notch beer gardens for a drinking experience like no other.

Woking: RHS Wisley Supper Club - Tour and Dinner

@ RHS Garden Wisley on Friday 26th April 2024 and 5 other Fridays

What better way to welcome spring than by heading to RHS Wisley Supper Club - Tour And Dinner at Woking's RHS Garden Wisley for one of their flora-themed dining experiences? From Cherry Blossom at Wisley, All about Roses, and Palm Trees and Pina Coladas, chef Brwa Ahmad has crafted exclusive, seasonal three-course menus inspired by the gardens featuring goodies like beef rump with chimichurri on a bed of garden salad, and vanilla, chilli and raisin sorbet. What's more, you'll also get a tour and informative talk from an RHS curatorial expert, as well as a welcome cocktail for just £85 per person.

Brighton: Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Tours

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Tours are offering a cool way to soak up the sun in Brighton. While listening to uplifting tunes from across the decades, you'll enjoy a brilliant tour of the city with hilarious commentary from your guide. Just be prepared to flashmob at any moment.

UK-Wide: The Reggae Brunch

The craziest experience in town, The Reggae Brunch in London, Birmingham and Manchester is a bottomless extravaganza serving up free-flowing rum punch for a whole hour along with a delish two-course Caribbean meal. And while you're chowing down, their resident DJ will be spinning all your fave reggae, soca, and bashment hits to get everyone grooving. The best part? Tickets start at just £17.50 a pop.

Windsor: The One The River Didn't Keep At The Loading Bay Cafe

@ The Loading Bay Cafe on Sat, 11th May 2024 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Let yourself go with this immersive theatrical experience taking place at the Loading Bay Cafe in Windsor. London arts group The Bloody Poets will be transforming the landscape into a stage to perform The One The River Didn't Keep, a play that explores the themes of love, violence and politics via music, poetry, dance and visual arts. Tickets for the show only are £12, however, there's the chance to amplify your evening with a £42 dinner ticket that includes a series of small plates before the event that are interwoven and designed to excite both the mind and your tastebuds.

UK-Wide: 10 Year Anniversary At The Bootlegger

On the 5th of May, head down to The Bootlegger for an epic bash in celebration of its 10th birthday. The Prohibition-themed speakeasy is going all out this year with live music, DJs and a happy hour that lasts the entire night. Wear your finest 50s and 60s-themed clothes and sip on the likes of limoncello martinis and salted caramel espressos for less.

London: Moonshine Saloon

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Saturday 20th April 2024

Make your way to London's Moonshine Saloon for its Western Cocktail Experience - one of the best spring events in the UK - which combines immersive theatre with tasty tipples. You'll be catapulted into a story of the Wild West, centred around outlaws, liquor smuggling and illicit dice games, not to mention killer cocktails whipped up by world-class mixologists.

Nottingham & London: Entertainment Golf At Riverside Golf Centre

If you're looking for things to do in the UK in March, check out Entertainment Golf at Riverside Golf Centre in Nottingham or London. Not only can you play on the 18-hole crazy golf course while soaking up the much-needed sunshine, but also practice your swing in one of the many driving ranges. And to top it off? They're also home to simulator bays featuring the latest ball-tracking technology, meaning you can enjoy an immersive game with your friends (perfect for if the weather's a little iffy).

UK-Wide: Flight Club's Brunch Social

Flight Club is hosting its awesome Brunch Socials across the nation, including in Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and more. At every one of these venues, you'll find their signature interiors, which include vintage fairground decor, quirky carousels and stained glass windows. But that's not all you'll find, as they're also home to interactive darts boards where you can revel in a bit of competitive gaming, all while delving into bottomless sourdough pizzas and a bottle of prosecco each.

Birmingham & London: The Big Bakes

The Big Bake in East London, South London and Birmingham is undoubtedly one of the best things to do in the UK in May. Head to one of the snazzy marquees for an award-winning experience where you'll compete against your friends in a 90-minute challenge. Whether you're a whizz in the kitchen or think you can decorate a cake like a pro, this is simply perfect for date nights or fun days out with pals. Topping it off is the fabulous cake-themed bar and beaut drinks deck where you can enjoy a post-competition tipple.

Rossendale: Golf Kingdom

The sun is starting to peep out from behind the clouds, so it's time to venture outside again. What better way to do that than at Golf Kingdom Rossendale? Here, you can find quirky courses, such as The Squirrel's Lair, which features interactive elements and life-like animals.

UK-Wide: The Great Game Treasure Hunt

Explore London, St AlbansGlasgow and beyond this spring with The Great Game Treasure Hunt. Grab your friends then use the map and compass provided to solve the riddles, discovering stunning landmarks and unique hidden backstreets along the way. Afterwards, head on over to a good ol' pub, where you can enjoy 20% off food and drinks.

Liverpool: Punch Tarmey's

Looking for an authentic Irish pub experience? Punch Tarmey's in Liverpool has got you covered. With five venues under one roof, including a retro gaming arcade, there's something for everyone. But just wait until you see the fantastic roster of events; mosey on over and get stuck into Irish folk nights, circus-themed parties and terrific tribute acts.

UK-Wide: Prettiest Walks And The Pubs To Visit Nearby

If you're on the hunt for free things to do this spring in the UK, there's nothing like refuelling after a good hike with a crisp pint (or two), which is why we've compiled a list of stunning walks that will leave you breathless (literally). From the sandy beaches of Cornwall to a whimsical stroll in Hampstead's enchanted forest, don't fret; it all ends in beers.

UK-Wide: Affordable Romantic Staycations

On the lookout for things to do this spring in the UK for couples? From stunning countryside towns that have inspired love-struck poets to dreamy, beachy destinations, get ready to fall in love with these wallet-friendly love-dovey staycations in the UK. Whether you're looking for history, culture, nature, or all three, we've got you covered with the perfect escape for you and your partner.